BOCH Bank of Commerce

Filed: 21 Feb 20, 4:00pm







Current Report


Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)

of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934


Date of report (Date of earliest event reported):
February 20, 2020


Bank of Commerce Holdings

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)



(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation)






(Commission File Number)


IRS Employer Identification No.



555 Capitol Mall, Suite 1255
Sacramento, California 95814
(Address of principal executive offices) (zip code)


Registrant's telephone number, including area code: (800) 421-2575


Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligations of the registrant under any of the following provisions (see General Instruction A.2 below):


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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Exchange Act:


Title of each Class

Trading Symbol(s)

Name of each exchange on which registered

Common Stock




Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (§230.405 of this chapter) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (§240.12b-2 of this chapter).


Emerging growth company ☐


If an emerging growth company, indicate by check mark if the registrant has elected not to use the extended transition period for complying with any new or revised financial accounting standards provided pursuant to Section 13(a) of the Exchange Act. ☐




Item 8.01 – Other Events


On February 21, 2020, Bank of Commerce Holdings (the “Company”) issued a press release announcing that its board of directors (the “Board”) has authorized an amendment to its previously reported stock repurchase program, increasing the number of shares that may be repurchased from 1,000,000 to 1,500,000 shares of common stock, and extending the program by one year to March 31, 2021. Purchases will be made in the open market, including in block trades, or privately negotiated transactions. The timing and volume of purchases will be in the discretion of the Company’s management.


The press release issued by the Company announcing the share repurchase program amendment is furnished hereto as Exhibit 99.1 and is incorporated herein by reference.


Item 9.01 – Financial Statements and Exhibits


(d) Exhibits:


See Exhibit Index below.




Exhibit Description



Press Release dated February 21, 2020 announcing share repurchase program amendment






Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.


February 21, 2020



/s/ James A. Sundquist


By: James A. Sundquist


Executive Vice President – Chief Financial Officer