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WFC Wells Fargo & Co.

Filed: 16 Sep 21, 4:34pm

UNITED STATES

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

Washington, D.C. 20549

FORM 8-K

CURRENT REPORT

Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the

Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of Report (date of earliest event reported): September 16, 2021

WELLS FARGO & COMPANY

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

 

Delaware 001-2979 No. 41-0449260
(State or other jurisdiction
of incorporation)
 (Commission File
Number)
 (IRS Employer
Identification No.)

 

420 Montgomery Street, San Francisco, California 94104
(Address of principal executive offices)  (Zip Code)

Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: 1-866-249-3302

Not applicable

(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)

Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions:

 

 

Written communications pursuant to Rule 425 under the Securities Act (17 CFR 230.425)

 

 

Soliciting material pursuant to Rule 14a-12 under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14a-12)

 

 

Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 14d-2(b) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14d-2(b))

 

 

Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 13e-4(c) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.13e-4(c))

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

 

Title of Each Class Trading
Symbol
 Name of Each Exchange
on Which Registered
Common Stock, par value $1-2/3 WFC 

New York Stock Exchange

(NYSE)

7.5% Non-Cumulative Perpetual Convertible Class A Preferred Stock, Series L WFC.PRL NYSE

Depositary Shares, each representing a 1/1000th interest in a share of 5.85% Fixed-to-Floating Rate Non-Cumulative Perpetual Class A Preferred Stock, Series Q

 WFC.PRQ NYSE

Depositary Shares, each representing a 1/1000th interest in a share of 6.625% Fixed-to-Floating Rate Non-Cumulative Perpetual Class A Preferred Stock, Series R

 WFC.PRR NYSE
Depositary Shares, each representing a 1/1000th interest in a share of Non-Cumulative Perpetual Class A Preferred Stock, Series Y WFC.PRY NYSE
Depositary Shares, each representing a 1/1000th interest in a share of Non-Cumulative Perpetual Class A Preferred Stock, Series Z WFC.PRZ NYSE
Depositary Shares, each representing a 1/1000th interest in a share of Non-Cumulative Perpetual Class A Preferred Stock, Series AA WFC.PRA NYSE
Depositary Shares, each representing a 1/1000th interest in a share of Non-Cumulative Perpetual Class A Preferred Stock, Series CC WFC.PRC NYSE
Depositary Shares, each representing a 1/1000th interest in a share of Non-Cumulative Perpetual Calls A Preferred Stock, Series DD WFC.PRD NYSE
Guarantee of Medium-Term Notes, Series A, due October 30, 2028 of Wells Fargo Finance LLC WFC/28A NYSE

Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act (17 CFR 230.405) or Rule 12b-2 of the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.12b-2).

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 5.03.

Amendments to Articles of Incorporation or Bylaws; Change in Fiscal Year.

On September 16, 2021, Wells Fargo & Company (the “Company”) filed with the Delaware Secretary of State a Certificate Eliminating the Certificate of Designations with respect to the Company’s Non-Cumulative Perpetual Class A Preferred Stock, Series O (the “Series O Preferred”), which, effective upon filing, eliminated from the Company’s Restated Certificate of Incorporation all matters set forth in the Certificate of Designations for the Series O Preferred, filed with the Delaware Secretary of State on November 19, 2012. The Certificate Eliminating the Certificate of Designations with respect to the Company’s Series O Preferred, is filed herewith as Exhibit 3.1 and is incorporated herein by reference.

On September 16, 2021, the Company also filed with the Delaware Secretary of State a Certificate Eliminating the Certificate of Designations with respect to the Company’s Non-Cumulative Perpetual Class A Preferred Stock, Series X (the “Series X Preferred”), which, effective upon filing, eliminated from the Company’s Restated Certificate of Incorporation all matters set forth in the Certificate of Designations for the Series X Preferred, filed with the Delaware Secretary of State on June 14, 2016. The Certificate Eliminating the Certificate of Designations with respect to the Company’s Series X Preferred, is filed herewith as Exhibit 3.2 and is incorporated herein by reference.

 

Item 9.01.

Financial Statements and Exhibits.

(d)    Exhibits

 

Exhibit No.

  

Description

  

Location

3.1  Certificate Eliminating the Certificate of Designations with respect to the Company’s Non-Cumulative Perpetual Class A Preferred Stock, Series O.  Filed herewith
3.2  Certificate Eliminating the Certificate of Designations with respect to the Company’s Non-Cumulative Perpetual Class A Preferred Stock, Series X.  Filed herewith
104  The cover page from this Current Report on Form 8-K, formatted in Inline XBRL.  Filed herewith

 

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SIGNATURE

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.

 

  WELLS FARGO & COMPANY

DATED: September 16, 2021

  

/s/ Bryant Owens

  Bryant Owens
  Senior Vice President and Assistant Treasurer