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NYCB New York Community Bancorp

Filed: 16 Aug 21, 2:40pm

 

 

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): August 16, 2021

 

 

NEW YORK COMMUNITY BANCORP, INC.

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

 

 

 

Delaware 1-31565 06-1377322
(State or other jurisdiction of
incorporation or organization)
 Commission
File Number
 (I.R.S. Employer
Identification No.)

102 Duffy Avenue, Hicksville, New York 11801

(Address of principal executive offices)

(516) 683-4100

(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)

Not applicable

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

 

 

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

 

Title of each class

 

Trading

symbol(s)

 

Name of each exchange

on which registered

Common Stock, $0.01 par value per share NYCB New York Stock Exchange
Bifurcated Option Note Unit SecuritiES SM NYCB PU New York Stock Exchange

Fixed-to-Floating Rate Series A Noncumulative Perpetual Preferred Stock, $0.01 par value

 

NYCB PA

 

New York Stock Exchange

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))

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

 

 

 


CURRENT REPORT ON FORM 8-K

 

Item 8.01

Other Events.

 

On August 16, 2021, New York Community Bancorp, Inc. (“NYCB”) and Figure Technologies, Inc. (“Figure”) announced that they have formed a strategic partnership to collaborate on a series of blockchain initiatives. The partnership envisions that both NYCB and Figure will allocate their respective resources into blockchain projects utilizing the Provenance Blockchain. NYCB’s current strategic priorities include leveraging the Provenance Blockchain to support financial inclusion in banking and credit, reducing the cost and complexity within the mortgage business, and supporting a faster and less expensive payments system. As part of this agreement, NYCB will make a direct equity investment in Figure.

 

Item 9.01

Financial Statements and Exhibits

 

 (d)

Attached as Exhibit 99.1 is a press release issued by NYCB on August 16, 2021.


EXHIBIT INDEX

 

Exhibit Number

  

Description

Exhibit 99.1  Press release issued by NYCB on August 16, 2021.
Exhibit 104  Cover Page Interactive Data File (embedded within the Inline XBRL document).


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.

 

Date: August 16, 2021  NEW YORK COMMUNITY BANCORP, INC.
  

/s/ Salvatore J. DiMartino

  Salvatore J. DiMartino
  Senior Managing Director
  Director, Investor Relations and Strategic Planning