HTLF Heartland Financial USA

Filed: 29 Oct 21, 10:34am



Pursuant to Section 13 of 15(d) of The Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported)October 29, 2021

Heartland Financial USA, Inc.
(Exact name of Registrant as specified in its charter)
Commission File Number:001-15393
(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation)    (I.R.S. Employer Identification Number)
1398 Central Avenue
(Address of principal executive offices)

(563) 589-2100
(Registrant's telephone number, including area code)

Not Applicable
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)

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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Exchange Act:
Title of each classTrading Symbol(s)Name of each exchange on which registered
Common Stock, par value $1.00 per shareHTLFNasdaq Stock Market

Item 7.01 Regulation FD Disclosure

Heartland Financial USA, Inc. ("Heartland") has prepared presentation materials (the “Presentation Materials”) that management intends to use from time to time on and after October 29, 2021 in presentations about Heartland’s operations and performance. Heartland may use the Presentation Materials in presentations to current and potential investors, lenders, creditors, insurers, vendors, customers, employees and others with an interest in Heartland and its business. The Presentation Materials are furnished as Exhibit 99.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K and will also be posted in the Investor Relations section of Heartland’s website

The information contained in the Presentation Materials is summary information that should be considered within the context of Heartland’s filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission and other public announcements that Heartland may make by press release or otherwise from time to time. The Presentation Materials are as of the date of this Current Report on Form 8-K. While Heartland may elect to update the Presentation Materials in the future or reflect events and circumstances occurring or existing after the date of this Current Report on Form 8-K, Heartland specifically disclaims any obligation to do so.

The information furnished in Item 7.01 and Exhibit 99.1 to this Current Report shall not be deemed "filed" for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that section, nor shall such information be deemed incorporated by reference in any filing under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, except as shall be expressly set forth by specific reference in such filing.

Item 9.01 Financial Statements, Pro Forma Financial Information and Exhibits

(a) Financial Statements of Business Acquired.


(b) Pro Forma Financial Information.


(c) Exhibits.

104 The cover page from this Current Report on Form 8-K, formatted as Inline XBRL.

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.
By:/s/ Bryan R. McKeag
Bryan R. McKeag
Executive Vice President
Chief Financial Officer