SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
November 15, 2021
Date of Report (date of Earliest Event Reported)
NEWTEK BUSINESS SERVICES CORP.
(Exact Name of Company as Specified in its Charter)
|(State or Other Jurisdiction of Incorporation or Organization)||(Commission File No.)||(I.R.S. Employer Identification No.)|
4800 T-Rex Avenue, Suite 120, Boca Raton, FL 33431
(Address of principal executive offices and zip code)
(Company’s telephone number, including area code)
(Former name or former address, if changed from 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, par value $0.02 per share||NEWT||Nasdaq Global Market LLC|
|5.75% Notes due 2024||NEWTL||Nasdaq Global Market LLC|
|5.50% Notes due 2026||NEWTZ||Nasdaq Global Market LLC|
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Item 1.01. Entry Into a Material Definitive Agreement.
On November 13, 2021, Newtek Business Services Corp. (the “Company”) entered into an Indemnification Agreement with Company director Fernando Perez-Hickman (the "Indemnitee"). The Indemnification Agreement clarifies and supplements indemnification provisions already contained in the Company's Bylaws and generally provides that the Company shall indemnify the Indemnitee to the fullest extent permitted by applicable law, subject to certain exceptions, against expenses, judgments, fines and other amounts actually and reasonably incurred in connection with Indemnitee's service as a Company director and also provides for rights to advancement of expenses and contribution.
The foregoing description of the Indemnification Agreement does not purport to be complete and is qualified in its entirety by reference to the full text of the Indemnification Agreement, filed as exhibit hereto and incorporated by reference herein.
Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.
In accordance with the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned, thereunto duly authorized.
|NEWTEK BUSINESS SERVICES CORP.|
|Date: November 15, 2021||By:|
/S/ BARRY SLOANE
|Chief Executive Officer, President and Chairman of the Board|