SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, DC 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 OR 15(d) of The Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): September 20, 2021
HORIZON BANCORP, INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
|(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation)||(Commission File Number)||(IRS Employer Identification No.)|
515 Franklin Street
Michigan City, IN 46360
(Address of principal executive offices, including zip code)
(Registrant's telephone number, including area code)
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
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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, no par value||HBNC||The NASDAQ Stock Market, LLC|
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Item 8.01 Other Events
Horizon Bank, a wholly owned subsidiary of Horizon Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ GS: HBNC) (“Horizon”), announced the completion of its previously announced acquisition of 14 branches in 11 Michigan counties. This latest branch transaction is Horizon’s 15th acquisition since 2002 and fifth in the last five years.
On September 20, 2021, Horizon issued a press release announcing the completion of the acquisition. A copy of the press release is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1 and incorporated by reference herein.
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits
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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:||September 20, 2021||HORIZON BANCORP, INC.|
|By:||/s/ Mark E. Secor|
|Mark E. Secor,|
|Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer|