SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
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)
|(State or other jurisdiction of|
incorporation or organization)
102 Duffy Avenue, Hicksville, New York 11801
(Address of principal executive offices)
(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
Title of each class
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
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:
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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).
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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
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.
Financial Statements and Exhibits
Attached as Exhibit 99.1 is a press release issued by NYCB on August 16, 2021.
|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).|
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|