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)
January 25, 2012
Merchants Bancshares, Inc.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
Results of Operations and Financial Condition
The following information is furnished under Item 2.02 Results of Operations and Financial Condition and such information, including the exhibit attached hereto, shall not be deemed filed for any purpose, including for the purposes of Section 18 of the Securities and Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the Exchange Act), or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that Section. The information in this Current Report on Form 8-K shall not be deemed incorporated by reference into any filing under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, or the Exchange Act regardless of any general incorporation language in such filing.
On January 25, 2012, Merchants Bancshares, Inc. issued a press release announcing its financial results for the quarter and year ended December 31, 2011. The text of the press release is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1 and is incorporated herein by reference.
Financial Statements and Exhibits
Press Release dated January 25, 2012
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunder duly authorized.