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): May 19, 2016
State Bank Financial Corporation
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation)
(Commission File Number)
(IRS Employer Identification No.)
3399 Peachtree Road, NE, Suite 1900
(Address of principal executive offices)
(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
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INFORMATION TO BE INCLUDED IN THE REPORT
Item 8.01 Other Events.
On May 19, 2016, State Bank Financial Corporation announced the signing of a definitive agreement to acquire S Bankshares, Inc. and its wholly-owned subsidiary, S Bank. A copy of the press release is attached as Exhibit 99.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K and is incorporated herein by reference.
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.
Press release dated May 19, 2016
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.
STATE BANK FINANCIAL CORPORATION
Dated: May 19, 2016
/s/ Sheila E. Ray
Sheila E. Ray
Chief Financial Officer