SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)
of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
September 25, 2017 (September 25, 2017)
Date of Report (Date of Earliest Event Reported)
Synovus Financial Corp.
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in its Charter)
1111 Bay Avenue, Suite 500, Columbus, Georgia 31901
(Address of principal executive offices) (Zip Code)
(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
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Item 7.01 Regulation FD Disclosure
On September 25, 2017, Synovus Financial Corp. (the “Company”) issued a press release announcing the closing by its wholly-owned subsidiary, Synovus Bank, of the previously announced acquisition of certain assets and assumption of certain liabilities of World’s Foremost Bank, a subsidiary of Cabela’s Incorporated, on September 25, 2017.
A copy of the Press Release is furnished as Exhibit 99.1 to this Current Report.
Pursuant to General Instruction F to Current Report on Form 8-K, the press release attached to this Current Report as Exhibit 99.1 is incorporated into this Item 7.01 by reference. The information contained in this Item 7.01, including the information set forth in the press release filed as Exhibit 99.1 to, and incorporated in, this Current Report, is being “furnished” and shall not be deemed “filed” for the purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the “Exchange Act”) or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that Section. The information in Exhibit 99.1 furnished pursuant to this Item 7.01 shall not be incorporated by reference into any registration statement or other documents pursuant to the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, or into any filing or other document pursuant to the Exchange Act except as otherwise expressly stated in any such filing.
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits
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, thereunto duly authorized.
SYNOVUS FINANCIAL CORP.
/s/ Allan E. Kamensky
Name: Allan E. Kamensky
Title: Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary
Dated: September 25, 2017
Description of Exhibit
Press Release, dated September 25, 2017