SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of
the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
December 3, 2018
Date of Report
(Date of earliest event reported)
Synovus Financial Corp.
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in its Charter)
(State of incorporation)
(Commission File Number)
(IRS Employer Identification No.)
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 8.01 Other Events
Effective December 3, 2018, the Board of Directors of Synovus Financial Corp. (the “Company”) approved a share repurchase program pursuant to which the Company may repurchase up to $25 million of its common stock, par value $1.00 per share, during the month of December 2018. The Company may repurchase shares from time to time in open market transactions or through privately negotiated transactions at the Company’s discretion and in accordance with applicable securities laws. The timing, price, volume and nature of any share repurchases will be based on market conditions and other factors.
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.
Date: December 3, 2018
By: /s/ Allan E. Kamensky
Name: Allan E. Kamensky
Title: Executive Vice President, General Counsel