Ameris Bancorp (NASDAQ:ABCB) Files An 8-K Financial Statements and ExhibitsItem 9.01 of the Original Report to include the consolidated financial statements of Hamilton to Item 9.01(a) of Form 8-K and the unaudited pro forma financial information to Item 9.01(b) of Form 8-K that were excluded from the Original Report. This Amendment No.1 makes no other amendments to the Original Report.
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.
(a)Financial Statements of Businesses Acquired.
Attached hereto as Exhibits 99.2 and 99.3 are the audited financial statements of Hamilton and the unaudited quarterly financial statements of Hamilton, respectively, as required by this Item 9.01(a). Such financial statements are incorporated by reference into this Item 9.01(a).
(b) Pro Forma Financial Information.
Attached hereto as Exhibit 99.4 is the unaudited pro forma condensed consolidated financial statements reflecting the Merger as required by this Item 9.01(b). Such financial statements are incorporated by reference into this Item 9.01(b).
|2.1||Agreement and Plan of Merger dated as of January 25, 2018 by and between Ameris Bancorp and Hamilton State Bancshares, Inc. (incorporated by reference to Exhibit 2.1 to Ameris Bancorp’s Current Report on Form 8-K filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on January 26, 2018).|
|4.1||Indenture between Ameris Bancorp (as successor to Hamilton State Bancshares, Inc.) and Wilmington Trust Company dated as of November 10, 2005.*|
|4.2||Second Supplemental Indenture dated as of June 29, 2018 by and among Ameris Bancorp, Hamilton State Bancshares, Inc. and Wilmington Trust Company.*|
|4.3||Form of Fixed/Floating Rate Junior Subordinated Deferrable Interest Debenture (included as Exhibit A to the Indenture filed herewith as Exhibit 4.1).*|
|23.1||Consent of Crowe LLP (formerly known as Crowe Horwath LLP).|
|99.1||Press Release dated July 2, 2018.*|
|99.2||Audited Consolidated Financial Statements of Hamilton State Bancshares, Inc. and Subsidiaries for the years ended December 31, 2017 and 2016.|
|99.3||Unaudited Consolidated Financial Statements of Hamilton State Bancshares, Inc. and Subsidiaries as of and for the three months ended March 31, 2018 and 2017.|
|99.4||Unaudited Pro Forma Condensed Consolidated Financial Statements reflecting the Merger.|
|* Previously filed with the Original Report.|
Ameris Bancorp ExhibitEX-23.1 2 tv502457_ex23-1.htm EXHIBIT 23.1 Exhibit 23.1 CONSENT OF INDEPENDENT AUDITORS We consent to the incorporation by reference in the Registration Statements on Form S-3 (Nos. 333-202277,…To view the full exhibit click
About Ameris Bancorp (NASDAQ:ABCB)
Ameris Bancorp is a financial holding company. The Company’s business is conducted through its banking subsidiary, Ameris Bank (the Bank), which provides a range of banking services to its retail and commercial customers. The Company operates through four segments: the Banking Division, the Retail Mortgage Division, the Warehouse Lending Division and the SBA Division. The Banking Division is engaged in the delivery of financial services, which include commercial loans, consumer loans and deposit accounts. The Retail Mortgage Division is engaged in the origination, sales and servicing of one- to four-family residential mortgage loans. The Warehouse Lending Division is engaged in the origination and servicing of warehouse lines to other businesses that are secured by underlying one- to four-family residential mortgage loans. The SBA Division is engaged in the origination, sales and servicing of small business administration (SBA) loans.