NATIONAL COMMERCE CORPORATION (NASDAQ:NCOM) Files An 8-K Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement

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NATIONAL COMMERCE CORPORATION (NASDAQ:NCOM) Files An 8-K Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement
Item 1.01.

Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement.

On August 10, 2017, to that certain Real Estate Sales Agreement by and between National Bank of Commerce (“the Bank”), a subsidiary of National Commerce Corporation (the “Company”), as buyer, and 280 Associates, L.L.C., an Alabama limited liability company, as seller (the “Seller”), as originally entered into on May 3, 2017 and subsequently amended on June 26, 2017, July 3, 2017, July 21, 2017 and July 28, 2017 (together, the “Agreement”), the Bank, through its counsel, notified the Seller in writing of the Bank’s completion of its due diligence investigation (subject to the receipt of certain estoppels) on a parcel of real property and the commercial office building thereon located at 600 Luckie Drive in unincorporated Jefferson County, Alabama (the “Property”) for a total purchase price of $13,750,000 (the “Purchase Price”). As further described in the Agreement, the delivery of the notice caused the Agreement to become binding on the Bank by effectively terminating the Bank’s unilateral right to terminate the Agreement for any reason without penalty.

The Agreement contains representations, warranties and covenants that are customary of real estate purchase and sale agreements. The Bank entered into the transaction in furtherance of its banking activities and the Company’s growth and expansion strategy. The Bank intends to relocate its main office to the Property and to operate a retail bank branch from the location. The Property includes approximately 68,843 square feet of usable space, of which the Bank expects to initially utilize approximately 33%, with the remaining space expected to be leased to other commercial tenants. The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency has approved the relocation, subject to the requirement that the Bank seek re-approval if the relocation has not been completed within eighteen months of the approval date.

The Agreement stipulates that the closing of the Bank’s purchase of the Property will occur on or before August 24, 2017. The Purchase Price, net of earnest money payments made by the Bank during the due diligence period, is expected to be funded from cash currently held by the Bank.

Copies of the original Agreement and the amendments thereto are attached as exhibits to this Current Report on Form8-K and are incorporated by reference herein. The foregoing description of the Agreement is qualified in its entirety by reference to such exhibits.

Item 9.01.

Financial Statements and Exhibits.

(d)Exhibits

Exhibit No.

Description of Exhibit

10.1

Real Estate Sales Agreement, dated May 3, 2017

10.1A

First Amendment to Real Estate Sales Agreement, dated June 26, 2017

10.1B

Second Amendment to Real Estate Sales Agreement, dated July 3, 2017

10.1C

Third Amendment to Real Estate Sales Agreement, dated July 21, 2017

10.1D

Fourth Amendment to Real Estate Sales Agreement, dated July 28, 2017

Forward-Looking Statements

This Current Report on Form 8-K contains forward-looking statements, as defined by federal securities laws. Statements contained in this report that are not historical facts are forward-looking statements. These statements may address issues that involve significant risks, uncertainties, estimates and assumptions made by management. The Company undertakes no obligation to update these statements following the date of this report, except as required by law. In addition, the Company, through its senior management, may make forward-looking public statements concerning the matters described herein from time to time. Such forward-looking statements are necessarily estimates reflecting the best judgment of the Company’s senior management based upon current information and involve a number of risks and uncertainties. Certain factors that could affect the accuracy of such forward-looking statements are identified in the public filings made by the Company with the Securities and Exchange Commission, and forward-looking statements contained in this report or in other public statements of the Company or its senior management should be considered in light of those factors. Specifically, with respect to statements relating to the transaction described herein, these factors include, but are not limited to, the Company’s ability to successfully close the transaction, the Company's ability to lease the space not utilized by the Company and the Bank, the Company’s ability to successfully open and operate a retail bank branch at the location of the Property and the execution of the Company’s growth strategy in its market areas, including the Birmingham, Alabama market. There can be no assurance that such factors or other factors will not affect the accuracy of such forward-looking statements.


National Commerce Corp Exhibit
EX-10.1 2 ex10-1.htm EXHIBIT 10.1 ex10-1.htm Exhibit 10.1   REAL ESTATE SALES AGREEMENT     THIS REAL ESTATE SALES AGREEMENT (this “Agreement”) entered into as of the 3rd day of May,…
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About NATIONAL COMMERCE CORPORATION (NASDAQ:NCOM)

National Commerce Corporation (NCC) is a financial holding company. The Company is engaged in the business of banking through its banking subsidiary, National Bank of Commerce (the Bank). The Company, through the Bank, provides a range of financial services to businesses, business owners and professionals. The Bank’s loan portfolio includes construction, land development and other land loans; loans secured by farmland; loans secured by one- to four-family residential properties; loans secured by multifamily residential properties; loans secured by nonfarm nonresidential properties; loans secured by real estate; commercial and industrial loans; consumer loans, and other loans. The Bank’s investment securities available-for-sale include the United States treasury securities, securities issued by states and political subdivisions, residential mortgage pass-through securities and investment in mutual funds and other equity securities. The Bank’s primary sources of funds are deposits.

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