TCF FINANCIAL CORPORATION (NYSE:TCB) Files An 8-K Other Events
Item 8.01 Other Events
On January 28, 2019, TCF Financial Corporation (“TCF”) and Chemical Financial Corporation (“Chemical”) issued a joint press release announcing the execution of the Agreement and Plan of Merger, dated as of January 27, 2019, by and between TCF and Chemical to which, upon the terms and subject to the conditions set forth therein, TCF will merge with and into Chemical, with Chemical continuing as the surviving entity. 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.
In addition, TCF and Chemical provided supplemental information regarding the proposed transaction in connection with presentations to analysts and investors. A copy of the investor presentation is attached as Exhibit 99.2 to this Current Report on Form 8-K and is incorporated herein by reference.
Item 8.01Financial Statements and Exhibits
Cautionary Note Regarding Forward-Looking Statements
Statements included in this report, and the documents incorporated by reference herein, which are not historical in nature are intended to be, and hereby are identified as, forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Examples of forward-looking statements include, but are not limited to, statements regarding the outlook and expectations of TCF and Chemical with respect to their planned merger, the strategic benefits and financial benefits of the merger, including the expected impact of the transaction on the combined company’s future financial performance (including anticipated accretion to earnings per share, the tangible book value earn-back period and other operating and return metrics), and the timing of the closing of the transaction. Words such as “may,” “anticipate,” “plan,” “estimate,” “expect,” “project,” “assume,” “approximately,” “continue,” “should,” “could,” “will,” “poised,” and variations of such words and similar expressions are intended to identify such forward-looking statements. Forward-looking statements are subject to risks, uncertainties and assumptions that are difficult to predict with regard to timing, extent, likelihood and degree of occurrence, which could cause actual results to differ materially from anticipated results. Such risks, uncertainties and assumptions, include, among others, the following:
|·||the failure to obtain necessary regulatory approvals when expected or at all (and the risk that such approvals may result in the imposition of conditions that could adversely affect the combined company or the expected benefits of the transaction);|
|·||the failure of either TCF or Chemical to obtain shareholder approval, or to satisfy any of the other closing conditions to the transaction on a timely basis or at all;|
|·||the occurrence of any event, change or other circumstances that could give rise to the right of one or both of the parties to terminate the merger agreement;|
|·||the possibility that the anticipated benefits of the transaction, including anticipated cost savings and strategic gains, are not realized when expected or at all, including as a result of the impact of, or problems arising from, the integration of the two companies or as a result of the strength of the economy, competitive factors in the areas where TCF and Chemical do business, or as a result of other unexpected factors or events;|
|·||the impact of purchase accounting with respect to the transaction, or any change in the assumptions used regarding the assets purchased and liabilities assumed to determine their fair value;|
|·||diversion of management’s attention from ongoing business operations and opportunities;|
|·||potential adverse reactions or changes to business or employee relationships, including those resulting from the announcement or completion of the transaction;|
|·||the ability of either company to effectuate share repurchases and the prices at which such repurchases may be effectuated;|
|·||the outcome of any legal proceedings that may be instituted against TCF or Chemical;|
|·||the integration of the businesses and operations of TCF and Chemical, which may take longer than anticipated or be more costly than anticipated or have unanticipated adverse results relating to TCF’s or Chemical’s existing businesses;|
|·||business disruptions following the merger; and|
|·||other factors that may affect future results of TCF and Chemical including changes in asset quality and credit risk; the inability to sustain revenue and earnings growth; changes in interest rates and capital markets; inflation; customer borrowing, repayment, investment and deposit practices; the impact, extent and timing of technological changes; capital management activities; and other actions of the Federal Reserve Board and legislative and regulatory actions and reforms.|
Additional factors that could cause results to differ materially from those described above can be found in the risk factors described in Item 1A of each of TCF’s and Chemical’s Annual Report on Form 10-K filed with the SEC for the year ended December 31, 2017. Annualized, pro forma, projected and estimated numbers are used for illustrative purpose only, are not forecasts and may not reflect actual results. TCF and Chemical disclaim any obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements contained in this report, which speak only as of the date hereof, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise, except as required by law.
Important Additional Information and Where to Find It
This communication is being made in respect of the proposed merger transaction between TCF and Chemical. In connection with the proposed merger, Chemical will file with the SEC a Registration Statement on Form S-4 that will include the Joint Proxy Statement of TCF and Chemical and a Prospectus of Chemical, as well as other relevant documents regarding the proposed transaction. A definitive Joint Proxy Statement/Prospectus will also be sent to TCF and Chemical shareholders. INVESTORS ARE URGED TO READ THE REGISTRATION STATEMENT AND THE JOINT PROXY STATEMENT/PROSPECTUS REGARDING THE MERGER WHEN IT BECOMES AVAILABLE AND ANY OTHER RELEVANT DOCUMENTS FILED WITH THE SEC, AS WELL AS ANY AMENDMENTS OR SUPPLEMENTS TO THOSE DOCUMENTS, BECAUSE THEY WILL CONTAIN IMPORTANT INFORMATION.
This communication does not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy any securities or a solicitation of any vote or approval, nor shall there be any sale of securities in any jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the securities laws of such jurisdiction.
A free copy of the Joint Proxy Statement/Prospectus once available, as well as other filings containing information about TCF and Chemical, may be obtained at the SEC’s Internet site (http://www.sec.gov). You will also be able to obtain these documents, free of charge, from TCF by accessing TCF’s website at http://www.tcfbank.com (which website is not incorporated herein by reference) or from Chemical by accessing Chemical’s website at http://www.chemicalbank.com (which website is not incorporated herein by reference). Copies of the Joint Proxy Statement/Prospectus once available can also be obtained, free of charge, by directing a request to TCF Investor Relations at Investor Relations, TCF Financial Corporation, 200 Lake Street East, EXO-02C, Wayzata, MN 55391, by calling (952) 745-2760 or by sending an e-mail to [email protected], or to Chemical Investor Relations at Investor Relations, Chemical Financial Corporation, Chemical Financial Corporation, 333 W. Fort Street, Suite 1800, Detroit, MI 48226, by calling (800) 867-9757 or by sending an e-mail to [email protected].
Participants in Solicitation
TCF and Chemical and certain of their respective directors and executive officers may be deemed to be participants in the solicitation of proxies from TCF and Chemical shareholders in respect of the transaction described in the Joint Proxy Statement/Prospectus. Information regarding TCF’s directors and executive officers is contained in TCF’s Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2017, its Proxy Statement on Schedule 14A, dated March 14, 2018, and certain of its Current Reports on Form 8-K, which are filed with the SEC. Information regarding Chemical’s directors and executive officers is contained in Chemical’s Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2017, its Proxy Statement on Schedule 14A, dated March 16, 2018, and certain of its Current Reports on Form 8-K, which are filed with the SEC. Additional information regarding the interests of those participants and other persons who may be deemed participants in the transaction may be obtained by reading the Joint Proxy Statement/Prospectus regarding the proposed merger when it becomes available. Free copies of this document may be obtained as described in the preceding paragraph.
TCF FINANCIAL CORP Exhibit
EX-99.1 2 tv511702_ex99-1.htm EXHIBIT 99.1 Exhibit 99.1 Chemical Financial Corporation and TCF Financial Corporation Announce Merger of Equals to Create a Premier Midwest Bank Headquartered in Detroit ·Creates a premier bank in the Midwest with $45 billion in assets ·Enhances competitive position by delivering the scale,…
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About TCF FINANCIAL CORPORATION (NYSE:TCB)
TCF Financial Corporation (TCF) is a bank holding company. The Company’s principal subsidiary is TCF National Bank (TCF Bank). The Company operates in three segments: Lending, Funding and Support Services. Its Lending segment includes consumer real estate, commercial real estate and business lending, leasing and equipment finance, inventory finance and auto finance. Its Funding segment includes branch banking and treasury services, which includes the Company’s investment and borrowing portfolios and management of capital, debt and market risks, including interest rate and liquidity risks. Its Support Services segment includes Holding Company and corporate functions that provide data processing, bank operations and other professional services to the operating segments. TCF Bank operates bank branches in Illinois, Minnesota, Michigan, Colorado, Wisconsin, Arizona, South Dakota and Indiana. TCF delivers retail banking products in over 40 states.