SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, DC 20549
PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(d) OF THE
SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
Date of report (Date of earliest event reported) January 10, 2018
SEACOAST BANKING CORPORATION OF FLORIDA
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Charter)
(State or Other Jurisdiction
|(Address of Principal Executive Offices)||(Zip Code)|
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code (772) 287-4000
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|Item 8.01.||Other Events.|
On January 10, 2018, Seacoast Banking Corporation of Florida (the “Company”) issued a press release to announce the expected impact from the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017, enacted on December 22, 2017, on the Company’s net deferred tax asset in the fourth quarter of 2017. The Company also announced it expects to record gain on sale of Visa Class B common stock in the fourth quarter of 2017. The press release is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1 and is incorporated herein in its entirety by reference.
In accordance with General Instruction B.2 of Form 8-K, the information presented herein pursuant to Item 8.01, "Other Events," shall not be deemed "filed" for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the "Exchange Act"), nor shall the information be deemed incorporated by reference in any filing under the Exchange Act or the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, except as expressly set forth by specific reference in such filing.
|Item 9.01.||Financial Statements and Exhibits.|
|99.1||Press Release dated January 10, 2018|
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
|SEACOAST BANKING CORPORATION|
|By:||/s/ Charles M. Shaffer|
|Charles M. Shaffer|
|Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer|
Date: January 12, 2018