Community Bank System 8-K 2012
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): January 22, 2012
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (315) 445-2282
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
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Item 2.02 Results of Operations and Financial Condition.
On January 22, 2012, Community Bank System, Inc. issued a press release announcing the results for the quarter ending December 31, 2011, the approval by its Board of Directors of a regular quarterly dividend, and a proposed public offering to raise $50 million through the sale of its common stock. The public announcement was made by means of a news release, the text of which is set forth in Exhibit 99.1 hereto.
The information in this Form 8-K, including Exhibit 99.1 attached hereto, is being furnished under Item 2.02 and shall not be deemed to be “filed” for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (the “Exchange Act”), or incorporated by reference in any filing under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, or the Exchange Act, except as shall be expressly set forth by specific reference in such filing.
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.
99.1 Press Release, dated January 22, 2012.
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.
Community Bank System, Inc.
By: /s/ Mark E. Tryniski
Name: Mark E. Tryniski
Title: President and Chief Executive Officer
Dated: January 23, 2012