Heartland Financial USA 8-K 2012
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 of 15(d) of The Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Heartland Financial USA, Inc.
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Item 8.01 Other Events
On May 4, 2012, Heartland Financial USA, Inc. issued a press release announcing that it has entered into a definitive purchase and assumption agreement to acquire, through its subsidiary Dubuque Bank and Trust Company, three retail banking offices of Liberty Bank, FSB located in Dubuque, Iowa and East Dubuque, Illinois. A copy of the press release is attached as Exhibit 99.1.
Item 9.01 Financial Statements, Pro Forma Financial Information and Exhibits
99.1 Press Release dated May 4, 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.