Monarch Community Bancorp 8-K 2015
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 2, 2015
Monarch Community Bancorp, Inc.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
375 North Willowbrook Road, Coldwater, MI 49036
(Address of principal executive offices) (Zip Code)
(Registrants telephone number, including area code)
Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions:
On October 31, 2014, Chemical Financial Corporation (Chemical) and Monarch Community Bancorp, Inc. (Monarch) entered into an Agreement and Plan of Merger (the Merger Agreement). Pursuant to the Merger Agreement, Monarch will be merged with and into Chemical, with Chemical as the surviving corporation (the Holding Company Merger), and Monarch Community Bank, Monarchs wholly-owned subsidiary bank, will be consolidated with and into Chemical Bank, Chemicals wholly-owned subsidiary bank, with Chemical Bank as the surviving bank (the Bank Consolidation). The Merger Agreement is described in more detail in Monarchs Current Report on Form 8-K filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on November 3, 2014.
Chemical has received regulatory approval of the Holding Company Merger and the Bank Consolidation from the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System and regulatory approval of the Bank Consolidation from the State of Michigan Department of Insurance and Financial Services. Completion of the Holding Company Merger is subject to the approval of Monarchs shareholders and satisfaction of other customary closing conditions.
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.