Pamrapo Bancorp 8-K 2009
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): December 18, 2009 (December 17, 2009)
Pamrapo Bancorp, Inc.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
Registrants telephone number, including area code: (201) 339-4600
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
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 December 17, 2009, Pamrapo Bancorp, Inc. (Pamrapo) issued a press release announcing that the stockholder vote on the adoption of Pamrapos Agreement and Plan of Merger with BCB Bancorp, Inc., dated as of June 29, 2009, as amended, may not take place on Tuesday, December 22, 2009, as planned. For more information, please see the press release attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1 and incorporated herein by reference.
This Form 8-K contains certain forward-looking statements. These statements speak only as of the date they are made. The company undertakes no obligation to revise or publicly release any revision or update to these forward-looking statements to reflect events or circumstances that occur after the date on which such statements were made. Forward-looking statements can be identified by the fact that they do not relate strictly to historical or current facts. They often include words like believe, expect, anticipate, estimate, and intend or future or conditional verbs such as will, would, should, could or may. Certain factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from expected results include delays in completing the merger, difficulties in achieving cost savings from the merger or in achieving such cost savings within the expected time frame, difficulties in integrating Pamrapo and BCB, increased competitive pressures, the outcome of the stockholder litigation, changes in the interest rate environment, changes in general economic conditions, legislative and regulatory changes that adversely affect the business in which Pamrapo is engaged, changes in the securities markets and other risks and uncertainties disclosed from time to time in documents that Pamrapo files with the Securities and Exchange Commission (the SEC).
Additional Information about the Merger and Where to Find It
Pamrapo and BCB filed with the SEC a joint proxy statement/prospectus regarding the proposed merger on November 12, 2009. STOCKHOLDERS OF PAMRAPO AND BCB ARE ENCOURAGED TO READ THE JOINT PROXY STATEMENT/PROSPECTUS, AS WELL AS ANY OTHER RELEVANT DOCUMENTS FILED WITH THE SEC, BECAUSE THEY CONTAIN IMPORTANT INFORMATION ABOUT THE PROPOSED MERGER.
The joint proxy statement/prospectus was mailed to stockholders of Pamrapo and BCB. Stockholders may also obtain the joint proxy statement/prospectus and other documents that are filed by Pamrapo and BCB with the SEC free of charge at the SECs website, www.sec.gov. In addition, stockholders may obtain free copies of the documents filed by the companies with the SEC by written request directed to the Corporate Secretary, BCB Bancorp, Inc., 104-110 Avenue C, Bayonne, New Jersey 07002 or by visiting the BCB website at www.bcbbancorp.com, with respect to documents filed by BCB, and by written request directed to the Secretary, Pamrapo Bancorp, Inc., 611 Avenue C, Bayonne, New Jersey 07002 or by visiting the Pamrapo website at www.pamrapo.com, with respect to documents filed by Pamrapo.
Pamrapo and BCB, and their respective directors and executive officers and other members of management and employees may be considered participants in the solicitation of proxies in connection with the proposed merger. Information regarding Pamrapo and BCBs directors and executive officers and their interests is set forth in the joint proxy statement/prospectus.
Read the joint proxy statement/prospectus carefully before making a decision concerning the merger.
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.