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UNITED STATES
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549
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FORM 8-K
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CURRENT REPORT
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of report (Date of earliest event reported): November 15, 2017
 

Investar Holding Corporation
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
 

 
 
 
Louisiana
001-36522
27-1560715
(State or other jurisdiction
of incorporation)
(Commission
File Number)
(I.R.S. Employer
Identification No.)
7244 Perkins Road
Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70808
(Address of principal executive offices) (Zip Code)
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (225) 227-2222
 

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Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (§230.405 of this chapter) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (§240.12b-2 of this chapter).

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 Item 8.01 Other Events

On November 15, 2017, Investar Holding Corporation (the “Company”) announced that the shareholders of BOJ Bancshares, Inc. (“BOJ”) approved the previously announced Agreement and Plan of Reorganization (the “Merger Agreement”) with the Company, which provides for the acquisition of BOJ by the Company. As previously disclosed, the Company has also received regulatory approvals for the BOJ acquisition from the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, and the Louisiana Office of Financial Institutions. The acquisition is expected to be consummated on or about December 1, 2017.








SIGNATURES
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.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
INVESTAR HOLDING CORPORATION
 
 
 
 
Date: November 16, 2017
 
By:
/s/ John J. D’Angelo
 
 
 
John J. D’Angelo
 
 
 
President and Chief Executive Officer