Washington, D.C. 20549




Form 8-K

Current Report




Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the
Securities Exchange Act of 1934


September 14, 2015

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported)



Fidelity Southern Corporation

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)




Georgia No. 001-34981 No. 58-1416811
(State of incorporation) (Commission File Number) (IRS Employer Identification No.)


3490 Piedmont Road, Suite 1550
Atlanta, Georgia 30305

(Address of principal executive offices)


(404) 639-6500

Registrant’s 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:


¨Written communications pursuant to Rule 425 under the Securities Act (17 CFR 230.425)
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Item 8.01    Other Events.


On September 14, 2015, Fidelity Southern Corporation, holding company for Fidelity Bank, issued a press release announcing that it closed the transaction contemplated under a Purchase and Assumption Agreement with First Bank, a Missouri bank, dated May 20, 2015. A copy of the press release is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1 and is incorporated herein by reference.


Item 9.01    Financial Statements and Exhibits.




Exhibit No. Description
99.1 Press Release issued on September 14, 2015







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.


  /s/ Stephen H. Brolly
Stephen H. Brolly
Chief Financial Officer


September 14, 2015