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


Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported):  November 28, 2012






(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)












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401 East Las Olas Blvd,  

Fort Lauderdale, Florida


(Address of principal executive offices)

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Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: 954-940-4000




2100 West Cypress Creek Road

Fort Lauderdale Florida 33309


(Former name or former address, if changed since last report.)


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Item 8.01 Other Events.


BBX Capital Corporation (“BBX Capital”) has entered into a letter agreement with BFC Financial Corporation (“BFC”) relating to a proposed investment by BBX Capital of $71.75 million in Woodbridge Holdings, LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of BFC (“Woodbridge”),  in connection with the currently proposed acquisition of Bluegreen Corporation (“Bluegreen”) by BFC through Woodbridge.  Pursuant to a merger agreement, dated November 14, 2012, BFC and Woodbridge agreed to acquire Bluegreen in a cash merger pursuant to which Bluegreen’s shareholders (other than BFC, directly or indirectly through its subsidiaries, and shareholders of Bluegreen who duly exercise appraisal rights in accordance with Massachusetts law) will receive consideration of $10.00 in cash for each share of Bluegreen’s common stock that they hold at the effective time of the merger.  Consummation of the merger is subject to, among other things, Woodbridge obtaining the financing necessary to consummate the merger. The aggregate merger consideration is expected to be approximately $150 million.


It is contemplated that the proposed investment, which is subject to the execution of definitive agreements by BBX Capital and BFC, would be made by BBX Capital at the effective time of the merger in exchange for a 46% equity interest in Woodbridge. BFC would continue to hold the remaining 54% of Woodbridge’s equity interests.  It is anticipated that BBX Capital’s investment in Woodbridge will consist of approximately $60 million in cash and a promissory note in Woodbridge’s favor in the principal amount of approximately $11.75 million. The cash proceeds from the investment are expected to be utilized to fund a portion of the consideration to be paid to Bluegreen’s shareholders in the merger. It is also contemplated that, in connection with the investment, Woodbridge’s Operating Agreement will be amended to set forth BBX Capital’s and BFC’s respective rights as members of Woodbridge following the investment and provide, among other things, for unanimity on certain specified major decisions.” In addition, the documents governing the investment are expected to include affirmative covenants regarding the distribution of cash dividends at the Bluegreen and Woodbridge levels, which, with respect to Woodbridge, would be made to BBX Capital and BFC pro rata based on their respective membership interests. The letter agreement has a term of 60 days (unless earlier terminated upon the mutual agreement of BBX Capital and BFC or upon the termination of the merger agreement).  BFC and BBX Capital have agreed in the letter agreement to cooperate in good faith to prepare the definitive agreements governing the terms of the investment as promptly as practicable during such period. In addition, BFC has agreed to refrain from, directly or indirectly, soliciting, discussing or negotiating any proposal, offer, agreement or arrangement with any party other than BBX Capital relating to the acquisition of an equity interest in Woodbridge during the term of the letter agreement. There is no assurance that BFC and BBX Capital will enter into definitive agreements with respect to BBX Capital’s proposed investment in Woodbridge on the contemplated terms, including in the contemplated time frame, or at all, or that Woodbridge will obtain the financing necessary to consummate the merger even if such definitive agreements are reached. 

BFC currently owns shares of BBX Capital’s Class A Common Stock and Class B Common Stock representing in the aggregate approximately 75% of the total voting power of such stock.  Alan B. Levan, BBX Capital’s Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, and John E. Abdo, BBX Capital’s Vice Chairman, serve as Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and President of BFC and Vice Chairman of BFC, respectively. Jarett S. Levan, the son of Mr. Alan Levan, serves as a director and President of BBX Capital and as a director and Executive Vice President of BFC. In addition, John K. Grelle serves as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of both BBX Capital and BFC, and Seth M. Wise serves as Executive Vice President of BBX Capital and as a director and Executive Vice President of BFC The letter agreement was approved by BBX Capital’s Board of Directors, after receipt of a recommendation of a special committee of independent directors, as well as BFC’s Board of Directors.


The foregoing description of the letter agreement is a summary only and is qualified in its entirety by reference to the full text of the letter agreement, a copy of which is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1. The joint press release issued by BBX Capital and BFC relating to the proposed investment is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.2.

Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.

(d) Exhibits.

            Exhibit 99.1            Letter Agreement between BBX Capital Corporation and BFC Financial Corporation

            Exhibit 99.2            Joint Press Release, dated November 28, 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.











Date: December 4, 2012



By: /s/     John K. Grelle            


            John K. Grelle,


Executive Vice President and

Chief Financial Officer