SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of
the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
October 20, 2017
Date of Report
(Date of Earliest Event Reported)
Synovus Financial Corp.
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in its Charter)
(State of Incorporation)
(Commission File Number)
(IRS Employer Identification No.)
1111 Bay Avenue, Suite 500, Columbus, Georgia 31901
(Address of principal executive offices) (Zip Code)
(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
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Item 7.01 Regulation FD Disclosure
On October 20, 2017, Synovus Financial Corp. (the “Company”) released a summary of its stress test results required by the Dodd Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act of 2010 on its investor relations website. The results are available in the Other Regulatory Disclosures section of the Investor Relations website on investor.synovus.com.
Information contained on the Company’s website is not incorporated by reference into this Current Report on Form 8-K. In addition, the information contained in this Item 7.01 of this Current Report is being “furnished” and shall not be deemed “filed” for the purposes of Section 18 of the Exchange Act or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that Section. The information furnished pursuant to this Item 7.01 shall not be incorporated by reference into any registration statement or other documents pursuant to the Securities Act or into any filing or other document pursuant to the Exchange Act except as otherwise expressly stated in any such filing.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, Synovus has caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
SYNOVUS FINANCIAL CORP.
Dated: October 20, 2017
By: /s/ Allan E. Kamensky
Allan E. Kamensky
Executive Vice President, General Counsel