SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 OR 15(d) of The Securities Exchange Act of 1934
November 23, 2020
Date of Report (date of earliest event reported)
OPORTUN FINANCIAL CORPORATION
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in its Charter)
Commission File Number 001-39050
|State or Other Jurisdiction of |
Incorporation or Organization
|I.R.S. Employer Identification No.|
|2 Circle Star Way|
|Address of Principal Executive Offices||Zip Code|
Registrant’s Telephone Number, Including Area Code
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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
|Title of each class||Trading Symbol(s)||Name of each exchange on which registered|
|Common Stock, $0.0001 par value per share||OPRT|
Nasdaq Global Select Market
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 7.01. Regulation FD Disclosure
On November 23, 2020, Oportun Financial Corporation (the “Company”) issued a press release announcing that the Company has applied for a national bank charter from the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (the "OCC"). Once formed, the proposed Oportun Bank, N.A. will be a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Company. If approved, Oportun Bank, N.A. will seek to serve customers in all 50 states with consumer lending and deposit services. In connection with this national bank charter application, the Company intends to file an application to become a bank holding company and will become subject to the regulation and supervision of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve. The Company also intends to submit an application for federal deposit insurance with the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC). A copy of the press release is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1.
The information in the attached press release provided pursuant to this Item 7.01 is being furnished and shall not be deemed “filed” for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the “Exchange Act”), or otherwise subject to the liabilities under that Section and shall not be deemed incorporated by reference into any filing of the Company under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, or the Exchange Act, except as shall be expressly set forth by specific reference in any such filing. The furnishing of the information provided pursuant to this Item 7.01 is not intended to, and does not, constitute a determination or admission by the Company that the information provided pursuant to this Item 7.01 is material or complete, or that investors should consider such information before making an investment decision with respect to any security of the Company.
This Current Report on Form 8-K and Exhibit 99.1 contains forward-looking statements, within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and Section 21E of the Exchange Act. Forward-looking statements can generally be identified by the use of words such as “aim,” “anticipate,” “assume,” “believe,” “contemplate,” “continue,” “could,” “due,” “estimate,” “expect,” “goal,” “intend,” “may,” “objective,” “plan,” “predict,” “potential,” “positioned,” “seek,” “should,” “target,” “will,” “would,” and other similar expressions that are predictions of or indicate future events and future trends, or the negative of these terms or other comparable terminology, although not all forward-looking statements contain these word. Although the Company’s management believes that the expectations reflected in such forward-looking statements are reasonable, actual results may differ materially from those expressed or implied in such statements. Undue reliance should not be placed on the forward-looking statements, which speak only as of the date hereof. Company does not undertake, and specifically disclaims any obligation, to publicly release the result of any revisions that may be made to update any forward-looking statement to reflect the events or circumstances after the date on which the forward-looking statement is made, or reflect the occurrence of unanticipated events, except to the extent required by law.
Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits
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 thereunto duly authorized.
|OPORTUN FINANCIAL CORPORATION|
|Date:||November 23, 2020||By:||/s/ Jonathan Coblentz|
|Chief Financial Officer and Chief Administrative Officer|
|(Principal Financial and Accounting Officer)|