SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, DC 20549
PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(D)
OF THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
Date of report (Date of earliest event reported): September 3, 2013
Home BancShares, Inc.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction
|719 Harkrider, Suite 100, Conway, Arkansas||72032|
|(Address of principal executive offices)||(Zip Code)|
(Registrants 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
The Registrant hereby furnishes its September 3, 2013 press release announcing it has received regulatory approvals of its applications for the previously announced merger with Liberty Bancshares, Inc., which is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1 and incorporated herein by reference.
Item 8.01 Other Events
The information set forth in Item 7.01 and Exhibit 99.1 is incorporated herein by reference.
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits
|99.1||Press Release: Home BancShares, Inc. Announces Approvals for Merger with Liberty Bancshares.|
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: September 4, 2013|
|Chief Accounting Officer|