Washington, D.C. 20549

Form 8-K

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

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): September 14, 2018

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

Puerto Rico   001-34084   66-0667416
(State or other jurisdiction of


(Commission File Number) (IRS Employer Identification Number)
209 Muñoz Rivera Avenue

Hato Rey, Puerto Rico

(Address of principal executive offices) (Zip code)

(787) 765-9800

(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)


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

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:

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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).

Emerging growth company

If an emerging growth company, indicate by check mark if the registrant has elected not to use the extended transition period for complying with any new or revised financial accounting standards provided pursuant to Section 13(a) of the Exchange Act.  

Item 8.01. Other Events.

On September 14, 2018, Popular, Inc. (the “Corporation”) issued a press release announcing that it has delivered a redemption notice to The Bank of New York Mellon, as trustee, which will result in the redemption of all outstanding $450,000,000 7.000% Senior Notes due 2019, CUSIP No. 733174AJ5 (“2019 Notes”), on October 15, 2018 (the “Redemption Date”). The redemption price of each security will be a price equal to the sum of the present values of the remaining scheduled payments of principal and interest on the 2019 Notes to be redeemed that would be due after the Redemption Date and on or prior to June 1, 2019 (exclusive of any interest accrued to the Redemption Date), discounted to the Redemption Date on a semiannual basis (assuming a 360-day year consisting of twelve 30-day months) at the Treasury Rate plus 50 basis points, plus in each case unpaid interest, if any, accrued to, but not including the Redemption Date.

All capitalized terms used herein, and not otherwise defined, have the meanings assigned to them in the Senior Indenture, dated as of February 15, 1995, as supplemented, in each case between the Corporation, as issuer, and The Bank of New York Mellon, as trustee.

A copy of the press release is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1 and incorporated herein by reference.

Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.

99.1      Press release dated September 14, 2018


Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.




Date: September 14, 2018 By: /s/ Javier D. Ferrer
Javier D. Ferrer
Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary