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): January 24, 2019




(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)




Maryland   001-35522   04-3639825

(State or other jurisdiction

of incorporation)



File Number)


(IRS Employer

Identification No.)


3 MacArthur Place, Santa Ana, California   92707
(Address of principal executive offices)   (Zip Code)

Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (855) 361-2262


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



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Item 2.02

Results of Operations and Financial Condition.

On January 24, 2019, Banc of California, Inc. (the “Company”) issued a press release announcing 2018 fourth quarter financial results. The Company will host a conference call to discuss these results at 7:00 A.M. Pacific Time on Thursday, January 24, 2019. Interested parties may attend the conference call by dialing 888-317-6003, and referencing event code 1216098. A live audio webcast will be available through the webcast link to be posted on the Company’s Investor Relations website at www.bancofcal.com/investor, in addition to the slide presentation for investor review prior to the call.

Copies of the press release and presentation materials are attached to this report as Exhibits 99.1 and 99.2 and are incorporated by reference herein.

Forward-Looking Statements

This Current Report on Form 8-K includes forward-looking statements within the meaning of the “Safe-Harbor” provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These statements are necessarily subject to risk and uncertainty and actual results could differ materially from those anticipated due to various factors, including those set forth from time to time in the documents filed or furnished by Banc of California, Inc. with the Securities and Exchange Commission. You should not place undue reliance on forward-looking statements and Banc of California, Inc. undertakes no obligation to update any such statements to reflect circumstances or events that occur after the date on which the forward-looking statement is made.


Item 9.01

Financial Statements and Exhibits.

(d) Exhibits.


99.1    Banc of California, Inc. Press Release dated January 24, 2019.
99.2    Banc of California, Inc. Earnings Conference Call Presentation Materials dated January 24, 2019.




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.


January 24, 2019      

/s/ John A. Bogler

      John A. Bogler
      Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer