Washington, D.C. 20549



Pursuant to Section 13 OR 15(d) of The Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of Report: December 15, 2020

Professional Holding Corp.

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)




(State or other jurisdiction of

(Commission File Number)

(IRS Employer
Identification No.)

396 Alhambra Circle, Suite 255


Coral Gables, Florida,

(Zip Code)

(Address of principal executive offices)

(786) 483-1757

(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)

Not applicable.

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


Title of Class

Trading Symbol(s)

Name of Exchange on which registered

Class A Common Stock, par value $0.01 per share


NASDAQ Stock Market, LLC

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Item 3.02.Unregistered Sales of Equity Securities.

On December 15, 2020, (i) Professional Holding Corp. (the “Company”) and BayBoston Capital LP, exchanged (the “BayBoston Exchange”) 60,880 shares of the Company’s Class B Common Stock (the “Class B Shares”) held by BayBoston Capital LP with an equal number of shares of Class A Common Stock of the Company, and (ii) the Company and affiliates of EJF Capital LLC (the “EJF Entities”), exchanged (the “EJF Exchange,” and together with the BayBoston Exchange, the “Exchanges”) 340,753 Class B Shares held by the EJF Entities with an equal number of shares of Class A Common Stock of the Company (the Class A Shares issued pursuant to the Exchanges, the “New Class A Shares”).

The Exchanges were made pursuant to the Investor Rights Agreement, dated as of February 17, 2017, by and between the Company and BayBoston Capital LP; and the Investor Rights Agreement, dated as of February 17, 2017, by and between the Company and the EJF Entities, each of which is included as an exhibit to the Company’s Annual Report on Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2019, filed with the SEC on March 30, 2020. The New Class A Shares were issued in transactions that were not registered under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the “Securities Act”) in reliance on the exemption from registration provided by Section 4(2) of the Securities Act. As a result of the Exchanges, 401,633 shares of the Company’s Class B Common Stock were cancelled, and 401,633 shares of the Company’s Class A Common Stock were issued. Following the Exchanges, the Company no longer has any shares of Class B Common Stock outstanding.


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.

Professional Holding Corp.


December 16, 2020


/s/Michael C. Sontag


Michael C. Sontag