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): April 29, 2011
Bank of the Ozarks, Inc.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation)
(Registrants 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 (see General Instruction A.2.):
On April 29, 2011 Bank of the Ozarks, Inc. issued a press release announcing that its wholly owned subsidiary, Bank of the Ozarks, entered into separate purchase and assumption agreements on that date with the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) covering two FDIC-assisted acquisitions by Bank of the Ozarks to purchase substantially all of the assets and to assume all of the deposits and certain other liabilities of two unrelated Georgia banks, First Choice Community Bank of Dallas, Georgia and The Park Avenue Bank of Valdosta, Georgia. A copy of the press release has been attached as Exhibit 99.1 to this Current Report and is incorporated by reference herein.
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.