SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): 02/06/2013
WashingtonFirst Bankshares, Inc.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
Commission File Number: 001-35768
11921 Freedom Drive, Suite 250 Reston, VA 20190
(Address of principal executive offices, including zip code)
(Registrants telephone number, including area code)
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
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Item 5.03. Amendments to Articles of Incorporation or Bylaws; Change in Fiscal Year
In connection with WashingtonFirst Bankshares, Inc.'s ("WashingtonFirst") acquisition of Alliance Bankshares Corporation, and as previously disclosed, WashingtonFirst raised capital through private placements of its common stock and Series A non-voting common stock (the "Private Placements"). In order to consummate the Private Placements, WashingtonFirst amended its articles of incorporation to increase the number of shares of non-voting common stock set aside as Series A non-voting common stock from 1,000,000 to 2,000,000 (the "Amendment"). The Amendment did not affect the total authorized capital stock of WashingtonFirst.
Amendment became effective upon the filing of articles of amendment to WashingtonFirst's articles of incorporation with the Virginia State Corporation Commission on February 4, 2013.
Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits
3.1 Articles of amendment to articles of incorporation of WashingtonFirst.
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.