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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): October 31, 2017


(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)


(Former name, former address and former fiscal year, 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:

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).

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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 7.01. Regulation FD Disclosure.

On October 31, 2017, Popular, Inc. (the “Corporation”) released the results of its “company-run” stress test required by the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (“DFAST”) for the Corporation and its principal banking subsidiary, Banco Popular de Puerto Rico (“BPPR”). A copy of that information is furnished as Exhibit 99.2 hereto and is available on the Corporation’s website at under Investor Relations, Presentations and Webcasts.

The “company-run” DFAST disclosure and press release, are being furnished pursuant to Item 7.01, and the information contained therein shall not be deemed “filed” for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, or otherwise subject to the liabilities under that Section. Furthermore, the information contained in Exhibits 99.1 and 99.2 shall not be deemed to be incorporated by reference into the Corporation’s filings under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended.

Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.

The following exhibit shall not be deemed to be “filed” for purposes of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended.

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.