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COLUMBIA BANKING SYSTEM INC FILES (8-K) Disclosing Results of Operations and Financial Condition, Other Events, Financial Statements and Exhibits

April 24, 2014



Item 2.02 Results of Operations and Financial Condition On April 23, 2014, Columbia Banking System, Inc. issued a press release reporting its financial results for the quarter ended March 31, 2014. A copy of the press release is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1 and is incorporated herein by reference.

Item 8.01 Other Events On April 23, 2014, Columbia Banking System, Inc. issued a press release announcing a regular quarterly cash dividend of $0.12 per common share and per share equivalent for holders of preferred stock and a special, one-time cash dividend of $0.12 per common share and per share equivalent for holders of preferred stock. The dividends will be paid on May 21, 2014 to shareholders of record at the close of business on May 7, 2014. A copy of the press release is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.2 and is incorporated herein by reference.

Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits (d) The following exhibits are being furnished herewith: 99.1 Press Release dated April 23, 2014 reporting the financial results of Columbia Banking System, Inc. for the quarter ended March 31, 2014. 99.2 Press Release dated April 23, 2014 announcing a regular quarterly dividend and a special, one-time cash dividend.



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Source: Edgar Glimpses