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Section 1: POS AM (POS AM)

 

As filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on June 26, 2017

 

Registration No. 333-157200

 

 

UNITED STATES

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

Washington, D.C. 20549

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POST-EFFECTIVE AMENDMENT NO. 1 TO FORM S-3

 

REGISTRATION STATEMENT UNDER THE SECURITIES ACT OF 1933

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EASTERN VIRGINIA BANKSHARES, INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

 

Virginia   54-1866052
(State or other jurisdiction of   (I.R.S. Employer
incorporation or organization)   Identification Number)

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10900 Nuckols Road, Suite 325

Glen Allen, Virginia 23060

(804) 443-8400

(Address, including zip code, and telephone number, including area

code, of registrant’s principal executive office)

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Joe A. Shearin

President and Chief Executive Officer

Southern National Bancorp of Virginia, Inc.

10900 Nuckols Road, Suite 325

Glen Allen, Virginia 23060

(804) 443-8400

(Name, address, including zip code, and telephone number,

including area code, of agent for service)

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Copy to:

Mark C. Kanaly

Alston & Bird LLP

One Atlantic Center

1201 W. Peachtree Street

Atlanta, Georgia 30309

(404) 881-7000

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Approximate Date of Commencement of Proposed Sale to the Public: Not applicable.

 

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EXPLANATORY NOTE

 

This Post-Effective Amendment No. 1 relates to the following Registration Statement on Form S-3 (the “Registration Statement”):

 

·Registration Statement No. 333-157200, pertaining to the registration and resale of a warrant to purchase 373,832 shares of common stock of Eastern Virginia Bankshares, Inc. (the “Company”) and any shares of common stock issuable from time to time upon exercise of the warrant.

 

On June 23, 2017, pursuant to the Agreement and Plan of Merger, dated as of December 13, 2016, as amended, between Southern National Bancorp of Virginia, Inc. (“SONA”) and the Company, and a related Plan of Merger, the Company was merged with and into SONA (the “Merger”). As a result of the Merger, the Company ceased to exist as of 6:00 p.m. on June 23, 2017.

 

As a result of the Merger, the offering pursuant to the Registration Statement has been terminated.  In accordance with the undertakings made by the Company in the Registration Statement to remove from registration by means of a post-effective amendment any of the securities that remain unsold at the termination of the offering, SONA (as successor to the Company) hereby removes from registration the securities of the Company registered but unsold under the Registration Statement. The Registration Statement is hereby amended, as appropriate, to reflect the deregistration of such securities.

 

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SIGNATURES

 

Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Act of 1933, the registrant (as successor to Eastern Virginia Bankshares, Inc.) certifies that it has reasonable grounds to believe that it meets all of the requirements for filing on Form S-3 and has duly caused this post-effective amendment to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned, thereunto duly authorized, in the County of Henrico, Commonwealth of Virginia, on this 26th day of June, 2017.

 

  SOUTHERN NATIONAL BANCORP OF VIRGINIA, INC.
  (as successor to Eastern Virginia Bankshares, Inc.)
     
  By: /s/ J. Adam Sothen
    J. Adam Sothen
    Chief Financial Officer

 

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