Investors Bancorp, Inc.
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UNITED STATES
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549


FORM 8-K

CURRENT REPORT
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of The Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): November 19, 2021

INVESTORS BANCORP, INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

Delaware 001-36441 46-4702118
(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation) (Commission File No.) (IRS Employer
    Identification No.)

101 JFK Parkway,Short Hills,New Jersey 07078
(Address of principal executive offices) (Zip Code)


     Registrant's telephone number, including area code:  (973) 924-5100


Not Applicable
_________________________________
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)

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Item 5.07Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders
 
On November 19, 2021, Investors Bancorp, Inc. (“Investors”) held a special meeting of stockholders, at which the stockholders of Investors approved the Agreement and Plan of Merger, dated as of July 28, 2021 (the “Merger Agreement”), by and between Citizens Financial Group, Inc., a Delaware corporation and Investors Bancorp, Inc., a Delaware corporation, and the transactions contemplated by the Merger Agreement (the “Merger,” with such proposal the “Investors Merger Proposal”). In addition, the stockholders voted on a non-binding, advisory proposal to approve the compensation payable to the named executive officers of Investors in connection with the Merger (the “Investors Compensation Proposal”).

The final voting results were as follows:

Proposal 1: The Investors Merger Proposal:
Votes ForVotes AgainstAbstain
189,141,5442,066,861397,789

Proposal 2: The Investors Compensation Proposal:
Votes ForVotes AgainstAbstain
58,532,167129,994,5213,079,506

  
Item 8.01Other Events.
    On November 19, 2021, Investors issued a press release announcing that the Investors Merger Proposal was approved by its stockholders. A copy of the press release is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1.

Item 9.01Financial Statements and Exhibits
  
(a)Not Applicable.
  
(b)Not Applicable.
  
(c)Not Applicable
  
(d)Exhibits.
 Exhibit No.Description
104Cover Page Interactive Data File (embedded in the cover page formatted in Inline XBRL)






SIGNATURES

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.

 INVESTORS BANCORP, INC.
   
   
   
DATE: November 19, 2021By:/s/ Brian Doran
  Brian Doran
  Executive Vice President and
  General Counsel