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Exhibit 25.1

 

 

 

UNITED STATES

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

Washington, D.C. 20549

 

 

FORM T-1

 

 

STATEMENT OF ELIGIBILITY

UNDER THE TRUST INDENTURE ACT OF 1939

OF A CORPORATION DESIGNATED TO ACT AS TRUSTEE

 

CHECK IF AN APPLICATION TO DETERMINE ELIGIBILITY OF A TRUSTEE PURSUANT TO SECTION 305(b) (2)

 

 

WELLS FARGO BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION

(Exact name of trustee as specified in its charter)

 

 

 

A National Banking Association   94-1347393

(Jurisdiction of incorporation or

organization if not a U.S. national bank)

 

(I.R.S. Employer

Identification No.)

101 North Phillips Avenue

Sioux Falls, South Dakota

 

57104

(Address of principal executive offices)   (Zip code)

Wells Fargo & Company

Law Department, Trust Section

MAC N9305-175

Sixth Street and Marquette Avenue, 17th Floor

Minneapolis, Minnesota 55479

(612) 667-4608

(Name, address and telephone number of agent for service)

 

 

Equity Bancshares, Inc.

(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in its Charter)

 

 

 

Kansas   72-1532188

(State or other jurisdiction of

incorporation or organization)

 

(I.R.S. Employer

Identification Number)

7701 East Kellogg Drive, Suite 300

Wichita, Kansas 67207

(316) 612-6000

(Address, including zip code, and telephone number, including area code, of registrant’s principal executive offices)

 

 

Senior Debt Securities

 

 

 


Item 1. General Information. Furnish the following information as to the trustee:

 

  (a) Name and address of each examining or supervising authority to which it is subject.

Comptroller of the Currency

Treasury Department

Washington, D.C.

Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation

Washington, D.C.

Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco

San Francisco, California 94120

 

  (b) Whether it is authorized to exercise corporate trust powers.

The trustee is authorized to exercise corporate trust powers.

 

Item 2. Affiliations with Obligor. If the obligor is an affiliate of the trustee, describe each such affiliation.

None with respect to the trustee.

No responses are included for Items 3-14 of this Form T-1 because the obligor is not in default as provided under Item 13.

 

Item 15. Foreign Trustee. Not applicable.

 

Item 16. List of Exhibits. List below all exhibits filed as a part of this Statement of Eligibility.

 

  Exhibit 1.    A copy of the Articles of Association of the trustee now in effect.*
  Exhibit 2.    A copy of the Comptroller of the Currency Certificate of Corporate Existence for Wells Fargo Bank, National Association, dated January 14, 2015.*
  Exhibit 3.    A copy of the Comptroller of the Currency Certification of Fiduciary Powers for Wells Fargo Bank, National Association, dated January 6, 2014.*
  Exhibit 4.    Copy of By-laws of the trustee as now in effect.*
  Exhibit 5.    Not applicable.
  Exhibit 6.    The consent of the trustee required by Section 321(b) of the Act.
  Exhibit 7.    A copy of the latest report of condition of the trustee published pursuant to law or the requirements of its supervising or examining authority.
  Exhibit 8.    Not applicable.
  Exhibit 9.    Not applicable.

 

* Incorporated by reference to the exhibit of the same number to the trustee’s Form T-1 dated March 13, 2015 filed with the SEC pursuant to Section 305(b)(2) of the Trust Indenture Act of 1939, as amended, with respect to file number 333-190926.


SIGNATURE

Pursuant to the requirements of the Trust Indenture Act of 1939, as amended, the trustee, Wells Fargo Bank, National Association, a national banking association organized and existing under the laws of the United States of America, has duly caused this statement of eligibility to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned, thereunto duly authorized, all in the City of Dallas and State of Texas on the 4th of June, 2018.

 

WELLS FARGO BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION

/s/ Patrick T. Giordano

Patrick T. Giordano
Vice President


EXHIBIT 6

June 4, 2018

Securities and Exchange Commission

Washington, D.C. 20549

Gentlemen:

In accordance with Section 321(b) of the Trust Indenture Act of 1939, as amended, the undersigned hereby consents that reports of examination of the undersigned made by Federal, State, Territorial, or District authorities authorized to make such examination may be furnished by such authorities to the Securities and Exchange Commission upon its request thereof.

 

Very truly yours,
WELLS FARGO BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION

/s/ Patrick T. Giordano

Patrick T. Giordano
Vice President


Exhibit 7

Consolidated Report of Condition of

Wells Fargo Bank National Association

of 101 North Phillips Avenue, Sioux Falls, SD 57104

And Foreign and Domestic Subsidiaries,

at the close of business March 31, 2018, filed in accordance with 12 U.S.C. §161 for National Banks.

 

     Dollar Amounts
In Millions
 

ASSETS

  

Cash and balances due from depository institutions:

  

Noninterest-bearing balances and currency and coin

   $ 17,369  

Interest-bearing balances

     184,177  

Securities:

  

Held-to-maturity securities

     141,338  

Available-for-sale securities

     255,739  

Equity Securities with readily determinable fair value not held for trading

     91  

Federal funds sold and securities purchased under agreements to resell:

  

Federal funds sold in domestic offices

     62  

Securities purchased under agreements to resell

     33,549  

Loans and lease financing receivables:

  

Loans and leases held for sale

     8,236  

Loans and leases, net of unearned income

     921,233  

LESS: Allowance for loan and lease losses

     9,937  

Loans and leases, net of unearned income and allowance

     911,296  

Trading Assets

     47,470  

Premises and fixed assets (including capitalized leases)

     8,067  

Other real estate owned

     564  

Investments in unconsolidated subsidiaries and associated companies

     12,080  

Direct and indirect investments in real estate ventures

     95  

Intangible assets

  

Goodwill

     22,467  

Other intangible assets

     17,972  

Other assets

     55,960  
  

 

 

 

Total assets

   $ 1,716,532  
  

 

 

 

LIABILITIES

  

Deposits:

  

In domestic offices

   $ 1,300,220  

Noninterest-bearing

     419,558  

Interest-bearing

     880,662  

In foreign offices, Edge and Agreement subsidiaries, and IBFs

     57,496  

Noninterest-bearing

     740  

Interest-bearing

     56,756  

Federal funds purchased and securities sold under agreements to repurchase:

  

Federal funds purchased in domestic offices

     8,394  

Securities sold under agreements to repurchase

     6,610  


     Dollar Amounts
In Millions
 

Trading liabilities

     10,762  

Other borrowed money
(includes mortgage indebtedness and obligations under capitalized leases)

     125,409  

Subordinated notes and debentures

     11,864  

Other liabilities

     31,546  
  

 

 

 

Total liabilities

   $ 1,552,301  

EQUITY CAPITAL

  

Perpetual preferred stock and related surplus

     0  

Common stock

     519  

Surplus (exclude all surplus related to preferred stock)

     112,560  

Retained earnings

     53,885  

Accumulated other comprehensive income

     -3,088  

Other equity capital components

     0  
  

 

 

 

Total bank equity capital

     163,876  

Noncontrolling (minority) interests in consolidated subsidiaries

     355  
  

 

 

 

Total equity capital

     164,231  
  

 

 

 

Total liabilities, and equity capital

   $ 1,716,532  
  

 

 

 

I, John R. Shrewsberry, Sr. EVP & CFO of the above-named bank do hereby declare that this Report of Condition has been prepared

in conformance with the instructions issued by the appropriate Federal regulatory authority and is true to the best of my knowledge

and belief.

John R. Shrewsberry

Sr. EVP & CFO

We, the undersigned directors, attest to the correctness of this Report of Condition and declare that it has been examined by us

and to the best of our knowledge and belief has been prepared in conformance with the instructions issued by the appropriate

Federal regulatory authority and is true and correct.

Directors

Enrique Hernandez, Jr

Federico F. Pena

James Quigley