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Other Events, Financial Statements and Exhibits

Item 8.01 Other Information.

On March 5, 2014, Bank of the Ozarks, Inc. (the "Company") announced completion of its acquisition of Bancshares, Inc. ("Bancshares") pursuant to an agreement and plan of merger dated December 9, 2013 ("Agreement") by and among the Company, Bank of the Ozarks, the Company's wholly-owned bank subsidiary (the "Bank"), OBMS, Inc., the Company's wholly-owned merger subsidiary ("Merger-Sub"), Bancshares and OMNIBANK, N.A., Bancshares wholly-owned bank subsidiary ("OMNIBANK"). Pursuant to the Agreement, the Merger-Sub merged with and into Bancshares (the "Merger") and Bancshares will be dissolved and liquidated into the Company. Simultaneously with the closing of the Merger, OMNIBANK merged with and into the Bank. In connection with the closing of the Merger, the Company paid approximately $21.5 million in cash in exchange for all outstanding shares of Bancshares common stock.

Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.

(d) Exhibits.

The following exhibit is being furnished with this Current Report on Form 8-K.

Exhibit No.       Description of Exhibit

99.1              Press Release dated March 5, 2014 Announcing Closing of the
                  Bancshares Merger


The Company entered into a definitive agreement and plan of merger dated January 30, 2014, between the Company, the Bank, Summit Bancorp, Inc. ("Summit") and Summit Bank, Summit's wholly-owned bank subsidiary ("Summit Bank") relating to a proposed merger transaction. The Company intends to file a registration statement on Form S-4 with the Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC") to register the Company's shares that will be issued to Summit's shareholders in connection with the transaction. The registration statement will include a joint proxy statement/prospectus and other relevant materials in connection with the proposed merger transaction involving the Company and Summit. INVESTORS AND SECURITY HOLDERS ARE URGED TO READ THE REGISTRATION STATEMENT AND JOINT PROXY/PROSPECTUS WHEN IT BECOMES AVAILABLE (AND ANY OTHER DOCUMENTS FILED WITH THE SEC IN CONNECTION WITH THE TRANSACTION OR INCORPORATED BY REFERENCE INTO THE JOINT PROXY/PROSPECTUS) BECAUSE SUCH DOCUMENTS WILL CONTAIN IMPORTANT INFORMATION REGARDING THE PROPOSED MERGER TRANSACTION. Investors and security holders may obtain free copies of these documents and other documents filed with the SEC on the SEC's website at Investors and security holders may also obtain free copies of the documents filed with the SEC by the Company at the Company's website at, Investor Relations, or by contacting Susan Blair at (501) 978-2217.

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