SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
(Amendment No. 2)*
Amerant Bancorp Inc.
(Name of Issuer)
Class A Common Stock, par value $0.10 per share
(Title of Class of Securities)
December 31, 2020
(Date of Event Which Requires Filing of this Statement)
Check the appropriate box to designate the rule pursuant to which this Schedule is filed:
☐ Rule 13d-1(b)
☐ Rule 13d-1(c)
☒ Rule 13d-1(d)
|*||The remainder of this cover page shall be filled out for a reporting person's initial filing on this form with respect to the subject class of securities, and for any subsequent amendment containing information which would alter the disclosures provided in a prior cover page.|
The information required in the remainder of this cover page shall not be deemed to be “filed” for the purpose of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (“Act”) or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that section of the Act but shall be subject to all other provisions of the Act (however, see the Notes).
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Names of Reporting Persons
Gustavo J. Vollmer A.
Check the Appropriate Box if a Member of a Group (See Instructions)
(a) ☐ (b) ☐
|3||SEC Use Only|
Citizenship or Place of Organization
Venezuela and Panama Citizen
Sole Voting Power
Shared Voting Power
Sole Dispositive Power
Shared Dispositive Power
Aggregate Amount Beneficially Owned By Each Reporting Person
Check if the Aggregate Amount in Row (9) Excludes Certain Shares (See Instructions) ☐
Percent Of Class Represented by Amount in Row (9)
Type of Reporting Person (See Instructions)
* These shares include 1,795.66 Class A Shares held by Mr. Vollmer's wife.
** See Item 4.
*** Calculated based upon the number of shares outstanding as of December 31, 2020: 28,806,423 Class A Shares.
This Amendment No. 2 (this “Amendment”) amends, in its entirety, the Amendment No.1 to Schedule 13G filed on April 14, 2020 by Gustavo J. Vollmer A (the “Amendment No. 1”). The Amendment No.1 included in the number of shares reported as beneficially owned by Mr. Vollmer with shared voting and shared dispositive power as well as in the aggregate amount beneficially owned by Mr. Vollmer, 324,314.33 Class A shares beneficially owned by Mr. Vollmer's mother’s because Mr. Vollmer had a general power of attorney from his mother that was broad enough to cover those shares. Mr. Vollmer’s mother passed on June 5, 2020 and the power of attorney expired under applicable law. The shares reported as beneficially owned by Mr. Vollmer with sole voting and dispositive power as well as the aggregate amount beneficially owned by Mr. Vollmer include 8,400 shares that Mr. Vollmer stands to inherit from his mother's Estate.
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(a) Name of Issuer
Amerant Bancorp Inc.
(b) Address of Issuer’s Principal Executive Offices
220 Alhambra Circle
Coral Gables, Florida 33134
(a) Name of Person Filing: Gustavo J. Vollmer A.
(b) Address or Principal Business Office or, if None, Residence: 220 Alhambra Circle, Coral Gables, Florida 33134
(c) Citizenship: Venezuela and Panama Citizen
(d) Title of Class of Securities: Class A Common Stock, par value $0.10 per share (“Class A Shares”)
(e) CUSIP Number: 023576101
Item 3. If this Statement is Filed Pursuant to §§ 240.13d-1(b) or 240.13d-2(b) or (c), Check Whether the Person Filing is a:
(a) ☐ Broker or dealer registered under section 15 of the Act (15 U.S.C. 78o);
(b) ☐ Bank as defined in section 3(a)(6) of the Act (15 U.S.C. 78c);
(c) ☐ Insurance company as defined in section 3(a)(19) of the Act (15 U.S.C. 78c);
(d) ☐ Investment company registered under section 8 of the Investment Company Act of 1940 (15 U.S.C 80a-8);
(e) ☐ An investment adviser in accordance with §240.13d-1(b)(1)(ii)(E);
(f) ☐ An employee benefit plan or endowment fund in accordance with §240.13d- 1(b)(1)(ii)(F);
(g) ☐ A parent holding company or control person in accordance with §240.13d- 1(b)(1)(ii)(G);
(h) ☐ A savings associations as defined in Section 3(b) of the Federal Deposit Insurance Act (12 U.S.C. 1813);
(i) ☐ A church plan that is excluded from the definition of an investment company under section 3(c)(14) of the Investment Company Act of 1940 (15 U.S.C. 80a-3);
(j) ☐ A non-U.S. institution in accordance with §240.13d-1(b)(1)(ii)(J);
(k) ☐ Group, in accordance with §240.13d-1(b)(1)(ii)(K). If filing as a non-U.S. institution in accordance with §240.13d-1(b)(1)(ii)(J), please specify the type of institution:
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Item 4. Ownership.
Provide the following information regarding the aggregate number and percentage of the class of securities of the issuer identified in Item 1.
(a) Amount beneficially owned. 1,736,032.47 Class A shares. These shares include 1,795.66 Class A Shares held by Mr. Vollmer's wife. Mr. Vollmer disclaims beneficial ownership of 978,509.57 Class A Shares as to which he has no economic interest therein.
(b) Percent of class. 6.03%. Calculated based upon the number of shares outstanding as of December 31, 2020: 28,806,423 Class A Shares.
(c) Number of shares as to which the person has:
|(i)||Sole power to vote or direct the vote||757,522.90|
|(ii)||Shared power to vote or to direct the vote||978,509.57|
|(iii)||Sole power to dispose or to direct the disposition of||757,522.90|
|(iv)||Shared power to dispose or to direct the disposition of||978,509.57|
Item 5. Ownership of 5 Percent or Less of a Class.
Item 6. Ownership of More than 5 Percent on Behalf of Another Person.
Other persons have the right to receive or the power to direct the receipt of dividends from, or the proceeds from the sale of, certain of the securities reported herein.
Item 7. Identification and Classification of the Subsidiary Which Acquired the Security Being Reported on By the Parent Holding Company or Control Person.
Item 8. Identification and Classification of Members of the Group.
Item 9. Notice of Dissolution of Group.
Item 10. Certifications.
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After reasonable inquiry and to the best of my knowledge and belief, I certify that the information set forth in this statement is true, complete and correct.
Dated: February 12, 2021
|/s/ Gustavo J. Vollmer A.|
|Gustavo J. Vollmer A|
Intentional misstatements or omissions of fact constitute Federal Criminal Violations (See 18 U.S.C. 1001).
[Signature Page to Schedule 13G/A]