Washington, DC 20549









Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of

The Securities Exchange Act of 1934


Date of report (Date of earliest event reported): January 23, 2018




First Horizon National Corporation

(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Charter)


TN 001-15185 62-0803242
(State or other jurisdiction
of incorporation)
(Commission File Number) (IRS Employer Identification No.)


(Address of principal executive office) (Zip Code)


Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (901) 523-4444


(Former name or former address, if changed from last report)




Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions:


o Written communications pursuant to Rule 425 under the Securities Act (17 CFR 230.425)
o Soliciting material pursuant to Rule 14a-12 under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14a-12)
o Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 14d-2(b) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14d-2(b))
o Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 13e-4(c) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.13e-4(c))


Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (17 CFR §230.405) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (17 CFR §240.12b-2).


Emerging growth company


If an emerging growth company, indicate by check mark if the registrant has elected not to use the extended transition period for complying with any new or revised financial accounting standards provided pursuant to Section 13(a) of the Exchange Act. o

ITEM 5.03. Amendments to Articles of Incorporation or Bylaws; Change in Fiscal Year


Amendment of Bylaws


On January 23, 2018, the Company’s Board of Directors amended Section 3.2 of the Company’s Bylaws. The amendment is effective immediately.


The amendment to Section 3.2 decreases the size of the Company’s Board of Directors from thirteen to twelve persons. This amendment eliminates the vacancy created by the retirement of R. Brad Martin in December 2017.


A copy of the Company’s Bylaws as amended is filed as an exhibit with this Report.


ITEM 9.01.  Financial Statements and Exhibits


(d) Exhibits


The following exhibit is filed herewith:


Exhibit #   Description
3.1   Bylaws of First Horizon National Corporation, as amended and restated effective January 23, 2018


All summaries and descriptions of documents, and of amendments thereto, set forth above are qualified in their entirety by the documents themselves, whether filed as an exhibit hereto or filed as an exhibit to a later report.


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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.


    First Horizon National Corporation  
Date: January 24, 2018   By: /s/ Clyde A. Billings, Jr.  
      Clyde A. Billings, Jr.  
      Senior Vice President, Assistant General Counsel, and Corporate Secretary