Washington, D.C.   20549


Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)
of the
Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of Report (date of earliest event reported):  September 30, 2011

(Exact Name of Registrant as specified in its charter)


(State or other jurisdiction
(Commission File Number)
(I.R.S. Employer
of incorporation)
Identification No.)

1015 Penn Avenue
Suite 103
Wyomissing PA 19610

Registrant's telephone number, including area code:  (610) 933-2000

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


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Item 3.02          Unregistered Sales of Equity Securities
On September 30, 2011, Customers Bancorp, Inc. (the “Company”) issued 419,000 shares of Common Stock, par value $1.00 per share, and 565,848, shares of Class B Non-Voting Common Stock, par value $1.00 per share (collectively, the “Purchased Shares”), each at a purchase price of $13.20 per share, for an aggregate purchase price of approximately $13 million.
The Purchased Shares were issued pursuant to an exemption from securities registration afforded by Section 4(2) of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the “Securities Act”). The offer and sale were made directly to one individual who qualifies as an accredited investor under Rule 501 of Regulation D promulgated under the Securities Act, and no advertising or general solicitation was employed.  The Purchased Shares were not registered under the Securities Act, and may not be offered or sold in the United States absent registration under the Securities Act or an applicable exemption from the registration requirements of the Securities Act.

Item 8.01          Other Events

On October 5, 2011, the Company issued a Press Release announcing the issuance of the Purchased Shares. The Press Release, attached as Exhibit 99.1 hereto and incorporated herein by reference, is being furnished to the SEC and shall not be deemed to be “filed” for any purpose.

Item 9.01           Financial Statements and Exhibits
99.1            Press Release dated October 5, 2011





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.

By /s/ Thomas R. Brugger
Name:  Thomas R. Brugger
Title:  Executive Vice President
and Chief Financial Officer

Date:           October 6, 2011



99.1            Press Release dated October 5, 2011