This excerpt taken from the BPFH DEF 14A filed Aug 29, 2008.
The SEC allows us to incorporate by reference into this proxy statement documents we file with the SEC. This means that we can disclose important information to you by referring you to those documents. The information incorporated by reference is considered to be a part of this proxy statement, and later information that we file with the SEC as specified below will update and supersede that information. We incorporate by reference Items 7, 7A, 8 and 9 from the Companys Annual Report on Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2007, as amended by the Form 10-K/A filed on July 22, 2008, and Items 1, 2 and 3 from the Companys Quarterly Reports on Form 10-Q for the quarterly periods ended March 31, 2008 and June 30, 2008 and any other items in those Quarterly Reports expressly updating the above referenced items from our Annual Report on Form 10-K (as so amended).
This proxy statement incorporates important business and financial information about Boston Private from other documents that are not included in or delivered with this document. This information is available to you without charge upon your written or oral request. You can obtain the documents incorporated by reference in this proxy statement by accessing the Investor Relations section of our website, http://www.bostonprivate.com and from the SEC at its website, www.sec.gov or by requesting them in writing to Margaret W. Chambers, Secretary at Ten Post Office Square, Boston, MA 02109, (617) 912-1900. If so requested, we will provide a copy of the incorporated filings by first class mail or equally prompt means within one business day of our receipt of your request.
Representatives of KPMG LLP will be present at the Special Meeting, will have the opportunity to make a statement if they so desire, and will be available to respond to appropriate questions submitted to the Secretary of Boston Private in advance of the Special Meeting.