NewStar Financial 10-K 2008
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SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Amendment No. 1
For the fiscal year ended December 31, 2007
For the transition period from to
Commission file number 001-33211
NewStar Financial, Inc.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
Registrants telephone number, including area code: (617) 848-2500
Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(g) of the Act:
Indicate by check mark if the registrant is a well-known seasoned issuer, as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act. Yes ¨ No x
Indicate by check mark if the registrant is not required to file reports pursuant to Section 13 or Section 15(d) of the Act. Yes ¨ No x
Indicate by check mark whether the registrant (1) has filed all reports required to be filed by Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 during the preceding 12 months (or for such shorter period that the registrant was required to file such reports), and (2) has been subject to such filing requirements for the past 90 days. Yes x No ¨
Indicate by check mark if disclosure of delinquent filers pursuant to Item 405 of Regulation S-K is not contained herein, and will not be contained, to the best of the registrants knowledge, in definitive proxy or information statements incorporated by reference in Part III of this Form 10-K or any amendment to this Form 10-K. ¨
Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is a large accelerated filer, an accelerated filer, a non-accelerated filer or a smaller reporting company. See the definitions of accelerated filer, large accelerated filer and smaller reporting company in Rule 12b-2 of the Exchange Act.
Large Accelerated Filer ¨ Accelerated Filer x Non-Accelerated Filer ¨ Smaller reporting company ¨
Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is a shell company (as defined in Rule 12b-2 of the Exchange Act). Yes ¨ No x
As of June 29, 2007 the last business day of our most recently completed second fiscal quarter, the aggregate market value of the voting stock held by non-affiliates was $515,829,574, based on the number of shares held by non-affiliates of the registrant as of June 30, 2007, and based on the reported last sale price of common stock on June 29, 2007. This calculation does not reflect a determination that persons are affiliates for any other purposes.
As of March 7, 2008, 48,593,090 shares of common stock, par value of $0.01 per share, were outstanding.
DOCUMENTS INCORPORATED BY REFERENCE
Portions of the Registrants Definitive Proxy Statement to be filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) pursuant to Regulation 14A under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the Exchange Act), relating to the Registrants Annual General Meeting of Members scheduled to be held May 14, 2008 are incorporated by reference into Part III of this Form 10-K. With the exception of the portions of the Proxy Statement specifically incorporated herein by reference, the Proxy Statement is not deemed to be filed as part of this Form 10-K.
This amendment is being filed to amend our Annual Report on Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2007, which we filed with the SEC on March 10, 2008 (the Form 10-K). The sole purpose of this amendment is to include a revised consent of KPMG LLP, our independent registered public accounting firm, to replace the consent that was filed as Exhibit 23 to our Form 10-K, which inadvertently omitted certain information that should have been included.
We are also filing certifications by our principal executive officer and principal financial officer required by this amendment as exhibits Exhibit 31(a)(1) and 31(b)(1) in accordance with Rule 12b-15 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended.
Pursuant to Rule 12b-15 of the Securities Act of 1934, as amended, Exhibit 23 of our Annual Report on the Form 10-K is deleted in its entirety and replaced with the attached Exhibit 23. This amendment does not reflect events occurring after the original filing date of the Form 10-K, or modify or update in any way disclosures made in the Form 10-K. Accordingly, this Form 10-K/A should be read in conjunction with our SEC filings made subsequent to the filing of our Form 10-K.
Pursuant to the requirements of Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the Company has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned, thereunto duly authorized.
INDEX TO EXHIBITS
to Amendment No. 1 to the Annual Report on Form 10-K/A for the Year Ended December 31, 2007