This excerpt taken from the BPOP 8-K filed Feb 9, 2010.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
⃞ Written communications pursuant to Rule 425 under the Securities Act (17 CFR 230.425)
⃞ Soliciting material pursuant to Rule 14a-12 under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14a-12)
⃞ Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 14d-2(b) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14d-2(b))
⃞ Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 13e-4(c) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.13e-4(c))
Item 7.01. Regulation FD Disclosure
The executive officers of Popular, Inc. intend to use the materials filed herewith, in whole or in part, in one or more meetings with investors and analysts. A copy of the investor presentation is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1.
Popular, Inc. does not intend for this Item 7.01 or Exhibit 99.1 to be treated as “filed” under the Securities Act of 1934, as amended, or incorporated by reference into its filings under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended.
Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits
The following exhibit shall not be deemed to be “filed” for purposes of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended.
Exhibit 99.1-Investor Presentation
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.