Prosperity Bancshares 8-K 2012
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
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): March 12, 2012
PROSPERITY BANCSHARES, INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
4295 San Felipe
Houston, Texas 77027
(Address of principal executive offices including zip code)
Registrants telephone number, including area code: (713) 693-9300
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 (see General Instruction A.2. below):
On March 12, 2012, East Texas Financial Services, Inc. (ETFS) issued a press release announcing that it has postponed its special meeting of stockholders that was scheduled for March 14, 2012 at 2:00 p.m. to March 28, 2012 at 2:00 p.m. to provide ETFS stockholders additional time to vote by proxy. The location of the special meeting will be announced at a later date. The purpose of the special meeting is for stockholders of ETFS to consider and vote on the approval of the Agreement and Plan of Reorganization, dated as of December 8, 2011, by and between Prosperity Bancshares, Inc. and ETFS.
In connection with the proposed merger of East Texas Financial Services, Inc. into Prosperity, Prosperity has filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission a registration statement on Form S-4 to register the shares of Prosperitys common stock to be issued to the stockholders of East Texas Financial Services. The registration statement includes a proxy statement/prospectus which was sent to the stockholders of East Texas Financial Services seeking their approval of the proposed transaction.
WE URGE INVESTORS AND SECURITY HOLDERS TO READ THE REGISTRATION STATEMENT ON FORM S-4, THE PROXY STATEMENT/PROSPECTUS INCLUDED WITHIN THE REGISTRATION STATEMENT ON FORM S-4 AND ANY OTHER RELEVANT DOCUMENTS FILED WITH THE SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION IN CONNECTION WITH THE PROPOSED TRANSACTION BECAUSE THEY CONTAIN IMPORTANT INFORMATION ABOUT PROSPERITY, EAST TEXAS FINANCIAL SERVICES AND THE PROPOSED TRANSACTION.
Investors and security holders may obtain free copies of these documents through the website maintained by the Securities and Exchange Commission at http://www.sec.gov. Documents filed with the SEC by Prosperity will be available free of charge by directing a request by telephone or mail to Prosperity Bancshares, Inc., Prosperity Bank Plaza, 4295 San Felipe, Houston, Texas 77027 Attn: Investor Relations. Prosperitys telephone number is (281) 269-7199.
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.