SOUTH STATE Corp 8-K 2009
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, DC 20549
CURRENT REPORT PURSUANT
TO SECTION 13 OR 15(D) OF THE
SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
Date of report: May 11, 2009
(date of earliest event report)
SCBT Financial Corporation
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation)
(Registrants telephone number, including area code)
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
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Item 8.01 Other Events.
On May 11, 2009, SCBT Financial Corporation issued a press release announcing that it intends to offer and sell 1,150,000 shares of its common stock in an underwritten public offering through Keefe, Bruyette & Woods and Sandler ONeill + Partners, L.P. The shares will be issued pursuant to a prospectus supplement filed as part of an existing shelf registration statement filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on Form S-3.
SCBT Financial Corporation also announced that it provided notice to the U.S. Treasury on April 30, 2009 seeking permission to redeem all of its shares of Series T Preferred Stock, which was issued to the Treasury as part of the Treasurys Capital Purchase Program.
A copy of the press release is included as exhibit 99.1 to this report and is incorporated by reference herein.
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.