Webster Financial 8-K 2008
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): November 7, 2008
WEBSTER FINANCIAL CORPORATION
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
Webster Plaza, Waterbury, Connecticut 06702
(Address of principal executive offices)
Registrants telephone number, including area code: (203) 465-4364
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
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:
On November 7, 2008 Webster Financial Corporation issued a press release announcing it has received preliminary approval for $400 million in new capital under the U.S. Department of Treasurys Capital Purchase Program. A copy of that press release is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1 and incorporated herein by reference.
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.
Date: November 7, 2008