Webster Financial 8-K 2009
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): June 23, 2009
Webster Financial Corporation
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
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 June 23, 2009, Webster Financial Corporation (Webster) announced that in connection with its exchange offer for its 8.50% Series A Non-Cumulative Perpetual Convertible Preferred Stock and the 7.65% Fixed to Floating Rate Trust Preferred Securities of Webster Capital Trust IV, guaranteed by Webster (the Trust Preferred Securities), Webster has determined that, for each $1,000 liquidation amount of Trust Preferred Securities accepted for exchange, 82.0755 shares of common stock will be issued, and a cash payment equal to accrued distributions, in respect of the Trust Preferred Securities from the last payment date to, but not including, the settlement date, will be paid.
A copy of the press release announcing the Trust Preferred Securities exchange ratio is filed herewith as Exhibit 99.1 and is incorporated herein by reference.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, the Registrant has duly caused this Report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned thereunto duly authorized.