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): 02/24/2009
Webster Financial Corporation
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
Commission File Number: 001-31486
Waterbury, Connecticut 06702
(Address of principal executive offices, including zip code)
(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 February 24, 2009 Webster Financial Corporation, the holding company for Webster Bank, N.A., issued a press release announcing that it has completed the goodwill analysis discussed in its January 23, 2009 preliminary earnings release and that no additional charge will be recorded for 2008. The company also indicated that there is no change in the valuation allowance for its deferred tax asset as of December 31, 2008. Webster will continue testing its goodwill for potential impairment in future periods.
Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits
(a) Not Applicable.
(b) Not Applicable.
(c) Not Applicable.
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.