Webster Financial 8-K 2009
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): October 15, 2009
Webster Financial Corporation
Registrants telephone number, including area code: (203) 465-4364
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
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Item 8.01. Other Events.
On October 15, 2009, Webster Financial Corporation (Webster) announced that it had completed the transactions contemplated by the Investment Agreement, dated July 27, 2009, with Warburg Pincus Private Equity X, L.P., (Warburg Pincus) pursuant to which Warburg Pincus invested the remaining $74.8 million of its $115 million investment in Webster through a direct purchase of newly issued common stock, non-voting perpetual participating preferred stock, and warrants.
The press release attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1 is incorporated by reference herein.
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.