Webster Financial 8-K 2010
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, DC 20549
PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(D) OF THE
SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): December 21, 2010
WEBSTER FINANCIAL CORPORATION
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
Registrants telephone number, including area code: (203) 578-2202
(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 December 21, 2010, Webster Financial Corporation (Webster) priced its previously announced underwritten public offering of 6,630,000 shares of its common stock at a price to the public of $18.00 per share. In conjunction with the public offering, Warburg Pincus and one of its affiliates, each an existing stockholder, have agreed to purchase 2,069,848 shares of Websters common stock at the price to the public less applicable underwriting discounts and commissions. Together, with the shares issued in the public offering, the total number of shares sold is 8,699,848. The offering is expected to close on or about December 27, 2010, subject to customary closing conditions.
A copy of the 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: December 21, 2010