Webster Financial 8-K 2014
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, DC 20549
CURRENT REPORT PURSUANT TO
SECTION 13 OR 15(D) OF THE
SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): February 11, 2014
WEBSTER FINANCIAL CORPORATION
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
Registrant’s 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:
Item 1.01 Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement
The information in Item 2.03 is incorporated by reference into this Item 1.01.
Item 2.03 Creation of a Direct Financial Obligation or an Obligation under an Off-Balance Sheet Arrangement of a Registrant
On February 11, 2014, Webster Financial Corporation (the “Company”) issued and sold $150,000,000 in aggregate principal amount of the Company’s 4.375% Senior Notes due 2024 (the “Notes”) in a registered public offering (the “Offering”) pursuant to the Company’s shelf registration statement on Form S-3 (the “Registration Statement”), filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (the “Commission”) on December 20, 2011 (Registration No. 333-178642). The Notes were issued pursuant to a Senior Debt Indenture dated February 11, 2014 (the “Senior Debt Indenture”), between the Company and The Bank of New York Mellon, as trustee (the “Trustee”), as supplemented by a Supplemental Indenture, dated February 11, 2014 (the “Supplemental Indenture”), between the Company and the Trustee. The Notes were sold pursuant to an Underwriting Agreement (the “Underwriting Agreement”) with Jefferies LLC, as representative of the underwriters named therein. The Company previously filed a copy of the Underwriting Agreement as Exhibit 1.1 to its Current Report on Form 8-K filed with the Commission on February 7, 2014.
The Underwriting Agreement, the Senior Debt Indenture, the Supplemental Indenture and the form of Notes are attached to this Current Report on Form 8-K as Exhibits 1.1, 4.1, 4.2, and 4.3, respectively, and are incorporated into this Item 8.01 by reference.
The Underwriting Agreement, the Senior Debt Indenture, the Supplemental Indenture and the Notes are more fully described in the prospectus supplement, filed with the Commission on February 5, 2014, to the accompanying prospectus filed with the Commission on December 20, 2011 as part of the Registration Statement. The foregoing descriptions of the Underwriting Agreement, the Senior Debt Indenture, the Supplemental Indenture and the Notes do not purport to be complete and are qualified in their entirety by reference to Exhibits 1.1, 4.1, 4.2 and 4.3, respectively.
This Current Report on Form 8-K is being filed, in part, for the purpose of filing the attached documents as exhibits to the Registration Statement in connection with the issuance of the Notes, and such exhibits are hereby incorporated by reference into the Registration Statement.
Item 8.01 Other Events
The information in Items 1.01 and 2.03 is incorporated by reference into this Item 8.01.
Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.
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.