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 4, 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.
On February 4, 2014, Webster Financial Corporation (the “Company”) entered into an Underwriting Agreement (the “Underwriting Agreement”) with Jefferies LLC, as representative of the underwriters named therein (the “Underwriters”), pursuant to which the Company agreed to sell, and the Underwriters agreed to purchase, subject to the terms and conditions set forth therein, $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, filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on December 20, 2011 (Registration No. 333-178642).
The description of the Underwriting Agreement set forth above is qualified by reference to the Underwriting Agreement filed as Exhibit 1.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K and incorporated herein by reference.
Item 8.01. Other Events.
On February 4, 2014, the Company issued a press release announcing that the Company priced the Offering of the Notes. A copy of the press release is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1 and is incorporated herein by reference.
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.