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): March 6, 2012
COLONY FINANCIAL, INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
Registrants telephone number, including area code: (310) 282-8820
(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 (see General Instruction A.2. below):
On March 6, 2012, Colony Financial, Inc. (the Company) issued a press release announcing its financial position as of December 31, 2011, and fourth quarter and 2011 financial results. A copy of the press release is attached as Exhibit 99.1 to this current report and is incorporated herein by reference.
In accordance with General Instructions B.2 and B.6 of Form 8-K, the information included in this Current Report on Form 8-K (including Exhibit 99.1 hereto), shall not be deemed filed for the purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Act of 1934 (the Exchange Act), as amended, or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that section, nor shall it be deemed incorporated by reference into any filing made by the Company under the Exchange Act or Securities Act of 1933, as amended, except as shall be expressly set forth by specific reference in such a filing.
(d) Exhibits. The following exhibits are being furnished herewith to this Current Report on Form 8-K.
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 hereunto duly authorized.