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) November 13, 2012
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
Registrants telephone number, including area code: (214) 252-4000
(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:
Section 8 Other Events
On November 13, 2012, PlainsCapital Corporation (the Company) and Hilltop Holdings Inc. (Hilltop) issued a joint press release announcing that the Company and Hilltop received regulatory approvals from federal regulators to proceed with Hilltops acquisition of the Company. Hilltop also announced that it received approval to become a financial holding company upon consummation of the acquisition.
A copy of the press release is attached as Exhibit 99.1 hereto and incorporated by reference herein.
Important Additional Information
In connection with the proposed transaction, Hilltop has filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) a definitive registration statement on Form S-4 that includes a joint proxy statement of Hilltop and the Company that also constitutes a prospectus of Hilltop, and which has been mailed to shareholders of Hilltop and the Company. Hilltop and the Company also plan to file other relevant documents with the SEC regarding the proposed transaction. INVESTORS ARE URGED TO READ THE JOINT PROXY STATEMENT/PROSPECTUS AND OTHER RELEVANT DOCUMENTS FILED WITH THE SEC, BECAUSE THEY CONTAIN IMPORTANT INFORMATION. You may obtain a free copy of the joint proxy statement/prospectus and other relevant documents filed by Hilltop and the Company with the SEC at the SECs website at www.sec.gov. Copies of the documents filed by Hilltop with the SEC will be available free of charge on Hilltops website at www.hilltop-holdings.com or by contacting Hilltops Investor Relations at (214) 855-2177. Copies of the documents filed by the Company with the SEC will be available free of charge on the Companys website at www.plainscapital.com or by contacting the Companys Investor Relations at (214) 252-4155.
Section 9 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.