SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of The
Securities Exchange Act of 1934
November 19, 2012
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported)
NewStar Financial, Inc.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
500 Boylston Street, Suite 1250, Boston, MA 02116
(Address of principal executive offices) (Zip Code)
(Registrants telephone number, including area code)
(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 November 19, 2012, the Board of Directors of NewStar Financial, Inc. authorized the repurchase of up to $10 million of the companys common stock from time to time on the open market or in privately negotiated transactions. The timing and amount of any shares purchased will be determined by the companys management based on its evaluation of market condition and other factors. The repurchase program, which will expire on December 31, 2013 unless extended by the Board of Directors, may be suspended or discontinued at any time without notice.
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.