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): November 27, 2012
WEBSTER FINANCIAL CORPORATION
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
Registrants 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:
On November 27, 2012, Webster Financial Corporation (Webster), the holding company for Webster Bank, N.A., priced its previously announced underwritten public offering of 4,400,000 depositary shares, each representing a 1/1000th interest in a share of its 6.40% Series E Non-Cumulative Perpetual Preferred Stock. In addition, Webster has granted the underwriters a 30-day option to purchase up to an additional 660,000 depositary shares to cover over-allotments. A copy of the press release is attached as Exhibit 99.1 and incorporated herein by reference.
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.