SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of
the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
January 23, 2013
Date of Report (date of earliest event reported)
EAST WEST BANCORP, INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
Commission file number 000-24939
135 N Los Robles Ave., 7th Floor, Pasadena, California 91101
(Address of principal executive offices including zip code)
(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)
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.):
East West Bancorp, Inc.
Current Report of Form 8-K
Item 2.02. Results of Operations and Financial Condition
On January 23, 2013, East West Bancorp, Inc. announced, via press release, its preliminary results of operations for the quarter and year ended December 31, 2012. A copy of the press release is furnished herewith 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.