SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the
Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): April 7, 2004
WEBSTER FINANCIAL CORPORATION.
|(State or other jurisdiction||(Commission||(IRS Employer|
|of incorporation)||File Number)||Identification No.)|
Webster Plaza, Waterbury, Connecticut 06702
Registrants telephone number, including area code: (203) 578-2476
Item 5. Other Events.
On April 7, 2004, Webster Financial Corporation, the holding company for Webster Bank, issued a press release announcing a proposed offering of senior notes. That press release is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1 and is incorporated by reference herein.
Item 7. Financial Statements and Exhibits.
(a) Not applicable.
(b) Not applicable.
|Press release dated, April 7, 2004|
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.
WEBSTER FINANCIAL CORPORATION
/s/ William J. Healy
William J. Healy
Executive Vice President and
Chief Financial Officer
Date: April 8, 2004
|Press release dated, April 7, 2004.|