8-K 1 d8k.htm FORM 8-K Form 8-K

 

 

UNITED STATES

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

Washington, D.C. 20549

FORM 8-K

CURRENT REPORT

Pursuant to Section 13 OR 15(d) of The Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported) May 2, 2008

AMERICANWEST BANCORPORATION

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

 

Washington   0-18561   91-1259511
(State or other jurisdiction
of incorporation)
  (Commission
File Number)
  (IRS Employer
Identification No.)

 

41 W. Riverside Avenue, Suite 400 Spokane, WA   99201
(Address of principal executive offices)   (Zip Code)

Registrant’s telephone number, including area code (509) 467-6993

 

 

(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:

 

¨ Written communications pursuant to Rule 425 under the Securities Act (17 CFR 230.425)

 

¨ Soliciting material pursuant to Rule 14a-12 under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14a-12)

 

¨ Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 14d-2(b) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14d-2(b))

 

¨ Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 13e-4(c) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.13e-4(c))

 

 

 


Section 8 – Other Events

 

Item 8.01 Other Events.

On May 1, 2008, AmericanWest Bancorporation issued a press release announcing the results of its annual shareholder meeting. A copy of the press release is attached as Exhibit 99.1.

Section 9 – Financial Statements and Exhibits

 

Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits

 (a) Not applicable

 (b) Not applicable

 (c) Not applicable

 

(d)

 

Exhibit No.

  

Exhibit Description

  99.1    Press Release dated May 1, 2008, titled “AmericanWest Bancorporation Announces Approval of all Proposals at Annual Shareholders’ Meeting.”


SIGNATURE

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.

 

    AMERICANWEST BANCORPORATION,
    a Washington Corporation
Dated: May 2, 2008     /s/ Patrick J. Rusnak
    Patrick J. Rusnak
    EVP and Chief Operating Officer