8-K 1 ffh_somers-pardue8k.htm 8-K ACQUISITION OF SOMERS-PARDUE AGENCY, INC. First Financial Holdings, Inc. 8-K for press release of 4/10/08
         
 

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): April 10, 2008

         

         
 

First Financial Holdings, Inc.

 
   

(Exact name of registrant as specified in charter)

   
         

         

Delaware

 

 0-17122    

 

57-0866076

State or other jurisdiction of incorporation

Commission File Number

I.R.S. Employer I.D. number

         

34 Broad Street, Charleston, South Carolina  29401

   

(Address of principal executive offices)

   
         
 

Registrant's telephone number (including area code):  (843) 529-5933

 
         
   

Not applicable

   
 

(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)

 
         

         

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

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

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

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

           

 


 

Section 8 -- Other Events

          Item 8.01 Other Events

          In the press release dated April 10, 2008, First Financial Holdings, Inc. acquires The Somers-Pardue Agency, Inc. of Burlington, NC.

 

Section 9 -- Financial Statements and Exhibits

          Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits

          (a) Not applicable.

          (b) Not applicable.

          (c) Exhibits.

                      Exhibit (99.1). Press release dated April 10, 2008.


 

SIGNATURES

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.

 

 

 

 

 

FIRST FINANCIAL HOLDINGS, INC

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

/s/ R. Wayne Hall

 

 

R. Wayne Hall

 

 

Executive Vice President, Finance

 

 

and Chief Financial Officer

 

 

 

Date: April 10, 2008

 

 

 

 

EXHIBIT INDEX

Exhibit Number

 

Description

 

 

 

99.1

 

First Financial Holdings, Inc. acquires The Somers-Pardue Agency, Inc. of Burlington, NC.