SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549
PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(d) OF THE
SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
Date of Report (Date of Earliest Event Reported): January 31, 2013
Boston Private Financial Holdings, Inc.
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in its Charter)
(State or other
Ten Post Office Square, Boston, Massachusetts 02109
(Address of principal executive offices)
(Registrant's telephone number, including area code)
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On January 31, 2013, Boston Private Financial Holdings, Inc. (the “Company”) repurchased a total of 182,300 shares of its publicly traded convertible trust preferred securities (the “Trust Preferred Securities”) issued in 2004 by Boston Private Capital Trust I, a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Company. The par value of the shares repurchased totaled $9.1 million and the cost was approximately $8.3 million.
Although currently not anticipated in the near future, the Company may, from time to time, and subject to applicable regulatory approvals, make additional repurchases of the Trust Preferred Securities, depending on market conditions and liquidity.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunder duly authorized.
BOSTON PRIVATE FINANCIAL HOLDINGS, INC.
/S/ DAVID J. KAYE
David J. Kaye
Chief Financial Officer
Date: January 31, 2013