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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): February 15, 2013

 

FIRST DEFIANCE FINANCIAL CORP.

 

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

 


 

OHIO

 

0-26850

 

34-1803915

 

(State or other jurisdiction of
incorporation)

 

(Commission File No.)

 

(IRS Employer I.D. No.)

 

 

601 Clinton Street, Defiance, Ohio 43512

 

(Address of Principal Executive Offices) (Zip Code)

 


Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (419) 782-5015

 

Not Applicable

(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 (see General Instruction A.2. below):

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Section 7 – Regulation FD.

Item 7.01     Regulation FD Disclosure.

          On February 15, 2013, FDEF issued a press release announcing it has received permission from regulators to pay a cash dividend of $0.10 per common share payable on March 8, 2013 to shareholders of record at the close of business on February 28, 2013.  A copy of the press release is attached as Exhibit 99 and is incorporated herein by reference.

Section 9 – Financial Statements and Exhibits

Item 9.01     Financial Statements and Exhibits.

          (d)       Exhibits.

Exhibit
Number


Description

 
99 Dividend Press Release dated February 15, 2013

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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 thereunto duly authorized.

 

FIRST DEFIANCE FINANCIAL CORP.

 

 

 

 

By:

/s/ Donald P. Hileman

Donald P. Hileman

Chief Financial Officer

 

Date:    February 15, 2013

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