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): April 4, 2016
CHICOPEE BANCORP, INC.
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in its Charter)
(State or Other Jurisdiction
|(Commission File No.)||
|70 Center Street, Chicopee, Massachusetts||01013|
|(Address of Principal Executive Offices)||(Zip Code)|
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (413) 594-6692
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
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Item 8.01 Other Events
On April 4, 2016, Chicopee Bancorp, Inc. (the "Company"), the holding company for Chicopee Savings Bank, entered into an Agreement and Plan of Merger (the "Merger Agreement") with Westfield Financial, Inc., the holding company for Westfield Bank. Pursuant to the Merger Agreement, the Company will merge with and into Westfield Financial, Inc., with Westfield Financial, Inc. as the surviving company, and Chicopee Savings Bank will merge with and into Westfield Bank, with Westfield Bank as the surviving institution. In connection with the execution of the Merger Agreement, the Company and Westfield Bancorp, Inc. issued a joint press release. A copy of the press release is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1 and incorporated by reference herein.
In addition, in connection with the announcement of the execution of the Merger Agreement, the Company and Westfield Bancorp, Inc. will make an investor presentation. A copy of the investor presentation is attached hereto a Exhibit 99.2 and incorporated herein.
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits
|(a)||Financial Statements of Businesses Acquired. Not applicable|
|(b)||Pro Forma Financial Information. Not Applicable|
|(c)||Shell Company Transactions. Not Applicable|
|99.1||Joint Press Release issued on April 4, 2016|
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.
CHICOPEE BANCORP, INC.
|DATE: April 5, 2016||By:||/s/ William J. Wagner|
|William J. Wagner|
|President and Chief Executive Officer|