SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE
Pursuant to Section 13
or 15(d) of
October 20, 2004
Synovus Financial Corp.
|(State of Incorporation)||(Commission File Number)||(IRS Employer Identification No.)|
1111 Bay Avenue, Suite 500,
Columbus, Georgia 31901
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:
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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))
Results of Operations and
On October 20, 2004, Synovus Financial Corp.
("Registrant") issued a press release and will hold an investor call and webcast to disclose
financial results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2004. The press release and Supplemental
Information for use at this investor call are attached hereto as Exhibits 99.1 and 99.2 and incorporated
herein by reference.
Departure of Directors or Principal Officers;
Election of Directors; Appointment of Principal Officers.
C. Edward Floyd was elected as a director
of Registrant on October 20, 2004 by Registrant's Board of Directors to fill a vacant board seat. Mr. Floyd
was also appointed as a member of the Corporate Governance and Nominating Committee of the Board of Directors
Amendments to Articles of Incorporation or Bylaws; Change in Fiscal Year.
On October 20, 2004, the Board of Directors of Registrant amended Article III, Section 16 of its bylaws to increase the retirement age of directors from age 70 to age 72. The amended bylaws are attached as Exhibit 3.1.
Regulation FD Disclosure.
See Item 2.02 above.
|Item 9.01||Financial Statements and Exhibits.|
Bylaws, as amended
Registrant's press release
dated October 20, 2004
Supplemental Information prepared for use with the
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, Registrant has caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
| TOTAL SYSTEM SERVICES, INC|
|Dated: October 20, 2004||By:/s/ Kathleen Moates|
| Kathleen Moates|
Senior Deputy General Counsel