Washington, D.C. 20549
Form 8-K
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of
the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
December 17, 2007
Date of Report
(Date of Earliest Event Reported)
Synovus Financial Corp.
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in its Charter)
Georgia   1-10312   58-1134883
(State of Incorporation)   (Commission File Number)   (IRS Employer Identification No.)
1111 Bay Avenue, Suite 500, Columbus, Georgia 31901
(Address of principal executive offices) (Zip Code)
(706) 649-2267
(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)
(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:
  o   Written communications pursuant to Rule 425 under the Securities Act (17 CFR 230.425)
  o   Soliciting material pursuant to Rule 14a-12 under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14a-12)
  o   Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 14d-2(b) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14d-2(b))
  o   Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 13e-4(c) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.13e-4(c))



Item 7.01
  Regulation FD Disclosure.
  On December 17, 2007, Synovus Financial Corp. (“Registrant”) issued a press release in which it provides an update on the impact of the credit environment on Synovus and an update of its earnings guidance for the year ended December 31, 2007. The press release is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1 and incorporated herein by reference. This information shall not be deemed to be filed for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 or incorporated by reference into any document filed under the Securities Act of 1933 or the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 except as shall be expressly set forth by specific reference in such filing.
Item 9.01
  Financial Statements and Exhibits.
  (d) Exhibits
  Exhibit No.   Description
  99.1   Registrant’s press release dated December 17, 2007
     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.



Dated: December 17, 2007  By:   /s/Kathy Moates    
    Kathleen Moates   
    Senior Deputy General Counsel