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Form 8-K for SCBT FINANCIAL CORP


25-Jul-2013

Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders


Item 5.07 Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders

On July 24, 2013, SCBT Financial Corporation ("SCBT") held a special meeting of shareholders (the "special meeting") in Columbia, South Carolina. At the special meeting, there were present in person or by proxy 12,933,624 shares of SCBT's common stock, representing 75.94% of the total outstanding eligible votes. At the special meeting, the shareholders of SCBT were asked to vote on
(1) the approval of the Agreement and Plan of Merger by and between SCBT and First Financial Holdings, Inc. ("First Financial"), pursuant to which First Financial and SCBT will merge (the "SCBT merger proposal"), (2) the name change of SCBT to "First Financial Holdings, Inc." effective only upon completion of the merger (the "name change proposal"), and (3) adjournment of the SCBT special meeting, if necessary or appropriate, to solicit additional proxies in favor of the SCBT merger proposal and/or the name change proposal. Of the shares voted, 99.41% were voted in favor of the merger proposal and 96.70% were voted in favor of the name change proposal. The voting results for each proposal are as follows:

1) Approval of the SCBT merger proposal:

                                   % of Shares   % of Shares
                        Votes      Outstanding      Voted

Voting For            12,856,650         75.49 %        99.41 %
Voting Against            32,715          0.19 %         0.25 %
Abstain From Voting       43,547          0.26 %         0.34 %
Uncast                       712          0.00 %
Total                 12,933,624         75.94 %       100.00 %

2) Approval of the name change proposal:

                                   % of Shares   % of Shares
                        Votes      Outstanding      Voted

Voting For            12,505,797         73.43 %       96.70 %
Voting Against           357,349          2.10 %        2.76 %
Abstain From Voting       70,478          0.41 %        0.54 %
Total                 12,933,624         75.94 %      100.00 %

3) Approval of the meeting adjournment proposal:

The meeting adjournment proposal was withdrawn, as sufficient votes were cast at the special meeting to approve the SCBT merger proposal and the name change proposal.


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