AutoZone 8-K 2012
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, DC 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the
Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of report (Date of earliest event reported): November 2, 2012 (November 1, 2012)
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ITEM 1.01. ENTRY INTO A MATERIAL DEFINITIVE AGREEMENT.
On November 1, 2012, AutoZone, Inc. (the Company) entered into an underwriting agreement (the Underwriting Agreement) with Barclays Capital Inc., Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Incorporated and SunTrust Robinson Humphrey, Inc., as representatives of the several underwriters named therein (the Underwriters), whereby the Company agreed to sell and the Underwriters agreed to purchase, subject to and upon terms and conditions therein, $300 million aggregate principal amount of the Companys 2.875% Notes due 2023 (the Notes). The Underwriting Agreement contains customary representations, warranties and agreements of the Company and customary conditions to closing, indemnification rights and obligations of the parties and termination provisions. The transaction is expected to close on November 13, 2012.
The Underwriters and their respective affiliates have, from time to time, performed, and may in the future perform, various financial advisory, commercial banking and investment banking services for the Company and its affiliates, for which they received or will receive customary fees and expense reimbursement. Certain of the Underwriters or their affiliates are lenders and/or agents under the Companys existing revolving credit facility.
The above description of the Underwriting Agreement is qualified in its entirety by reference to the Underwriting Agreement, a copy of which is attached hereto as Exhibit 1.1.
ITEM 9.01. FINANCIAL STATEMENTS AND EXHIBITS.
(d) Exhibits. The following exhibit is furnished herewith:
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, the Registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned, hereunto duly authorized.