Ball 8-K 2012
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported) March 23, 2012
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Item 8.01 Other Events.
Ball Corporations (the Company) previously announced cash tender offer for any and all of its outstanding 6 5/8% senior notes due 2018 (the 2018 Notes) expired at 9:00 a.m., New York City time, on March 23, 2012 (the Expiration Time). As of the Expiration Time, approximately $392.7 million aggregate principal amount of the 2018 Notes had been validly tendered and not validly withdrawn, representing approximately 87% of the outstanding 2018 Notes. The remaining 2018 Notes were called for redemption on March 12, 2012 and will be redeemed on April 11, 2012 pursuant to the redemption provisions contained in the indenture governing the 2018 Notes.
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.