City National 8-K 2009
Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 OR 15(d) of
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported) May 5, 2009
City National Corporation
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ITEM 8.01. OTHER EVENTS.
On May 5, 2009, City National Corporation (the Company) entered into an underwriting agreement (the Underwriting Agreement) with Credit Suisse Securities (USA) LLC and Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Incorporated, as representatives of the several underwriters specified therein (the Underwriters), with respect to the sale of 2,800,000 shares of the Companys common stock, par value $1.00 per share (the Common Stock) to the Underwriters in connection with a public underwritten offering (the Offering). In addition, pursuant to the Underwriting Agreement, the Company granted the Underwriters an option to purchase up to an additional 420,000 shares of Common Stock. On May 8, 2009 the sale of the 2,800,000 shares of Common Stock to the Underwriters was completed.
The Offering is more fully described in a prospectus supplement, filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (the Commission) on May 5, 2009, to the accompanying prospectus filed with the Commission on December 18, 2008, as part of the Companys Registration Statement on Form S-3ASR (File No. 333-156275). A copy of the Underwriting Agreement is included as Exhibit 1.1 hereto and is incorporated herein by reference. The foregoing description of the Underwriting Agreement does not purport to be complete and is qualified in its entirety by reference to such exhibit.
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.