Dell 8-K 2009
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(d) OF THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): April 1, 2009
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
One Dell Way, Round Rock, Texas 78682
(Address of principal executive offices) (Zip Code)
Registrants telephone number, including area code: (512) 338-4400
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:
Item 7.01 Regulation FD Disclosure.
Dell Inc. intends to offer a benchmark amount of notes due 2014 (the Notes). Proceeds from the offering of the Notes will be used for general corporate purposes, which may include, among other things, repurchase of Dells common stock, acquisitions, investments, additions to working capital, capital expenditures, and advancements to or investments in Dells subsidiaries. The actual maturities and final terms of the Notes will be established at pricing and the amounts, terms, and tranches may vary from those that Dell initially offers.
Dell will offer the Notes pursuant to a prospectus relating to a shelf registration statement that was previously filed and became effective.
The prospectus and this report shall not constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation of an offer to purchase, nor shall there be any sale of the Notes in any jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the securities laws of such jurisdiction.
The offering will be made only by means of a prospectus and related prospectus supplement. Copies of the preliminary prospectus supplement and the accompanying prospectus may be obtained by contacting either Banc of America Securities LLC by phone at 1-800-294-1322, or by e-mail at email@example.com; Morgan Stanley & Co. Incorporated by phone at 1-866-718-1649; or UBS Securities LLC by phone at 1-877-827-6444 (ext. 561-3884). An electronic copy of the preliminary prospectus supplement, together with the prospectus, is also available on the Securities and Exchange Commissions website at www.sec.gov.
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.