Domtar 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
June 9, 2009 (June 3, 2009)
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported):
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Item 2.03 Creation of a Direct Financial Obligation or an Obligation under an Off-Balance Sheet Arrangement of a Registrant.
On June 9, 2009, Domtar Corporation (the Company), issued $400,000,000 aggregate principal amount of its 10.75% Notes due 2017 (the Notes). The Notes were issued pursuant to the Indenture, dated as of November 19, 2007, among the Company, Domtar Paper Company, LLC and The Bank of New York Mellon (as successor to The Bank of New York), as trustee (the Trustee), as amended by the Supplemental Indenture, dated as of February 15, 2008, among the Company, the subsidiary guarantors named therein and the Trustee and the Second Supplemental Indenture, dated as of February 20, 2008, among the Company, the subsidiary guarantors named therein and the Trustee, and as further supplemented by the Third Supplemental Indenture, dated as of June 9, 2009, among the Company, the subsidiary guarantors named therein and the Trustee providing for the Notes (the Third Supplemental Indenture).
The Notes were sold pursuant to an effective automatic shelf registration statement on Form S-3 (the Registration Statement) (File No. 333-159690) which became effective upon filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission on June 3, 2009. The closing of the sale of the Notes occurred on June 9, 2009. The Third Supplemental Indenture (including the form of the Notes) is filed as Exhibit 4.1 hereto and is incorporated by reference herein.
Item 8.01 Other Events.
In connection with the issuance and sale of the Notes, the Company entered into the Underwriting Agreement, dated June 3, 2009 (the Underwriting Agreement), among the Company, the subsidiary guarantors named therein and J.P. Morgan Securities Inc. and Morgan Stanley & Co. Incorporated, as representatives of the underwriters named in Schedule 1 thereto. A copy of the Underwriting Agreement is filed as Exhibit 1.1 hereto.
A copy of (i) the opinion of Debevoise & Plimpton LLP, relating to the validity of the Notes and the subsidiary guarantees, is filed as Exhibit 5.1 hereto, (ii) the opinion of Hooper, Hathaway, Price, Beuche & Wallace, P.C., relating to certain legal matters relating to the subsidiary guarantee of Port Huron Fiber Corporation, is filed as Exhibit 5.2 hereto, (iii) the opinion of Pierce Atwood LLP, relating to certain legal matters relating to the subsidiary guarantee of St. Croix Water Power Company, is filed as Exhibit 5.3 hereto, (iv) the opinion of Quarles and Brady LLP, relating to certain legal matters relating to the subsidiary guarantee of Domtar Wisconsin Dam Corp., is filed as Exhibit 5.4 and (v) the opinions of Richards, Layton & Finger, P.A., relating to certain legal matters relating to the subsidiary guarantees of Domtar A.W. LLC, Domtar Maine LLC and Domtar Paper Company, LLC, are filed as Exhibit 5.5.
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.
The exhibits to this Current Report on Form 8-K are hereby incorporated by reference into the Registration Statement.
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.
Date: June 9, 2009