BEAM INC 8-K 2005
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): October 12, 2005 (July 27, 2005)
FORTUNE BRANDS, INC.
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Charter)
300 Tower Parkway
Lincolnshire, IL 60069
(Address of Principal Executive Offices) (Zip Code)
Registrants telephone number, including area code (847) 484-4400
(Former Name or Former Address, if Changed Since Last Report)
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:
INFORMATION TO BE INCLUDED IN THE REPORT
Item 2.01. Completion of Acquisition or Disposition of Assets.
This Form 8-K/A amends Item 9.01 of the Current Report on Form 8-K filed by Fortune Brands, Inc. (the Company) on August 2, 2005 (the August Form 8-K), regarding the completion of the acquisition of certain Purchased Assets described in the August Form 8-K. This amendment provides the audited historical financial statements of the businesses acquired as required by Item 9.01(a) and the unaudited pro forma financial information required by Item 9.01(b), which financial statements and information were not included in the August Form 8-K.
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.
The audited Combined Statement of Net Assets to be Sold of the Allied/Fortune Assets as of July 25, 2005 and August 31, 2004 and the related Combined Statements of Revenues and Direct Expenses for the ten months and 25 day period ended July 25, 2005 and the years ended August 31, 2004 and 2003, and the accompanying notes thereto (the Allied/Fortune Financial Statements).
Report of Independent Auditors on the Allied/Fortune Financial Statements.
Unaudited Pro Forma Combined Balance Sheet of the Company as of June 30, 2005 and Condensed Combined Statements of Income for the six month period ended June 30, 2005 and year ended December 31, 2004 and the accompanying notes thereto (the Pro Forma Financial Information).
Introduction to the Pro Forma Financial Information.
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: October 12, 2005