BEAM INC 8-K 2009
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): November 18, 2009
Fortune Brands, Inc.
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in its Charter)
520 Lake Cook Road
Deerfield, IL 60015
(Address of Principal Executive Offices) (Zip Code)
(Registrants telephone number, including area code)
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
The exhibits listed in the accompanying Exhibit Index relate to the Registration Statement on Form S-3ASR (the Registration Statement) (Registration Statement No. 333-159008), filed by Fortune Brands, Inc. (the Company) with the Securities and Exchange Commission (the SEC) on May 6, 2009, as supplemented by the final prospectus supplement dated November 18, 2009, filed with the SEC on November 19, 2009, and is filed herewith for incorporation by reference in the Registration Statement in connection with the offering and sale of $400,000,000 aggregate principal amount of the Companys 3.000% Notes due 2012.
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.