BEAM INC 8-K 2011
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): August 11, 2011
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:
On August 11, 2011, Fortune Brands, Inc. (the Company), issued a press release reporting preliminary results for its previously announced tender offers of certain Company notes for up to an aggregate purchase price of $1 billion. The Company also announced that it has increased the maximum aggregate purchase price of Company notes that may be purchased in the tender offers from $1 billion to $1.05 billion and, due to the success of its tender offers to date, that it is terminating the tender offers for certain Company notes. The press release is attached herewith as Exhibit 99.1 and is incorporated herein by reference.
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.