General Mills 8-K 2009
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
General Mills, Inc.
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Item 8.01 Other Events.
On January 29, 2009, General Mills, Inc. (the "Company") agreed to sell $1,150,000,000 aggregate principal amount of its 5.650% Notes due 2019 (the "Notes") pursuant to an Underwriting Agreement, dated January 29, 2009 (the "Underwriting Agreement"), among the Company, Deutsche Bank Securities Inc., J.P. Morgan Securities Inc. and Morgan Stanley & Co. Incorporated. The Notes will be issued pursuant to that certain Indenture, dated as of February 1, 1996 (the "Indenture"), between the Company and U.S. Bank National Association (formerly known as First Trust of Illinois, National Association), as Trustee, and the Officers’ Certificate and Authentication Order, dated February 3, 2009 (the "Officers’ Certificate"), pursuant to Sections 201, 301 and 303 of the Indenture. The offer and sale of the Notes have been registered under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, by Registration Statement on Form S-3 (No. 333-155932). The sale of the Notes is expected to close on February 3, 2009.
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.
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.