General Mills 8-K 2017
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General Mills, Inc.
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Item 8.01 Other Events.
On January 9, 2017, General Mills, Inc. (the "Company") agreed to sell $750,000,000 principal amount of its 3.200% Notes due 2027 (the "Notes") pursuant to the Underwriting Agreement, dated January 9, 2017 (the "Underwriting Agreement"), among the Company and Barclays Capital Inc., Citigroup Global Markets Inc. and Deutsche Bank Securities Inc., as representatives of the several underwriters named in Schedule II thereto. The Notes will be issued pursuant to that certain Indenture, dated as of February 1, 1996 (as amended, the "Indenture"), between the Company and U.S. Bank National Association, as Trustee, and the Officers’ Certificate and Authentication Order, dated January 17, 2017 (the "Officers’ Certificate"), pursuant to Sections 201, 301 and 303 of the Indenture. The offer and sale of the Notes has been registered under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, by Registration Statement on Form S-3 (No. 333-202215). The sale of the Notes is expected to close on January 17, 2017.
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.