H&R Block 8-K 2012
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, D. C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the
Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (date of earliest event reported): October 22, 2012
H&R BLOCK, INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in charter)
One H&R Block Way, Kansas City, MO 64105
(Address of Principal Executive Offices) (Zip Code)
(Registrants telephone number, including area code)
(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 (see General Instruction A.2. below):
The information contained in Item 8.01 of this Current Report, insofar as it relates to the Underwriting Agreement, Officers Certificate and Note (each as defined below), is incorporated by reference herein.
On October 22, 2012, H&R Block, Inc. (the Company) and Block Financial LLC (Block Financial) entered into an Underwriting Agreement (the Underwriting Agreement) with J.P. Morgan Securities LLC, for itself and as representative of the several underwriters named therein, in connection with the issuance and sale by Block Financial of $500,000,000 principal amount of Block Financials 5.50% Notes due 2022 (the Notes), which are fully and unconditionally guaranteed by the Company pursuant to a guarantee (the Guarantee) endorsed on the Notes. The closing of the sale of the Notes and the Guarantee occurred on October 25, 2012. In connection with the foregoing, Block Financial executed an Officers Certificate, dated October 25, 2012 (the Officers Certificate), establishing the terms of the Notes, and concurrently therewith Block Financial executed the form of Note attached thereto and the Company executed the Guarantee endorsed on the Note.
The Underwriting Agreement is filed as Exhibit 1.1 hereto and is incorporated by reference herein. The Officers Certificate is filed as Exhibit 4.1 hereto and is incorporated by reference herein. The form of Note (including the notation of Guarantee) is filed as Exhibit 4.2 hereto and is incorporated by reference herein.
The following documents are being filed with this Current Report on Form 8-K and are incorporated by reference into the registration statement on Form S-3 (File No. 333-184343) of the Company and Block Financial which was automatically effective on October 9, 2012: (i) the Underwriting Agreement, filed as Exhibit 1.1 hereto; (ii) the Officers Certificate, filed as Exhibit 4.1 hereto; (iii) the form of Note, including the notation of Guarantee, filed as Exhibit 4.2 hereto; and (iv) the opinions of counsel addressing the validity of the Notes and the Guarantee, filed as Exhibit 5.1 and Exhibit 5.2.
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.