Kellogg Company 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): May 18, 2009
(Exact name of Registrant as specified in its charter)
One Kellogg Square
Battle Creek, Michigan 49016-3599
(Address of Principal executive offices, including Zip Code)
(Registrants telephone number, including area code)
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
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Item 1.01. Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement.
On May 18, 2009, Kellogg Company (the Company) priced an offering of 4.450% Senior Notes due 2016 (the Notes). In connection with such offering, the Company entered into an Underwriting Agreement, dated May 18, 2009 with J.P. Morgan Securities Inc., Deutsche Bank Securities Inc. and HSBC Securities (USA) Inc., as representatives of the several underwriters mentioned therein. The Notes were registered under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, pursuant to the Companys Registration Statement on Form S-3 (File No. 333-159303) filed on May 18, 2009.
On May 19, 2009, the Company filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission a Prospectus Supplement dated May 18, 2009 in connection with the public offering of the Notes.
The Notes were issued on May 21, 2009 under an indenture, dated as of May 21, 2009, between the Company and The Bank of New York Mellon Trust Company, N.A., as trustee, as supplemented by an Officers Certificate, dated May 21, 2009 (the Officers Certificate).
For a complete description of the terms and conditions of the Underwriting Agreement, the Notes and the Officers Certificate, please refer to the Prospectus Supplement and such documents, each of which is filed with this Form 8-K and incorporated herein by reference.
Item 2.03. Creation of a Direct Financial Obligation of a Registrant.
The information set forth under Item 1.01 is incorporated herein by reference.
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.