NBTY 8-K 2010
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549
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Date of report (Date of earliest event reported): October 1, 2010
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ITEM 7.01. REGULATION FD DISCLOSURE
On October 1, 2010, NBTY, Inc. issued a press release announcing the completion of the merger of NBTY, Inc. with an affiliate of The Carlyle Group. A copy of the press release is attached as Exhibit 99.1.
ITEM 9.01. FINANCIAL STATEMENTS AND EXHIBITS
99.1 Press release issued by NBTY, Inc., dated October 1, 2010.
This Form 8-K and the attached Exhibit are furnished to comply with Item 7.01 and Item 9.01 of Form 8-K. Neither this Form 8-K nor the attached Exhibit are to be deemed filed for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, nor shall this Form 8-K nor the attached Exhibit be deemed incorporated by reference in any filing under the Securities Act of 1933 (except as shall be expressly set forth by specific reference in such filing).
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.