Omnicom Group 8-K 2012
Washington, D.C. 20549
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): April 19, 2012 (April 18, 2012)
OMNICOM GROUP INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (212) 415-3600
(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):
Item 8.01. Other Events.
On April 18, 2012, Omnicom Group Inc. (“Omnicom Group”), together with its wholly owned direct finance subsidiaries, Omnicom Capital Inc. and Omnicom Finance Inc. (collectively with Omnicom Group, the “Issuers”), announced the pricing of their public offering of $750 million aggregate principal amount of 3.625% Senior Notes due 2022 (the “Notes”). The Notes will mature on May 1, 2022. The transaction is expected to close on April 23, 2012. In connection with the offering, the Issuers entered into an underwriting agreement dated April 18, 2012 (the “Underwriting Agreement”), with Citigroup Global Markets Inc., J.P. Morgan Securities LLC and Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Incorporated, as representatives of the several underwriters named therein. The Underwriting Agreement includes the terms and conditions of the offer and sale of the Notes, indemnification and contribution obligations and other terms and conditions customary in agreements of this type. The foregoing disclosure is qualified in its entirety by reference to the Underwriting Agreement, which is attached hereto as Exhibit 1.1 and is incorporated herein by reference. A copy of the press release announcing the offering of the Notes is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1 and is incorporated herein by reference.
The Notes will be issued under a base indenture dated as of July 1, 2009, among the Issuers and Deutsche Bank Trust Company Americas, as trustee (the “Trustee”), as supplemented by the Third Supplemental Indenture thereto to be entered into among the Issuers and the Trustee.
The Issuers expect to receive net proceeds, after deducting underwriting discounts and estimated offering expenses, of approximately $740.7 million and intend to use such net proceeds for general corporate purposes, which could include working capital expenditures, fixed asset expenditures, acquisitions, refinancing of other debt, repurchases of common stock or other capital transactions.
The Notes are being offered pursuant to the Issuers’ shelf registration statement on Form S-3 (File No. 333-179573) (as amended, the “Registration Statement”), which became effective upon filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission on February 22, 2012. In connection with the offering of the Notes, Omnicom Group is filing certain other exhibits to this Current Report on Form 8-K for the purpose of incorporating them as exhibits to the Registration Statement and they are also incorporated therein 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.
Date: April 19, 2012
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