PartnerRe 8-K 2006
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Item 1.01. Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement.
On November 2, 2006, PartnerRe Finance II Inc. (Finance), an indirect wholly owned subsidiary of PartnerRe Ltd., and PartnerRe Ltd. (the Company) agreed to sell $250,000,000 aggregate principal amount of Finances 6.440 % Fixed-to-Floating Rate Junior Subordinated Capital Efficient Notes (CENts) due 2066. The CENts were offered pursuant to a Registration Statement (No. 333-133573) on Form S-3 and are guaranteed on a subordinated basis by the Company. In connection with this agreement, Finance and the Company entered into several contracts as described below.
On November 2, 2006, Finance and the Company entered into an underwriting agreement with J.P. Morgan Securities Inc. and Lehman Brothers Inc., as representatives of the underwriters named therein, with respect to the offer and sale of $250,000,000 CENts. A copy of the Underwriting Agreement is attached as Exhibit 1.1 hereto.
Junior Subordinated Indenture and First Supplemental Junior Subordinated Indenture
On November 7, 2006, Finance, the Company and The Bank of New York, as trustee, entered into a Junior Subordinated Indenture and a First Supplemental Junior Subordinated Indenture. Copies of these agreements are filed as Exhibits 4.1 and 4.2 hereto.
Junior Subordinated Debt Securities Guarantee Agreement and First Supplemental Junior Subordinated Debt Securities Guarantee Agreement
On November 7, 2006, the Company and The Bank of New York, as guarantee trustee, entered into a Junior Subordinated Debt Securities Guarantee Agreement and a First Supplemental Junior Subordinated Debt Securities Guarantee Agreement. Copies of these agreements are filed as Exhibits 4.3 and 4.4 hereto.
The foregoing descriptions of these agreements are qualified by reference to the agreements themselves, which are attached as exhibits to this report.
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits
The exhibits to this report are incorporated by reference into Registration Statement (No. 333-133573) filed by Finance and the Company.
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.