POTASH CORP OF SASKATCHEWAN INC 8-K 2016
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)
of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
December 1, 2016
(Date of earliest event reported)
Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan Inc.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
Suite 500, 122 - 1st Avenue South
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada S7K 7G3
(Address of principal executive offices, including 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.):
On December 1, 2016, Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan Inc. (PotashCorp) entered into a terms agreement (including the underwriting agreement attached thereto as Exhibit I, collectively, the Terms Agreement) with Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC, as lead underwriter of the several underwriters named therein, under which PotashCorp agreed to issue and sell to the several underwriters $500,000,000 aggregate principal amount of PotashCorps 4.000% Notes due December 15, 2026 (the Notes). The issuance of the Notes and payment therefor occurred on December 6, 2016. The foregoing disclosure is qualified in its entirety by reference to the Terms Agreement, which is attached hereto as Exhibit 1(a) and incorporated herein by reference.
The Notes were issued under the Indenture, dated as of February 27, 2003, by and between PotashCorp and U.S. Bank National Association, as successor to The Bank of Nova Scotia Trust Company of New York, as trustee. The Indenture is filed as Exhibit 4(c) to PotashCorps Annual Report on Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2002 and incorporated herein by reference. The terms of the Notes are set forth in the form of 4.000% Notes due December 15, 2026, attached hereto as Exhibit 4(a) and incorporated herein by reference.
In addition, in connection with the public offering of the Notes, PotashCorp is filing the items listed below as exhibits to this Current Report on Form 8-K for the purpose of incorporating such items as exhibits in its Registration Statement on Form S-3 (File No. 333-212301). The items filed as exhibits to this Current Report on Form 8-K are hereby incorporated into such Registration Statement by reference.
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.
Dated: December 6, 2016
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