Progress Energy 8-K 2012
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): March 5, 2012
(Former Name or Former Address, if Changed Since Last Report)
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ITEM 8.01. OTHER EVENTS
(a) UNDERWRITING AGREEMENT. The Registrant has entered into an Underwriting Agreement, dated March 5, 2012, by and among the Registrant and Barclays Capital Inc., Deutsche Bank Securities Inc., and J.P. Morgan Securities LLC, as underwriters and representatives of the several underwriters identified therein, in connection with the offering of $450,000,000 aggregate principal amount of the Registrants 3.15% Senior Notes due 2022 (the Notes), registered with the Securities and Exchange Commission on Form S-3 (Reg. No. 333-179835). A copy of the Underwriting Agreement is filed herewith as Exhibit 1.
(b) OFFICERS CERTIFICATE. In connection with the offering of the Notes, the Registrant has entered into an Officers Certificate (relating to the Notes), dated March 8, 2012, which supplements the Indenture (for Debt Securities), dated February 15, 2001, between the Registrant and The Bank of New York Mellon Trust Company, National Association, as successor trustee. The Officers Certificate (including the form of Note) is filed herewith as Exhibit 4.
This Current Report on Form 8-K is being filed for the purpose of filing exhibits to the Registration Statement on Form S-3 (Reg. No. 333-179835) relating to the offering of the Notes.
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.