Hillshire Brands Co 8-K 2009
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Sara Lee Corporation
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:
[ ] Written communications pursuant to Rule 425 under the Securities Act (17 CFR 230.425)
Item 1.01 Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement.
Sara Lee Corporation announced that on September 25, 2009 it received an irrevocable, binding offer from Unilever N.V. to acquire Sara Lee's global body care and European detergents businesses (collectively, the "Business") for €1.275 billion. The transaction is anticipated to close during calendar year 2010.
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.