Hillshire Brands Co 8-K 2013
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of
the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): February 4, 2013
The Hillshire Brands Company
(Exact name of registrant as specified in charter)
400 South Jefferson Street, Chicago, Illinois 60607
(Address of principal executive offices)
Registrants telephone number, including area code: (312) 614-6000
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.
A copy of the press release dated February 4, 2013 announcing the completion of the previously announced sale by The Hillshire Brands Company of its Australian subsidiary, Kitchens of Sara Lee Pty Ltd, to a subsidiary of McCain Foods Limited is attached as Exhibit 99 to this Current Report on Form 8-K and is incorporated herein by reference.
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.
Pursuant to the requirement 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: February 4, 2013