Hillshire Brands Co 8-K 2014
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): April 18, 2014
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):
On April 18, 2014, The Hillshire Brands Company (the Company) issued a press release announcing that it had entered into a definitive stock purchase agreement (the Agreement) with Healthy Food Holdings II, LLC (Seller) and Healthy Frozen Food, Inc. (Vans) to acquire Vans for $165 million. The Agreement contains customary representations, warranties, covenants and indemnification provisions. The transaction is expected to close in May of 2014 pending regulatory clearance.
A copy of the press release announcing the transaction is attached as Exhibit 99 and is incorporated herein by reference.
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: April 21, 2014