Simon Property Group 8-K 2007
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported) February 16, 2007
Property Group, Inc.
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Item 8.01. Other Events
On February 16, 2007, Simon Property Group, Inc. (Simon), Farallon Capital Management, L.L.C. (Farallon), and The Mills Corporation (Mills) issued a press release announcing that a joint venture between an entity owned by Simon and funds managed by Farallon has entered into a definitive merger agreement with Mills under which it will acquire Mills for $25.25 per common share in cash. The acquisition of Mills will be completed through a cash tender offer at $25.25 per share for all outstanding shares of Mills common stock, which is expected to commence before the end of February. The press release is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1.
Simon is furnishing the information contained herein, including Exhibit 99.1, pursuant to Item 8.01 of Form 8-K promulgated by the SEC. This information shall not be deemed to be filed with the SEC or incorporated by reference into any other filing with the SEC.
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.