Southern Company 8-K 2011
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) ______August 16, 2011_____________
The name and address of the registrant have not changed since the last report.
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:
Item 8.01. Other Events.
On August 16, 2011, The Southern Company (“Southern”) entered into an Underwriting Agreement covering the issue and sale of $500,000,000 aggregate principal amount of its Series 2011A 1.95% Senior Notes due September 1, 2016 (the “Senior Notes”). The Senior Notes were registered under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, pursuant to the shelf registration statement (Registration No. 333-159072) of Southern.
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.