StanCorp Financial Group 8-K 2016
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 8, 2016
STANCORP FINANCIAL GROUP, INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(Registrants telephone number, including area code)
(Former name, former address and former fiscal year, if changed since 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:
Section 7 Regulation FD
Item 7.01 Regulation FD Disclosure
On February 8, 2016, StanCorp Financial Group, Inc. (StanCorp) informed the New York Stock Exchange (the NYSE) that StanCorp and Meiji Yasuda Life Insurance Company (Meiji Yasuda) have received all regulatory approvals for Meiji Yasudas previously announced acquisition of StanCorp (the Merger), and that the closing of the Merger is anticipated to occur on March 7, 2016, subject to the satisfaction of all necessary conditions to closing. StanCorp also informed the NYSE of StanCorps intent to notify the NYSE after the effective time of the Merger that the Merger had been completed and to request that the NYSE file with the Securities and Exchange Commission (the SEC) an application on Form 25 to report the delisting of StanCorps common stock (the Shares), from the NYSE and to deregister the Shares under Section 12(b) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the Exchange Act). StanCorp intends to file a Form 15 with the SEC to terminate or suspend its reporting obligations under Section 13(a) and 15(d) of the Exchange Act with respect to the Shares at the time such filing is permitted under SEC rules.
Section 8 Other Events
Item 8.01 Other Events
On February 8, 2016, StanCorp issued a press release announcing that it had received all necessary approvals for the Merger. A copy of that press release is furnished as Exhibit 99.1.
Section 9 Financial Statements and Exhibits
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.