SunTrust Banks 8-K 2007
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) September 5, 2007
SunTrust Banks, Inc.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
Registrants telephone number, including area code (404) 588-7711
(Former name or former address, 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 (see General Instruction A.2. below):
On September 5, 2007 SunTrust Banks, Inc. (the Company) entered into an agreement (the Underwriting Agreement) among the Company and SunTrust Robinson Humphrey, Inc. and Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith, Incorporated, as representatives of the underwriters listed on Schedule I thereto (the Underwriters), whereby the Company agreed to sell and the Underwriters agreed to purchase from the Company, subject to and upon the terms and conditions set forth in the Underwriting Agreement, $500,000,000 aggregate principal amount of 6.000% Senior Notes due 2017 (the Transaction).
A copy of the Underwriting Agreement is attached hereto as Exhibit 1.1 and is incorporated herein by reference. The foregoing summary does not purport to be complete and is qualified in its entirety by reference to the Underwriting Agreement.
The Company is filing this Current Report on Form 8-K so as to file with the Securities and Exchange Commission certain items related to the Transaction that are to be incorporated by reference into its Registration Statement on Form S-3ASR (Registration No. 333-137101).
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.