The AES Corporation 8-K 2012
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): June 26, 2012
THE AES CORPORATION
(Exact name of Registrant as specified in its charter)
(Registrants telephone number, including area code)
(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):
This Form 8-K is being filed to reflect the effect of certain presentation changes on the previously filed financial statements of the AES Corporation (AES or the Company) in its Annual Report on Form 10-K filed with the SEC on February 24, 2012 (the 2011 Form 10-K). The recast of financial statements presented in this Form 8-K is limited to the items described in Item 8.01 below.
Item 8.01 Other Events
On May 3, 2012, the Company filed its Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q (the Form 10-Q) for the quarter ended March 31, 2012, which included the following changes in its financial statement presentation:
In order to reflect these financial statement presentation changes, the Company has attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1 revised presentations of the following sections of its 2011 Form 10-K:
All other information in the 2011 Form 10-K remains unchanged. Also filed as Exhibit 23.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K is the Consent of Independent Registered Public Accounting Firm.
This Current Report on Form 8-K does not reflect events or developments that occurred after February 24, 2012, and does not modify or update the disclosures in any way other than as described above and set forth in the exhibits hereto. Without limiting the foregoing, this filing does not purport to update the information contained in the 2011 Form 10-K for any information, uncertainties, transactions, risks, events or trends occurring or known to management. More current information is contained in the Companys Form 10-Q for the period ended March 31, 2012 and other filings with the SEC. The information in this Current Report on Form 8-K should be read in conjunction with the 2011 Form 10-K, the Form 10-Q for the quarter ended March 31, 2012 and other documents filed by the Company with the SEC subsequent to February 25, 2012. Revisions to the 2011 Form 10-K included in this Current Report on Form 8-K as noted above supersede the corresponding portions of the Companys 2011 Form 10-K.
Attached as Exhibit 101 to this report are the following financial statements from Exhibit 99.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K formatted in XBRL (eXtensible Business Reporting Language): (i) the Consolidated Balance Sheets at December 31, 2011 and 2010, (ii) the Consolidated Statements of Operations for the years ended December 31, 2011, 2010 and 2009, (iii) the Consolidated Statements of Comprehensive Income for the years ended
December 31, 2011, 2010 and 2009, (iv) the Consolidated Statements of Cash Flows for the years ended December 31, 2011, 2010 and 2009, (v) the Consolidated Statements of Changes in Equity for the years ended December 31, 2011, 2010 and 2009 and (vi) Notes to Consolidated Financial Statements.
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits
The following exhibits are included in this Report:
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
Dated: June 26, 2012