The Travelers Companies 8-K 2009
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): May 28, 2009
The Travelers Companies, Inc.
(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):
Item 8.01. Other Events.
On May 28, 2009, The Travelers Companies, Inc. (the Company) entered into an Underwriting Agreement (the Agreement) with Morgan Stanley & Co. Incorporated and Banc of America Securities LLC, as the representatives for the several underwriters named in Schedule 1 of the Agreement, for the issuance and sale by the Company of $500,000,000 aggregate principal amount of the Companys 5.90% Senior Notes due 2019 (the Notes). The foregoing description is qualified by reference to the Agreement, a copy of which is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1 and incorporated by reference herein. Further information concerning the Notes and related matters is set forth in the Companys Prospectus Supplement, dated May 28, 2009, which was filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on May 29, 2009.
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.