Union Pacific 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 11, 2012 (June 6, 2012)
Union Pacific Corporation
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(Registrants telephone number, including area code): (402) 544-5000
(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 June 6, 2012, Union Pacific Corporation (the Company) entered into an Underwriting Agreement for the sale of $300,000,000 in aggregate principal amount of its 2.950% Notes due 2023 (the 2023 Notes) and $300,000,000 in aggregate principal amount of its 4.300% Notes due 2042 (with the 2023 Notes, the Notes). The Company registered the offering of the Notes under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, pursuant to its shelf registration on Form S-3 (File No. 333-164842) (the Registration Statement). The Notes are issuable pursuant to an Indenture dated as of April 1, 1999 between the Company and The Bank of New York Mellon Trust Company, N.A., as successor to The Bank of New York Mellon, itself a successor to JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A. (formerly The Chase Manhattan Bank), as trustee.
Attached as Exhibit 1.1 is the Underwriting Agreement, dated June 6, 2012, between the Company and Barclays Capital Inc., Credit Suisse Securities (USA) LLC, and Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC, as representatives of the several underwriters named therein, pursuant to which the Company has agreed to sell, and the underwriters have agreed to purchase, subject to the terms and conditions contained therein, the Notes. Also attached as Exhibit 5.1 is an opinion of James J. Theisen, Jr., Associate General Counsel to the Company regarding certain aspects of the legality of the Notes.
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.
Dated: June 11, 2012