Volkswagen 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
December 7, 2009
(Date of Report)
November 30, 2009
(Date of earliest event reported)
INTERNATIONAL PAPER COMPANY
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
6400 Poplar Avenue
Memphis, Tennessee 38197
(Address and zip code of principal executive offices)
(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:
On December 7, 2009, International Paper Company (the Company) entered into a supplemental indenture (the Supplemental Indenture) to the indenture, dated as of April 12, 1999, between the Company and The Bank of New York Mellon Trust Company, N.A. (as successor to The Bank of New York Mellon (formerly known as The Bank of New York)), as trustee (together with the Supplemental Indenture, the Indenture). Pursuant to the Indenture, the Company issued and sold $750,000,000 aggregate principal amount of 7.30% Notes due 2039 (the Notes). The Notes were sold pursuant to an effective shelf registration statement (the Registration Statement) on Form S-3, File No. 333-157573, which became effective upon filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission on February 27, 2009. The closing of the sale of the Notes occurred on December 7, 2009. The Supplemental Indenture with respect to the Notes (including the form of Notes) is filed as Exhibit 4.1 hereto and is incorporated by reference herein.
In connection with the issuance and sale of the Notes, the Company entered into an underwriting agreement (the Underwriting Agreement), dated November 30, 2009, by and among the Company and Banc of America Securities LLC, Deutsche Bank Securities Inc., BNP Paribas Securities Corp., Citigroup Global Markets Inc., J.P. Morgan Securities Inc., RBS Securities Inc., UBS Securities LLC and Wells Fargo Securities, LLC, as representatives of the underwriters named in Schedule A thereto. A copy of the Underwriting Agreement is filed as Exhibit 1.1 hereto.
A copy of the opinion of Debevoise & Plimpton LLP, relating to the validity of the Notes is filed as Exhibit 5.1 hereto.
The exhibits to this Current Report on Form 8-K are hereby incorporated by reference into the Registration Statement.
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.
Date: December 7, 2009