Walt Disney Company 8-K 2006
Date of Report (Date of earliest event
Walt Disney Company
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Item 8.01. Other Events.
On July 13, 2006, The Walt Disney Company (the Company) entered into a Terms Agreement with Banc of America Securities LLC, Barclays Capital Inc., Credit Suisse Securities (USA) LLC, Deutsche Bank Securities Inc., Greenwich Capital Markets, Inc. and Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Incorporated with respect to the offer and sale of $750,000,000 aggregate principal amount of its 5.700% Global Notes due 2011 (the Notes). The Notes were offered to the public at 99.808% of par and proceeds to the Company net of underwriting discount of 0.35%, before expenses, was 99.458% of par. The Notes were registered under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, pursuant to the shelf registration statement on Form S-3 (File No. 333-122139) of the Company. The Notes are being issued pursuant to a Senior Debt Securities Indenture, dated as of September 24, 2001, between the Company and Wells Fargo Bank, National Association, as trustee.
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.