SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)
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Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): March 13, 2019
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|Item 1.01|| |
Entry into Material Definitive Agreement
On March 13, 2019, KLA-Tencor Corporation, a Delaware corporation (KLA), entered into an underwriting agreement (the Underwriting Agreement), dated as of March 13, 2019, by and between KLA and J.P. Morgan Securities LLC, as representative of the several underwriters named therein (the Underwriters), relating to the issuance and sale by KLA of $800,000,000 aggregate principal amount of 4.100% Senior Notes due 2029 (the 2029 Notes) and $400,000,000 aggregate principal amount of 5.000% Senior Notes due 2049 (the 2049 Notes and together with the 2029 Notes, the Notes). The Notes were issued and sold in a public offering pursuant to KLAs registration statement (the Registration Statement) on Form S-3 (File No. 333-222827), including the prospectus contained therein, filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (the SEC) under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, a preliminary prospectus supplement dated March 13, 2019 and a related final prospectus supplement dated March 13, 2019. The transaction is expected to close on March 20, 2019.
The Underwriting Agreement includes customary representations, warranties and covenants by KLA. Under the terms of the Underwriting Agreement, KLA has agreed to indemnify the Underwriters against certain liabilities.
KLA intends to use the net proceeds from the offering to partially refinance its existing debt, including borrowings under its existing credit agreement, to repurchase shares, and for general corporate purposes.
The description of the Underwriting Agreement contained herein is qualified in its entirety by reference from the Underwriting Agreement filed as Exhibit 1.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K and incorporated herein by reference.
|Item 8.01|| |
On March 13, 2019, KLA issued a press release (the Launch Press Release) announcing its proposed offering of senior notes pursuant to the Registration Statement. A copy of the Launch Press Release is filed herewith as Exhibit 99.1 and is incorporated herein by reference.
On March 13, 2019, KLA issued a press release (the Pricing Press Release) announcing the pricing of its offering of $800,000,000 aggregate principal amount of the 2029 Notes and $400,000,0000 aggregate principal amount of the 2049 Notes. A copy of the Pricing Press Release is filed herewith as Exhibit 99.2 and is incorporated herein by reference.
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Financial Statements and Exhibits
The following exhibits are filed herewith:
|1.1||Underwriting Agreement, dated as of March 13, 2019, by and between KLA-Tencor Corporation and J.P. Morgan Securities LLC, as representative of the several underwriters named therein.|
|99.1||Launch Press Release, dated March 13, 2019.|
|99.2||Pricing Press Release, dated March 13, 2019|
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: March 15, 2019||By:|
|Name:||Teri A. Little|
|Title:||Executive Vice President and Chief Legal Officer|