SHERWIN WILLIAMS CO false 0000089800 0000089800 2020-03-17 2020-03-17

 

 

UNITED STATES

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

Washington, D.C. 20549

 

FORM 8-K

 

CURRENT REPORT

Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)

of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): March 17, 2020

 

The Sherwin-Williams Company

(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Charter)

 

Ohio

 

1-04851

 

34-0526850

(State or Other Jurisdiction

of Incorporation)

 

(Commission

File Number)

 

(IRS Employer

Identification No.)

101 West Prospect Avenue

Cleveland, Ohio

 

44115

(Address of Principal

Executive Offices)

 

(Zip Code)

(216) 566-2000

(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)

 

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:

  Written communications pursuant to Rule 425 under the Securities Act (17 CFR 230.425)

  Soliciting material pursuant to Rule 14a-12 under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14a-12)

  Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 14d-2(b) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14d-2(b))

  Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 13e-4(c) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.13e-4(c))

Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:

Title of each class

 

Trading

Symbol(s)

 

Name of each exchange

on which registered

Common Stock, par value $1.00 per share

 

SHW

 

New York Stock Exchange

Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (§230.405 of this chapter) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (§240.12b-2 of this chapter).

Emerging Growth Company  

If an emerging growth company, indicate by check mark if the registrant has elected not to use the extended transition period for complying with any new or revised financial accounting standards provided pursuant to Section 13(a) of the Exchange Act.  

 

 


Item 8.01. Other Events.

In connection with the offering and sale of $500,000,000 aggregate principal amount of 2.300% Senior Notes due 2030 and $500,000,000 aggregate principal amount of 3.300% Senior Notes due 2050 by The Sherwin-Williams Company (the “Company”), the Company is filing herewith the following exhibits to its Registration Statement on Form S-3 (File No. 333-233215):

1. Underwriting Agreement, dated March 3, 2020, by and among the Company and BofA Securities, Inc., Citigroup Global Markets Inc., J.P. Morgan Securities LLC and Wells Fargo Securities, LLC, acting as representatives of the several underwriters named therein.

2. Fifteenth Supplemental Indenture, dated March 17, 2020, by and between the Company and Wells Fargo Bank, National Association, as Trustee (including Form of Note).

3. Sixteenth Supplemental Indenture, dated March 17, 2020, by and between the Company and Wells Fargo Bank, National Association, as Trustee (including Form of Note).

4. Opinion of Jones Day.

Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.

(d) Exhibits.

The following exhibits are filed with this Current Report on Form 8-K:

Exhibit
No.

   

Exhibit Description

         
 

  1.1

   

Underwriting Agreement, dated March 3, 2020, by and among the Company and BofA Securities, Inc., Citigroup Global Markets Inc., J.P. Morgan Securities LLC and Wells Fargo Securities, LLC, acting as representatives of the several underwriters named therein.

         
 

  4.1

   

Fifteenth Supplemental Indenture, dated March 17, 2020, by and between the Company and Wells Fargo Bank, National Association, as Trustee (including Form of Note).

         
 

  4.2

   

Sixteenth Supplemental Indenture, dated March 17, 2020, by and between the Company and Wells Fargo Bank, National Association, as Trustee (including Form of Note).

         
 

  5.1

   

Opinion of Jones Day.

         
 

23.1

   

Consent of Jones Day (included in Exhibit 5.1).

         
 

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SIGNATURES

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.

 

 

THE SHERWIN-WILLIAMS COMPANY

             

March 17, 2020

 

 

By:

 

/s/ Stephen J. Perisutti

 

 

Name:

 

Stephen J. Perisutti

 

 

Title:

 

Vice President, Deputy General Counsel and Assistant Secretary

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