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): October 31, 2018
The Charles Schwab Corporation
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
Commission File Number: 1-9700
(State or other jurisdiction
211 Main Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
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(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
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|Item 8.01|| |
On October 31, 2018, The Charles Schwab Corporation (the Company) issued $500,000,000 aggregate principal amount of 3.550% Senior Notes due 2024 and $600,000,000 aggregate principal amount of 4.000% Senior Notes due 2029 (collectively, the Notes). The Notes were issued under a Senior Indenture, dated as of June 5, 2009 (the Senior Indenture), between the Company and The Bank of New York Mellon Trust Company, N.A., as trustee, as supplemented by the Twelfth Supplemental Indenture, dated as of October 31, 2018 (the Twelfth Supplemental Indenture). The offering was made pursuant to a Prospectus dated December 14, 2017 and a Prospectus Supplement dated October 29, 2018, filed pursuant to the Companys Shelf Registration Statement on Form S-3 (File No. 333-222063).
On October 29, 2018, the Company entered into an Underwriting Agreement (the Underwriting Agreement) with Citigroup Global Markets Inc., Credit Suisse Securities (USA) LLC, J.P. Morgan Securities LLC, Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Incorporated and Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC, as representatives of the several underwriters named therein (the Underwriters), pursuant to which the Company agreed to issue and sell the Notes to the Underwriters.
Copies of the Underwriting Agreement, the Twelfth Supplemental Indenture and the forms of 3.550% Senior Notes due 2024 and 4.000% Senior Notes due 2029 are attached as Exhibits 1.1, 4.47, 4.48 and 4.49, respectively, to this Current Report on Form 8-K and are incorporated herein by reference. A copy of the legal opinion delivered in connection with the transactions described above is attached as Exhibit 5.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K.
|Item 9.01|| |
Financial Statements and Exhibits
|1.1||Underwriting Agreement, dated October 29, 2018, by and among the Company and Citigroup Global Markets Inc., Credit Suisse Securities (USA) LLC, J.P. Morgan Securities LLC, Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Incorporated and Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC, as representatives of the several underwriters named therein.|
|4.47||Twelfth Supplemental Indenture, dated as of October 31, 2018, between the Company and The Bank of New York Mellon Trust Company, N.A.|
|4.48||Form of 3.550% Senior Note due 2024 (included in Exhibit 4.47).|
|4.49||Form of 4.000% Senior Note due 2029 (included in Exhibit 4.47).|
|5.1||Opinion of Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP, dated October 31, 2018.|
|23.1||Consent of Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP, dated October 31, 2018 (included in Exhibit 5.1).|
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 CHARLES SCHWAB CORPORATION|
|Date: October 31, 2018||By:||/s/ Peter Crawford|
Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer