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): July 12, 2016
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Charter)
(State or Other Jurisdiction
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|Item 8.01.||Other Events.|
On July 12, 2016, PerkinElmer, Inc. (the Company) entered into an underwriting agreement (the Underwriting Agreement) with J.P. Morgan Securities plc and Barclays Bank PLC, as representatives of the several underwriters named in the Underwriting Agreement, for the issuance and sale by the Company of 500,000,000 aggregate principal amount of 1.875% Senior Notes due 2026 (the Notes) in a public offering pursuant to a registration statement on Form S-3 (File No. 333-210279) and a related preliminary prospectus supplement and final prospectus supplement filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (the Offering).
The Company expects that the net proceeds from the sale of the Notes will be approximately 491 million after deducting the underwriting discount and estimated offering expenses. The Company intends to use the net proceeds of the Offering to reduce amounts outstanding under the Companys senior unsecured revolving credit facility. To the extent that any net proceeds of the Offering remain, the Company intends to use such proceeds for general corporate purposes.
The Notes will be issued pursuant to an indenture (the Indenture), dated as of October 25, 2011, between the Company and U.S. Bank National Association, as trustee (the Trustee), as supplemented by a Third Supplemental Indenture, to be dated as of July 19, 2016, between the Company, the Trustee and Elavon Financial Services DAC, UK Branch, as the paying agent (the London Paying Agent) and will be subject to a paying agency agreement, to be dated as of July 19, 2016, by and between the Company, the Trustee, the London Paying Agent and Elavon Financial Services DAC, as transfer agent and registrar.
The above description of the Underwriting Agreement is qualified in its entirety by reference to the Underwriting Agreement, which is filed as Exhibit 1.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K and is incorporated herein by reference.
|Item 9.01.||Financial Statements and Exhibits.|
See Exhibit Index attached hereto.
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: July 14, 2016||By:|
John L. Healy
Vice President and Associate General Counsel
|1.1||Underwriting Agreement, dated July 12, 2016, among the Company and J.P. Morgan Securities plc and Barclays Bank PLC, as representatives of the several underwriters named in the Underwriting Agreement.|