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: October 27, 2017
(Date of earliest event reported)
VERIZON COMMUNICATIONS INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
|(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation)||(Commission File Number)||(I.R.S. Employer Identification No.)|
1095 Avenue of the Americas
New York, New York
(Address of principal executive offices)
Registrants telephone number, including area code: (212) 395-1000
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
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Item 8.01 Other Events.
On October 27, 2017, Verizon Communications Inc. (Verizon) closed the sale of 1,250,000,000 aggregate principal amount of its 1.375% Notes due 2026, 750,000,000 aggregate principal amount of its 1.875% Notes due 2029, 1,500,000,000 aggregate principal amount of its 2.875% Notes due 2038 and £1,000,000,000 aggregate principal amount of its 3.375% Notes due 2036, pursuant to a purchase agreement for debt securities with Barclays Bank PLC, Credit Suisse Securities (Europe) Limited, Deutsche Bank AG, London Branch and the other several purchasers named therein. The notes were sold pursuant to an effective shelf registration statement on Form S-3 (Reg. No. 333-213439), which became effective upon filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission on September 1, 2016 (the Registration Statement).
This Current Report on Form 8-K is being filed for the purpose of filing the forms of notes as Exhibits to the Registration Statement and such Exhibits are hereby incorporated by reference into the Registration Statement.
Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.
|Form of Global Note representing Verizons 1.375% Notes due 2026.|
|Form of Global Note representing Verizons 1.875% Notes due 2029.|
|Form of Global Note representing Verizons 2.875% Notes due 2038.|
|Form of Global Note representing Verizons 3.375% Notes due 2036.|
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, thereunto duly authorized.
Verizon Communications Inc.
Date: October 27, 2017
William L. Horton, Jr.
Senior Vice President, Deputy General Counsel