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): November 27, 2018
THE HOME DEPOT, INC.
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Charter)
(State or Other Jurisdiction
2455 Paces Ferry Road, Atlanta, Georgia 30339
(Address of Principal Executive Offices) (Zip Code)
(Registrant’s Telephone Number, Including Area Code)
(Former Name or Former Address, if Changed Since Last Report)
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On November 27, 2018, The Home Depot, Inc. (the “Company”) entered into an Underwriting Agreement dated November 27, 2018 (the “Underwriting Agreement”) among the Company and Credit Suisse Securities (USA) LLC, Goldman Sachs & Co. LLC, J.P. Morgan Securities LLC and Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Incorporated, as representatives of the several underwriters named therein (together, the “Underwriters”). The Underwriting Agreement relates to a public offering by the Company of $300,000,000 aggregate principal amount of Floating Rate Notes due March 1, 2022 (the "Floating Rate Notes"), $700,000,000 aggregate principal amount of 3.250% Senior Notes due March 1, 2022 (the “2022 Notes”), $1,000,000,000 aggregate principal amount of 3.900% Senior Notes due December 6, 2028 (the “2028 Notes”) and $1,500,000,000 aggregate principal amount of 4.500% Senior Notes due December 6, 2048 (together with the Floating Rate Notes, the 2022 Notes and the 2028 Notes, the “Notes”). The offering of the Notes was made pursuant to the Company’s shelf registration statement on Form S-3 (Registration No. 333-227052) filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on August 27, 2018.
Pursuant to the Underwriting Agreement, the Company agreed to sell the Notes to the Underwriters, and the Underwriters agreed to purchase the Notes for resale to the public. The Underwriting Agreement includes customary representations, warranties and covenants by the Company. It also provides for customary indemnification by each of the Company and the Underwriters against certain liabilities and customary contribution provisions in respect of those liabilities.
The Company expects the offering of the Notes to close on December 6, 2018, subject to customary closing conditions.
The foregoing summary is qualified by reference to the Underwriting Agreement which is filed as an exhibit to this Current Report on Form 8-K and is incorporated by reference herein and in the above-referenced shelf registration statement.
Financial Statements and Exhibits.
The document included as an exhibit to this report is filed solely to provide information about its terms, is not intended to provide any factual or other information about the Company or the other parties to the agreements, and should not be relied upon by investors for any other purpose.
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 HOME DEPOT, INC.
Date: November 29, 2018
/s/ Carol B. Tomé
Carol B. Tomé
Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President – Corporate Services