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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): August 26, 2021

 

 

The Charles Schwab Corporation

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

 

 

Commission File Number: 1-9700

 

Delaware   94-3025021

(State or other jurisdiction

of incorporation)

 

(I.R.S. Employer

Identification No.)

3000 Schwab Way, Westlake, TX 76262

(Address of principal executive offices, including zip code)

(817) 859-5000

(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)

N/A

(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)

 

 

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 - $.01 par value per share   SCHW   New York Stock Exchange
Depositary Shares, each representing a 1/40th ownership interest in a share of 5.95% Non-Cumulative Preferred Stock, Series D   SCHW PrD   New York Stock Exchange
Depositary Shares, each representing a 1/40th ownership interest in a share of 4.450% Non-Cumulative Preferred Stock, Series J   SCHW PrJ   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

On August 26, 2021, The Charles Schwab Corporation (the “Company”) issued $850,000,000 aggregate principal amount of 1.950% Senior Notes due 2031 (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 Eighteenth Supplemental Indenture, dated as of August 26, 2021 (the “Eighteenth Supplemental Indenture”). The offering was made pursuant to a Prospectus dated December 4, 2020 and a Prospectus Supplement dated August 24, 2021, filed pursuant to the Company’s Shelf Registration Statement on Form S-3 (File No. 333-251156).

On August 24, 2021, 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 and Wells Fargo Securities, 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 Eighteenth Supplemental Indenture and the form of 1.950% Senior Notes due 2031 are attached as Exhibits 1.1, 4.66, and 4.67, 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

 

(d)    Exhibits
1.1    Underwriting Agreement, dated August 24, 2021, by and among the Company and Citigroup Global Markets Inc., Credit Suisse Securities (USA) LLC, J.P. Morgan Securities LLC and Wells Fargo Securities, LLC, as the representatives of the several underwriters named therein.
4.66    Eighteenth Supplemental Indenture, dated as of August 26, 2021, by and between the Company and The Bank of New York Mellon Trust Company, N.A., as Trustee.
4.67    Form of 1.950% Senior Notes due 2031 (included in Exhibit 4.66).
5.1    Opinion of Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP, dated August 26, 2021.
23.1    Consent of Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP, dated August 26, 2021 (included in Exhibit 5.1).
104    Cover Page Interactive Data File - the cover page interactive data file does not appear in the Interactive Data File because its XBRL tags are embedded within the Inline XBRL document.


Signature(s)

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: August 26, 2021     By:  

/s/ Peter Crawford

      Peter Crawford
      Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
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