UNITED STATES

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549

 

 

FORM 8-A

 

 

FOR REGISTRATION OF CERTAIN CLASSES OF SECURITIES

PURSUANT TO SECTION 12(b) OR 12(g) OF THE

SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934

 

 

Danaher Corporation

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

 

 

 

Delaware   59-1995548
(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation or organization)   (I.R.S. Employer Identification No.)

 

2200 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W., Suite 800W

Washington, D.C.

  20037-1701
(Address of principal executive offices)   (Zip Code)

Securities to be registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:

 

Title of each class

to be so registered

 

Name of each exchange on which
each class is to be registered

1.700% Senior Notes due 2024   New York Stock Exchange
2.100% Senior Notes due 2026   New York Stock Exchange
2.500% Senior Notes due 2030   New York Stock Exchange

 

 

If this form relates to the registration of a class of securities pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Exchange Act and is effective pursuant to General Instruction A.(c), check the following box.  ☒

If this form relates to the registration of a class of securities pursuant to Section 12(g) of the Exchange Act and is effective pursuant to General Instruction A.(d), check the following box.  ☐

Securities Act registration statement file number to which this form relates: 333-224149 (if applicable)

Securities to be registered pursuant to Section 12(g) of the Act: None

 

 

 


INFORMATION REQUIRED IN REGISTRATION STATEMENT

Danaher Corporation (the “Registrant”) has filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (the “Commission”) pursuant to Rule 424(b) under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the “Securities Act”), a prospectus supplement, dated March 25, 2020 (the “Prospectus Supplement”) and the accompanying prospectus, dated July 9, 2019 (the “Base Prospectus”). The Prospectus Supplement relates to the €750,000,000 aggregate principal amount of 1.700% Senior Notes due 2024, €500,000,000 aggregate principal amount of 2.100% Senior Notes due 2026 and €500,000,000 aggregate principal amount of 2.500% Senior Notes due 2030 (collectively, the “Notes”) issued by the Registrant. The Base Prospectus forms a part of the Registrants’ Post-Effective Amendment No. 1 to Registration Statement on Form S-3 (File No. 333-224149), filed with the Commission on July 10, 2019, which amends the Registration Statement on Form S-3 (File No. 333-224149), filed with the Commission by Danaher on April 5, 2018 (as amended, the “Registration Statement”).

 

Item 1.

Description of Registrant’s Securities to be Registered.

The descriptions under the heading “Description of Notes” in the Prospectus Supplement and “Description of Danaher Debt Securities” in the Base Prospectus are incorporated by reference herein. Copies of such descriptions will be filed with The New York Stock Exchange.

 

Item 2.

Exhibits.

 

Exhibit No.

  

Description

4.1

   Indenture, dated as of December  11, 2007, between Danaher Corporation and The Bank of New York Mellon Trust Company, N.A., as trustee (incorporated by reference to Exhibit 1.2 of the Registrant’s Current Report on Form 8-K filed with the Commission on December 11, 2007).

4.2

   Second Supplemental Indenture, dated as of July  1, 2019 between Danaher Corporation and The Bank of New York Mellon Trust Company, N.A., as trustee (incorporated by reference to Exhibit 4.2 of the Registrant’s Post-Effective Amendment No. 1 to Registration Statement on Form S-3 filed with the Commission on July 10, 2019).

4.3

   Third Supplemental Indenture, dated as of March  30, 2020, between Danaher Corporation, as issuer, and The Bank of New York Mellon Trust Company, N.A., as trustee (incorporated by reference to Exhibit 4.3 of the Registrant’s Current Report on Form 8-K filed with the Commission on March 30, 2020).

4.4

   Form of 1.700% Senior Notes due 2024 (included in Exhibit 4.3).

4.5

   Form of 2.100% Senior Notes due 2026 (included in Exhibit 4.3).

4.6

   Form of 2.500% Senior Notes due 2030 (included in Exhibit 4.3).


SIGNATURE

Pursuant to the requirements of Section 12 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, each Registrant has duly caused this registration statement to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned, thereto duly authorized.

 

    DANAHER CORPORATION
Date: March 30, 2020     By:   /s/ Matthew R. McGrew
      Name:   Matthew R. McGrew
      Title:   Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
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