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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): November 18, 2020

 

ABBVIE INC.

(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in its Charter)

 

 

 

Delaware   001-35565   32-0375147
(State or other Jurisdiction
of Incorporation)
  (Commission File Number)   (IRS Employer
Identification No.)

 

 

 

1 North Waukegan Road

North Chicago, Illinois 60064-6400

(Address of principal executive offices) (Zip Code)

 

Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (847) 932-7900

 

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, $0.01 Par Value   ABBV  

New York Stock Exchange

Chicago Stock Exchange

1.375% Senior Notes due 2024   ABBV24   New York Stock Exchange
0.750% Senior Notes due 2027   ABBV27   New York Stock Exchange
2.125% Senior Notes due 2028   ABBV28   New York Stock Exchange
1.250% Senior Notes due 2031   ABBV31   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 November 18, 2020, AbbVie Inc. issued a press release announcing the expiration and final results of its offers to exchange any and all of its outstanding (i) $30,000,000,000 aggregate principal amount of senior unsecured notes previously issued on November 21, 2019, (ii) $13,251,781,000 aggregate principal amount of senior unsecured notes previously issued on May 14, 2020 and (iii) €2,517,066,000 aggregate principal amount of senior unsecured notes previously issued on May 14, 2020, each issued pursuant to an exemption from the registration requirements of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the “Securities Act”), for an equal principal amount of new notes in a transaction registered under the Securities Act. A copy of the press release is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K and is incorporated herein in its entirety.

 

Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.

 

(d) Exhibits

 

Exhibit
No.
  Exhibit
   
99.1   Press Release dated November 18, 2020.
104   The cover page from this Current Report on Form 8-K formatted in Inline XBRL (included as Exhibit 101).

 

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SIGNATURE

 

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.

 

  ABBVIE INC.
   
Date: November 18, 2020 By: /s/ Robert A. Michael
  Name: Robert A. Michael
  Title: Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer

 

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