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UNITED STATES
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
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FORM 8-K
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CURRENT REPORT
Pursuant to Section 13 OR 15(d) of The Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): March 30, 2021

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ALBEMARLE CORPORATION
(Exact name of registrant as specified in charter)
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Virginia 001-12658 54-1692118
(State or other jurisdiction
of incorporation)
(Commission
File Number)
(IRS Employer
Identification No.)
4250 Congress Street, Suite 900
Charlotte, North Carolina 28209
(Address of principal executive offices) (Zip Code)
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (980) 299-5700
Not applicable
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report.)
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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 (see General Instruction A.2. below):
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 Name of each exchange on which registered
COMMON STOCK, $.01 Par Value ALB 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 (17 CFR 230.405) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (17 CFR 240.12b-2)
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 2.03.    Creation of a Direct Financial Obligation or an Obligation under an Off-Balance Sheet Arrangement of a Registrant.

On March 30, 2021, Albemarle Corporation (the “Company”) entered into a Sixth Supplemental Indenture, dated March 30, 2021, among the Company, Albemarle New Holding GmbH (“New Holding”), and U.S. Bank National Association, as trustee (the “Sixth Supplemental Indenture”). The Sixth Supplemental Indenture adds a full and unconditional guarantee by New Holding to all securities issued and outstanding by the Company and issuable by the Company pursuant to that certain Indenture, dated as of January 20, 2005, between the Company and The Bank of New York Mellon Trust Company, N.A. (formerly The Bank of New York), as original trustee, as amended and supplemented from time to time.

A copy of the Sixth Supplemental Indenture is attached to this Current Report on Form 8-K as Exhibit 4.1 and is incorporated herein by reference.

Item 9.01.    Financial Statements and Exhibits.

(d)    Exhibits.
Exhibit
Number Exhibit
104 Cover Page Interactive Data File (embedded within the Inline XBRL document)



SIGNATURES

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.

ALBEMARLE CORPORATION
Date: March 31, 2021 By: /s/ Karen G. Narwold
Karen G. Narwold
Executive Vice President, Chief Administrative Officer and General Counsel


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