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Title of each class
Trading symbol

 

 

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: December 24, 2020

(Date of earliest event reported)

 

 

 

INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MACHINES CORPORATION

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

 

 

 

New York   001-02360   13-0871985
(State of incorporation)   (Commission File Number)   (IRS Employer Identification No.)

 

One New Orchard Road

   
Armonk, New York   10504
(Address of principal executive offices)   (Zip Code)

 

914-499-1900

(Registrants telephone number)

 

 

 

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   Name of each exchange
on which registered
Capital stock, par value $.20 per share   IBM   New York Stock Exchange
        Chicago Stock Exchange
0.500% Notes due 2021   IBM 21B   New York Stock Exchange
2.625% Notes due 2022   IBM 22A   New York Stock Exchange
1.250% Notes due 2023   IBM 23A   New York Stock Exchange
0.375% Notes due 2023   IBM 23B   New York Stock Exchange
1.125% Notes due 2024   IBM 24A   New York Stock Exchange
2.875% Notes due 2025   IBM 25A   New York Stock Exchange
0.950% Notes due 2025   IBM 25B   New York Stock Exchange
0.875% Notes due 2025   IBM 25C   New York Stock Exchange
0.300% Notes due 2026   IBM 26B   New York Stock Exchange
1.250% Notes due 2027   IBM 27B   New York Stock Exchange
0.300% Notes due 2028   IBM 28B   New York Stock Exchange
1.750% Notes due 2028   IBM 28A   New York Stock Exchange
1.500% Notes due 2029   IBM 29   New York Stock Exchange
1.750% Notes due 2031   IBM 31   New York Stock Exchange
0.650% Notes due 2032   IBM 32   New York Stock Exchange
1.200% Notes due 2040   IBM 40   New York Stock Exchange
7.00% Debentures due 2025   IBM 25   New York Stock Exchange
6.22% Debentures due 2027   IBM 27   New York Stock Exchange
6.50% Debentures due 2028   IBM 28   New York Stock Exchange
7.00% Debentures due 2045   IBM 45   New York Stock Exchange
7.125% Debentures due 2096   IBM 96   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 December 24, 2020, IBM Credit LLC (“IBM Credit”), a wholly-owned subsidiary of International Business Machines Corporation ("IBM"), entered into a Receivables Purchase Agreement (the “Agreement”) with Banco Santander S.A., pursuant to which IBM Credit may sell up to $3 billion of its IBM short-term commercial financing receivables at any one time, on a revolving basis. The transfers of these receivables are expected to qualify as true sales and will begin in December in the United States and Canada. Sales are expected to expand to certain other countries through the first half of 2021. The initial term of the Agreement is three years.

 

 

 

 

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.

 

Date: December 31, 2020

 
     
  By:  /s/ Simon J. Beaumont
    Simon J. Beaumont
    Vice President and Treasurer