SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
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 13, 2018
INTERCONTINENTAL EXCHANGE, INC.
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Its Charter)
(State or Other Jurisdiction of Incorporation)
|(Commission File Number)||(IRS Employer Identification No.)|
|5660 New Northside Drive, Third Floor|
|(Address of Principal Executive Offices)||(Zip Code)|
(Registrants Telephone Number, Including Area Code)
(Former Name or Former Address, if Changed Since Last Report)
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|Item 8.01|| |
On August 13, 2018, Intercontinental Exchange, Inc. (ICE) completed the public offering and issuance of $400,000,000 aggregate principal amount of its 3.450% Senior Notes due 2023 (the 2023 Notes), $600,000,000 aggregate principal amount of its 3.750% Senior Notes due 2028 and $1,250,000,000 aggregate principal amount of its 4.250% Senior Notes due 2048 (the 2048 Notes and, together with the 2023 Notes and the 2028 Notes, the Notes).
The Notes were sold pursuant to an Underwriting Agreement (the Underwriting Agreement), dated August 6, 2018, among ICE and Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Incorporated, MUFG Securities Americas Inc. and Wells Fargo Securities, LLC as representatives of the underwriters named therein. The Notes were offered and sold pursuant to ICEs automatic shelf registration statement on Form S-3 (File No. 333-223502) and the prospectus included therein, filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on March 7, 2018, and supplemented by the prospectus supplement dated August 6, 2018. The Notes were issued under the Indenture, dated as of August 13, 2018 (the Indenture), between ICE and Wells Fargo Bank, National Association, as trustee (the Trustee), as supplemented by the First Supplemental Indenture, dated as of August 13, 2018 (the Supplemental Indenture), between ICE and the Trustee.
ICE received approximately $2.22 billion in net proceeds, after underwriting discounts and commissions and before offering expenses, from the sale of the Notes. ICE intends to use the net proceeds from the offering for general corporate purposes, including to fund the redemption of the $600,000,000 aggregate principal amount of 2.50% Senior Notes due 2018 and to pay down outstanding commercial paper.
The foregoing description of the Underwriting Agreement, the Indenture and the Supplemental Indenture does not purport to be complete and is qualified in its entirety by reference to the full text of the Underwriting Agreement, the Indenture and the Supplemental Indenture (including the forms of the Notes), which are filed or incorporated by reference as Exhibits 1.1, 4.1 and 4.2 hereto, respectively.
|Item 9.01|| |
Financial Statements and Exhibits.
|1.1||Underwriting Agreement dated as of August 6, 2018 among Intercontinental Exchange, Inc. and Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Incorporated, Wells Fargo Securities, LLC and MUFG Securities Americas Inc., as representatives of the underwriters named therein.|
|4.1||Indenture dated as of August 13, 2018 between Intercontinental Exchange, Inc., as issuer, and Wells Fargo Bank, National Association, as trustee.|
|4.2||First Supplemental Indenture dated as of August 13, 2018 between Intercontinental Exchange, Inc., as issuer, and Wells Fargo Bank, National Association, as trustee.|
|4.3||Form of 3.450% Senior Notes due 2023 (included in Exhibit 4.2).|
|4.4||Form of 3.750% Senior Notes due 2028 (included in Exhibit 4.2).|
|4.5||Form of 4.250% Senior Notes due 2048 (included in Exhibit 4.2).|
|5.1||Opinion of Sullivan & Cromwell LLP.|
|23.1||Consent of Sullivan & Cromwell LLP (included in Exhibit 5.1).|
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be filed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
|INTERCONTINENTAL EXCHANGE, INC.|
|Date: August 13, 2018||By:||/s/ Andrew J. Surdykowski|
Andrew J. Surdykowski
Senior Vice President, Associate General Counsel