SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, DC 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): May 22, 2018
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Charter)
(State or Other Jurisdiction
One McDonald’s Plaza
Oak Brook, Illinois
(Address of Principal Executive Offices)
(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)
(Former Name or Former Address, if Changed Since Last Report)
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Item 8.01. Other Events.
On May 22, 2018, McDonald’s Corporation (the “Company”) issued U.S.$500,000,000 of the Company’s Three-Month LIBOR Medium-Term Notes due 2021 (the "Notes"), pursuant to the Company’s existing medium-term notes program, as set forth in the Company’s Registration Statement on Form S-3 (Registration No. 333-205731), filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) and effective on July 17, 2015, and the related Prospectus and Prospectus Supplement, each dated July 17, 2015.
See Pricing Supplement No. 12, dated May 18, 2018, filed with the SEC, for more information.
A copy of the legal opinion of the Corporate Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary of the Company relating to the issuance of the Notes, is filed as Exhibit 5 to this Current Report on Form 8-K and incorporated by reference into the Registration Statement (Registration No. 333-205731).
Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.
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.
May 23, 2018
/s/ Denise A. Horne
Denise A. Horne
Corporate Vice President, Associate General Counsel
and Assistant Secretary