SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(d)
OF THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
Date of report (Date of earliest event reported): March 4, 2019
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Item 8.01 Other Events
On March 4, 2019, Pfizer Inc. (the Company) priced a public offering of $500,000,000 aggregate principal amount of 2.800% Notes due 2022, $750,000,000 aggregate principal amount of 2.950% Notes due 2024, $1,750,000,000 aggregate principal amount of 3.450% Notes due 2029, $750,000,000 aggregate principal amount of 3.900% Notes due 2039 and $1,250,000,000 aggregate principal amount of 4.000% Notes due 2049 (together, the Notes).
The offering of the Notes was made pursuant to the Companys shelf registration statement on Form S-3 (Registration No. 333-223221) filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on February 26, 2018.
In connection with the offering of the Notes, the Company entered into an underwriting agreement (the Underwriting Agreement) and related pricing agreement (the Pricing Agreement), each dated March 4, 2019, with Barclays Capital Inc., Deutsche Bank Securities Inc., Goldman Sachs & Co. LLC and J.P. Morgan Securities LLC, as representatives of the several underwriters named therein. The closing of the offering of the Notes is expected to occur on March 11, 2019, subject to the satisfaction of customary closing conditions.
The Underwriting Agreement, the Pricing Agreement and the press release related to the offering are filed as exhibits to this Form 8-K and are incorporated herein by reference.
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits
|1.1||Underwriting Agreement, dated March 4, 2019.|
|1.2||Pricing Agreement, dated March 4, 2019.|
|99.1||Press Release of Pfizer Inc., dated March 4, 2019.|
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.
|Margaret M. Madden|
|Senior Vice President and Corporate Secretary|
|Chief Governance Counsel|
Dated: March 6, 2019