Form 8-K Debt Tender Final Results
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): August 31, 2012
ALTRIA GROUP, INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction
6601 West Broad Street, Richmond, Virginia
(Address of principal executive offices)
Registrant's telephone number, including area code: (804) 274-2200
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report.)
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:
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On September 4, 2012, Altria Group, Inc. (“Altria”) issued a press release announcing the expiration of and final results for its previously announced cash tender offer (the “Tender Offer”) for up to $2,000,000,000 aggregate principal amount of its senior unsecured notes identified in the press release. The Tender Offer expired at 12:00 midnight, New York City time, on Friday, August 31, 2012. The press release is attached as Exhibit 99.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K and is incorporated by reference to this Item 8.01.
This Current Report on Form 8-K is neither an offer to sell nor a solicitation of offers to buy any securities. The Tender Offer was made only pursuant to the Offer to Purchase and the related Letter of Transmittal.
Financial Statements and Exhibits.
99.1 Altria Group, Inc. Press Release dated September 4, 2012
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.
ALTRIA GROUP, INC.
/s/ W. HILDEBRANDT SURGNER, JR.
W. Hildebrandt Surgner, Jr.
Corporate Secretary and Senior
Assistant General Counsel
DATE: September 4, 2012
Altria Group, Inc. Press Release dated September 4, 2012