SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, DC 20549
PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(D)
OF THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
Date of report (Date of earliest event reported) April 23, 2014
THE PNC FINANCIAL SERVICES GROUP, INC.
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Its Charter)
(State or Other Jurisdiction
One PNC Plaza
249 Fifth Avenue
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(Former Name or Former Address, if Changed Since Last Report)
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|Item 8.01||Other Events.|
On April 28, 2014, The PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. (the Corporation) completed the public offer and sale of $750,000,000 aggregate principal amount of its 3.90% Subordinated Notes due April 29, 2024 (the Subordinated Notes). The Subordinated Notes were sold pursuant to an Underwriting Agreement dated April 23, 2014 (the Underwriting Agreement) entered into by the Corporation and Goldman Sachs & Co., Citigroup Global Markets Inc., J.P. Morgan Securities LLC, and PNC Capital Markets LLC. The Underwriting Agreement is attached to this Current Report on Form 8-K as Exhibit 1.1 and is incorporated into this Item 8.01 by reference.
The Subordinated Notes were issued under an Indenture, dated December 19, 2012 (the Base Indenture) as amended and supplemented by a First Supplemental Indenture, dated April 28, 2014 (the Supplemental Indenture and together with the Base Indenture, the Indenture), between the Corporation and The Bank of New York Mellon, as trustee.
The underwritten offering described in this Current Report on Form 8-K is more fully described in the prospectus supplement, dated April 23, 2014 and filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (the Commission) on April 24, 2014, to the accompanying prospectus filed with the Commission on December 19, 2012, as part of the Companys Registration Statement on Form S-3ASR (File Nos. 333-185555) (the Registration Statement). The above description of the Underwriting Agreement and the Indenture is qualified in its entirety by reference to the full text of such agreements. Copies of the Underwriting Agreement, the Base Indenture, the Supplemental Indenture, and the Form of Note, are filed or incorporated by reference as Exhibits 1.1, 4.1, 4.2, and 4.3 respectively.
A copy of the legality opinion delivered by Christi Davis, counsel to the Corporation in connection with the issuance of the Subordinated Notes, is attached hereto as Exhibits 5.1.
This Current Report on Form 8-K is being filed for the purpose of filing the attached documents in connection with the issuance of the Debt Securities as exhibits to the Registration Statement and such exhibits are hereby incorporated by reference into the Registration Statement.
|Item 9.01||Financial Statements and Exhibits.|
The exhibits listed on the Exhibit Index accompanying this Form 8-K are filed herewith.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
|THE PNC FINANCIAL SERVICES GROUP, INC.|
/s/ Gregory H. Kozich
|Name:||Gregory H. Kozich|
|Date: April 28, 2014||Title:||Senior Vice President and Controller|
Method of Filing
|1.1||Underwriting Agreement, dated April 23, 2014, between the Corporation and Goldman, Sachs & Co., Citigroup Global Markets Inc., J.P. Morgan Securities LLC and PNC Capital Markets LLC||Filed herewith.|
|4.1||Indenture, dated as of December 19, 2012, between the Corporation and Bank of New York Mellon||Incorporated by reference|
to Exhibit 4.25 of the
Corporations Form S-3
ASR dated December 19,
|4.2||Supplemental Indenture, dated April 28, 2014, between the Corporation and Bank of New York Mellon||Filed herewith.|
|4.3||Form of Subordinated Note||Filed herewith.|
|5.1||Opinion of Christi Davis||Filed herewith.|
|23.1||Consent of Christi Davis (included in Exhibit 5.1)||Filed herewith.|