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, 2018
DARLING INGREDIENTS INC.
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Charter)
(State or Other Jurisdiction
|251 OCONNOR RIDGE BLVD., SUITE 300, IRVING, TEXAS||75038|
|(Address of Principal Executive Offices)||(Zip Code)|
Registrants telephone number, including area code: (972) 717-0300
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|Item 8.01.||Other Events.|
On April 23, 2018, Darling Ingredients Inc. (Darling) issued a press release announcing that Darling Global Finance B.V., an indirect, wholly-owned subsidiary of Darling incorporated as a private company with limited liability (besloten vennootschap met beperkte aansprakelijkheid) under the laws of The Netherlands, has launched an offering of 515 million in aggregate principal amount of unsecured senior notes. The offering is subject to market and other conditions. A copy of the press release announcing the offering is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1.
Also, on April 23, 2018, Darling issued a separate press release announcing that Darling Global Finance B.V. has commenced a cash tender offer for any and all of its outstanding 4.75% Senior Notes due 2022. A copy of the press release announcing the tender offer is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.2.
|Item 9.01.||Financial Statements and Exhibits.|
|99.1||Press Release dated April 23, 2018, announcing the launch of an offering of 515 million unsecured senior notes by Darling Global Finance B.V.|
|99.2||Press Release dated April 23, 2018, announcing the commencement of a cash tender offer for any and all of Darling Global Finance B.V.s outstanding 4.75% Senior Notes due 2022.|
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.
|DARLING INGREDIENTS INC.|
|Date: April 23, 2018||By:|
|John F. Sterling|
|Executive Vice President General Counsel and Secretary|