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 25, 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 25, 2018, Darling Ingredients Inc. (Darling) issued a press release announcing that, on April 25, 2018, 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 priced a private offering of 515 million in aggregate principal amount of its 3.625% unsecured senior notes due 2026 (the Notes). The Notes were priced at 100% of their face amount. The offering is expected to close on May 2, 2018, subject to satisfaction of customary closing conditions. A copy of the press release announcing the pricing of the offering is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1.
|Item 9.01.||Financial Statements and Exhibits.|
|99.1||Press Release dated April 25, 2018, announcing the pricing of a private offering of 515 million in aggregate principal amount of 3.625% unsecured senior notes due 2026 by Darling Global Finance B.V.|
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 25, 2018||By:|
|John F. Sterling|
|Executive Vice President General Counsel and Secretary|