AMT American Tower
Filed: 5 May 21, 6:02am
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON D.C. 20549
CURRENT REPORT PURSUANT
TO SECTION 13 OR 15(d) OF THE
SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
Date of Report (Date of Earliest Event Reported): May 5, 2021
AMERICAN TOWER CORPORATION
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Charter)
|(State or Other Jurisdiction of Incorporation)||(Commission File Number)||(I.R.S. Employer Identification No.)|
116 Huntington Avenue
Boston, Massachusetts 02116
(Address of Principal Executive Offices) (Zip Code)
(Registrant's telephone number, including area code)
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report.)
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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
|Title of each class||Trading Symbol(s)||Name of each exchange on which registered|
|Common Stock, $0.01 par value||AMT||New York Stock Exchange|
|1.375% Senior Notes due 2025||AMT 25A||New York Stock Exchange|
|1.950% Senior Notes due 2026||AMT 26B||New York Stock Exchange|
|0.500% Senior Notes due 2028||AMT 28A||New York Stock Exchange|
|1.000% Senior Notes due 2032||AMT 32||New York Stock Exchange|
Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (§230.405 of this chapter) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (§240.12b-2 of this chapter).
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Item 7.01 Regulation FD Disclosure.
On May 5, 2021, American Tower Corporation (the “Company”) issued a press release (the “Press Release”) with respect to the matters set forth in Item 8.01 below. A copy of the Press Release is furnished herewith as Exhibit 99.1.
Exhibit 99.1 is furnished and shall not be deemed to be “filed” for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the “Exchange Act”), or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that section, nor shall such exhibit be deemed incorporated by reference in any filing made by the Company under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, or the Exchange Act, except as expressly set forth by specific reference in such a filing.
Item 8.01 Other Events.
On May 5, 2021, the Company issued the Press Release announcing that Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec (“CDPQ”), a global investment group, will acquire a 30% ownership interest in ATC Europe B.V. (“ATC Europe”) as part of a new long-term strategic partnership through a transaction valued at over €1.6 billion. Pursuant to the partnership agreement, the Company will retain managerial and operational control, as well as day-to-day oversight of ATC Europe, while CDPQ will obtain seats on ATC Europe’s Board of Directors, along with certain governance rights. The transaction is expected to close in the third quarter of 2021, subject to customary closing conditions, including regulatory approvals. The Company is continuing to actively evaluate additional potential partnership opportunities for ATC Europe.
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.
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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.
|AMERICAN TOWER CORPORATION|
|Date:||May 5, 2021||By:||/s/ Rodney M. Smith|
|Rodney M. Smith|
|Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer|