DOW Dow Chemical
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):
April 23, 2021
Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in its Charter,
Principal Office Address and Telephone Number
State of Incorporation or
|2211 H.H. Dow Way, Midland, MI 48674|
|001-03433||The Dow Chemical Company||Delaware||38-1285128|
|2211 H.H. Dow Way, Midland, MI 48674|
Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrants under any of the following provisions:
[ ] Written communications pursuant to Rule 425 under the Securities Act (17 CFR 230.425)
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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
|Registrant||Title of each class||Trading Symbol(s)||Name of each exchange on which registered|
|The Dow Chemical Company||0.500% Notes due March 15, 2027||DOW/27||New York Stock Exchange|
|The Dow Chemical Company||1.125% Notes due March 15, 2032||DOW/32||New York Stock Exchange|
|The Dow Chemical Company||1.875% Notes due March 15, 2040||DOW/40||New York Stock Exchange|
|The Dow Chemical Company||4.625% Notes due October 1, 2044||DOW/44||New York Stock Exchange|
Indicate by check mark whether the registrants are 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).
Emerging growth company ¨
If an emerging growth company, indicate by check mark if the registrants have elected not to use the extended transition period for complying with any new or revised financial accounting standards provided pursuant to Section 13(a) of the Exchange Act. ¨
Dow Inc. and The Dow Chemical Company (“TDCC” and together with Dow Inc., “Dow” or the “Company”) is filing this Current Report on Form 8-K with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (the “Commission”) solely to file Exhibit 99.1, in lieu of filing such exhibit with the Company’s quarterly report on Form 10-Q for the three months ended March 31, 2021, also filed today, due to exhibit size limits in the EDGAR system. Certain confidential information contained in Exhibit 99.1 has been omitted because it is both (i) not material and (ii) the type of information that TDCC treats as private or confidential.
This Current Report on Form 8-K contains only the cover page, this Explanatory Note, Item 9.01, Exhibit Index, Exhibit 99.1 and the Signature Page. This Current Report on Form 8-K speaks only as of its original filing date and does not reflect events that may have occurred subsequent to the original filing date.
|Item 9.01||Financial Statements and Exhibits.|
(d) Exhibits. The exhibits listed on the Exhibit Index are incorporated herein by reference.
|99.1||Amended and Restated Shareholders’ Agreement, effective as of March 25, 2021, between Excellent Performance Chemicals Company and Dow Saudi Arabia Holding B.V. (portions of this exhibit have been omitted because it is both (i) not material and (ii) the type of information that TDCC treats as private or confidential).|
|104||Cover Page Interactive File (the cover page tags are embedded within the Inline XBRL document).|
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrants have duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
THE DOW CHEMICAL COMPANY
Date: April 23, 2021
/s/ AMY E. WILSON
|Amy E. Wilson|
|General Counsel and Corporate Secretary|