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Filed: 1 Jul 21, 7:32am











Date of report (Date of earliest event reported): July 1, 2021 (June 29, 2021)


L Brands, Inc.

(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Its Charter)



(State or Other Jurisdiction of Incorporation)


(Commission File Number)(IRS Employer Identification No.)

Three Limited Parkway

Columbus, OH

(Address of Principal Executive Offices)(Zip Code)


(614) 415-7000

(Registrant’s Telephone Number, Including Area Code)


Not Applicable

(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, $0.50 Par Value LB The 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).


Emerging growth company


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Item 8.01. Other Events.


On June 29, 2021, L Brands, Inc. (the “Company”) announced the commencement of, and on June 30, 2021 announced the upsized pricing of, a private offering of $600 million aggregate principal amount of 4.625% senior notes due 2029 (the “Senior Notes Offering”) by its subsidiary, Victoria’s Secret & Co. The Notes are being offered for sale to persons reasonably believed to be qualified institutional buyers in an offering exempt from registration pursuant to Rule 144A under the U.S. Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the “Securities Act”), and outside the United States to non-U.S. persons in compliance with Regulation S under the Securities Act. Victoria's Secret & Co. is the recently formed holding company for the Company’s Victoria's Secret business, which the Company intends to separate into an independent, public company as previously announced.


On June 30, 2021, the Company also announced that the previously announced syndication by Victoria’s Secret of term loans in an aggregate principal amount of $400 million (the “Term Loan Facility”) has allocated with an initial interest rate of LIBOR (with a LIBOR floor of 0.50%) plus 3.25%. The Term Loan Facility will have an original issue discount of 1.00%.


Copies of the press releases announcing (i) the commencement of the Senior Notes Offering and (ii) the pricing of the Senior Notes Offering and Term Loan Facility are attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1 and Exhibit 99.2, respectively, and incorporated by reference herein.


Neither this Current Report on Form 8-K or the press releases attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1 and Exhibit 99.2 constitutes an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy any security and shall not constitute an offer, solicitation or sale in any jurisdiction in which such offering, solicitation or sale would be unlawful. Any offers of the securities will be made only by means of a private offering memorandum.


Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.


Exhibit 99.1Press Release dated June 29, 2021 entitled “L Brands Announces Proposed $500 Million Offering of Senior Notes Due 2029 by its Spin-Off Subsidiary, Victoria’s Secret & Co.”
Exhibit 99.2Press Release dated June 30, 2021 entitled “L Brands Announces Pricing of Upsized $600 Million Offering of 4.625% Senior Notes Due 2029 and $400 Million Term Loan Credit Facility by its Spin-Off Subsidiary, Victoria’s Secret & Co.”

Exhibit 104 

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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.


  L Brands, Inc.
Date: July 1, 2021By:/s/ STUART B. BURGDOERFER
  Stuart B. Burgdoerfer
  Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer