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): July 30, 2021 (July 29, 2021)
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
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222 West Las Colinas Blvd. Suite 900N, Irving, TX 75039
(Address of Principal Executive Offices) (Zip Code)
Registrant's telephone number, including area code: (972) 443-4000
(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, par value $0.0001 per share||CE||The New York Stock Exchange|
|1.125% Senior Notes due 2023||CE /23||The New York Stock Exchange|
|1.250% Senior Notes due 2025||CE /25||The New York Stock Exchange|
|1.400% Senior Notes due 2026||CE /26||The New York Stock Exchange|
|2.125% Senior Notes due 2027||CE /27||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 or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934.
Emerging growth company ☐
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Item 1.01 Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement.
On July 29, 2021, Celanese Corporation (“Celanese”), its wholly-owned subsidiary Celanese US Holdings LLC (the “Issuer”), and certain subsidiaries of the Issuer (the “Subsidiary Guarantors” and, together with Celanese and the Issuer, the “Company Parties”), entered into an Underwriting Agreement with BofA Securities, Inc., Citigroup Global Markets Inc., HSBC Securities (USA) Inc. and U.S. Bancorp Investments, Inc., as representatives of the other several underwriters named in Schedule A thereto (collectively, the “Underwriters”), and the Underwriters, providing for the offer and sale by the Issuer of $400,000,000 aggregate principal amount of 1.400% Senior Notes due 2026 (the “Notes”). The offering of the Notes was registered under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and is being made pursuant to the Registration Statement on Form S-3, Reg. No. 333-236294, and the Prospectus included therein, filed by the Company Parties with the Securities and Exchange Commission (the “Commission”) on February 6, 2020, the related Prospectus Supplement dated July 29, 2021, and the Free Writing Prospectus filed with the Commission on July 29, 2021.
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.
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|1.1|Underwriting Agreement, dated July 29, 2021, by and among Celanese US Holdings LLC, Celanese Corporation, the Subsidiary Guarantors, the several underwriters named therein, and BofA Securities, Inc., Citigroup Global Markets Inc., HSBC Securities (USA) Inc. and U.S. Bancorp Investments, Inc., as representatives of the other underwriters named therein.
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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.
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| ||By:||/s/ MICHAEL R. SULLIVAN|
| ||Name: ||Michael R. Sullivan|
| ||Title: ||Vice President, Deputy General Counsel and Assistant Corporate Secretary |
|Date:||July 30, 2021|