Rockwell Automation, Inc. (NYSE: ROK) today announced that on August 3, 2021, it priced notes in an aggregate principal amount of $1.5 billion, in an underwritten, registered public offering.
One series, consisting of $600 million of notes, will mature on August 15, 2023 and will bear interest at an annual rate of 0.350 percent. A second series, consisting of $450 million of notes, will mature on August 15, 2031 and will bear interest at an annual rate of 1.750 percent. A third series, consisting of $450 million of notes, will mature on August 15, 2061 and will bear interest at an annual rate of 2.800 percent. The offering is expected to close on August 17, 2021, subject to customary closing conditions.
Rockwell Automation intends to use the net proceeds it receives from this offering to partially fund the purchase price in its anticipated acquisition of Plex Systems.
BofA Securities, Inc., Goldman Sachs & Co. LLC, Loop Capital Markets LLC, and Wells Fargo Securities, LLC acted as joint book-running managers for the offering.
BMO Capital Markets Corp., PNC Capital Markets LLC, LLC, Citigroup Global Markets Inc., BNY Mellon Capital Markets, Deutsche Bank Securities Inc., U.S. Bancorp Investments, Inc. and TD Securities (USA) LLC, acted as senior co-managers. Comerica Securities, Inc. and ING Financial Markets LLC acted as co-managers.
Copies of the prospectus supplement and the accompanying prospectus relating to the offering can be obtained from:
BofA Securities, Inc.
200 North College Street, 3rd Floor, NC1-004-03-43
Charlotte, North Carolina 28255-0001
Attn: Prospectus Department
Goldman Sachs & Co. LLC
200 West Street
New York, NY 10282
Loop Capital Markets LLC
111 W. Jackson Blvd. #1901
Chicago, IL 60604
Wells Fargo Securities, LLC
608 2nd Avenue South, Suite 1000
Minneapolis, MN 55402
Attn: WFS Customer Service
Rockwell Automation, Inc. (NYSE: ROK), is a global leader in industrial automation and digital transformation. We connect the imaginations of people with the potential of technology to expand what is humanly possible, making the world more productive and more sustainable. Headquartered in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Rockwell Automation employs approximately 24,000 problem solvers dedicated to our customers in more than 100 countries.
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