SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, DC 20549
PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(d)
OF THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): October 9, 2018
Conagra Brands, Inc.
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in its Charter)
(State or other jurisdiction
222 W. Merchandise Mart Plaza,
|(Address of principal executive offices)||(Zip Code)|
Registrants telephone number, including area code: (312) 549-5000
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
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Item 8.01 Other Events.
On October 9, 2018, Conagra Brands, Inc. (the Company) entered into an Underwriting Agreement (the Underwriting Agreement) with Goldman Sachs & Co. LLC, Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Incorporated and J.P. Morgan Securities LLC, acting as representatives of the several underwriters named therein (the Underwriters), in connection with the public offering and sale (the Offering) of 16,312,057 shares of the Companys common stock, par value $5.00 per share (the Common Shares), at a price to the public of $35.25 per share. As a component of the Offering, the Company granted the Underwriters a 30-day option to purchase up to an additional 1,631,206 Common Shares from the Company.
The Offering was registered under the Securities Act of 1933 pursuant to the Companys Registration Statement on Form S-3 (Registration No. 333-227740). In connection with the Offering, copies of the Underwriting Agreement and an opinion of Jones Day and related consent are filed as exhibits to this Current Report on Form 8-K and incorporated by reference herein.
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.
|1.1||Underwriting Agreement, dated October 9, 2018, by and among the Company and Goldman Sachs & Co. LLC, Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Incorporated and J.P. Morgan Securities LLC, acting as representatives of the several underwriters named therein.|
|5.1||Opinion of Jones Day.|
|23.1||Consent of Jones Day (included in Exhibit 5.1).|
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.
|CONAGRA BRANDS, INC.|
|By:||/s/ Colleen Batcheler|
|Title:||Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary|
Date: October 12, 2018