8-K 1 d931617d8k.htm 8-K 8-K

 

 

UNITED STATES

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549

 

 

FORM 8-K

 

 

CURRENT REPORT

PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(d)

OF THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): May 20, 2015 (May 20, 2015)

 

 

HCA HOLDINGS, INC.

(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Charter)

 

 

 

Delaware   001-11239   27-3865930

(State or Other Jurisdiction

of Incorporation)

 

(Commission

File Number)

 

(I.R.S. Employer

Identification No.)

 

One Park Plaza, Nashville,

Tennessee

  37203
(Address of Principal Executive Offices)   (Zip Code)

Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (615) 344-9551

Not Applicable

(Former Name or Former Address, if Changed Since Last Report)

 

 

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Item 1.01 Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement.

Issuance of $1,600,000,000 aggregate principal amount of senior notes

Overview

On May 20, 2015, HCA Inc. (the “Issuer”), a wholly owned subsidiary of HCA Holdings, Inc. (the “Parent Guarantor”), completed the public offering of $1,600,000,000 aggregate principal amount of its 5.375% Senior Notes due 2025 (the “Notes”), guaranteed on a senior unsecured basis by the Parent Guarantor. The Notes have been registered under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the “Securities Act”), pursuant to the Issuer’s and the Parent Guarantor’s shelf registration statement on Form S-3, filed on January 13, 2015 (File No. 333-201463) (the “Registration Statement”), as supplemented by the prospectus supplement dated May 6, 2015, previously filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (the “Commission”) under the Securities Act. The Notes represent a further issuance of the Issuer’s 5.375% Senior Notes due 2025, of which $1,000,000,000 aggregate principal amount was issued on January 16, 2015 (the “Existing Notes”).

On May 20, 2015, the Notes were issued pursuant to an Indenture, dated as of August 1, 2011 (the “Base Indenture”), among the Issuer, the Parent Guarantor, Law Debenture Trust Company of New York, as trustee (the “Trustee”), and Deutsche Bank Trust Company Americas, as registrar, paying agent and transfer agent (the “Registrar”), as amended and supplemented by the Supplemental Indenture No. 11, dated as of January 16, 2015, and the Supplemental Indenture No. 12, dated as of May 20, 2015, each among the Issuer, the Parent Guarantor, the Trustee and the Registrar, relating to the Notes (together with the Base Indenture, the “Indenture”). The Notes have identical terms with the Existing Notes, other than their issue date and public offering price. The Notes and the Existing Notes will be treated as a single series for all purposes under the Indenture, including notices, consents, waivers, amendments, redemptions and any other action permitted under the Indenture. The Notes have the same CUSIP and ISIN numbers as, and will vote together and are fungible with, the Existing Notes immediately upon issuance.

Net proceeds from the offering of the Notes, after deducting underwriter discounts and commissions and estimated offering expenses, are estimated to be approximately $1.631 billion. The Issuer intends to use the net proceeds from the offering of the Notes to redeem all of the Parent Guarantor’s $1.525 billion aggregate principal amount outstanding of existing 7 34% Senior Notes due 2021 and for general corporate purposes.

The following is a brief description of the terms of the Notes and the Indenture.

Maturity and Interest Payment Dates

The Notes will mature on February 1, 2025. Interest on the Notes will be payable semi-annually on February 1 and August 1 of each year, commencing on August 1, 2015, to holders of record on the preceding January 15 and July 15, as the case may be. Interest will accrue on the Notes from January 16, 2015, the date of the original issuance of the Existing Notes.

Ranking

The Notes are the Issuer’s senior unsecured obligations and: (i) rank senior in right of payment to any of its existing and future subordinated indebtedness, (ii) rank equally in right of payment with any of its existing and future senior indebtedness, (iii) are effectively subordinated in right of payment to any of its existing and future secured indebtedness to the extent of the value of the collateral securing such indebtedness, and (iv) are structurally subordinated in right of payment to all existing and future indebtedness and other liabilities of its subsidiaries.

Guarantees

The Notes are fully and unconditionally guaranteed on a senior unsecured basis by the Parent Guarantor.

Covenants

The Indenture contains covenants limiting the Issuer’s and certain of its subsidiaries’ ability to: (i) create liens on certain assets to secure debt, (ii) engage in certain sale and lease-back transactions and (iii) consolidate, merge, sell or otherwise dispose of all or substantially all of its assets. These covenants are subject to a number of important limitations and exceptions.


Optional Redemption

The Indenture permits the Issuer to redeem some or all of the Notes at any time at “make whole” redemption prices set forth in the Indenture.

Change of Control

Upon the occurrence of a change of control, as defined in the Indenture, each holder of the Notes has the right to require the Issuer to repurchase some or all of such holder’s Notes at a purchase price in cash equal to 101% of the principal amount thereof, plus accrued and unpaid interest, if any, to the repurchase date.

Events of Default

The Indenture also provides for events of default which, if any of them occurs, would permit or require the principal of and accrued interest on the Notes to become or to be declared due and payable.

The foregoing descriptions of the Notes and the Indenture (including the form of the Notes) are qualified in their entirety by the terms of such agreements. Please refer to such agreements, which are incorporated herein by reference and attached hereto as Exhibits 4.1 through 4.4.

Item 2.03 Creation of a Direct Financial Obligation or an Obligation Under an Off-Balance Sheet Arrangement of a Registrant.

The information provided in Item 1.01 of this report is incorporated by reference into this Item 2.03.

 

Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.

 

(d) Exhibits

 

Exhibit

No.

  

Description

  4.1    Form of Indenture of HCA Inc. (filed as Exhibit 4.2 to the Registrant’s Registration Statement on Form S-3 (File No. 333-175791) and incorporated herein by reference)
  4.2    Supplemental Indenture No. 11, dated as of January 16, 2015, among HCA Inc., HCA Holdings, Inc., Law Debenture Trust Company of New York, as trustee, and Deutsche Bank Trust Company Americas, as paying agent, registrar and transfer agent (filed as Exhibit 4.2 to the Registrant’s Form 8-K filed January 16, 2015 and incorporated herein by reference)
  4.3    Form of Global Note representing the Notes (included in Exhibit 4.2)
  4.4    Supplemental Indenture No. 12, dated as of May 20, 2015, among HCA Inc., HCA Holdings, Inc., Law Debenture Trust Company of New York, as trustee, and Deutsche Bank Trust Company Americas, as paying agent, registrar and transfer agent
  5.1    Opinion of Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP
23.1    Consent of Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP (included in Exhibit 5.1)


SIGNATURES

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.

 

HCA HOLDINGS, INC.

(Registrant)

By:

/s/ David G. Anderson

David G. Anderson

Senior Vice President – Finance

Date: May 20, 2015


INDEX TO EXHIBITS

 

Exhibit

No.

  

Description

  4.1    Form of Indenture of HCA Inc. (filed as Exhibit 4.2 to the Registrant’s Registration Statement on Form S-3 (File No. 333-175791) and incorporated herein by reference)
  4.2    Supplemental Indenture No. 11, dated as of January 16, 2015, among HCA Inc., HCA Holdings, Inc., Law Debenture Trust Company of New York, as trustee, and Deutsche Bank Trust Company Americas, as paying agent, registrar and transfer agent (filed as Exhibit 4.2 to the Registrant’s Form 8-K filed January 16, 2015 and incorporated herein by reference)
  4.3    Form of Global Note representing the Notes (included in Exhibit 4.2)
  4.4    Supplemental Indenture No. 12, dated as of May 20, 2015, among HCA Inc., HCA Holdings, Inc., Law Debenture Trust Company of New York, as trustee, and Deutsche Bank Trust Company Americas, as paying agent, registrar and transfer agent
  5.1    Opinion of Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP
23.1    Consent of Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP (included in Exhibit 5.1)