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): September 26, 2017
THE CLOROX COMPANY
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction
1221 Broadway, Oakland, California 94612-1888
(Address of principal executive offices) (Zip code)
(Registrants telephone number, including area code)
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
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Item 8.01 Other Events
On September 26, 2017, The Clorox Company (the Company) executed an underwriting agreement in connection with the sale of $400 million aggregate principal amount of its 3.100% senior notes due 2027 (the Notes), in an underwritten registered public offering (the Underwriting Agreement). The offering closed on September 28, 2017. A copy of the Underwriting Agreement is attached hereto as Exhibit 1.1.
A copy of the Sixth Supplemental Indenture, dated as of September 28, 2017, between the Company and Wells Fargo Bank, National Association, as trustee, with respect to the Notes is attached as Exhibit 4.1. A copy of the opinion of Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP relating to the validity of the notes to be issued in this offering is attached as Exhibit 5.1.
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits
See the Exhibit Index below, which is incorporated by reference herein.
|1.1||Underwriting Agreement dated as of September 26, 2017|
|4.1||Sixth Supplemental Indenture, dated as of September 28, 2017, between the Company and Wells Fargo Bank, National Association, as trustee|
|5.1||Opinion of Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP|
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.
|THE CLOROX COMPANY|
|Date: September 28, 2017||By:||/s/ Laura Stein|
Executive Vice President General Counsel
and Corporate Affairs