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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): January 4, 2021

 

Commission File
Number

Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in its Charter,

Address of Principal Executive Offices and Telephone Number

State of
Incorporation

I.R.S. Employer

Identification
No.

1-9516

ICAHN ENTERPRISES L.P.

16690 Collins Ave, PH-1

Sunny Isles Beach, FL 33160

(305) 422-4100

Delaware 13-3398766
       
333-118021-01

ICAHN ENTERPRISES HOLDINGS L.P.

16690 Collins Ave, PH-1

Sunny Isles Beach, FL 33160

(305) 422-4100

Delaware 13-3398767

 

N/A

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

 

Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions:

 

¨ Written communication pursuant to Rule 425 under the Securities Act (17 CFR 230.425)

 

¨ Soliciting material pursuant to Rule 14a-12 under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14a-12)

 

¨ Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 14d-2(b) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14d-2(b))

 

¨ Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 13e-4(c) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.13e-4(c))

 

Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:

 

Title of each class:   Trading Symbol(s)   Name of each exchange on which registered:
Depositary Units   IEP   Nasdaq Global Select Market

  

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 ¨

 

If an emerging growth company, indicate by check mark if the registrant has elected not to use the extended transition period for complying with any new or revised financial accounting standards provided pursuant to Section 13(a) of the Exchange Act. ¨

  

 

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Item 8.01Other Events.

 

On January 4, 2021, Icahn Enterprises L.P. (“Icahn Enterprises”) issued a press release announcing that it, together with Icahn Enterprises Finance Corp. (together with Icahn Enterprises, the “Issuers”), priced their offering of $750,000,000 aggregate principal amount of 4.375% Senior Notes due 2029 (the “Notes”) in a private placement not registered under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended (such offering, the “Notes Offering”). The aggregate principal amount represents an increase in the size of the Notes Offering of $250,000,000 from the previously announced offering of $500,000,000. The Notes Offering is expected to close on January 19, 2021, subject to customary closing conditions. The Notes will be guaranteed by Icahn Enterprises Holdings L.P. The net proceeds from the Notes Offering will be used to redeem a portion of the Issuers’ existing 6.250% Senior Notes due 2022 pursuant to the Issuers’ previously announced notice of conditional redemption. There can be no assurance that the issuance and sale of any debt securities of the Issuers will be consummated, that the conditions precedent to the redemption will be satisfied, or that the redemption will occur.

 

A copy of the press release is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1.

 

This Current Report on Form 8-K is neither an offer to sell nor a solicitation of an offer to buy any securities of Icahn Enterprises.

 

Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits

 

(d) Exhibits

 

  99.1 – Press Release dated January 4, 2021.
  104 – Cover Page Interactive Date File (formatted in Inline XBRL in Exhibit 101).

 

 

 

 

SIGNATURES

 

Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, each Registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.

 

 

ICAHN ENTERPRISES L.P.

(Registrant)

       
  By:

Icahn Enterprises G.P. Inc.

its general partner

       
Date:  January 4, 2021   By:   /s/ Ted Papapostolou
      Ted Papapostolou
      Chief Accounting Officer

 

 

ICAHN ENTERPRISES HOLDINGS L.P.

(Registrant)

       
  By:

Icahn Enterprises G.P. Inc.

its general partner

       
Date:  January 4, 2021   By:   /s/ Ted Papapostolou
        Ted Papapostolou
      Chief Accounting Officer

 

 

 

 

Exhibit 99.1

 

Icahn Enterprises L.P. Announces Upsizing and Pricing of Senior Notes

 

(Sunny Isles Beach, Florida, January 4, 2021) – Icahn Enterprises L.P. (NASDAQ: IEP) – Icahn Enterprises L.P. (“Icahn Enterprises”) announced today that it, together with Icahn Enterprises Finance Corp. (together with Icahn Enterprises, the “Issuers”), priced their offering of $750,000,000 aggregate principal amount of 4.375% Senior Notes due 2029 (the “Notes”) in a private placement not registered under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the “Securities Act”) (such offering, the “Notes Offering”). The aggregate principal amount represents an increase in the size of the Notes Offering of $250,000,000 from the previously announced offering of $500,000,000. The Notes Offering is expected to close on January 19, 2021, subject to customary closing conditions. The Notes will be issued under an indenture by and among the Issuers, Icahn Enterprises Holdings L.P., as guarantor (the “Guarantor”), and Wilmington Trust, National Association, as trustee, and will be guaranteed by the Guarantor. The net proceeds from the Notes Offering will be used to redeem a portion of the Issuers’ existing 6.250% Senior Notes due 2022 pursuant to the Issuers’ previously announced notice of conditional redemption. There can be no assurance that the issuance and sale of any debt securities will be consummated, that the conditions precedent to the redemption will be satisfied, or that the redemption will occur.

 

The Notes and related guarantees are being offered only (1) in the United States to persons reasonably believed to be qualified institutional buyers in reliance on Rule 144A under the Securities Act and (2) outside the United States to persons other than “U.S. persons” in compliance with Regulation S under the Securities Act. The Notes and related guarantees have not been registered under the Securities Act or the securities laws of any other jurisdiction and may not be offered or sold in the United States absent registration or an applicable exemption from the registration requirements.

 

This press release is being issued pursuant to and in accordance with Rule 135c under the Securities Act. This press release shall not constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation of an offer to buy any securities of the Issuers.

 

About Icahn Enterprises L.P.

 

Icahn Enterprises L.P. (NASDAQ: IEP), a master limited partnership, is a diversified holding company engaged in seven primary business segments: Investment, Energy, Automotive, Food Packaging, Metals, Real Estate and Home Fashion.

 

 

 

 

Caution Concerning Forward-Looking Statements

 

This release contains certain statements that are, or may deemed to be, "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995, many of which are beyond our ability to control or predict. Forward-looking statements may be identified by words such as "expects," "anticipates," "intends," "plans," "believes," "seeks," "estimates," "will" or words of similar meaning and include, but are not limited to, statements about the expected future business and financial performance of Icahn Enterprises and its subsidiaries. Actual events, results and outcomes may differ materially from our expectations due to a variety of known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors, including risks related to economic downturns, substantial competition and rising operating costs; risks related to the severity, magnitude and duration of the COVID-19 pandemic and its impact on the global economy, financial markets and industries in which our subsidiaries operate; risks related to our investment activities, including the nature of the investments made by the private funds in which we invest, declines in the fair value of our investments as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, losses in the private funds and loss of key employees; risks related to our ability to continue to conduct our activities in a manner so as to not be deemed an investment company under the Investment Company Act of 1940, as amended; risks related to our energy business, including the volatility and availability of crude oil, other feed stocks and refined products, declines in global demand for crude oil, refined products and liquid transportation fuels as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, unfavorable refining margin (crack spread), interrupted access to pipelines, significant fluctuations in nitrogen fertilizer demand in the agricultural industry and seasonality of results; risks related to our automotive activities and exposure to adverse conditions in the automotive industry, including as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic; risks related to our food packaging activities, including competition from better capitalized competitors, inability of our suppliers to timely deliver raw materials, and the failure to effectively respond to industry changes in casings technology; risks related to our scrap metals activities, including potential environmental exposure; risks related to our real estate activities, including the extent of any tenant bankruptcies and insolvencies; risks related to our home fashion operations, including changes in the availability and price of raw materials, and changes in transportation costs and delivery times; and other risks and uncertainties detailed from time to time in our filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Additionally, there may be other factors not presently known to us or which we currently consider to be immaterial that may cause our actual results to differ materially from the forward-looking statements. Past performance in our Investment segment is not indicative of future performance. We undertake no obligation to publicly update or review any forward-looking information, whether as a result of new information, future developments or otherwise. 

 

Contact:

Investor Contact:

SungHwan Cho

Chief Financial Officer

(305) 422-4100