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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): May 13, 2024

 

(Commission File
Number)
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in its Charter)
(Address of Principal Executive Offices) (Zip Code)
(Telephone Number)
(State or Other
Jurisdiction of
Incorporation or
Organization)
(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

 

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 of Icahn Enterprises L.P. Representing Limited Partner Interests   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. ¨

 

 

 

 

  

Item 8.01 Other Events.

 

On May 13, 2024, 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 9.000% Senior Unsecured Notes due 2030 (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 May 28, 2024, 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 the Issuers’ existing 6.375% Senior Unsecured Notes due 2025 in full. There can be no assurance that the issuance and sale of any debt securities of the Issuers will be consummated.

 

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 May 13, 2024.

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: May 13, 2024   By: /s/ Ted Papapostolou
      Ted Papapostolou
      Chief Financial Officer

 

 

Exhibit 99.1

 

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

 

(Sunny Isles Beach, Florida, May 13, 2024) – 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”), upsized and priced their offering of $750,000,000 aggregate principal amount of 9.000% Senior Unsecured Notes due 2030 (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 May 28, 2024, 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 the Issuers’ existing 6.375% Senior Unsecured Notes due 2025 in full. There can be no assurance that the issuance and sale of any debt securities will be consummated.

 

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 owning subsidiaries currently engaged in the following continuing operating businesses: Investment, Energy, Automotive, Food Packaging, Real Estate, Home Fashion and Pharma.

 

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; the impacts from the Russia/Ukraine conflict and ongoing conflict in the Middle East, including economic volatility and the impacts of export controls and other economic sanctions, 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, 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, or to be taxed as a corporation; risks related to short sellers and associated litigation and regulatory inquiries; risks related to our general partner and controlling unitholder; pledges of our units by our controlling unitholder; 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, 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 potential strategic transactions involving our Energy segment; risks related to our automotive activities and exposure to adverse conditions in the automotive industry, including as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic and the Chapter 11 filing of our automotive parts subsidiary; 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; supply chain issues; inflation, including increased costs of raw materials and shipping, including as a result of the Russia/Ukraine conflict and conflict in the Middle East; interest rate increases; labor shortages and workforce availability; 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, manufacturing disruptions, 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 including our Annual Report on Form 10-K and our Quarterly Reports on Form 10-Q under the caption “Risk Factors”. 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.

 

Investor Contact:

Ted Papapostolou, Chief Financial Officer

IR@ielp.com

(800) 255-2737