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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: June 14, 2011

 

 

THE MCGRAW-HILL COMPANIES, INC.

(Exact Name of Registrant as specified in its charter)

 

 

 

New York   1-1023   13-1026995

(State or other jurisdiction

of incorporation or organization)

 

(Commission

File No.)

 

(IRS Employer

Identification No.)

1221 Avenue of the Americas, New York, New York 10020

(Address of Principal Executive Offices) (Zip Code)

(212) 512-2000

(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)

 

 

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 communications 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))

 

 

 

 


Item 7.01. Regulation FD Disclosure.

On June 14, 2011, The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. (“the Registrant”) issued a press release announcing it intends to pursue the divestiture of its Broadcasting Group as part of a portfolio review.

The press release is attached as Exhibit 99 to this Form 8-K and is incorporated in this Item 7.01 by reference. Pursuant to general instruction B.2 to Form 8-K, the information furnished pursuant to Item 7.01, including Exhibit 99, shall not be deemed to be “filed” for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that section.

The information in this Form 8-K shall not be incorporated by reference into any filing or other document pursuant to the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, except as shall be expressly set forth by specific reference in such filing or document.

 

Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.

 

(d) Exhibits. The following exhibit is furnished with this report:

 

(99) Press Release of the Registrant, dated June 14, 2011


SIGNATURES

Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the Registrant has duly caused this Form 8-K Report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.

 

THE MCGRAW-HILL COMPANIES, INC.
  /s/ Kenneth M. Vittor
By:   Kenneth M. Vittor
  Executive Vice President and
  General Counsel

Dated: June 14, 2011


INDEX TO EXHIBITS

Exhibit Number

 

(99) Press Release of the Registrant, dated June 14, 2011