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Washington, DC 20549







Pursuant to Section 13 OR 15(d) of the

Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): November 29, 2012



Owens & Minor, Inc.

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)




Virginia   1-9810   54-1701843

(State or other jurisdiction

of incorporation



File Number)


(IRS Employer

Identification No.)


9120 Lockwood Blvd., Mechanicsville, Virginia   23116
(Address of principal executive offices)   (Zip Code)

Registrant’s telephone number, including area code (804) 723-7000

Not applicable

(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 (see General Instruction A.2. below):


¨ 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 November 29, 2012, Owens & Minor, Inc. (the “Company”) issued a press release regarding its financial outlook for 2013, which press release is furnished as Exhibit 99.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K. In accordance with General Instruction B.2 of Form 8-K, the information in this Item 7.01, including Exhibit 99.1, shall not be deemed “filed” for the purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, or otherwise subject to the liability of that section, nor shall it be deemed incorporated by reference in any filing under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, except as shall be expressly set forth by specific reference in such a filing.


Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.


  (c) Exhibits.


99.1    Press Release issued by the Company on November 29, 2012 (furnished pursuant to Item 7.01).


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 thereunto duly authorized.


Date: November 29, 2012   By:  

/s/ Grace R. den Hartog

  Name:   Grace R. den Hartog
  Title:   Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary

Exhibit Index





99.1    Press Release issued by the Company on November 29, 2012 (furnished pursuant to Item 7.01).