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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): December 4, 2012

Commission file number 001-11625

 

 

Pentair Ltd.

(Exact name of Registrant as specified in its charter)

 

 

 

Switzerland   98-1050812
(State or other jurisdiction
of incorporation or organization)
  (I.R.S. Employer
Identification number)

Freier Platz 10, CH-8200 Schaffhausen, Switzerland

(Address of principal executive offices, including Zip Code)

Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: 41-52-630-48-00

 

 

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 8.01 Other Events.

On December 4, 2012, Pentair, Ltd. (the “Company”) issued a press release announcing the preliminary results and extension of the early tender date for the private exchange offer by Pentair Finance S.A., a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Company, for senior notes issued by Pentair, Inc., a wholly-owned, indirect subsidiary of the Company. Pursuant to Rule 135c under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, the Company is filing a copy of such press release as Exhibit 99.1 hereto, which is incorporated herein by reference.

 

ITEM 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.

 

(a) Financial Statements of Business Acquired

Not applicable.

 

(b) Pro Forma Financial Information

Not applicable.

 

(c) Shell Company Transactions

Not applicable.

 

(d) Exhibits

The exhibit listed in the accompanying Exhibit Index is being filed herewith.

 

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SIGNATURE

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, on December 4, 2012.

 

PENTAIR LTD.
Registrant

By:

 

/s/ Angela D. Lageson

  Angela D. Lageson
  Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary


PENTAIR LTD.

Exhibit Index to Current Report on Form 8-K

Dated December 4, 2012

 

Exhibit

Number

  

Description

99.1    Pentair Ltd. press release dated December 4, 2012 announcing the preliminary results and extension of the early tender date for the exchange offer and consent solicitation.