SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of
the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported)
December 13, 2012
PPG INDUSTRIES, INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other
jurisdiction of incorporation)
(IRS Employer Identification No.)
One PPG Place, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
(Address of principal executive offices)
Registrant's telephone number, including area code:
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
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Regulation FD Disclosure.
On December 13, 2012, PPG Industries, Inc. (the “Company”) entered into an agreement to acquire the North American architectural coatings business of Akzo Nobel N.V. in a transaction valued at $1.05 billion (the “Transaction”). On December 14, 2012, the Company made a presentation to industry analysts and investors regarding the Transaction. These presentation slides are attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1 to this report and are incorporated into this Item 7.01 by reference.
On December 14, 2012, the Company issued a press release announcing the Transaction. A copy of the Company's press release is filed as Exhibit 99.2 to this report and is incorporated into this Item 8.01 by reference.
Financial Statements and Exhibits.
Slides presented by PPG Industries, Inc. to industry analysts and investors on December 14, 2012.
Press release of PPG Industries, Inc. dated December 14, 2012.
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 hereunto duly authorized.
PPG INDUSTRIES, INC.
Date: December 14, 2012
/s/ Charles E. Bunch
Charles E. Bunch
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer