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EX-99.1 - EXHIBIT 99.1 - NEWS RELEASE DATED JANUARY 29, 2013 - ASHLAND INC.ex991.htm
 

 
 
UNITED STATES
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D. C. 20549
 
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FORM 8-K
 
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CURRENT REPORT
 
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of
the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
 
Date of report (Date of earliest event reported):  January 29, 2013
ASHLAND INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
 

 
 
Kentucky
(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation)
 

 
  1-32532     20-0865835  
  (Commission File Number)      (I.R.S. Employer Identification No.)  
         
 
                                                                            
50 E. RiverCenter Boulevard
P.O. Box 391
Covington, Kentucky  41012-0391
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code (859) 815-3333
 
 
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)
   
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Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 14d-2(b) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14d-2(b))
   
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 Item 2.02.
Results of Operations and Financial Condition
 
 
 
 
On January 29, 2013, Ashland Inc. (“Ashland”) announced preliminary first quarter results, which are discussed in more detail in the news release attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1, which is incorporated by reference into this Item 2.02.
 
The information in this report, being furnished pursuant to Item 2.02 of Form 8-K, shall not be deemed to be “filed” for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the “Exchange Act”), or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that Section, and is not incorporated by reference in any filing under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, or the Exchange Act, except as expressly set forth by specific reference in such filing.
 
 
 Item 9.01.
Financial Statements and Exhibits
 
 
 (d)
 
Exhibits
   99.1 News Release dated January 29, 2013.
 
 
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SIGNATURES
 
 
 
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.
 
 
ASHLAND INC.
 
(Registrant)
   
   
January 29, 2013
/s/ Lamar M. Chambers
 
Lamar M. Chambers
 
Senior Vice President and
Chief Financial Officer
 
 
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EXHIBIT INDEX
 
 
99.1
News Release dated January 29, 2013.
 
 
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