NORTHROP GRUMMAN CORPORATION (NYSE:NOC) Files An 8-K Regulation FD DisclosureItem 7.01 Regulation FD Disclosure.
On June 5, 2018, the Company issued a press release updating 2018 guidance. A copy of the press release is furnished as Exhibit 99.1 to this Form 8-K.
The information contained in this Item 7.01 and in Exhibit 99.1 is furnished and 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 such information shall not be deemed to be incorporated by reference into any of the Company’s filings under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, or the Exchange Act.
Item 8.01 Other Events.
On June 5, 2018, Northrop Grumman Corporation (the “Company’) announced that it had received notification from the U.S. Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) that the FTC had completed its review of the Company’s proposed acquisition of Orbital ATK, Inc., and that the waiting period under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976, as amended, has been terminated, allowing the Company to complete the acquisition. As part of that clearance, the FTC issued a decision and order providing for solid rocket motors to be available on a non-discriminatory basis under specified circumstances and under processes defined in the order. A copy of the decision and order may be found on the FTC's website, currently at https://www.ftc.gov/enforcement/cases-proceedings/181-0005-c-4652/northrup-grumman-orbital-atk.
The Company expects to close the acquisition, which remains subject to the satisfaction of other customary closing conditions, after the close of the market on June 6, 2018.
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.
NORTHROP GRUMMAN CORP /DE/ ExhibitEX-99.1 2 form8-k060518xex991.htm EXHIBIT 99.1 Exhibit Exhibit 99.1 News Release Contact: Tim Paynter (Media) 703-280-2720 [email protected] Steve Movius (Investors) 703-280-4575 [email protected] Grumman Receives FTC Clearance to Close Acquisition of Orbital ATK and Updates 2018 Financial Guidance•Combination enhances capabilities,…To view the full exhibit click
About NORTHROP GRUMMAN CORPORATION (NYSE:NOC)
Northrop Grumman Corporation (Northrop Grumman) is a global security company. The Company provides systems, products and solutions in unmanned systems; cyber; command, control, communications and computers (C4), intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance (C4ISR); strike aircraft, and logistics and modernization to Government and commercial customers across the world. The Company operates through four segments: Aerospace Systems, Electronic Systems, Information Systems and Technical Services. It offers a portfolio of capabilities and technologies that enable it to deliver systems and solutions for applications. The Company participates in defense and government programs in the United States and abroad. The Company conducts business with the United States Government, the Department of Defense (DoD) and intelligence community. The Company also conducts business with local, state and foreign Governments, and domestic and international commercial customers.