Unum Group (UNM) SEC Filing 8-K Material Event for the period ending Monday, June 14, 2021

Unum Group

CIK: 5513 Ticker: UNM





Washington, D.C. 20549






Current Report

Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)

of The Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): June 14, 2021




(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)




Delaware   001-11294   62-1598430
(State or other jurisdiction
of incorporation)
File Number)
  (IRS Employer
Identification No.)

1 Fountain Square

Chattanooga, Tennessee 37402

(Address of principal executive offices) (Zip Code)

(423) 294-1011

(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)

Not Applicable

(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)



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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:


Title of each class




Name of each exchange
on which registered

Common stock, $0.10 par value   UNM   New York Stock Exchange
6.250% Junior Subordinated Notes due 2058   UNMA   New York Stock Exchange

Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (§230.405 of this chapter) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (§240.12b-2 of this chapter).

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If an emerging growth company, indicate by check mark if the registrant has elected not to use the extended transition period for complying with any new or revised financial accounting standards provided pursuant to Section 13(a) of the Exchange Act. ☐




Item 8.01 Other Events.

On June 14, 2021, Unum Group, a Delaware corporation (“Unum Group” or the “Company”), announced that it had completed an offering of $600,000,000 aggregate principal amount of 4.125% Senior Notes due 2051 (the “Notes”).

The Notes were offered and sold pursuant to an Underwriting Agreement, dated June 9, 2021 (the “Underwriting Agreement”), and issued by the Company under an Indenture, dated as of August 23, 2012, as amended by the First Supplemental Indenture, dated as of August 20, 2020. Copies of the Underwriting Agreement, the form of the Notes, the opinion of Sullivan & Cromwell LLP, special counsel to the Company, relating to the validity of the Notes, and a news release concerning the offering of Notes are attached hereto as Exhibits 1.1, 4.1, 5.1 and 99.1, respectively.

The Notes were offered and sold under the Company’s effective registration statement on Form S-3 (File No. 333-248208) filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”). The Company has filed with the SEC a prospectus supplement, dated June 9, 2021, together with the accompanying base prospectus, dated August 20, 2020, relating to the offer and sale of the Notes.

Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.

(d) Exhibits. The following exhibits are filed with this report:


1.1    Underwriting Agreement, dated June 9, with respect to the Notes, between Unum Group and the several underwriters named in Schedule II thereto.
4.1    Form of 4.125% Senior Notes due 2051.
5.1    Opinion of Sullivan & Cromwell LLP, dated June 14, 2021, as to the validity of the Notes.
23.1    Consent of Sullivan & Cromwell LLP (included in Exhibit 5.1).
99.1    News release of Unum Group dated June 14, 2021 concerning the offering of the Notes and the redemption of the 4.500% Senior Notes due 2025.
104    Cover Page Interactive Data File (embedded with the Inline XBRL document).


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.


    Unum Group
Date: June 14, 2021     By:  

/s/ J. Paul Jullienne


Name:  J. Paul Jullienne


Title:   Vice President, Managing Counsel, and Corporate Secretary

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Inside this 8-K Corporate News

Ticker: UNM
CIK: 5513
Form Type: 8-K Corporate News
Accession Number: 0001193125-21-190077
Submitted to the SEC: Mon Jun 14 2021 4:26:27 PM EST
Accepted by the SEC: Mon Jun 14 2021
Period: Monday, June 14, 2021
Industry: Accident And Health Insurance
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