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): January 5, 2006|
|Avon Products, Inc.|
|(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)|
|(State or other jurisdiction
|1345 Avenue of the Americas|
|New York, New York 10105-0196|
|(Address of principal executive offices) (Zip Code)|
|(Registrants telephone number, including area code)|
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INFORMATION TO BE INCLUDED IN THE REPORT
Item 1.01 Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement.
On January 10, 2006, Avon Products, Inc. (the Company) completed a public offering of $500,000,000 aggregate principal amount of its 5.125% Notes due 2011 (the Notes). The Notes are governed by an Indenture (the Indenture), dated as of May 13, 2003, between the Company and JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A., as Trustee. The Notes were issued pursuant to an Underwriting Agreement (the Underwriting Agreement), dated as of January 5, 2006, among the Company, Banc of America Securities LLC and Citigroup Global Markets Inc., as representatives of the underwriters named therein (the Underwriters). Pursuant to the Underwriting Agreement and subject to the terms and conditions expressed therein, the Company agreed to sell the Notes to the Underwriters, and the Underwriters agreed to purchase the Notes for resale to the public. The Company sold the Notes to the Underwriters at an issue price of 99.272% of the principal amount thereof, and the Underwriters offered the Notes to the public at a price of 99.872% of the principal amount thereof.
The Notes were offered and sold by the Company pursuant to its registration statement on Form S-3 (File No. 333-103432).
The foregoing description of the Indenture and Underwriting Agreement does not purport to be complete and is qualified in its entirety by reference to the full text of the Indenture, which is filed as Exhibit 4.1 to the Companys Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q for the quarter ended June 30, 2003, and to the full text of the Underwriting Agreement, which is filed as an exhibit hereto, each of which is incorporated by reference herein.
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits
|1.1||Underwriting Agreement, dated as of January 5, 2006, among Avon Products, Inc. and Banc of America Securities LLC and Citigroup Global Markets Inc., as representatives of the several underwriters named therein.|
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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.
|AVON PRODUCTS, INC.|
|By||/s/ Gilbert L. Klemann, II|
|Gilbert L. Klemann, II|
|Senior Vice President and General Counsel|
Date: January 10, 2006