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): July 26, 2018
M&T BANK CORPORATION
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction
|One M&T Plaza, Buffalo, New York||14203|
|(Address of principal executive offices)||(Zip Code)|
Registrants telephone number, including area code: (716) 635-4000
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
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Item 8.01. Other Events.
M&T Bank Corporation (M&T) closed on July 26, 2018, the public offering of $500,000,000 aggregate principal amount of its 3.550% Fixed Rate Senior Notes due July 26, 2023 (the Fixed Rate Notes) and $250,000,000 aggregate principal amount of its Floating Rate Senior Notes due July 26, 2023 (the Floating Rate Notes, and collectively, the Senior Notes) pursuant to an Underwriting Agreement (the Underwriting Agreement), dated July 19, 2018, by and among M&T, Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC, Credit Suisse Securities (USA) LLC, J.P. Morgan Securities LLC and UBS Securities LLC (together, the Underwriters), under which M&T agreed to sell and the Underwriters agreed to purchase from M&T, subject to and upon the terms and conditions set forth in the Underwriting Agreement, the Senior Notes. The Senior Notes are unsecured and unsubordinated obligations of M&T and will rank equally in right of payment with all of M&Ts other unsecured and unsubordinated indebtedness. The Senior Notes were issued pursuant to an Indenture, dated May 24, 2007, between M&T and The Bank of New York (now doing business as The Bank of New York Mellon), as Trustee (the Indenture), as supplemented by the Second Supplemental Indenture dated July 26, 2018, by and between M&T and The Bank of New York Mellon, as Trustee (the Second Supplemental Indenture). The terms of the Senior Notes are set forth in the Indenture and the Second Supplemental Indenture. The Senior Notes have been registered under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the Securities Act), by a registration statement on Form S-3 (File No. 333-122147) and the prospectus contained therein, dated September 18, 2015, as supplemented by a prospectus supplement, dated July 19, 2018, filed by M&T with the Securities and Exchange Commission pursuant to Rule 424(b)(5) under the Securities Act.
Copies of the Underwriting Agreement, the Second Supplemental Indenture and the Indenture are included as Exhibits 1.1, 4.1 and 4.2, respectively, and are incorporated herein by reference. The Fixed Rate Notes and the Floating Rate Notes each will be represented by a global security. Copies of the forms of global Fixed Rate Note and Floating Rate Note are attached hereto as Exhibits 4.3 and 4.4, respectively, and are incorporated herein by reference.
Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.
|1.1||Underwriting Agreement, dated July 19, 2018, by and among M&T Bank Corporation, Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC, Credit Suisse Securities (USA) LLC, J.P. Morgan Securities LLC and UBS Securities LLC.|
|4.1||Second Supplemental Indenture, dated July 26, 2018, to the Indenture dated as of May 24, 2007, between M&T Bank Corporation and The Bank of New York Mellon.|
|4.2||Indenture, dated May 24, 2007, between M&T Bank Corporation and The Bank of New York (now doing business as The Bank of New York Mellon), incorporated by reference to Exhibit 4.2 to M&Ts Form 8-K filed on May 29, 2007 (File No. 1-9861).|
|4.3||Form of Global Note for the Fixed Rate Note.|
|4.4||Form of Global Note for the Floating Rate Note.|
|5.1||Opinion of Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz, dated July 26, 2018.|
|23.1||Consent of Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz (included in Exhibit 5.1).|
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.
|M&T BANK CORPORATION|
|Date: July 26, 2018||By:|
|Darren J. King|
|Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer|