SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, DC 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the
Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): March 2, 2012
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3041 W. Pasadena Dr. Boise, Idaho 83705
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Item 1.01 Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement
MWI Veterinary Supply Company (“MWI”) and Pfizer, Inc. (“Pfizer”) have entered into the following agreements:
Under the Livestock Agreement, MWI is entitled to distribute Pfizer’s livestock products to customers in the livestock field. The Livestock Agreement has materially the same financial terms as the 2011 Livestock Products Distribution Agreement which includes a fee for logistics services. MWI is required to maintain sufficient inventory levels to meet customer demand and to store products in accordance with their respective label instructions. The Livestock Agreement expires on December 31, 2012 and may be terminated by either party with or without cause upon 30 days prior written notice, or either party may terminate the agreement immediately upon written notice for material breach of the contract by the other party. Additionally, if MWI takes any action that harms or damages the interests of Pfizer or its products described in the Livestock Agreement, other than where supported by sound factual evidence, Pfizer may terminate the agreement immediately upon written notice.
Under the Equine Agreement, MWI is entitled to distribute certain Pfizer products to customers in the equine field. MWI is entitled to receive certain service incentives and rebates. The Equine Agreement has materially the same financial terms as the 2011 Pfizer Equine Products Marketing Agreement. MWI is required to maintain sufficient staffing levels of sales representatives and store and handle inventory under appropriate conditions that will maintain the quality and integrity of the products. The agreement expires on December 31, 2012 and can be terminated by either party with or without cause upon thirty days prior written notice, or either party may terminate the agreement immediately upon written notice for material breach of the contract by the other party.
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, thereunto duly authorized.
MWI VETERINARY SUPPLY, INC.