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): September 25, 2012
SIMON PROPERTY GROUP, INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
Registrants telephone number, including area code: 317.636.1600
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions:
o Written communications pursuant to Rule 425 under the Securities Act (17 CFR 230.425)
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ITEM 8.01 Other Events
On September 25, 2012, Simon Property Group, Inc. (the Company) registered the offering and sale of 142,611 shares of the Companys common stock by certain stockholders under the Companys Registration Statement on Form S-3 (Registration No. 333-179874), the prospectus dated March 2, 2012, and the related prospectus supplement dated September 25, 2012.
In connection with the offering and sale of the Shares by the selling stockholders, the following exhibit is filed herewith in order to be incorporated by reference into the Registration Statement, the base prospectus and the prospectus supplement: the opinion of counsel with respect to the validity of the Shares (Exhibit 5.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K).
ITEM 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.
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.
Date: September 26, 2012