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): November 15, 2012
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Item 8.01. Other Matters.
On November 15, 2012, Zep Inc. announced it has received notice from the Federal Trade Commission granting early termination of the waiting period under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976, as amended, with respect to the previously announced sale of Ecolab Inc.s Vehicle Care division to Zep Inc. No other regulatory approval is required prior to the consummation of the transaction. The transaction is expected to close on December 1, 2012 and remains subject to other standard closing conditions. A copy of the press release is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1.
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: November 15, 2012