SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the
Securities and Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): November 26, 2012
Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
Registrants telephone number, including area code: (203) 964-6000
(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:
Item 8.01 Other Events.
On November 26, 2012, Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. announced that it has commenced a cash tender offer (the Tender Offer) to purchase up to $515,000,000 aggregate principal amount (subject to increase) of its 7.875% Senior Notes due 2014 (the 2014 Notes), 7.375% Senior Notes due 2015, 6.75% Senior Notes due 2018 and 7.15% Senior Notes due 2019 (collectively, the Notes) and a consent solicitation to proposed amendments to the indenture governing the 2014 Notes, in each case in accordance with the terms and subject to the conditions set forth in the Offer to Purchase and Consent Solicitation Statement, dated November 26, 2012, and the accompanying Letter of Transmittal and Consent, which are being sent to the holders of the Notes. A copy of the press release relating to such announcement, dated November 26, 2012, is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1 and is incorporated herein by reference.
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.
Date: November 28, 2012