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): January 16, 2013
MOMENTIVE SPECIALTY CHEMICALS INC.
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Its Charter)
(State or Other Jurisdiction
(Registrants Telephone Number, Including Area Code)
(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 7.01 Regulation FD Disclosure
On January 16, 2013, Momentive Specialty Chemicals Inc. (the Registrant) issued a news release announcing that it will launch a cash tender offer for its Second-Priority Senior Secured Floating Rate Notes due 2014. A copy of such news release is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1 and is incorporated herein by reference.
On January 16, 2013, the Registrant also announced, pursuant to Rule 135c of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the Securities Act), the intent of Hexion U.S. Finance Corp., a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Registrant, to offer $1,100,000,000 aggregate principal amount of 6.625% First-Priority Senior Secured Notes due 2020 through a private placement. A copy of such news release is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.2 and is incorporated herein by reference.
The Registrant is furnishing the information in this Current Report on Form 8-K to comply with Regulation FD. Such information shall not be deemed to be filed for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that section, and shall not be deemed to be incorporated by reference into any of the Registrants filings under the Securities Act or the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, whether made before or after the date hereof and regardless of any general incorporation language in such filings, except to the extent expressly set forth by specific reference in such a filing.
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, the Registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.