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 9, 2018
Crown Castle International Corp.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
|Delaware||001 - 16441||76-0470458|
(State or other jurisdiction
1220 Augusta Drive, Suite 600
|(Address of principal executive offices)||(Zip Code)|
Registrants telephone number, including area code: (713) 570-3000
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
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ITEM 1.01 ENTRY INTO A MATERIAL DEFINITIVE AGREEMENT
On January 9, 2018, Crown Castle International Corp. (Company) entered into an underwriting agreement (Underwriting Agreement) with Citigroup Global Markets Inc., Credit Agricole Securities (USA) Inc., RBC Capital Markets, LLC, SG Americas Securities, LLC and TD Securities (USA) LLC, as Representatives for the several Underwriters (Underwriters), pursuant to which the Company agreed to issue and sell to the Underwriters $750,000,000 aggregate principal amount of the Companys 3.150% Senior Notes due 2023 and $1,000,000,000 aggregate principal amount of the Companys 3.800% Senior Notes due 2028 in a registered public offering (Offering) pursuant to the Companys shelf registration statement on Form S-3 (Registration File No. 333-203074). For a complete description of the terms and conditions of the Underwriting Agreement, please refer to the Underwriting Agreement, which is filed as Exhibit 1.1 hereto, and is incorporated herein by reference.
ITEM 8.01 OTHER EVENTS
On January 9, 2018, the Company issued a press release announcing the commencement of the Offering. The Companys press release is filed as Exhibit 99.1 hereto, and is incorporated herein by reference.
On January 9, 2018, the Company issued a press release announcing the pricing of the Offering. The Companys press release is filed as Exhibit 99.2 hereto, and is incorporated herein by reference.
ITEM 9.01 FINANCIAL STATEMENTS AND EXHIBITS
|1.1||Underwriting Agreement, dated January 9, 2018, among the Company and Citigroup Global Markets Inc., Credit Agricole Securities (USA) Inc., RBC Capital Markets, LLC, SG Americas Securities, LLC and TD Securities (USA) LLC, as Representatives for the several Underwriters|
|99.1||Press Release, dated January 9, 2018|
|99.2||Press Release, dated January 9, 2018|
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.
CROWN CASTLE INTERNATIONAL CORP.
|By:||/s/ Kenneth J. Simon|
|Name:||Kenneth J. Simon|
|Title:||Senior Vice President and General Counsel|
Date: January 10, 2018