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 14, 2010
(Exact name of registrant as specified in charter)
(State or other jurisdiction
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500 Oracle Parkway, Redwood City, California 94065
(Address of principal executive offices)
Registrants telephone number, including area code: (650) 506-7000
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
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Section 2Financial Information
|Item 2.03||Creation of a Direct Financial Obligation or an Obligation under an Off-Balance Sheet Arrangement of a Registrant.|
On January 14, 2010, Oracle Corporation (Oracle) issued a total of $1,758,898,000 of short-term promissory notes (CP Notes) under its $5,000,000,000 Commercial Paper Program. The maturities of the CP Notes are between one month and five months, with approximately 84% of the CP Notes having maturities of one month, two months or three months. The weighted average yield of the CP Notes, including issuance costs, is 0.165%. Oracle has $3,241,102,000 of capacity remaining under its Commercial Paper Program.
The CP Notes are exempt from registration under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, are unsecured and rank pari passu with all of Oracles other unsecured and unsubordinated indebtedness. The CP Notes are not redeemable prior to maturity and are not subject to voluntary prepayment.
We expect to use these funds, along with our internally available cash, cash from operations and cash from previous borrowings, to pay for our pending acquisition of Sun Microsystems, Inc.
|Item 8.01||Other Events|
On January 21, 2010, Oracle Corporation issued a press release announcing the European Commissions approval of Oracles acquisition of Sun Microsystems, Inc. A copy of this press release is furnished as Exhibit 99.1 to this report.
Section 9Financial Statements and Exhibits
|Item 9.01||Financial Statements and Exhibits|
|99.1||Press Release dated January 21, 2010|
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: January 21, 2010
|Title:||Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer|