Form 8-K





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): April 9, 2018 (April 5, 2018)



Broadcom Pte. Ltd.

(Exact name of registrants as specified in its charter)




Singapore   001-37690   98-1254807

(State or other jurisdiction

of incorporation)



File Number)


(IRS Employer

Identification No.)


1 Yishun Avenue 7

Singapore 768923

(Address of principal executive offices)   (Zip Code)

Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (65) 6755-7888



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Item 3.03 Material Modification to Rights of Security Holders

On April 9, 2018, Broadcom Inc., a Delaware corporation, became a guarantor of the Notes (as defined below) and entered into supplemental indentures with the Issuers and the Trustee (each as defined below), dated as of April 9, 2018 (the “Supplemental Indentures”), to (a) that certain Indenture dated as of January 19, 2017 (as amended or supplemented as of the date hereof, the “January 2017 Indenture”), among Broadcom Corporation, a Delaware corporation, as issuer (“Broadcom Corporation”), Broadcom Cayman Finance Limited, an exempted company incorporated with limited liability in the Cayman Islands, as co-issuer (“Cayman Finance” and, together with Broadcom Corporation, the “Issuers”), Broadcom Limited, a public company limited by shares incorporated under the laws of the Republic of Singapore (the “Company”), as a guarantor, Broadcom Cayman L.P., an exempted limited partnership registered under the laws of the Cayman Islands, acting through the Company, its general partner, as a guarantor (“Broadcom Cayman LP”), and Wilmington Trust, National Association, as trustee (the “Trustee”), in respect of the Issuers’ 2.375% Senior Notes due 2020, the Issuers’ 3.000% Senior Notes due 2022, the Issuers’ 3.625% Senior Notes due 2024 and the Issuers’ 3.875% Senior Notes due 2027 (collectively, the “January 2017 Notes”) and (b) that certain Indenture, dated as of October 17, 2017 (as amended or supplemented as of the date hereof, the “October 2017 Indenture” and, together with the January 2017 Indenture, the “Indentures” and each an “Indenture”), among the Issuers, the Company, Broadcom Cayman LP and the Trustee in respect of the Issuers’ 2.200% Senior Notes due 2021, the Issuers’ 2.650% Senior Notes due 2023, the Issuers’ 3.125% Senior Notes due 2025 and the Issuers’ 3.500% Senior Notes due 2028 (collectively, the “October 2017 Notes” and, together with the January 2017 Notes, the “Notes”). In addition, Broadcom Cayman LP was released from its guarantee of the Notes under each of the Indentures in accordance with their terms.

The foregoing is only a brief description of the Supplemental Indentures and is qualified in its entirety by reference to the Supplemental Indentures, copies of which is filed as Exhibits 4.1 and 4.2 and are incorporated herein by reference.


Item 5.03 Amendments to Articles of Incorporation or Bylaws; Change in Fiscal Year.

On April 5, 2018, the Company filed a special resolution with the Accounting and Corporate Regulatory Authority of Singapore to convert to a private company limited by shares incorporated under the laws of the Republic of Singapore (the “Conversion”). In connection with the Conversion, the Company changed its legal name from “Broadcom Limited” to “Broadcom Pte. Ltd.” and amended its Constitution, effective as of April 5, 2018. A copy of the Constitution of the Company is attached hereto as Exhibit 3.1 and is incorporated herein by reference.

Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.

(d) Exhibits





Exhibit Description

3.1    Constitution of Broadcom Pte. Ltd., adopted as of April 4, 2018.
4.1    Supplemental Indenture to the January 2017 Indenture, dated as of April 9, 2018.
4.2    Supplemental Indenture to the October 2017 Indenture, dated as of April 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.


      Broadcom Pte. Ltd.
Date: April 9, 2018     By:  

/s/ Thomas H. Krause, Jr.

      Thomas H. Krause, Jr.
      Chief Financial Officer