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): March 3, 2015
VOYA FINANCIAL, INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
|(State or other jurisdiction
|230 Park Avenue
New York, New York
|(Address of principal executive offices)||(Zip Code)|
Registrants telephone number, including area code: (212) 309-8200
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
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|Item 1.01||Amendment of a Material Definitive Agreement|
On March 4, 2015, Voya Financial, Inc. (the Company) and ING Groep N.V. (ING Group) entered into an Addendum (the Addendum) to the Share Repurchase Agreement, dated as of March 2, 2015 (the Share Repurchase Agreement). The Addendum provides that the price to be paid by the Company to ING Group for the Repurchased Shares (as such term is defined in the Share Repurchase Agreement) shall be $44.12 per share, and that the number of Repurchased Shares shall be 13,599,274. The Addendum is filed as Exhibit 10.1 hereto and is hereby incorporated by reference into this Item 1.01.
|Item 8.01.||Other Events.|
On March 9, 2015, ING Group, as the selling stockholder, completed the sale of 32,018,100 shares (the Public Offering Shares) of common stock, par value $0.01 per share (Common Stock), of the Company to Citigroup Global Markets Inc. and Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Incorporated, as underwriters (the Underwriters) of the registered public offering (the Offering) of the Public Offering Shares. Concurrently with the completion of the sale of the Public Offering Shares, the Company completed the repurchase of an additional 13,599,274 shares of Common Stock from ING Group pursuant to the Share Repurchase Agreement.
In connection with the Offering, the Company entered into an Underwriting Agreement, dated March 3, 2015 (the Underwriting Agreement), among the Company, ING Group, and the Underwriters. The Underwriting Agreement is filed as Exhibit 1.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K. The exhibits contained in Item 9.01 hereof are hereby incorporated by reference into the Registration Statement (No. 333-196883) pursuant to which the Offering has been registered with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
|Item 9.01||Financial Statements and Exhibits.|
|1.1||Underwriting Agreement, dated as of March 3, 2015, among Voya Financial, Inc., ING Groep N.V., and Citigroup Global Markets Inc. and Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Incorporated, as underwriters|
|5.1||Opinion of Sullivan & Cromwell LLP|
|10.1||Addendum, dated as of March 4, 2015, to Share Repurchase Agreement between Voya Financial, Inc. and ING Groep N.V.|
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.
|Voya Financial, Inc.|
|Title:||Senior Vice President and Corporate Secretary|
Dated: March 9, 2015