SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)
of The Securities Exchange Act of 1934
April 2, 2015
Date of Report (date of earliest event reported)
THE PNC FINANCIAL SERVICES GROUP, INC.
(exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(state or other jurisdiction
One PNC Plaza
249 Fifth Avenue
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15222-2707
(Address of principal executive offices, including zip code)
(Registrants telephone number, including area code)
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
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|Item 8.01||Other Events.|
On April 2, 2015, The PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. (PNC) issued a press release announcing the redemption on May 4, 2015 of $500,000,000 of Depositary Shares (CUSIP: 693475 AJ4) (the Depositary Shares) representing interests in PNCs Fixed-to-Floating Rate Non-Cumulative Perpetual Preferred Stock, Series K (the Series K Preferred Stock). Each Depositary Share represents a 1/10 interest in a share of the Series K Preferred Stock. All 500,000 Depositary Shares currently outstanding will be redeemed. The Depositary Shares will be redeemed at a redemption price of $1,000 per Depositary Share plus declared and unpaid dividends of $8.963 per Depositary Share, representing the dividend for the period from February 21, 2015 to but excluding May 4, 2015.
The Depositary Shares are held through the Depository Trust Company (DTC) and will be redeemed in accordance with the procedures of DTC. Payment to DTC will be made by PNC Bank, National Association, the Depositary, in accordance with the Deposit Agreement governing the Depositary Shares.
A copy of the press release is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1 and is incorporated by reference herein.
|Item 9.01||Financial Statements and Exhibits.|
(d) Exhibits. The exhibit listed on the Exhibit Index accompanying this Form 8-K is filed herewith.
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: April 2, 2015||The PNC Financial Services Group, Inc.|
|Name:||Gregory H. Kozich|
|Title:||Senior Vice President and Controller|
|99.1||Press Release dated April 2, 2015||Filed herewith|