TRAVELERS COMPANIES, INC. false 0000086312 0000086312 2023-05-22 2023-05-22





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): May 22, 2023



The Travelers Companies, Inc.

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)




Minnesota   001-10898   41-0518860

(State or other jurisdiction

of incorporation)



File Number)


(IRS Employer

Identification No.)


485 Lexington Avenue
New York, New York 10017
(Address of principal executive offices) (Zip Code)

(917) 778-6000

(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)

Not Applicable

(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)



Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions (see General Instruction A.2. below):



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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:


Title of each class





Name of each exchange

on which registered

Common stock, without par value   TRV   New York Stock Exchange

Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (§230.405 of this chapter) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (§240.12b-2 of this chapter).

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If an emerging growth company, indicate by check mark if the registrant has elected not to use the extended transition period for complying with any new or revised financial accounting standards provided pursuant to Section 13(a) of the Exchange Act.  ☐




Item 8.01

Other Events.

On May 22, 2023, The Travelers Companies, Inc. (the “Company”) entered into an Underwriting Agreement (the “Agreement”) with Citigroup Global Markets Inc., Goldman Sachs & Co. LLC, Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC, TD Securities (USA) LLC, and Wells Fargo Securities, LLC, as representatives of the several underwriters named in Schedule 1 of the Agreement, for the issuance and sale by the Company of $750,000,000 aggregate principal amount of the Company’s 5.450% Senior Notes due 2053 (the “Notes”). The foregoing description is qualified by reference to the Agreement, a copy of which is attached hereto as Exhibit 1.1 and incorporated by reference herein. Further information concerning the Notes and related matters is set forth in the Company’s Prospectus Supplement, dated May 22, 2023, which was filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on May 22, 2023.

The Agreement is not intended to provide factual information or other disclosure other than with respect to the terms of the Agreement itself, and you should not rely on it for that purpose. In particular, any representations and warranties made by us in the Agreement were made solely as of the dates specified in the Agreement, within the specific context of the Agreement, including subject to the qualifications and limitations agreed to by the parties, and only to the other express parties to the Agreement. No other person may rely on such representations and warranties.


Item 9.01

Financial Statements and Exhibits.

(d) Exhibits.





    1.1    Underwriting Agreement, dated May 22, 2023.
    5.4    Opinion of Wendy C. Skjerven, Esq.
    5.5    Opinion of Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP.
  23.2    Consent of Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP (included in Exhibit 5.5).
101.1    Pursuant to Rule 406 of Regulation S-T, the cover page to this Current Report on Form 8-K is formatted in Inline XBRL.
104.1    Cover Page Interactive Data File (Embedded within the Inline XBRL document and included in Exhibit 101.1.)




Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, The Travelers Companies, Inc. has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.



/s/ Christine K. Kalla

    Name:   Christine K. Kalla
    Title:   Executive Vice President and General Counsel



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