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): December 15, 2014
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction
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Registrants telephone number, including area code: (217) 424-5200
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Item 8.01. Other Events.
On December 15, 2014, Archer-Daniels-Midland Company (ADM) issued a press release announcing that it had reached an agreement to sell its global cocoa business to Olam International Limited for $1.3 billion, subject to customary adjustments. The proposed sale is contingent on customary regulatory approvals.
A copy of the press release is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1.
Item 9.01. Financial Statements And Exhibits
(d) The following exhibits are filed herewith:
99.1 Press release dated December 15, 2014, issued by Archer-Daniels-Midland Company.
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: December 16, 2014|
|Name:||D. Cameron Findlay|
|Title:||Senior Vice President, General Counsel, and Secretary|
|99.1||Press Release dated December 15, 2014.|