SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549
PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(D)
SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): September 8, 2003
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other
jurisdiction of incorporation)
|100 First Stamford Place, Stamford, CT.||06902|
|(Address of principal executive offices)||(Zip Code)|
Registrants telephone number, including area code: (203)363-7300
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
ITEM 5. Other Events
On September 5, 2003, Crane Co. (the Company) filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (the Commission) a prospectus supplement (the Prospectus Supplement) relating to the issuance and sale in an underwritten public offering of $200,000,000 aggregate principal amount of the Companys 5.50% Senior Notes Due 2013 (the Notes). The Notes are being sold off the Companys Registration Statement on Form S-3 (File No. 333-74271) filed with the Commission on March 11, 1999 (the Registration Statement).
The Company is filing certain exhibits to the Registration Statement under cover of this Current Report on Form 8-K. See Item 7. Financial Statements and Exhibits.
Item 7. Financial Statements and Exhibits.
|1.1||Underwriting Agreement, dated as of September 3, 2003, by and among the Company, J.P. Morgan Securities Inc. and UBS Securities LLC (filed herewith).|
Form of Note (filed herewith).
Opinion of Augustus I. duPont (filed herewith).
Statement Regarding Computation of Ratio of Earnings to Fixed Charges (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 thereunto duly authorized.
/s/ George S. Scimone
George S. Scimone
Vice President, Finance and Chief
Date: September 8, 2003
|Underwriting Agreement, dated as of September 3, 2003, by and among the Company, J.P. Morgan Securities Inc. and UBS Securities LLC (filed herewith).|
|Form of Note (filed herewith).|
|Opinion of Augustus I. duPont (filed herewith).|
|Statement Regarding Computation of Ratio of Earnings to Fixed Charges (filed herewith).|