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INTERNATIONAL PAPER CO /NEW/ FILES (8-K) Disclosing Creation of a Direct Financial Obligation or an Obligation under an Off-Balance Sheet Arrangement of a Registrant, Other Events, Financial Statements and Exhibits

June 10, 2014



Item 2.03 Creation of a Direct Financial Obligation or an Obligation under an Off-Balance Sheet Arrangement of a Registrant.

On June 10, 2014, International Paper Company (the "Company") entered into a supplemental indenture (the "Supplemental Indenture") to the indenture, dated as of April 12, 1999, between the Company and The Bank of New York Mellon Trust Company, N.A. (as successor to The Bank of New York Mellon (formerly known as The Bank of New York)), as trustee (together with the Supplemental Indenture, the "Indenture"). Pursuant to the Indenture, the Company issued and sold $800,000,000 aggregate principal amount of 3.65% Notes due 2024 and $800,000,000 aggregate principal amount of 4.80% Notes due 2044 (collectively, the "Notes"). The Notes were sold pursuant to an effective shelf registration statement (the "Registration Statement") on Form S-3, File No. 333-179728, which became effective upon filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission on February 27, 2012. The closing of the sale of the Notes occurred on June 10, 2014. The Supplemental Indenture with respect to the Notes (including the form of Notes) is filed as Exhibit 4.1 hereto and is incorporated by reference herein.

Item 8.01. Other Events.



In connection with the issuance and sale of the Notes, the Company entered into an underwriting agreement (the "Underwriting Agreement"), dated June 3, 2014, by and among the Company and Deutsche Bank Securities Inc., RBS Securities Inc., BBVA Securities Inc., BNP Paribas Securities Corp., Credit Agricole Securities (USA) Inc., Mizuho Securities USA Inc. and SMBC Nikko Securities America, Inc., as representatives of the underwriters named in Schedule A thereto. A copy of the Underwriting Agreement is filed as Exhibit 1.1 hereto.

A copy of the opinion of Debevoise & Plimpton LLP, relating to the validity of the Notes is filed as Exhibit 5.1 hereto.

Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.

The exhibits to this Current Report on Form 8-K are hereby incorporated by reference into the Registration Statement.

(d) Exhibits. Exhibit Number Description



Exhibit 1.1 Underwriting Agreement, dated June 3, 2014, by and among the Company

and Deutsche Bank Securities Inc., RBS Securities Inc., BBVA Securities Inc., BNP Paribas Securities Corp., Credit Agricole Securities (USA) Inc., Mizuho Securities USA Inc. and SMBC Nikko Securities America, Inc., as representatives of the underwriters named in Schedule A thereto.



Exhibit 4.1 Supplemental Indenture (including the form of Notes), dated as of

June 10, 2014, between the Company and The Bank of New York Mellon Trust Company, N.A., as trustee.



Exhibit 5.1 Opinion of Debevoise & Plimpton LLP.

Exhibit 23.1 Consent of Debevoise & Plimpton LLP (contained in Exhibit 5.1).

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