MINNEAPOLIS, Sep 16, 2005 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- U.S. Bancorp (NYSE:USB) announced today that it has
filed a registration statement on Form S-3 relating to resales by
securityholders of the Company's issued and outstanding Floating Rate
Convertible Senior Debentures due 2035 and the shares of its common
stock issuable upon conversion of the debentures. A copy of the
prospectus may be obtained when it is available by contacting the
Company's Corporate Treasury Division at (612) 303-0828.
The registration statement relating to these securities has been
filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission but has not yet
become effective. These securities may not be sold nor may offers to
buy be accepted before the registration statement becomes effective.
This communication shall not constitute an offer to sell or the
solicitation of an offer to buy nor shall there be any sale of these
securities in any state in which such offer, solicitation or sale
would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the
securities laws of any such state.
U.S. Bancorp, with $204 billion in assets, is the 6th largest
financial holding company in the United States. The company operates
2,383 banking offices and 4,877 ATMs in 24 states, and provides a
comprehensive line of banking, brokerage, insurance, investment,
mortgage, trust and payment services products to consumers, businesses
and institutions. U.S. Bancorp is home of the Five Star Service
Guarantee in which the company pays customers if certain key banking
benefits and services are not met. U.S. Bancorp is the parent company
of U.S. Bank. Visit U.S. Bancorp on the web at usbank.com.
SOURCE: U.S. Bancorp
U.S. Bancorp Investor Relations
Judith T. Murphy, 612-303-0783
U.S. Bancorp Media Relations
Steve Dale, 612-303-0784