Amadeusz Juskowiak

Quaker oats oat files shelf registration

Quaker Oats Co said it filed a shelf registration with the Securities and Exchange Commission covering up to 250 mln dlrs in debt securities

The company said it may offer the securites in one or more issues from time to time over the next two years

Proceeds will be used to repay short term debt issued in connection with Quaker Oats recent acquisitions and for other corporate purposes it said

Underwriters may include Salomon Brothers Inc and Goldman Sachs and Co