Allied Capital 8-K 2005
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Allied Capital Corporation
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Item 5.03 Amendments to Articles of Incorporation or Bylaws; Change in Fiscal Year.
On August 17, 2005, the Board of Directors of Allied Capital Corporation adopted certain amendments to Allied Capital’s Amended and Restated Bylaws to opt out of the Control Share Acquisition Statute. The amendments became effective upon adoption by the Board of Directors on August 17, 2005. A copy of the revised Amended and Restated Bylaws is attached as Exhibit 3.1 to this Form 8-K.
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.
(a) Not applicable.
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.