CKX 8-K 2009
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
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Item 8.01 Other Events.
On October 9, 2009, two mutual funds managed by Capital Research and Management Company, a well known investment management firm, acquired 7,850,000 shares of common stock of CKX, Inc. (the "Company") directly from Robert F.X. Sillerman, the Company’s Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, at a purchase price of $6.75 per share. The purchased shares represent approximately 8.4 percent of the outstanding common stock of the Company. Following this transaction, Mr. Sillerman continues to beneficially own approximately 20.6 percent of the outstanding common stock of the Company.
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.
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.