Cedar Fair, L.P. 8-K 2011
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(D) OF THE
SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
DATE OF REPORT (DATE OF EARLIEST EVENT REPORTED): May 23, 2011
CEDAR FAIR, L.P.
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Charter)
REGISTRANTS TELEPHONE NUMBER, INCLUDING AREA CODE: (419) 626-0830
(Former Name and Former Address, if Changed Since Last Report)
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On May 23, 2011, Richard Ferreira informed Cedar Fair, L.P. (the Company) that he intends to retire from the board of directors (the Board) of Cedar Fair Management Inc., the Companys general partner (the General Partner), when his current term as a director expires, and will therefore not be standing for re-election to the Board of the General Partner at the 2011 annual meeting of unitholders (the 2011 Annual Meeting). Also on May 23, 2011, David Paradeau and Darrel Anderson, at the request of the Nominating Committee, have agreed to not stand for re-election to the Board of the General Partner at the 2011 Annual Meeting in order to reduce the Board of the General Partner to seven directors, as stipulated in a previously announced agreement between the Company and Q Funding III L.P. and Q4 Funding L.P.
Messrs. Ferreira, Paradeau and Anderson each advised the Company that the reasons for their respective decisions was not the result of any disagreement with the Company.
On May 25, 2011, the Company issued a press release announcing the decisions of Messrs. Ferreira, Paradeau and Anderson to not stand for re-election to the Board of the General Partner at the 2011 Annual Meeting and that the Board of the General Partner has decided to nominate Gina D. France for election as director at the 2011 Annual Meeting. A copy of the press release is attached as Exhibit 99.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K and is incorporated by reference herein.
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.