Chaparral Steel Company 8-K 2007
Section 8.01 Other Events.
On August 31, 2007, the registrant, and Gerdau Ameristeel Corporation issued a joint press release announcing that they have received a letter dated August 29, 2007 from the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (“CFIUS”) stating that CFIUS has reviewed the information provided by the companies in connection with the Agreement and Plan of Merger signed by the registrant, Gerdau Ameristeel and certain other parties, and determined that there are no issues of national security sufficient to warrant a second stage investigation under the Exon-Florio Amendment to the Defense Product Act of 1950, as amended. Accordingly, CFIUS has concluded its review of the proposed transaction. A copy of that press release is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1 and is incorporated herein by reference.
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.