CHINACAST EDUCATION CORP 8-K 2009
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): September 17, 2009
CHINACAST EDUCATION CORPORATION
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Charter)
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (852) 2811-2389
(Former Name or Former Address, if Changed Since Last Report)
Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions (see General Instruction A.2. below):
Item 8.01 Other Events.
On September 17, 2009, ChinaCast Education Corporation (the “Company”) issued a press release announcing the closing of a $19.9 million direct investment by the former minority shareholders of The Foreign Trade and Business College of Chongqing Normal University in the Company, pursuant to which such shareholders purchased approximately 2.6 million restricted shares of common stock of the Company. The full text of the press release is set forth in Exhibit 99.1 attached hereto.
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.
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.