Constellation Energy Group 8-K 2006
WASHINGTON, DC 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): October 25, 2006 (October 24, 2006)
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Item 1.02. Termination of a Material Definitive Agreement
On October 24, 2006, Constellation Energy Group, Inc. (Constellation), FPL Group, Inc. (FPL) and CF Merger Corporation, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Constellation, entered into an agreement to terminate the Agreement and Plan of Merger dated December 18, 2005 by and among Constellation, FPL and CF Merger Corporation (the Merger Agreement). A copy of the Termination and Release Agreement is attached hereto as Exhibit 2.1 and incorporated herein by reference.
Constellation and FPL also issued a joint press release, a copy of which is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1 and incorporated herein by reference.
In connection with the termination of the Merger Agreement, Constellation has acquired certain development rights from FPL relating to a wind power project in Garrett County, Maryland.
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Forward-Looking Statements. We may make statements in this report and the attached press release that are considered forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. These statements are not guarantees of future performance and are subject to risks, uncertainties, and other important factors that could cause actual performance or achievements to be materially different from those we project. For a full discussion of risks, uncertainties, and other important factors that could affect Constellations business, prospects, financial condition and results of operations, we encourage you to read our documents on file with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including those set forth in our Forms 10-K and 10-Q under the forward-looking statements and risk factors sections. Except as required by law, we do not intend to update or revise any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events, or otherwise.
Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, each registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned, hereunto duly authorized.