This excerpt taken from the HWK 8-K filed Dec 1, 2009.
Item 8.01 Other Events.
On December 1, 2009 Hawk Corporation issued a press release announcing that it has repurchased $10.0 million of its 8.75% Senior Notes. Hawk reserves the right to repurchase additional notes through open market purchases, privately negotiated transactions or otherwise. As of December 1, 2009, Hawk has $77.1 million in total debt outstanding. A copy of this press release has been posted to Hawk’s website www.hawkcorp.com and a copy is also set forth in Exhibit 99.1.
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.