Louisiana-Pacific 8-K 2005
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: September 9, 2005
Commission File Number 1-7107
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
Registrants telephone number, including area code: (615) 986-5600
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Item 1.01. Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement.
As announced, on August 24, 2005 the Company entered into an agreement with Goldman, Sachs & Co. (Goldman Sachs) to purchase shares of the Companys common stock for an aggregate purchase price of $150 million pursuant to a private transaction in connection with an accelerated stock buyback program. Pursuant to the agreement, the period for determining the minimum and maximum number of shares to be purchased ended on September 8, 2005. The minimum has been set at approximately 5.4 million shares and the maximum has been set at approximately 6.3 million shares. Goldman Sachs delivered approximately 4.5 million shares to the Company on August 24, 2005 and is expected to deliver to the Company approximately 0.9 million additional shares on September 13, 2005. Additional shares may be delivered to the Company at the end of the program, depending on the price of the Companys shares during the remainder of the program, which is expected to conclude in February 2005.
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.
Date: September 9, 2005