UNITED STATES STEEL CORP 8-K 2012
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):
March 15, 2012
United States Steel Corporation
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(Registrants telephone number, including area code)
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Item 8.01 Other Events
On March 15 2012, United States Steel Corporation (U. S. Steel) issued and sold $400,000,000 aggregate principal amount of 7.500% Notes due 2022 (the 2022 Notes) under an Indenture dated as of May 21, 2007 between U. S. Steel and The Bank of New York Mellon, a New York banking corporation, as Trustee (the Trustee), as supplemented by a Fifth Supplemental Indenture dated March 15, 2012 between U. S. Steel and the Trustee. The notes were sold pursuant to U. S. Steels effective shelf registration statement on Form S-3ASR (File No. 333-165054) filed on February 24, 2010 and the related Prospectus dated February 24, 2010 as supplemented by the Prospectus Supplement dated March 12, 2012 relating to the 2022 Notes. A copy of the opinion of counsel of U. S. Steel relating to the validity of the 2022 Notes is attached hereto as Exhibit 5 and is incorporated herein by reference.
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.