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.