Volkswagen 8-K 2010
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 8, 2010
Patriot Coal Corporation
On March 8, 2010, Patriot Coal Corporation (the “Company”) registered 13,101,827 shares of the Company’s common stock, par value $0.01 (the “Shares”), including associated Series A Junior Participating Preferred Stock purchase rights under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, pursuant to the Company’s shelf registration statement on Form S-3 File No. 333-165052 (the “Registration Statement”). All of the Shares are to be offered and sold by selling stockholders, from time to time.
The opinion and consent of Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP as to the validity of the Shares offered and sold pursuant to the Registration Statement are each filed herewith and are each incorporated by reference into the Registration Statement.
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.