Westlake Chemical 8-K 2007
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
(Amendment No. 1)
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of
the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (date of earliest event reported): November 30, 2006
WESTLAKE CHEMICAL CORPORATION
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
Registrants telephone number, including area code: (713) 960-9111
Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions:
Item 2.01 Completion Of Acquisition Or Disposition Of Assets
Westlake Chemical Corporation (the Company) previously filed a Current Report on Form 8-K on November 30, 2006 (the Initial Form 8-K) to announce the completion of its acquisition (the Acquisition) of the polyethylene and Epolene® polymer businesses of Eastman Chemical Company (Eastman) headquartered in Longview, Texas, related assets and a 200-mile ethylene pipeline from Mt. Belvieu, Texas to Longview, Texas (Longview Businesses). The Longview Businesses were acquired by the Company pursuant to an Acquisition Agreement entered into with Eastman on October 9, 2006. The $235 million purchase price for the Acquisition is subject to a working capital adjustment and was funded from current cash balances. The Company indicated in the Initial Form 8-K that it would file financial information required under Item 9.01 of Form 8-K no later than 71 days after the date the initial report on Form 8-K was required to be filed. This Amendment No. 1 is filed to provide the required financial information.
Item 9.01 Financial Statements And Exhibits
(A) Financial Statements of Businesses Acquired.
The following information is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1 and incorporated herein by reference:
(B) Pro Forma Financial Information.
The following information is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.2 and incorporated herein by reference:
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: February 14, 2007