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):
April 28, 2009
United States Steel Corporation
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction
|(Commission File Number)|| |
|600 Grant Street, Pittsburgh, PA||15219-2800|
|(Address of principal executive offices)||(Zip Code)|
(Registrants telephone number, including area code)
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|Item 1.01.||Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement|
On April 28, 2009, United States Steel Corporation (U. S. Steel) executed and delivered an underwriting agreement with J.P. Morgan Securities Inc. and Morgan Stanley & Co. Incorporated on behalf of themselves and the other underwriters (Notes Underwriters)_relating to the issuance and sale of $750,000,000 aggregate principal amount of its 4.0% Senior Convertible Notes due 2014 ( Notes) and granted the Notes Underwriters an option to acquire up to an additional $112,500,000 aggregate principal amount of the Notes . The Notes are senior unsecured obligations of U. S. Steel. A copy of the underwriting agreement is filed herewith as Exhibit 1.
On April 28, 2009, U. S. Steel executed and delivered an underwriting agreement with J.P. Morgan Securities Inc. and Morgan Stanley & Co. Incorporated on behalf of themselves and the other underwriters (Stock Underwriters) _relating to the issuance and sale of 23,600,000 shares of its common stock at a price to the public of $25.50 per share and granted the Stock Underwriters an option to acquire up to an additional $3,540,000 shares at the same price. A copy of the underwriting agreement is filed herewith as Exhibit 2.
|Item 8.01.||Other Events.|
On April 28, 2009 U. S. Steel issued a press release announcing the pricing of both offerings. A copy of that press release is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1.
|Item 9.01.||Financial Statements and Exhibits|
|1||Underwriting agreement for 4% Senior Convertible Notes due 2014 dated April 28, 2009|
|2||Underwriting agreement for Common Stock dated April 28, 2009|
|99.1||Press release titled U. S. Steel Announces Pricing on Common Stock and Convertible Notes Offerings|
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.
|UNITED STATES STEEL CORPORATION|
|Larry T. Brockway|
|Vice President & Treasurer|
Dated: April 29, 2009