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): May 26, 2011
FUSHI COPPERWELD, INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in charter)
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (011)-86-10-8447-8280
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
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:
On May 26, 2011, Fushi Copperweld, Inc. (the “Company”) issued a press release stating that the Special Committee of the Board of Directors of the Company provided an update regarding the proposal previously submitted by the Company’s Chairman and Co-Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Li Fu and Abax Global Capital (Hong Kong) Limited on behalf of funds managed by it and its affiliates, for the acquisition of all of the outstanding shares of common stock of the Company not currently owned by Mr. Fu and his affiliates in a going private transaction..
A copy of the press release is filed herewith as Exhibit 99.1 to this current report on Form 8-K 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.