SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549
Dated December 1, 2011
A Delaware Corporation
IRS Employer Identification No. 58-1960019
SEC File Number 1-12930
4205 River Green Parkway
Duluth, Georgia 30096
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Item 8.01. Other Events.
On December 1, 2011, pursuant to the terms of the previously announced Agreement and Plan of Merger, dated September 30, 2011, AGCO Corporation completed its purchase of GSI Holdings Corp. (GSI) for $928 million, net of cash acquired and subject to customary closing adjustments. GSI is a leading manufacturer of grain storage and protein production systems headquartered in Assumption, Illinois. A copy of the press release announcing the completion of the transaction is attached as Exhibit 99.1 hereto.
Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.
99.1 Press Release dated December 1, 2011.
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.
|By:||/s/ Debra E. Kuper|
|Debra E. Kuper|
Vice President, General Counsel &
Dated: December 1, 2011