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): July 26, 2013
BUCKEYE TECHNOLOGIES INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction
1001 Tillman Street
|(Address of principal executive offices)||(Zip Code)|
Registrants telephone number, including area code: (901) 320-8100
(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:
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SECTION 7. REGULATION FD.
|Item 7.01.||Regulation FD Disclosure.|
The information furnished on Exhibit 99.1 is hereby incorporated by reference under this Item 7.01 as if fully set forth herein.
The information presented herein under Item 7.01 shall not be deemed filed under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, nor shall it be deemed incorporated by reference in any filing under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, except as may be expressly set forth by specific reference in such a filing.
SECTION 8. OTHER EVENTS
|Item 8.01.||Other Events|
On July 26, 2013, Buckeye Technologies Inc. issued a press release announcing that ISS Proxy Advisory Services and Egan Jones Proxy Services recommended that Buckeye stockholders vote FOR adoption of the Agreement and Plan of Merger. A copy of the press release is attached as exhibit 99.1.
SECTION 9. FINANCIAL STATEMENTS AND EXHIBITS
|Item 9.01||Financial Statements and Exhibits.|
|99.1||Press Release of Buckeye Technologies Inc. dated July 26, 2013 (furnished)|
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.
|BUCKEYE TECHNOLOGIES INC.|
|Date: July 26, 2013||By:||/s/ Sheila Jordan Cunningham|
|Sheila Jordan Cunningham|
|Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary|