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UNITED STATES
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549
 
 

FORM 8-K

 
CURRENT REPORT
 
Pursuant To Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
 
Date of report (Date of earliest event reported)
September 17, 2012
 

 
GRAPHIC
 
LOWE’S COMPANIES, INC.
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in its Charter)
 

 
North Carolina
   
1-7898
   
56-0578072
(State or Other Jurisdiction
of Incorporation)
 
(Commission File
Number)
 
(IRS Employer
 Identification No.)
 
1000 Lowe's Blvd., Mooresville, NC
28117
(Address of Principal Executive Offices)
(Zip Code)
   
   
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code
(704) 758-1000
 

 
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o
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o
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Item 8.01.   Other Events.  
 
On September 17, 2012, Lowe’s Companies Inc. (the “Company”) announced that it has withdrawn its non-binding proposal dated July 8, 2012 to the Board of Directors of RONA Inc. (“RONA”) to acquire all of the issued and outstanding common shares of RONA for C$14.50 cash per share.
 
A copy of the press release announcing the Company’s withdrawal of its non-binding proposal is furnished as Exhibit 99.1 and incorporated herein by reference.
 
Item 9.01.
  Financial Statements and Exhibits.  
 
(d)   Exhibits.  
       
    99.1 Press Release dated September 17, 2012 announcing the Company's withdrawal of its non-binding proposal to acquire RONA for C$14.50 cash per share
 
 
 
 

 

SIGNATURE
 
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.
 

  LOWE'S COMPANIES, INC.  
       
Date: September 17, 2012
/s/ Gaither M. Keener, Jr.  
  By: Gaither M. Keener, Jr.  
    Chief Legal Officer, Chief Compliance  
    Officer and Secretary
 

 
 

 

INDEX TO EXHIBITS
 
 
     
Exhibit No.
 
Description
   
 
99.1
 
Press Release dated September 17, 2012 announcing the Company’s withdrawal of its non-binding proposal to acquire RONA for C$14.50 cash per share