8-K 1 d308241d8k.htm FORM 8-K Form 8-K





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): February 27, 2012




(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)




Colorado   1-15795   84-0957421
(State or other jurisdiction
of incorporation)
File No.)
  (IRS Employer
Identification No.)


10877 Wilshire Boulevard, Suite 600
Los Angeles, California
(Address of principal executive offices)   (Zip Code)

(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code): (310) 571-9800



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Item 8.01 Other Events.

On February 27, 2012, Rentech, Inc. (the “Company”) announced that its Board of Directors has authorized the repurchase of up to $25 million of its outstanding common shares. The share repurchase program is expected to be effective on or about March 20, 2012 and will be funded by the Company’s available cash. The Company may buy shares in the open market or through privately negotiated transactions from time to time over the next 12 months as permitted by federal securities laws and other legal requirements. The timing, manner, price and amount of any repurchases will be determined by the Company in its discretion and will be subject to economic and market conditions, stock price and other factors and compliance with applicable legal requirements. The plan does not obligate the Company to acquire any particular amount of common stock, and can be implemented, suspended or discontinued at any time without prior notice at the Company’s sole discretion.




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.


Date: February 28, 2012   By:  

/s/ Colin M. Morris

    Colin M. Morris
    Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary