-----BEGIN PRIVACY-ENHANCED MESSAGE----- Proc-Type: 2001,MIC-CLEAR Originator-Name: webmaster@www.sec.gov Originator-Key-Asymmetric: MFgwCgYEVQgBAQICAf8DSgAwRwJAW2sNKK9AVtBzYZmr6aGjlWyK3XmZv3dTINen TWSM7vrzLADbmYQaionwg5sDW3P6oaM5D3tdezXMm7z1T+B+twIDAQAB MIC-Info: RSA-MD5,RSA, A0AuWM/uSM0EZTaeOGzHBjNbMwbGQMSVKtqcvlVAPKSsLEs32I3Ie+oTIhXG0jFn JL4mnMrhvbsqhcw6ykchtw== 0001422107-09-000074.txt : 20090126 0001422107-09-000074.hdr.sgml : 20090126 20090126134758 ACCESSION NUMBER: 0001422107-09-000074 CONFORMED SUBMISSION TYPE: SC 13G/A PUBLIC DOCUMENT COUNT: 1 FILED AS OF DATE: 20090126 DATE AS OF CHANGE: 20090126 GROUP MEMBERS: ANDREW J. M. SPOKES GROUP MEMBERS: ASHISH H. PANT GROUP MEMBERS: CHUN R. DING GROUP MEMBERS: DAVID I. COHEN GROUP MEMBERS: DEREK C. SCHRIER GROUP MEMBERS: DOUGLAS M. MACMAHON GROUP MEMBERS: FARALLON CAPITAL INSTITUTIONAL PARTNERS II, L.P. GROUP MEMBERS: FARALLON CAPITAL INSTITUTIONAL PARTNERS III, L.P. GROUP MEMBERS: FARALLON CAPITAL INSTITUTIONAL PARTNERS, L.P. GROUP MEMBERS: FARALLON CAPITAL MANAGEMENT, L.L.C. GROUP MEMBERS: FARALLON CAPITAL OFFSHORE INVESTORS II, L.P. GROUP MEMBERS: FARALLON CAPITAL PARTNERS, L.P. GROUP MEMBERS: FARALLON PARTNERS, L.L.C. GROUP MEMBERS: JASON E. MOMENT GROUP MEMBERS: MARK C. WEHRLY GROUP MEMBERS: MONICA R. LANDRY GROUP MEMBERS: NOONDAY CAPITAL PARTNERS, L.L.C. GROUP MEMBERS: NOONDAY CAPITAL, L.L.C. GROUP MEMBERS: NOONDAY G.P. (U.S.), L.L.C. GROUP MEMBERS: RAJIV A. PATEL GROUP MEMBERS: RICHARD B. FRIED GROUP MEMBERS: SAURABH K. MITTAL GROUP MEMBERS: STEPHEN L. MILLHAM GROUP MEMBERS: THOMAS F. STEYER GROUP MEMBERS: TINICUM PARTNERS, L.P. GROUP MEMBERS: WILLIAM F. DUHAMEL GROUP MEMBERS: WILLIAM F. MELLIN SUBJECT COMPANY: COMPANY DATA: COMPANY CONFORMED NAME: MIDAS INC CENTRAL INDEX KEY: 0001046131 STANDARD INDUSTRIAL CLASSIFICATION: WHOLESALE-MOTOR VEHICLES & MOTOR VEHICLE PARTS & SUPPLIES [5010] IRS NUMBER: 364180556 STATE OF INCORPORATION: DE FISCAL YEAR END: 1226 FILING VALUES: FORM TYPE: SC 13G/A SEC ACT: 1934 Act SEC FILE NUMBER: 005-53735 FILM NUMBER: 09545038 BUSINESS ADDRESS: STREET 1: 1300 ARLINGTON HEIGHTS ROAD CITY: ITASCA STATE: IL ZIP: 60143 BUSINESS PHONE: 630-438-30 MAIL ADDRESS: STREET 1: 1300 ARLINGTON HEIGHTS ROAD CITY: ITASCA STATE: IL ZIP: 60143 FORMER COMPANY: FORMER CONFORMED NAME: MIDAS GROUP INC DATE OF NAME CHANGE: 19970915 FILED BY: COMPANY DATA: COMPANY CONFORMED NAME: Noonday Asset Management, L.P. CENTRAL INDEX KEY: 0001313250 IRS NUMBER: 331106238 STATE OF INCORPORATION: DE FISCAL YEAR END: 1231 FILING VALUES: FORM TYPE: SC 13G/A BUSINESS ADDRESS: STREET 1: 227 WEST TRADE STREET, SUITE 2140 CITY: CHARLOTTE STATE: NC ZIP: 28202 BUSINESS PHONE: (704)333-9192 MAIL ADDRESS: STREET 1: 227 WEST TRADE STREET, SUITE 2140 CITY: CHARLOTTE STATE: NC ZIP: 28202 SC 13G/A 1 midas.htm

 

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UNITED STATES

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

Washington, DC 20549

 

SCHEDULE 13G

 

Under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

(Amendment No. 1) *

 

MIDAS, INC.

(Name of Issuer)

 

Common Stock, par value $0.001 per share

(Title of Class of Securities)

 

595626102

(Cusip Number)

 

December 31, 2008

(Date of Event which Requires Filing of this Statement)

 

Check the appropriate box to designate the rule pursuant to which this Schedule is filed:

 

o

Rule 13d-1(b)

x

Rule 13d-1(c)

o

Rule 13d-1(d)

 

( The remainder of this cover page shall be filled out for a reporting person’s initial filing on this form with respect to the subject class of securities, and for any subsequent amendment containing information which would alter the disclosures provided in a prior cover page.

 

The information required in the remainder of this cover page shall not be deemed to be “filed” for the purpose of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (“Act”) or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that section of the Act but shall be subject to all other provisions of the Act (however, see the Notes).

 

 

(Continued on following pages)

Page 1 of 39 Pages

Exhibit Index Found on Page 37

 

 

13G

CUSIP No. 595626102

 

 

1

NAMES OF REPORTING PERSONS

 

Noonday Asset Management, L.P.

2

CHECK THE APPROPRIATE BOX IF A MEMBER OF A GROUP (See Instructions)            

(a) [     ]

(b) [ X ]**

**          The reporting persons making this filing hold an aggregate of 0 Shares, which is 0.0% of the class of securities. The reporting person on this cover page, however, may be deemed a beneficial owner only of the securities reported by it on this cover page.

3

SEC USE ONLY

 

4

CITIZENSHIP OR PLACE OF ORGANIZATION

 

Delaware

NUMBER OF

 

SHARES BENEFICIALLY

OWNED BY

 

EACH

 

REPORTING PERSON WITH

5

SOLE VOTING POWER

 

-0-

6

SHARED VOTING POWER

 

-0-

7

SOLE DISPOSITIVE POWER

 

-0-

8

SHARED DISPOSITIVE POWER

 

-0-

9

AGGREGATE AMOUNT BENEFICIALLY OWNED BY EACH REPORTING PERSON

 

-0-

10

CHECK IF THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT IN ROW (9) EXCLUDES

CERTAIN SHARES (See Instructions)                         

[     ]

 

11

PERCENT OF CLASS REPRESENTED BY AMOUNT IN ROW (9)

 

0.0%

12

TYPE OF REPORTING PERSON (See Instructions)

 

IA, PN

 

 

13G

CUSIP No. 595626102

 

 

1

NAMES OF REPORTING PERSONS

 

Noonday G.P. (U.S.), L.L.C.

2

CHECK THE APPROPRIATE BOX IF A MEMBER OF A GROUP (See Instructions)            

(a) [     ]

(b) [ X ]**

**          The reporting persons making this filing hold an aggregate of 0 Shares, which is 0.0% of the class of securities. The reporting person on this cover page, however, may be deemed a beneficial owner only of the securities reported by it on this cover page.

3

SEC USE ONLY

 

4

CITIZENSHIP OR PLACE OF ORGANIZATION

 

Delaware

NUMBER OF

 

SHARES BENEFICIALLY

OWNED BY

 

EACH

 

REPORTING PERSON WITH

5

SOLE VOTING POWER

 

-0-

6

SHARED VOTING POWER

 

-0-

7

SOLE DISPOSITIVE POWER

 

-0-

8

SHARED DISPOSITIVE POWER

 

-0-

9

AGGREGATE AMOUNT BENEFICIALLY OWNED BY EACH REPORTING PERSON

 

-0-

10

CHECK IF THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT IN ROW (9) EXCLUDES

CERTAIN SHARES (See Instructions)                         

[     ]

 

11

PERCENT OF CLASS REPRESENTED BY AMOUNT IN ROW (9)

 

0.0%

12

TYPE OF REPORTING PERSON (See Instructions)

 

OO

 

 

13G

CUSIP No. 595626102

 

 

1

NAMES OF REPORTING PERSONS

 

Noonday Capital, L.L.C.

2

CHECK THE APPROPRIATE BOX IF A MEMBER OF A GROUP (See Instructions)            

(a) [     ]

(b) [ X ]**

**          The reporting persons making this filing hold an aggregate of 0 Shares, which is 0.0% of the class of securities. The reporting person on this cover page, however, may be deemed a beneficial owner only of the securities reported by it on this cover page.

3

SEC USE ONLY

 

4

CITIZENSHIP OR PLACE OF ORGANIZATION

 

Delaware

NUMBER OF

 

SHARES BENEFICIALLY

OWNED BY

 

EACH

 

REPORTING PERSON WITH

5

SOLE VOTING POWER

 

-0-

6

SHARED VOTING POWER

 

-0-

7

SOLE DISPOSITIVE POWER

 

-0-

8

SHARED DISPOSITIVE POWER

 

-0-

9

AGGREGATE AMOUNT BENEFICIALLY OWNED BY EACH REPORTING PERSON

 

-0-

10

CHECK IF THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT IN ROW (9) EXCLUDES

CERTAIN SHARES (See Instructions)                         

[     ]

 

11

PERCENT OF CLASS REPRESENTED BY AMOUNT IN ROW (9)

 

0.0%

12

TYPE OF REPORTING PERSON (See Instructions)

 

OO

 

 

13G

CUSIP No. 595626102

 

 

1

NAMES OF REPORTING PERSONS

 

David I. Cohen

2

CHECK THE APPROPRIATE BOX IF A MEMBER OF A GROUP (See Instructions)            

(a) [     ]

(b) [ X ]**

**          The reporting persons making this filing hold an aggregate of 0 Shares, which is 0.0% of the class of securities. The reporting person on this cover page, however, may be deemed a beneficial owner only of the securities reported by it on this cover page.

3

SEC USE ONLY

 

4

CITIZENSHIP OR PLACE OF ORGANIZATION

 

United States

NUMBER OF

 

SHARES BENEFICIALLY

OWNED BY

 

EACH

 

REPORTING PERSON WITH

5

SOLE VOTING POWER

 

-0-

6

SHARED VOTING POWER

 

-0-

7

SOLE DISPOSITIVE POWER

 

-0-

8

SHARED DISPOSITIVE POWER

 

-0-

9

AGGREGATE AMOUNT BENEFICIALLY OWNED BY EACH REPORTING PERSON

 

-0-

10

CHECK IF THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT IN ROW (9) EXCLUDES

CERTAIN SHARES (See Instructions)                         

[     ]

 

11

PERCENT OF CLASS REPRESENTED BY AMOUNT IN ROW (9)

 

0.0%

12

TYPE OF REPORTING PERSON (See Instructions)

 

IN

 

 

13G

CUSIP No. 595626102

 

 

1

NAMES OF REPORTING PERSONS

 

Saurabh K. Mittal

2

CHECK THE APPROPRIATE BOX IF A MEMBER OF A GROUP (See Instructions)            

(a) [     ]

(b) [ X ]**

**          The reporting persons making this filing hold an aggregate of 0 Shares, which is 0.0% of the class of securities. The reporting person on this cover page, however, may be deemed a beneficial owner only of the securities reported by it on this cover page.

3

SEC USE ONLY

 

4

CITIZENSHIP OR PLACE OF ORGANIZATION

 

India

NUMBER OF

 

SHARES BENEFICIALLY

OWNED BY

 

EACH

 

REPORTING PERSON WITH

5

SOLE VOTING POWER

 

-0-

6

SHARED VOTING POWER

 

-0-

7

SOLE DISPOSITIVE POWER

 

-0-

8

SHARED DISPOSITIVE POWER

 

-0-

9

AGGREGATE AMOUNT BENEFICIALLY OWNED BY EACH REPORTING PERSON

 

-0-

10

CHECK IF THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT IN ROW (9) EXCLUDES

CERTAIN SHARES (See Instructions)                         

[     ]

 

11

PERCENT OF CLASS REPRESENTED BY AMOUNT IN ROW (9)

 

0.0%

12

TYPE OF REPORTING PERSON (See Instructions)

 

IN

 

 

13G

CUSIP No. 595626102

 

 

1

NAMES OF REPORTING PERSONS

 

Noonday Capital Partners, L.L.C.

2

CHECK THE APPROPRIATE BOX IF A MEMBER OF A GROUP (See Instructions)            

(a) [     ]

(b) [ X ]**

**          The reporting persons making this filing hold an aggregate of 0 Shares, which is 0.0% of the class of securities. The reporting person on this cover page, however, is a beneficial owner only of the securities reported by it on this cover page.

3

SEC USE ONLY

 

4

CITIZENSHIP OR PLACE OF ORGANIZATION

 

Delaware

NUMBER OF

 

SHARES BENEFICIALLY

OWNED BY

 

EACH

 

REPORTING PERSON WITH

5

SOLE VOTING POWER

 

-0-

6

SHARED VOTING POWER

 

-0-

7

SOLE DISPOSITIVE POWER

 

-0-

8

SHARED DISPOSITIVE POWER

 

-0-

9

AGGREGATE AMOUNT BENEFICIALLY OWNED BY EACH REPORTING PERSON

 

-0-

10

CHECK IF THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT IN ROW (9) EXCLUDES

CERTAIN SHARES (See Instructions)                         

[     ]

 

11

PERCENT OF CLASS REPRESENTED BY AMOUNT IN ROW (9)

 

0.0%

12

TYPE OF REPORTING PERSON (See Instructions)

 

OO

 

 

13G

CUSIP No. 595626102

 

 

1

NAMES OF REPORTING PERSONS

 

Farallon Capital Partners, L.P.

2

CHECK THE APPROPRIATE BOX IF A MEMBER OF A GROUP (See Instructions)            

(a) [     ]

(b) [ X ]**

**          The reporting persons making this filing hold an aggregate of 0 Shares, which is 0.0% of the class of securities. The reporting person on this cover page, however, is a beneficial owner only of the securities reported by it on this cover page.

3

SEC USE ONLY

 

4

CITIZENSHIP OR PLACE OF ORGANIZATION

 

California

NUMBER OF

 

SHARES BENEFICIALLY

OWNED BY

 

EACH

 

REPORTING PERSON WITH

5

SOLE VOTING POWER

 

-0-

6

SHARED VOTING POWER

 

-0-

7

SOLE DISPOSITIVE POWER

 

-0-

8

SHARED DISPOSITIVE POWER

 

-0-

9

AGGREGATE AMOUNT BENEFICIALLY OWNED BY EACH REPORTING PERSON

 

-0-

10

CHECK IF THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT IN ROW (9) EXCLUDES

CERTAIN SHARES (See Instructions)                         

[     ]

 

11

PERCENT OF CLASS REPRESENTED BY AMOUNT IN ROW (9)

 

0.0%

12

TYPE OF REPORTING PERSON (See Instructions)

 

PN

 

 

13G

CUSIP No. 595626102

 

 

1

NAMES OF REPORTING PERSONS

 

Farallon Capital Institutional Partners, L.P.

2

CHECK THE APPROPRIATE BOX IF A MEMBER OF A GROUP (See Instructions)            

(a) [     ]

(b) [ X ]**

**          The reporting persons making this filing hold an aggregate of 0 Shares, which is 0.0% of the class of securities. The reporting person on this cover page, however, is a beneficial owner only of the securities reported by it on this cover page.

3

SEC USE ONLY

 

4

CITIZENSHIP OR PLACE OF ORGANIZATION

 

California

NUMBER OF

 

SHARES BENEFICIALLY

OWNED BY

 

EACH

 

REPORTING PERSON WITH

5

SOLE VOTING POWER

 

-0-

6

SHARED VOTING POWER

 

-0-

7

SOLE DISPOSITIVE POWER

 

-0-

8

SHARED DISPOSITIVE POWER

 

-0-

9

AGGREGATE AMOUNT BENEFICIALLY OWNED BY EACH REPORTING PERSON

 

-0-

10

CHECK IF THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT IN ROW (9) EXCLUDES

CERTAIN SHARES (See Instructions)                         

[     ]

 

11

PERCENT OF CLASS REPRESENTED BY AMOUNT IN ROW (9)

 

0.0%

12

TYPE OF REPORTING PERSON (See Instructions)

 

PN

 

 

13G

CUSIP No. 595626102

 

 

1

NAMES OF REPORTING PERSONS

 

Farallon Capital Institutional Partners II, L.P.

2

CHECK THE APPROPRIATE BOX IF A MEMBER OF A GROUP (See Instructions)            

(a) [     ]

(b) [ X ]**

**          The reporting persons making this filing hold an aggregate of 0 Shares, which is 0.0% of the class of securities. The reporting person on this cover page, however, is a beneficial owner only of the securities reported by it on this cover page.

3

SEC USE ONLY

 

4

CITIZENSHIP OR PLACE OF ORGANIZATION

 

California

NUMBER OF

 

SHARES BENEFICIALLY

OWNED BY

 

EACH

 

REPORTING PERSON WITH

5

SOLE VOTING POWER

 

-0-

6

SHARED VOTING POWER

 

-0-

7

SOLE DISPOSITIVE POWER

 

-0-

8

SHARED DISPOSITIVE POWER

 

-0-

9

AGGREGATE AMOUNT BENEFICIALLY OWNED BY EACH REPORTING PERSON

 

-0-

10

CHECK IF THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT IN ROW (9) EXCLUDES

CERTAIN SHARES (See Instructions)                         

[     ]

 

11

PERCENT OF CLASS REPRESENTED BY AMOUNT IN ROW (9)

 

0.0%

12

TYPE OF REPORTING PERSON (See Instructions)

 

PN

 

 

13G

CUSIP No. 595626102

 

 

1

NAMES OF REPORTING PERSONS

 

Farallon Capital Institutional Partners III, L.P.

2

CHECK THE APPROPRIATE BOX IF A MEMBER OF A GROUP (See Instructions)            

(a) [     ]

(b) [ X ]**

**          The reporting persons making this filing hold an aggregate of 0 Shares, which is 0.0% of the class of securities. The reporting person on this cover page, however, is a beneficial owner only of the securities reported by it on this cover page.

3

SEC USE ONLY

 

4

CITIZENSHIP OR PLACE OF ORGANIZATION

 

Delaware

NUMBER OF

 

SHARES BENEFICIALLY

OWNED BY

 

EACH

 

REPORTING PERSON WITH

5

SOLE VOTING POWER

 

-0-

6

SHARED VOTING POWER

 

-0-

7

SOLE DISPOSITIVE POWER

 

-0-

8

SHARED DISPOSITIVE POWER

 

-0-

9

AGGREGATE AMOUNT BENEFICIALLY OWNED BY EACH REPORTING PERSON

 

-0-

10

CHECK IF THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT IN ROW (9) EXCLUDES

CERTAIN SHARES (See Instructions)                         

[     ]

 

11

PERCENT OF CLASS REPRESENTED BY AMOUNT IN ROW (9)

 

0.0%

12

TYPE OF REPORTING PERSON (See Instructions)

 

PN

 

 

 

13G

CUSIP No. 595626102

 

 

1

NAMES OF REPORTING PERSONS

 

Tinicum Partners, L.P.

2

CHECK THE APPROPRIATE BOX IF A MEMBER OF A GROUP (See Instructions)            

(a) [     ]

(b) [ X ]**

**          The reporting persons making this filing hold an aggregate of 0 Shares, which is 0.0% of the class of securities. The reporting person on this cover page, however, is a beneficial owner only of the securities reported by it on this cover page.

3

SEC USE ONLY

 

4

CITIZENSHIP OR PLACE OF ORGANIZATION

 

New York

NUMBER OF

 

SHARES BENEFICIALLY

OWNED BY

 

EACH

 

REPORTING PERSON WITH

5

SOLE VOTING POWER

 

-0-

6

SHARED VOTING POWER

 

-0-

7

SOLE DISPOSITIVE POWER

 

-0-

8

SHARED DISPOSITIVE POWER

 

-0-

9

AGGREGATE AMOUNT BENEFICIALLY OWNED BY EACH REPORTING PERSON

 

-0-

10

CHECK IF THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT IN ROW (9) EXCLUDES

CERTAIN SHARES (See Instructions)                         

[     ]

 

11

PERCENT OF CLASS REPRESENTED BY AMOUNT IN ROW (9)

 

0.0%

12

TYPE OF REPORTING PERSON (See Instructions)

 

PN

 

 

13G

CUSIP No. 595626102

 

 

1

NAMES OF REPORTING PERSONS

 

Farallon Capital Offshore Investors II, L.P.

2

CHECK THE APPROPRIATE BOX IF A MEMBER OF A GROUP (See Instructions)            

(a) [     ]

(b) [ X ]**

**          The reporting persons making this filing hold an aggregate of 0 Shares, which is 0.0% of the class of securities. The reporting person on this cover page, however, is a beneficial owner only of the securities reported by it on this cover page.

3

SEC USE ONLY

 

4

CITIZENSHIP OR PLACE OF ORGANIZATION

 

Cayman Islands

NUMBER OF

 

SHARES BENEFICIALLY

OWNED BY

 

EACH

 

REPORTING PERSON WITH

5

SOLE VOTING POWER

 

-0-

6

SHARED VOTING POWER

 

-0-

7

SOLE DISPOSITIVE POWER

 

-0-

8

SHARED DISPOSITIVE POWER

 

-0-

9

AGGREGATE AMOUNT BENEFICIALLY OWNED BY EACH REPORTING PERSON

 

-0-

10

CHECK IF THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT IN ROW (9) EXCLUDES

CERTAIN SHARES (See Instructions)                         

[     ]

 

11

PERCENT OF CLASS REPRESENTED BY AMOUNT IN ROW (9)

 

0.0%

12

TYPE OF REPORTING PERSON (See Instructions)

 

PN

 

 

13G

CUSIP No. 595626102

 

 

1

NAMES OF REPORTING PERSONS

 

Farallon Capital Management, L.L.C.

2

CHECK THE APPROPRIATE BOX IF A MEMBER OF A GROUP (See Instructions)            

(a) [     ]

(b) [ X ]**

**          The reporting persons making this filing hold an aggregate of 0 Shares, which is 0.0% of the class of securities. The reporting person on this cover page, however, may be deemed a beneficial owner only of the securities reported by it on this cover page.

3

SEC USE ONLY

 

4

CITIZENSHIP OR PLACE OF ORGANIZATION

 

Delaware

NUMBER OF

 

SHARES BENEFICIALLY

OWNED BY

 

EACH

 

REPORTING PERSON WITH

5

SOLE VOTING POWER

 

-0-

6

SHARED VOTING POWER

 

-0-

7

SOLE DISPOSITIVE POWER

 

-0-

8

SHARED DISPOSITIVE POWER

 

-0-

9

AGGREGATE AMOUNT BENEFICIALLY OWNED BY EACH REPORTING PERSON

 

-0-

10

CHECK IF THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT IN ROW (9) EXCLUDES

CERTAIN SHARES (See Instructions)                         

[     ]

 

11

PERCENT OF CLASS REPRESENTED BY AMOUNT IN ROW (9)

 

0.0%

12

TYPE OF REPORTING PERSON (See Instructions)

 

IA, OO

 

 

13G

CUSIP No. 595626102

 

 

1

NAMES OF REPORTING PERSONS

 

Farallon Partners, L.L.C.

2

CHECK THE APPROPRIATE BOX IF A MEMBER OF A GROUP (See Instructions)            

(a) [     ]

(b) [ X ]**

**          The reporting persons making this filing hold an aggregate of 0 Shares, which is 0.0% of the class of securities. The reporting person on this cover page, however, may be deemed a beneficial owner only of the securities reported by it on this cover page.

3

SEC USE ONLY

 

4

CITIZENSHIP OR PLACE OF ORGANIZATION

 

Delaware

NUMBER OF

 

SHARES BENEFICIALLY

OWNED BY

 

EACH

 

REPORTING PERSON WITH

5

SOLE VOTING POWER

 

-0-

6

SHARED VOTING POWER

 

-0-

7

SOLE DISPOSITIVE POWER

 

-0-

8

SHARED DISPOSITIVE POWER

 

-0-

9

AGGREGATE AMOUNT BENEFICIALLY OWNED BY EACH REPORTING PERSON

 

-0-

10

CHECK IF THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT IN ROW (9) EXCLUDES

CERTAIN SHARES (See Instructions)                         

[     ]

 

11

PERCENT OF CLASS REPRESENTED BY AMOUNT IN ROW (9)

 

0.0%

12

TYPE OF REPORTING PERSON (See Instructions)

 

OO

 

 

13G

CUSIP No. 595626102

 

 

1

NAMES OF REPORTING PERSONS

 

Chun R. Ding [See Item 2]

2

CHECK THE APPROPRIATE BOX IF A MEMBER OF A GROUP (See Instructions)            

(a) [     ]

(b) [ X ]**

**          The reporting persons making this filing hold an aggregate of 0 Shares, which is 0.0% of the class of securities. The reporting person on this cover page, however, may be deemed a beneficial owner only of the securities reported by it on this cover page.

3

SEC USE ONLY

 

4

CITIZENSHIP OR PLACE OF ORGANIZATION

 

United States

NUMBER OF

 

SHARES BENEFICIALLY

OWNED BY

 

EACH

 

REPORTING PERSON WITH

5

SOLE VOTING POWER

 

-0-

6

SHARED VOTING POWER

 

-0-

7

SOLE DISPOSITIVE POWER

 

-0-

8

SHARED DISPOSITIVE POWER

 

-0-

9

AGGREGATE AMOUNT BENEFICIALLY OWNED BY EACH REPORTING PERSON

 

-0-

10

CHECK IF THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT IN ROW (9) EXCLUDES

CERTAIN SHARES (See Instructions)                         

[     ]

 

11

PERCENT OF CLASS REPRESENTED BY AMOUNT IN ROW (9)

 

0.0%

12

TYPE OF REPORTING PERSON (See Instructions)

 

IN

 

 

 

13G

CUSIP No. 595626102

 

 

1

NAMES OF REPORTING PERSONS

 

William F. Duhamel

2

CHECK THE APPROPRIATE BOX IF A MEMBER OF A GROUP (See Instructions)            

(a) [     ]

(b) [ X ]**

**          The reporting persons making this filing hold an aggregate of 0 Shares, which is 0.0% of the class of securities. The reporting person on this cover page, however, may be deemed a beneficial owner only of the securities reported by it on this cover page.

3

SEC USE ONLY

 

4

CITIZENSHIP OR PLACE OF ORGANIZATION

 

United States

NUMBER OF

 

SHARES BENEFICIALLY

OWNED BY

 

EACH

 

REPORTING PERSON WITH

5

SOLE VOTING POWER

 

-0-

6

SHARED VOTING POWER

 

-0-

7

SOLE DISPOSITIVE POWER

 

-0-

8

SHARED DISPOSITIVE POWER

 

-0-

9

AGGREGATE AMOUNT BENEFICIALLY OWNED BY EACH REPORTING PERSON

 

-0-

10

CHECK IF THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT IN ROW (9) EXCLUDES

CERTAIN SHARES (See Instructions)                         

[     ]

 

11

PERCENT OF CLASS REPRESENTED BY AMOUNT IN ROW (9)

 

0.0%

12

TYPE OF REPORTING PERSON (See Instructions)

 

IN

 

 

13G

CUSIP No. 595626102

 

 

1

NAMES OF REPORTING PERSONS

 

Richard B. Fried

2

CHECK THE APPROPRIATE BOX IF A MEMBER OF A GROUP (See Instructions)            

(a) [     ]

(b) [ X ]**

**          The reporting persons making this filing hold an aggregate of 0 Shares, which is 0.0% of the class of securities. The reporting person on this cover page, however, may be deemed a beneficial owner only of the securities reported by it on this cover page.

3

SEC USE ONLY

 

4

CITIZENSHIP OR PLACE OF ORGANIZATION

 

United States

NUMBER OF

 

SHARES BENEFICIALLY

OWNED BY

 

EACH

 

REPORTING PERSON WITH

5

SOLE VOTING POWER

 

-0-

6

SHARED VOTING POWER

 

-0-

7

SOLE DISPOSITIVE POWER

 

-0-

8

SHARED DISPOSITIVE POWER

 

-0-

9

AGGREGATE AMOUNT BENEFICIALLY OWNED BY EACH REPORTING PERSON

 

-0-

10

CHECK IF THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT IN ROW (9) EXCLUDES

CERTAIN SHARES (See Instructions)                         

[     ]

 

11

PERCENT OF CLASS REPRESENTED BY AMOUNT IN ROW (9)

 

0.0%

12

TYPE OF REPORTING PERSON (See Instructions)

 

IN

 

 

13G

CUSIP No. 595626102

 

 

1

NAMES OF REPORTING PERSONS

 

Monica R. Landry

2

CHECK THE APPROPRIATE BOX IF A MEMBER OF A GROUP (See Instructions)            

(a) [     ]

(b) [ X ]**

**          The reporting persons making this filing hold an aggregate of 0 Shares, which is 0.0% of the class of securities. The reporting person on this cover page, however, may be deemed a beneficial owner only of the securities reported by it on this cover page.

3

SEC USE ONLY

 

4

CITIZENSHIP OR PLACE OF ORGANIZATION

 

United States

NUMBER OF

 

SHARES BENEFICIALLY

OWNED BY

 

EACH

 

REPORTING PERSON WITH

5

SOLE VOTING POWER

 

-0-

6

SHARED VOTING POWER

 

-0-

7

SOLE DISPOSITIVE POWER

 

-0-

8

SHARED DISPOSITIVE POWER

 

-0-

9

AGGREGATE AMOUNT BENEFICIALLY OWNED BY EACH REPORTING PERSON

 

-0-

10

CHECK IF THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT IN ROW (9) EXCLUDES

CERTAIN SHARES (See Instructions)                         

[     ]

 

11

PERCENT OF CLASS REPRESENTED BY AMOUNT IN ROW (9)

 

0.0%

12

TYPE OF REPORTING PERSON (See Instructions)

 

IN

 

 

13G

CUSIP No. 595626102

 

 

1

NAMES OF REPORTING PERSONS

 

Douglas M. MacMahon

2

CHECK THE APPROPRIATE BOX IF A MEMBER OF A GROUP (See Instructions)            

(a) [     ]

(b) [ X ]**

**          The reporting persons making this filing hold an aggregate of 0 Shares, which is 0.0% of the class of securities. The reporting person on this cover page, however, may be deemed a beneficial owner only of the securities reported by it on this cover page.

3

SEC USE ONLY

 

4

CITIZENSHIP OR PLACE OF ORGANIZATION

 

United States

NUMBER OF

 

SHARES BENEFICIALLY

OWNED BY

 

EACH

 

REPORTING PERSON WITH

5

SOLE VOTING POWER

 

-0-

6

SHARED VOTING POWER

 

-0-

7

SOLE DISPOSITIVE POWER

 

-0-

8

SHARED DISPOSITIVE POWER

 

-0-

9

AGGREGATE AMOUNT BENEFICIALLY OWNED BY EACH REPORTING PERSON

 

-0-

10

CHECK IF THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT IN ROW (9) EXCLUDES

CERTAIN SHARES (See Instructions)                         

[     ]

 

11

PERCENT OF CLASS REPRESENTED BY AMOUNT IN ROW (9)

 

0.0%

12

TYPE OF REPORTING PERSON (See Instructions)

 

IN

 

 

13G

CUSIP No. 595626102

 

 

1

NAMES OF REPORTING PERSONS

 

William F. Mellin

2

CHECK THE APPROPRIATE BOX IF A MEMBER OF A GROUP (See Instructions)            

(a) [     ]

(b) [ X ]**

**          The reporting persons making this filing hold an aggregate of 0 Shares, which is 0.0% of the class of securities. The reporting person on this cover page, however, may be deemed a beneficial owner only of the securities reported by it on this cover page.

3

SEC USE ONLY

 

4

CITIZENSHIP OR PLACE OF ORGANIZATION

 

United States

NUMBER OF

 

SHARES BENEFICIALLY

OWNED BY

 

EACH

 

REPORTING PERSON WITH

5

SOLE VOTING POWER

 

-0-

6

SHARED VOTING POWER

 

-0-

7

SOLE DISPOSITIVE POWER

 

-0-

8

SHARED DISPOSITIVE POWER

 

-0-

9

AGGREGATE AMOUNT BENEFICIALLY OWNED BY EACH REPORTING PERSON

 

-0-

10

CHECK IF THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT IN ROW (9) EXCLUDES

CERTAIN SHARES (See Instructions)                         

[     ]

 

11

PERCENT OF CLASS REPRESENTED BY AMOUNT IN ROW (9)

 

0.0%

12

TYPE OF REPORTING PERSON (See Instructions)

 

IN

 

 

13G

CUSIP No. 595626102

 

 

1

NAMES OF REPORTING PERSONS

 

Stephen L. Millham

2

CHECK THE APPROPRIATE BOX IF A MEMBER OF A GROUP (See Instructions)            

(a) [     ]

(b) [ X ]**

**          The reporting persons making this filing hold an aggregate of 0 Shares, which is 0.0% of the class of securities. The reporting person on this cover page, however, may be deemed a beneficial owner only of the securities reported by it on this cover page.

3

SEC USE ONLY

 

4

CITIZENSHIP OR PLACE OF ORGANIZATION

 

United States

NUMBER OF

 

SHARES BENEFICIALLY

OWNED BY

 

EACH

 

REPORTING PERSON WITH

5

SOLE VOTING POWER

 

-0-

6

SHARED VOTING POWER

 

-0-

7

SOLE DISPOSITIVE POWER

 

-0-

8

SHARED DISPOSITIVE POWER

 

-0-

9

AGGREGATE AMOUNT BENEFICIALLY OWNED BY EACH REPORTING PERSON

 

-0-

10

CHECK IF THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT IN ROW (9) EXCLUDES

CERTAIN SHARES (See Instructions)                         

[     ]

 

11

PERCENT OF CLASS REPRESENTED BY AMOUNT IN ROW (9)

 

0.0%

12

TYPE OF REPORTING PERSON (See Instructions)

 

IN

 

 

13G

CUSIP No. 595626102

 

 

1

NAMES OF REPORTING PERSONS

 

Jason E. Moment

2

CHECK THE APPROPRIATE BOX IF A MEMBER OF A GROUP (See Instructions)            

(a) [     ]

(b) [ X ]**

**          The reporting persons making this filing hold an aggregate of 0 Shares, which is 0.0% of the class of securities. The reporting person on this cover page, however, may be deemed a beneficial owner only of the securities reported by it on this cover page.

3

SEC USE ONLY

 

4

CITIZENSHIP OR PLACE OF ORGANIZATION

 

United States

NUMBER OF

 

SHARES BENEFICIALLY

OWNED BY

 

EACH

 

REPORTING PERSON WITH

5

SOLE VOTING POWER

 

-0-

6

SHARED VOTING POWER

 

-0-

7

SOLE DISPOSITIVE POWER

 

-0-

8

SHARED DISPOSITIVE POWER

 

-0-

9

AGGREGATE AMOUNT BENEFICIALLY OWNED BY EACH REPORTING PERSON

 

-0-

10

CHECK IF THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT IN ROW (9) EXCLUDES

CERTAIN SHARES (See Instructions)                         

[     ]

 

11

PERCENT OF CLASS REPRESENTED BY AMOUNT IN ROW (9)

 

0.0%

12

TYPE OF REPORTING PERSON (See Instructions)

 

IN

 

 

 

13G

CUSIP No. 595626102

 

 

1

NAMES OF REPORTING PERSONS

 

Ashish H. Pant [See Item 2]

2

CHECK THE APPROPRIATE BOX IF A MEMBER OF A GROUP (See Instructions)            

(a) [     ]

(b) [ X ]**

**          The reporting persons making this filing hold an aggregate of 0 Shares, which is 0.0% of the class of securities. The reporting person on this cover page, however, may be deemed a beneficial owner only of the securities reported by it on this cover page.

3

SEC USE ONLY

 

4

CITIZENSHIP OR PLACE OF ORGANIZATION

 

India

NUMBER OF

 

SHARES BENEFICIALLY

OWNED BY

 

EACH

 

REPORTING PERSON WITH

5

SOLE VOTING POWER

 

-0-

6

SHARED VOTING POWER

 

-0-

7

SOLE DISPOSITIVE POWER

 

-0-

8

SHARED DISPOSITIVE POWER

 

-0-

9

AGGREGATE AMOUNT BENEFICIALLY OWNED BY EACH REPORTING PERSON

 

-0-

10

CHECK IF THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT IN ROW (9) EXCLUDES

CERTAIN SHARES (See Instructions)                         

[     ]

 

11

PERCENT OF CLASS REPRESENTED BY AMOUNT IN ROW (9)

 

0.0%

12

TYPE OF REPORTING PERSON (See Instructions)

 

IN

 

 

 

 

13G

CUSIP No. 595626102

 

 

1

NAMES OF REPORTING PERSONS

 

Rajiv A. Patel

2

CHECK THE APPROPRIATE BOX IF A MEMBER OF A GROUP (See Instructions)            

(a) [     ]

(b) [ X ]**

**          The reporting persons making this filing hold an aggregate of 0 Shares, which is 0.0% of the class of securities. The reporting person on this cover page, however, may be deemed a beneficial owner only of the securities reported by it on this cover page.

3

SEC USE ONLY

 

4

CITIZENSHIP OR PLACE OF ORGANIZATION

 

United States

NUMBER OF

 

SHARES BENEFICIALLY

OWNED BY

 

EACH

 

REPORTING PERSON WITH

5

SOLE VOTING POWER

 

-0-

6

SHARED VOTING POWER

 

-0-

7

SOLE DISPOSITIVE POWER

 

-0-

8

SHARED DISPOSITIVE POWER

 

-0-

9

AGGREGATE AMOUNT BENEFICIALLY OWNED BY EACH REPORTING PERSON

 

-0-

10

CHECK IF THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT IN ROW (9) EXCLUDES

CERTAIN SHARES (See Instructions)                         

[     ]

 

11

PERCENT OF CLASS REPRESENTED BY AMOUNT IN ROW (9)

 

0.0%

12

TYPE OF REPORTING PERSON (See Instructions)

 

IN

 

 

13G

CUSIP No. 595626102

 

 

1

NAMES OF REPORTING PERSONS

 

Derek C. Schrier [See Item 2]

2

CHECK THE APPROPRIATE BOX IF A MEMBER OF A GROUP (See Instructions)            

(a) [     ]

(b) [ X ]**

**          The reporting persons making this filing hold an aggregate of 0 Shares, which is 0.0% of the class of securities. The reporting person on this cover page, however, may be deemed a beneficial owner only of the securities reported by it on this cover page.

3

SEC USE ONLY

 

4

CITIZENSHIP OR PLACE OF ORGANIZATION

 

United States

NUMBER OF

 

SHARES BENEFICIALLY

OWNED BY

 

EACH

 

REPORTING PERSON WITH

5

SOLE VOTING POWER

 

-0-

6

SHARED VOTING POWER

 

-0-

7

SOLE DISPOSITIVE POWER

 

-0-

8

SHARED DISPOSITIVE POWER

 

-0-

9

AGGREGATE AMOUNT BENEFICIALLY OWNED BY EACH REPORTING PERSON

 

-0-

10

CHECK IF THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT IN ROW (9) EXCLUDES

CERTAIN SHARES (See Instructions)                         

[     ]

 

11

PERCENT OF CLASS REPRESENTED BY AMOUNT IN ROW (9)

 

0.0%

12

TYPE OF REPORTING PERSON (See Instructions)

 

IN

 

 

 

13G

CUSIP No. 595626102

 

 

1

NAMES OF REPORTING PERSONS

 

Andrew J. M. Spokes [See Item 2]

2

CHECK THE APPROPRIATE BOX IF A MEMBER OF A GROUP (See Instructions)            

(a) [     ]

(b) [ X ]**

**          The reporting persons making this filing hold an aggregate of 0 Shares, which is 0.0% of the class of securities. The reporting person on this cover page, however, may be deemed a beneficial owner only of the securities reported by it on this cover page.

3

SEC USE ONLY

 

4

CITIZENSHIP OR PLACE OF ORGANIZATION

 

United Kingdom

NUMBER OF

 

SHARES BENEFICIALLY

OWNED BY

 

EACH

 

REPORTING PERSON WITH

5

SOLE VOTING POWER

 

-0-

6

SHARED VOTING POWER

 

-0-

7

SOLE DISPOSITIVE POWER

 

-0-

8

SHARED DISPOSITIVE POWER

 

-0-

9

AGGREGATE AMOUNT BENEFICIALLY OWNED BY EACH REPORTING PERSON

 

-0-

10

CHECK IF THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT IN ROW (9) EXCLUDES

CERTAIN SHARES (See Instructions)                         

[     ]

 

11

PERCENT OF CLASS REPRESENTED BY AMOUNT IN ROW (9)

 

0.0%

12

TYPE OF REPORTING PERSON (See Instructions)

 

IN

 

 

13G

CUSIP No. 595626102

 

 

1

NAMES OF REPORTING PERSONS

 

Thomas F. Steyer

2

CHECK THE APPROPRIATE BOX IF A MEMBER OF A GROUP (See Instructions)            

(a) [     ]

(b) [ X ]**

**          The reporting persons making this filing hold an aggregate of 0 Shares, which is 0.0% of the class of securities. The reporting person on this cover page, however, may be deemed a beneficial owner only of the securities reported by it on this cover page.

3

SEC USE ONLY

 

4

CITIZENSHIP OR PLACE OF ORGANIZATION

 

United States

NUMBER OF

 

SHARES BENEFICIALLY

OWNED BY

 

EACH

 

REPORTING PERSON WITH

5

SOLE VOTING POWER

 

-0-

6

SHARED VOTING POWER

 

-0-

7

SOLE DISPOSITIVE POWER

 

-0-

8

SHARED DISPOSITIVE POWER

 

-0-

9

AGGREGATE AMOUNT BENEFICIALLY OWNED BY EACH REPORTING PERSON

 

-0-

10

CHECK IF THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT IN ROW (9) EXCLUDES

CERTAIN SHARES (See Instructions)                         

[     ]

 

11

PERCENT OF CLASS REPRESENTED BY AMOUNT IN ROW (9)

 

0.0%

12

TYPE OF REPORTING PERSON (See Instructions)

 

IN

 

 

13G

CUSIP No. 595626102

 

 

1

NAMES OF REPORTING PERSONS

 

Mark C. Wehrly

2

CHECK THE APPROPRIATE BOX IF A MEMBER OF A GROUP (See Instructions)            

(a) [     ]

(b) [ X ]**

**          The reporting persons making this filing hold an aggregate of 0 Shares, which is 0.0% of the class of securities. The reporting person on this cover page, however, may be deemed a beneficial owner only of the securities reported by it on this cover page.

3

SEC USE ONLY

 

4

CITIZENSHIP OR PLACE OF ORGANIZATION

 

United States

NUMBER OF

 

SHARES BENEFICIALLY

OWNED BY

 

EACH

 

REPORTING PERSON WITH

5

SOLE VOTING POWER

 

-0-

6

SHARED VOTING POWER

 

-0-

7

SOLE DISPOSITIVE POWER

 

-0-

8

SHARED DISPOSITIVE POWER

 

-0-

9

AGGREGATE AMOUNT BENEFICIALLY OWNED BY EACH REPORTING PERSON

 

-0-

10

CHECK IF THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT IN ROW (9) EXCLUDES

CERTAIN SHARES (See Instructions)                         

[     ]

 

11

PERCENT OF CLASS REPRESENTED BY AMOUNT IN ROW (9)

 

0.0%

12

TYPE OF REPORTING PERSON (See Instructions)

 

IN

 

 

              This Amendment No. 1 to Schedule 13G amends and restates in its entirety the Schedule 13G initially filed on Feburary 22, 2007 (together with all prior and current amendments thereto, the “Schedule 13G”).

 

Item 1.

Issuer

 

 

(a)

Name of Issuer:

 

MIDAS, INC. (the “Company”)

 

 

(b)

Address of Issuer’s Principal Executive Offices:

 

1300 Arlington Heights Road, Itasca, Illinois 60143

 

Item 2.     Identity And Background

 

Title Of Class Of Securities And CUSIP Number (Item 2(d) and (e))

 

This statement relates to shares of Common Stock, par value $0.001 per share (the “Shares”), of the Company. The CUSIP number of the Shares is 595626102.

 

Name Of Persons Filing, Address Of Principal Business Office And Citizenship (Item 2(a), (b) and (c))

 

This statement is filed by the entities and persons listed below, all of whom together are referred to herein as the “Reporting Persons.”

 

The Noonday Sub-adviser Entities

 

 

(i)

Noonday G.P. (U.S.), L.L.C., a Delaware limited liability company which is a sub-investment adviser to each of the Funds and the Managed Accounts (the “First Noonday Sub-adviser”), with respect to all of the Shares held by the Funds and the Managed Accounts;

 

 

(ii)

Noonday Asset Management, L.P., a Delaware limited partnership which is a sub-investment adviser to each of the Funds and the Managed Accounts (the “Second Noonday Sub-adviser”), with respect to all of the Shares held by the Funds and the Managed Accounts; and

 

 

(iii)

Noonday Capital, L.L.C., a Delaware limited liability company which is the general partner of the Second Noonday Sub-adviser (the “Noonday General Partner”), with respect to all of the Shares held by the Funds and the Managed Accounts.

 

The First Noonday Sub-adviser, the Second Noonday Sub-adviser and the Noonday General Partner are together referred to herein as the “Noonday Sub-adviser Entities.”

 

The Noonday Managing Members

 

 

 

(iv)

The following persons, each of whom is a managing member of both the First Noonday Sub-adviser and the Noonday General Partner, with respect to all of the Shares held by the Funds and the Managed Accounts: David I. Cohen (“Cohen”), Saurabh K. Mittal (“Mittal”) and Andrew J. M. Spokes (“Spokes”).

 

Cohen, Mittal and Spokes (in his capacity as managing member of both the First Noonday Sub-adviser and the Noonday General Partner) are referred to herein as the “Noonday Individual Reporting Persons.”

 

The Noonday Fund

 

(v)

Noonday Capital Partners, L.L.C., a Delaware limited liability company (the “Noonday Fund”), with respect to the Shares held by it.

 

The Farallon Funds

 

 

(vi)

Farallon Capital Partners, L.P., a California limited partnership (“FCP”), with respect to the Shares held by it;

 

 

(vii)

Farallon Capital Institutional Partners, L.P., a California limited partnership (“FCIP”), with respect to the Shares held by it;

 

 

(viii)

Farallon Capital Institutional Partners II, L.P., a California limited partnership (“FCIP II”), with respect to the Shares held by it;

 

 

(ix)

Farallon Capital Institutional Partners III, L.P., a Delaware limited partnership (“FCIP III”), with respect to the Shares held by it;

 

 

(x)

Tinicum Partners, L.P., a New York limited partnership (“Tinicum”), with respect to the Shares held by it; and

 

 

(xi) 

Farallon Capital Offshore Investors II, L.P., a Cayman Islands exempted limited partnership (“FCOI II”), with respect to the Shares held by it.

 

FCP, FCIP, FCIP II, FCIP III, Tinicum and FCOI II are together referred to herein as the “Farallon Funds.” The Noonday Fund and the Farallon Funds are together referred to herein as the “Funds.”

 

The Management Company

 

 

(xii)

Farallon Capital Management, L.L.C., a Delaware limited liability company (the “Management Company”), with respect to the Shares held by certain accounts managed by the Management Company (the “Managed Accounts”).

 

The Farallon General Partner  

 

 

 

(xiii)

Farallon Partners, L.L.C., a Delaware limited liability company (the “Farallon General Partner”), which is the general partner of each of the Farallon Funds and the managing member of the Noonday Fund, with respect to the Shares held by each of the Funds.

 

The Farallon Managing Members  

 

 

(xiv)

The following persons, each of whom is, or with respect to Ding and Schrier (as defined below) was, a managing member of both the Farallon General Partner and the Management Company, with respect to the Shares held by the Funds and the Managed Accounts: Chun R. Ding (“Ding”), William F. Duhamel (“Duhamel”), Richard B. Fried (“Fried”), Monica R. Landry (“Landry”), Douglas M. MacMahon (“MacMahon”), William F. Mellin (“Mellin”), Stephen L. Millham (“Millham”), Jason E. Moment (“Moment”), Ashish H. Pant (“Pant”), Rajiv A. Patel (“Patel”), Derek C. Schrier (“Schrier”), Andrew J. M. Spokes (“Spokes”), Thomas F. Steyer (“Steyer”) and Mark C. Wehrly (“Wehrly”).

 

Ding, Duhamel, Fried, Landry, MacMahon, Mellin, Millham, Moment, Pant, Patel, Schrier, Spokes (in his capacity as managing member of the Farallon General Partner and the Management Company), Steyer and Wehrly are together referred to herein as the “Farallon Individual Reporting Persons.” The Noonday Individual Reporting Persons and the Farallon Individual Reporting Persons are together referred to herein as the “Individual Reporting Persons.” Unless the context otherwise requires, any reference to the “Farallon Individual Reporting Persons,” the “Individual Reporting Persons” or the “Reporting Persons” shall not include Ding or Schrier.

 

This Schedule 13G reports that:

 

 

(i)

effective as of July 1, 2007, Pant became a managing member of the Farallon General Partner and the Management Company, and as such may be deemed to be a beneficial owner of the Shares beneficially owned by the Funds and the Managed Accounts;

        

 

(ii)

effective as of August 28, 2007, Spokes became a managing member of the First Noonday Sub-adviser, the Noonday General Partner, the Farallon General Partner and the Management Company, and as such may be deemed to be a beneficial owner of the securities beneficially owned by the Funds and the Managed Accounts;

 

 

(iii)

effective as of September 10, 2007, Ding resigned as a managing member of the Farallon General Partner and the Management Company, and as such may no longer be deemed a beneficial owner of the securities beneficially owned by the Funds and the Managed Accounts; and

 

 

(iv)

effective as of May 27, 2008, Schrier had resigned as a managing member of the Farallon General Partner and the Management Company and no longer had investment discretion with respect to the securities beneficially owned by the Funds and the Managed Accounts. As such, Schrier may no longer be deemed a beneficial owner of the securities beneficially owned by the Funds and the Managed Accounts.

 

           

 

 

The citizenship of each of the Noonday Sub-adviser Entities, the Funds, the Management Company and the Farallon General Partner is set forth above. Each of the Individual Reporting Persons other than Mittal, Pant and Spokes is a citizen of the United States. Mittal and Pant are citizens of India. Spokes is a citizen of the United Kingdom. The address of the principal business office of each of the Noonday Sub-adviser Entities and the Noonday Individual Reporting Persons is c/o Noonday Asset Management, L.P., 227 West Trade Street, Suite 2140, Charlotte, North Carolina 28202. The address of the principal business office of each of the Reporting Persons other than the Noonday Sub-adviser Entities and the Noonday Individual Reporting Persons is c/o Farallon Capital Management, L.L.C., One Maritime Plaza, Suite 2100, San Francisco, California 94111.

 

Item 3.     If This Statement Is Filed Pursuant To Sections 240.13d-1(b) or 240.13d-2(b) or (c),  

 

Check Whether The Person Filing Is An Entity Specified In (a) - (k):

 

Not Applicable.

 

If This Statement Is Filed Pursuant To Section 240.13d-1(c), Check This Box. x

 

Item 4.     Ownership

 

  The information required by Items 4(a) - (c) and set forth in Rows 5 through 11 of the cover page for each Reporting Person hereto is incorporated herein by reference for each such Reporting Person.

 

  The Shares reported hereby for the Funds are owned directly by the Funds and those reported by the Management Company on behalf of the Managed Accounts are owned directly by the Managed Accounts. The First Noonday Sub-adviser and the Second Noonday Sub-adviser, as sub-investment advisers to the Funds and Managed Accounts, may each be deemed to be the beneficial owner of all such Shares owned by the Funds and the Managed Accounts. The Noonday General Partner, as general partner to the Second Noonday Sub-adviser, may be deemed to be the beneficial owner of all such Shares owned by the Funds and the Managed Accounts. The Noonday Individual Reporting Persons, as managing members of both the First Noonday Sub-adviser and the Noonday General Partner, may each be deemed to be the beneficial owner of all such Shares owned by the Funds and the Managed Accounts. The Management Company, as investment adviser to the Managed Accounts, may be deemed to be the beneficial owner of all such Shares owned by the Managed Accounts. The Farallon General Partner, as general partner to the Farallon Funds and managing member of the Noonday Fund, may be deemed to be the beneficial owner of all such Shares owned by the Funds. The Farallon Individual Reporting Persons, as managing members of both the Farallon General Partner and the Management Company with the power to exercise investment discretion, may each be deemed to be the beneficial owner of all such Shares owned by the Funds and the Managed Accounts. Each of the Noonday Sub-adviser Entities, the Management Company, the Farallon General Partner and the Individual Reporting Persons hereby disclaims any beneficial ownership of any such Shares.

 

Item 5.      Ownership Of Five Percent Or Less Of A Class

 

 

 

                 If this statement is being filed to report the fact that as of the date hereof the Reporting Persons have ceased to be the deemed beneficial owner of more than five percent of the class of securities, check the following [ X ].

 

Item 6.     Ownership Of More Than Five Percent On Behalf Of Another Person

 

                 Not Applicable.

 

Item 7.     Identification And Classification Of The Subsidiary Which Acquired The Security Being                

Reported On By The Parent Holding Company

 

                 Not Applicable.

 

Item 8.     Identification And Classification Of Members Of The Group

 

The Reporting Persons are filing this Schedule 13G pursuant to Section 240.13d-1(c). Consistent with Item 2 of the cover page for each Reporting Person above, the Reporting Persons neither disclaim nor affirm the existence of a group among them.

 

Item 9.     Notice Of Dissolution Of Group

 

                 Not Applicable.

 

Item 10.   Certification

 

                By signing below I certify that, to the best of my knowledge and belief, the securities referred to above were not acquired and are not held for the purpose of or with the effect of changing or influencing the control of the issuer of the securities and were not acquired and are not held in connection with or as a participant in any transaction having that purpose or effect.

 

 

SIGNATURES

 

After reasonable inquiry and to the best of our knowledge and belief, the undersigned certify that the information set forth in this statement is true, complete and correct.

 

Dated: January 26, 2009

 

/s/ Monica R. Landry                                                       

NOONDAY CAPITAL, L.L.C.,

On its own behalf and as the General Partner of

NOONDAY ASSET MANAGEMENT, L.P.

By Monica R. Landry, Attorney-in-fact

 

/s/ Monica R. Landry                                                       

NOONDAY G.P. (U.S.), L.L.C.

By Monica R. Landry, Attorney-in-fact

 

/s/ Monica R. Landry                                                       

FARALLON PARTNERS, L.L.C.,

On its own behalf,

as the General Partner of

FARALLON CAPITAL PARTNERS, L.P.,

FARALLON CAPITAL INSTITUTIONAL PARTNERS, L.P.,

FARALLON CAPITAL INSTITUTIONAL PARTNERS II, L.P.,

FARALLON CAPITAL INSTITUTIONAL PARTNERS III, L.P.,

TINICUM PARTNERS, L.P. and

FARALLON CAPITAL OFFSHORE INVESTORS II, L.P.

and as the Managing Member of

NOONDAY CAPITAL PARTNERS, L.L.C.

By Monica R. Landry, Managing Member

 

/s/ Monica R. Landry                                                       

FARALLON CAPITAL MANAGEMENT, L.L.C.

By Monica R. Landry, Managing Member

 

/s/ Monica R. Landry                                                       

Monica R. Landry, individually and as attorney-in-fact for each of

David I. Cohen, Chun R. Ding, William F. Duhamel, Richard B. Fried, Douglas M. MacMahon, William F. Mellin, Stephen L. Millham, Saurabh K. Mittal, Jason E. Moment, Ashish H. Pant, Rajiv A. Patel, Derek C. Schrier, Andrew J. M. Spokes, Thomas F. Steyer and Mark C. Wehrly

 

The Power of Attorney executed by each of Noonday G.P. (U.S.), L.L.C., Noonday Asset Management, L.P., Noonday Capital, L.L.C. and Cohen authorizing Landry to sign and file this Schedule 13G on its or his behalf, which was filed with Amendment No. 5 to the Schedule 13G filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on January 10, 2005 by such Reporting Persons with respect to the Common Stock of Catalytica Energy Systems, Inc., is hereby incorporated by reference. The Power of Attorney executed by Mittal authorizing Landry to sign and file this Schedule 13G on his behalf, which was filed with Amendment No. 6 to the Schedule

 

 

13G filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on October 5, 2005 by such Reporting Person with respect to the Common Stock of Catalytica Energy Systems, Inc., is hereby incorporated by reference. The Power of Attorney executed by each of Ding, Duhamel, Fried, MacMahon, Mellin, Millham, Moment, Pant, Patel, Schrier, Steyer and Wehrly authorizing Landry to sign and file this Schedule 13G on his behalf, which was filed with the Schedule 13D filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on July 2, 2007 by such Reporting Persons with respect to the Common Stock of Armor Holdings, Inc., is hereby incorporated by reference. The Power of Attorney executed by Spokes authorizing Landry to sign and file this Schedule 13G on his behalf, which was filed with the Schedule 13D filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on August 28, 2007 by such Reporting Person with respect to the Common Stock of Global Gold Corporation, is hereby incorporated by reference.

 

 

EXHIBIT INDEX

 

 

EXHIBIT 2

Joint Acquisition Statement Pursuant to Section 240.13d-1(k)

 

 

 

EXHIBIT 2

to

SCHEDULE 13G

 

JOINT ACQUISITION STATEMENT

PURSUANT TO SECTION 240.13d-1(k)

 

The undersigned acknowledge and agree that the foregoing statement on Schedule 13G is filed on behalf of each of the undersigned and that all subsequent amendments to this statement on Schedule 13G shall be filed on behalf of each of the undersigned without the necessity of filing additional joint acquisition statements. The undersigned acknowledge that each shall be responsible for the timely filing of such amendments, and for the completeness and accuracy of the information concerning him, her or it contained therein, but shall not be responsible for the completeness and accuracy of the information concerning the other entities or persons, except to the extent that he, she or it knows or has reason to believe that such information is inaccurate.

 

Dated: January 26, 2009

 

/s/ Monica R. Landry                                                       

NOONDAY CAPITAL, L.L.C.,

On its own behalf and as the General Partner of

NOONDAY ASSET MANAGEMENT, L.P.

By Monica R. Landry, Attorney-in-fact

 

/s/ Monica R. Landry                                                       

NOONDAY G.P. (U.S.), L.L.C.

By Monica R. Landry, Attorney-in-fact

 

/s/ Monica R. Landry                                                       

FARALLON PARTNERS, L.L.C.,

On its own behalf,

as the General Partner of

FARALLON CAPITAL PARTNERS, L.P.,

FARALLON CAPITAL INSTITUTIONAL PARTNERS, L.P.,

FARALLON CAPITAL INSTITUTIONAL PARTNERS II, L.P.,

FARALLON CAPITAL INSTITUTIONAL PARTNERS III, L.P.,

TINICUM PARTNERS, L.P. and

FARALLON CAPITAL OFFSHORE INVESTORS II, L.P.

and as the Managing Member of

NOONDAY CAPITAL PARTNERS, L.L.C.

By Monica R. Landry, Managing Member

 

/s/ Monica R. Landry                                                       

FARALLON CAPITAL MANAGEMENT, L.L.C.

By Monica R. Landry, Managing Member

 

 

 

/s/ Monica R. Landry                                                       

Monica R. Landry, individually and as attorney-in-fact for each of

David I. Cohen, Chun R. Ding, William F. Duhamel, Richard B. Fried, Douglas M. MacMahon, William F. Mellin, Stephen L. Millham, Saurabh K. Mittal, Jason E. Moment, Ashish H. Pant, Rajiv A. Patel, Derek C. Schrier, Andrew J. M. Spokes, Thomas F. Steyer and Mark C. Wehrly

 

 

 

 

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