8-K 1 htm_26426.htm LIVE FILING CHS Inc. (Form: 8-K)  






Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of Report (Date of Earliest Event Reported):   March 31, 2008

CHS Inc.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

Minnesota 0-50150 41-0251095
(State or other jurisdiction
(I.R.S. Employer
of incorporation) File Number) Identification No.)
5500 Cenex Drive, Inver Grove Heights, Minnesota   55077
(Address of principal executive offices)
(Zip Code)
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code:   651-355-6000

Not Applicable
Former name or former address, if changed since last report


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Item 8.01 Other Events.

On March 31, 2008, VeraSun Energy Corporation announced that it closed the merger with US BioEnergy Corporation after the transaction was approved by a majority of shareholders of both companies. The merger is effective as of April 1, 2008. Prior to the merger, CHS Inc. owned approximately 20% of US BioEnergy Corporation, with a carrying value of its investment of $145.6 million. Post-merger, CHS Inc. owns approximately 8% of the combined entity.


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.

    CHS Inc.
April 1, 2008   By:   /s/ John Schmitz
        Name: John Schmitz
        Title: Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer