SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, DC 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the
Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): November 15, 2011
CEDAR FAIR, L.P.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction
One Cedar Point Drive,
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Registrants telephone number, including area code: (419) 626-0830
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
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|Item 1.01||Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement.|
Amendment to Asset Purchase Agreement
As previously reported, on September 16, 2011, Cedar Fair, L.P., a Delaware limited partnership (Cedar Fair or the Company) and its wholly-owned subsidiaries, Cedar Fair Southwest Inc., a Delaware corporation (Southwest) and Magnum Management Corporation, an Ohio corporation (Magnum), entered into an asset purchase agreement (the Agreement) with JMA Ventures, LLC, a California limited liability company (JMA), pursuant to which JMA will acquire the property and assets that are used or held for use exclusively in the operation of the Californias Great America park located in Santa Clara, California.
On November 15, 2011, Cedar Fair and the other parties to the Agreement entered into the First Amendment to Asset Purchase Agreement to extend (i) the period during which JMA has the right to terminate the Agreement for any reason to November 17, 2011, and (ii) the date by which JMA must make an additional deposit to November 18, 2011. Pursuant to a Second Amendment to Asset Purchase Agreement entered into on November 17, 2011, the parties to the Agreement further extended (i) the period during which JMA has the right to terminate the Agreement for any reason to December 5, 2011, and (ii) the date by which JMA must make an additional deposit to December 6, 2011.
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.
CEDAR FAIR, L.P.
By Cedar Fair Management, Inc., General Partner
/s/ Richard L. Kinzel
Richard L. Kinzel
Chief Executive Officer
Date: November 21, 2011