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): December 2, 2011
CEDAR FAIR, L.P.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
|(State or other jurisdiction
One Cedar Point Drive, Sandusky, Ohio
|(Address of principal executive offices)||(Zip Code)|
Registrants telephone number, including area code: (419) 626-0830
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
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|Item 1.02||Termination of a Material Definitive 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, as amended on November 15, 2011, and November 17, 2011, (the Agreement) with JMA Ventures, LLC, a California limited liability company (JMA), pursuant to which JMA would 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.
Under the Agreement, JMA had the right to terminate the Agreement at any time before December 5, 2011. On December 2, 2011, JMA provided Cedar Fair with written notice of the termination of the Agreement. Neither JMA nor Cedar Fair incurred any penalties as a result of the termination because JMA terminated the Agreement before December 5, 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
|By:||/s/ Richard L. Kinzel|
|Richard L. Kinzel|
|Chief Executive Officer|
Date: December 7, 2011