SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
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) September 14, 2011
THE LUBRIZOL CORPORATION
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
Registrants telephone number, including area code: (440) 943-4200
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report.)
Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions:
On September 14, 2011, The Lubrizol Corporation, together with Berkshire Hathaway Inc., announced that it expects to close its previously announced merger transaction with Berkshire on September 16, 2011, following receipt today of regulatory clearance from the Ministry of Commerce of the Peoples Republic of China (MOFCOM). A copy of the joint press release is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1 and incorporated herein.
99.1 Joint Press Release of Berkshire Hathaway Inc. and The Lubrizol Corporation, dated September 14, 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.