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UNITED STATES
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, DC 20549
FORM 8-K
CURRENT REPORT
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the
Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report: February 29, 2012
GREENHAVEN CONTINUOUS COMMODITY INDEX FUND
(Registrant)
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
GREENHAVEN CONTINUOUS COMMODITY INDEX MASTER FUND
(Rule 140 Co-Registrant)
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
     
     
Delaware
(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation
or organization)
 
26-0151234 (Registrant)
26-0151301 (Co-Registrant)
(IRS Employer ID Number)
     
c/o Greenhaven Commodity Services, LLC
3340 Peachtree Road
Suite 1910
Atlanta, GA
(Address of principal executive offices)
 
30326
(Zip Code)
001-33908
001-33909

(Commission File Number)
(404) 239-7942
(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)
 
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TABLE OF CONTENTS
                   
 
Item 1.01 Entry into Material Definitive Agreements
 
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits
 
SIGNATURES
 
EXHIBIT INDEX
 
EX-10.1  Seventh Addendum to License Agreement



Item 1.01 Entry into Material Definitive Agreements.

On February 29, 2012, GreenHaven Commodity Services, LLC (“GCS”) (the Managing Owner of GreenHaven Continuous Commodity Index Fund and GreenHaven Continuous Commodity Index Master Fund) and Thomson Reuters (Markets) LLC (as successor to Reuters America LLC) (“Reuters”) entered into a seventh addendum, effective November 22, 2011 (the “Seventh Addendum”) to the License Agreement dated July 19, 2006 (as the same was amended thereafter by various addenda and extensions) (the “License Agreement”) to which GCS and Reuters are parties.

Under the Seventh Addendum, the parties agreed:

(a)  
To extend the exclusivity period applicable to the License Agreement until October 1, 2013, subject to Reuters’ right to terminate such exclusivity at any time upon the occurrence of certain specified events;

(b)  
To provide that GCS may launch CCI (Continuous Commodity Index) related exchange-listed Products that are not index futures, options, or other index derivative products outside of the US domicile on a non-exclusive basis, while otherwise remaining in accordance with the Agreement and upon prior written approval for each such Product from Reuters; and

(c)  
That the term of the License Agreement shall automatically renew for successive two (2) year periods (each a “Renewal Term”) unless and until terminated as set forth in the License Agreement or the Seventh Addendum.

The foregoing description is qualified in its entirety by the complete form of Seventh Addendum, attached hereto as Exhibit 10.1, which is incorporated herein by reference.

Item 9.01.  Financial Statements and Exhibits.

(d)             Exhibits
 
10.1 —         
      
Seventh Addendum to License Agreement, dated February 29, 2012.

 
 

 
 
SIGNATURES
     Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, each registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
         
 
 
GREENHAVEN CONTINUOUS COMMODITY INDEX FUND
 
         
 
  
By Greenhaven Commodity Services, LLC, the Managing Owner
 
         
         
 
By:  
/s/ Ashmead Pringle  
 
   
Name:  
Ashmead Pringle 
 
   
Title:  
Chief Executive Officer 
 
 
 
GREENHAVEN CONTINUOUS COMMODITY INDEX MASTER FUND
 
         
 
  
By Greenhaven Commodity Services, LLC, the Managing Owner
 
         
         
 
By:  
/s/ Ashmead Pringle  
 
   
Name:  
Ashmead Pringle 
 
   
Title:  
Chief Executive Officer 
 
 
Date: February 29, 2012
 
 
 

 
 
EXHIBIT INDEX
         
Exhibit
   
Number
 
Exhibit Title
         
 
10.1
*
 
Seventh Addendum to License Agreement, dated February 29, 2012
 
*
 
Filed herewith.