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EX-12.1 - EXHIBIT 12.1 - CLIFFS NATURAL RESOURCES INC.v329939_ex12-1.htm

 

UNITED STATES

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549

 

FORM 8-K

 

CURRENT REPORT

 

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

 

Date of report (Date of earliest event reported) December 6, 2012

 

Cliffs Natural Resources Inc.

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

 

Ohio   1-8944   34-1464672
(State or Other Jurisdiction of Incorporation)   (Commission File Number)   (IRS Employer Identification No.)

 

 

200 Public Square, Suite 3300, Cleveland, Ohio       44114-2315
(Address of Principal Executive Offices)       (Zip Code)

Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (216) 694-5700

 

                                                                                                          

(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:

 

¨ Written communications pursuant to Rule 425 under the Securities Act (17 CFR 230.425)

 

¨ Soliciting material pursuant to Rule 14a-12 under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14a-12)

 

¨ Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 14d-2(b) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14d-2(b))

 

¨ Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 13e-4(c) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.13e-4(c))

 

 
 

 

Item 8.01 Other Events.

 

Cliffs Natural Resources Inc. (the “Company”) is filing herewith the following exhibits to its Registration Statement on Form S-3 (Registration No. 333-165376):

 

1.Underwriting Agreement, dated as of December 6, 2012, by and among the Company and J.P. Morgan Securities LLC, Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Incorporated and Citigroup Global Markets Inc., acting as representatives of the several underwriters listed therein.

 

2.Form of Sixth Supplemental Indenture relating to the Company’s 3.95% Notes due 2018.

 

3.Opinion of Jones Day.

 

4.Ratio of Earnings to Fixed Charges.

 

Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.

 

(d)Exhibits.

 

 

Exhibit

Number

 

  Description
  1.1   Underwriting Agreement, dated as of December 6, 2012, by and among the Company and J.P. Morgan Securities LLC, Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Incorporated and Citigroup Global Markets Inc., acting as representatives of the several underwriters listed therein.
  4.1   Form of Sixth Supplemental Indenture between the Company and U.S. Bank National Association, as trustee.
  5.1   Opinion of Jones Day.
  12.1   Ratio of Earnings to Fixed Charges.
  23.1   Consent of Jones Day (included in Exhibit 5.1).

 

 
 

 

SIGNATURES

 

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.

 

 

  CLIFFS NATURAL RESOURCES INC.
   
  By:  /s/ Carolyn E. Cheverine
  Name:
Title:
Carolyn E. Cheverine
General Counsel - Corporate Affairs & Secretary

 

Date: December 13, 2012

 

 
 

 

Exhibit Index

 

 

Exhibit

Number

 

  Description
  1.1   Underwriting Agreement, dated as of December 6, 2012, by and among the Company and J.P. Morgan Securities LLC, Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Incorporated and Citigroup Global Markets Inc., acting as representatives of the several underwriters listed therein.
  4.1   Form of Sixth Supplemental Indenture between the Company and U.S. Bank National Association, as trustee.
  5.1   Opinion of Jones Day.
  12.1   Ratio of Earnings to Fixed Charges.
  23.1   Consent of Jones Day (included in Exhibit 5.1).