SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
|Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported):||December 16,
RELIANCE STEEL & ALUMINUM CO.
|(State or other jurisdiction of
incorporation or organization)
350 South Grand Avenue, Suite 5100
Los Angeles, California 90071
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|Item 1.01 Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement.|
|Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.|
Item 1.01 Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement.
On December 16, 2004, the Lenders (as hereinafter defined) approved the Fourth Amendment to Credit Agreement (the Fourth Amendment) dated as of December 6, 2004 by and among Reliance Steel & Aluminum Co. and RSAC Management Corp. (collectively, Borrowers) and the financial institutions listed on the signature pages thereof (the Lenders) and Bank of America, N.A., as administrative agent for the Lenders (the Administrative Agent), and, for purposes of Section 5 thereof, the Guarantors listed on the signature pages thereof. The Fourth Amendment relates to that certain Credit Agreement dated as of October 24, 2001, as amended by the First Amendment to Credit Agreement dated as of April 1, 2002, the Second Amendment to Credit Agreement dated as of February 19, 2003, and the Third Amendment to Credit Agreement dated as of July 1, 2003 (as amended, the Credit Agreement), by and among the Borrowers, Lenders and Administrative Agent. The Credit Agreement allowed Borrowers to declare and pay dividends to the shareholders of Reliance Steel & Aluminum Co. up to a maximum amount of $2,500,000 in any quarter. The Fourth Amendment, which is effective as of July 1, 2004, increased the maximum amount allowable for dividends in any quarter to $3,000,000.
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.
|(a)||Financial Statements of Businesses Acquired.|
|(b)||Pro Forma Financial Information.|
|10.1 Fourth Amendment to Credit Agreement dated as of December 6, 2004|
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, the Registrant has duly caused this Report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
|RELIANCE STEEL & ALUMINUM CO.
|Dated: December 16, 2004||By:||/s/ Karla Lewis|
|Executive Vice President and
Chief Financial Officer