Acacia Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ:ACIA) Files An 8-K Other Events
On July 9, 2019, Acacia Communications, Inc. (the Company) and Cisco Systems, Inc. (the Parent) held a joint investor, media and industry analyst call regarding the acquisition of the Company contemplated by the previously announced Agreement and Plan of Merger, dated as of July 8, 2019, by and among the Company, the Parent and Amarone Acquisition Corp., a wholly owned subsidiary of the Parent.
A copy of the slide presentation made available in connection with the call is filed as Exhibit 99.1 hereto and is incorporated herein by reference.
A copy of the transcript of the call is filed as Exhibit 99.2 hereto and is incorporated herein by reference.
This filing may be deemed to contain forward-looking statements, which are subject to the safe harbor provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Any statements that are not statements of historical fact (including statements containing the words believes, plans, anticipates, expects, estimates and similar expressions) should be considered to be forward-looking statements, although not all forward-looking statements contain these identifying words. Readers should not place undue reliance on these forward-looking statements. Forward-looking statements may include statements regarding the expected benefits to the Parent, the Company and their respective customers from completing the acquisition, integration of the Companys technology into the Parents networking portfolio, accelerating the trend toward coherent technology and pluggable solutions, supporting the Companys current merchant business, including the Companys existing customers and new customers, and the expected completion of the acquisition. Statements regarding future events are based on the Companys current expectations and are necessarily subject to associated risks related to, among other things, the risk that the proposed acquisition may not be completed in a timely manner, or at all, which may adversely affect the Companys business and the price of its common stock, obtaining the Companys stockholder and regulatory approval of the acquisition or that other conditions to the closing of the transaction may not be satisfied, the effect of the announcement or pendency of the proposed acquisition on the Companys business, operating results, and relationships with customers, suppliers, competitors and others, risks that the proposed acquisition may disrupt the Companys current plans and business operations, risks related to the diverting of managements attention from the Companys ongoing business operations, the occurrence of any event, change or other circumstances that could give rise to the termination of the definitive agreement, the outcome of any legal proceedings related to the transaction, general economic conditions, the retention of employees of the Company and the ability of the Parent to successfully integrate the Companys market opportunities, technology, personnel and operations and to achieve expected benefits. Therefore, actual results may differ materially and adversely from those expressed in any forward-looking statements. For information regarding other related risks, see the Risk Factors section of the Companys most recent reports on Form 10-Q and Form 10-K filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (the SEC) on May 2, 2019 and February 21, 2019, respectively. The Company undertakes no obligation to revise or update any forward-looking statements for any reason.
Additional Information and Where to Find It
In connection with the proposed acquisition and required stockholder approval, the Company will file with the SEC a preliminary proxy statement and a definitive proxy statement. The proxy statement will be mailed to the stockholders of the Company. The Companys stockholders are urged to read the proxy statement (including all amendments and supplements) and other relevant materials when they become available because they will contain important information. Investors may obtain free copies of these documents (when they are available) and other documents filed with the SEC at its website at www.sec.gov. In addition, investors may obtain free copies of the documents filed with the SEC by the Company by going to the Companys Investor Relations page on its corporate website at http://ir.acacia-inc.com/ or by contacting Company Investor Relations at (212) 871-3927.
The Company and its executive officers and directors may be deemed to be participants in the solicitation of proxies from the Companys stockholders with respect to the acquisition. Information about the Companys directors and executive officers, including their ownership of Company securities, is set forth in the proxy statement for the Companys 2019 Annual Meeting of Stockholders, which was filed with the SEC on April 3, 2019, Form 8-K