FLIR SYSTEMS, INC. (NASDAQ:FLIR) Files An 8-K Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement

FLIR SYSTEMS, INC. (NASDAQ:FLIR) Files An 8-K Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement
Item 1.01 Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement.

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Agreement and Plan of Merger

On February 8, 2019, FLIR Systems, Inc. an Oregon corporation (“FLIR”), entered into an Agreement and Plan of Merger, by and among FLIR Detection, Inc., a Delaware corporation (“Parent”), Echo Robotic Merger Sub, Inc., a Delaware corporation and a wholly-owned subsidiary of Parent (“Merger Sub”), Endeavor Robotic Holdings, Inc., a Delaware corporation (the “Company”), and the other parties thereto (the “Merger Agreement”). The Merger Agreement provides that, among other things, upon the terms and subject to the conditions set forth in the Merger Agreement, Merger Sub will be merged with and into the Company, with the Company continuing as the surviving corporation and as a wholly-owned subsidiary of Parent (the “Merger”). The estimated aggregate consideration consists of approximately $385 million to be paid in cash, subject to certain closing adjustments as set forth in the Merger Agreement (the “Purchase Price”). Under the Merger Agreement, FLIR has agreed to guarantee Parent’s payment of the Purchase Price. FLIR expects to fund the purchase with cash and its existing credit facility.

Each of the parties to the Merger Agreement has made representations, warranties and covenants that are customary for a transaction of this nature. Consummation of the Merger is subject to customary conditions,including the expiration or early termination of the waiting period under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act, and closing is expected to occur in the first half of 2019.

The foregoing description of the Merger Agreement and the transactions contemplated thereby contained in this Item 1.01 does not purport to be a complete description and is qualified in its entirety by reference to the terms and conditions of the Merger Agreement, a copy of which is attached as Exhibit 2.1 and incorporated herein by reference.

Item 1.01Regulation FD Disclosure.

On February 11, 2019, FLIR issued a press release announcing that it had entered into the Merger Agreement, a copy of which is furnished herewith as Exhibit 99.1.

The information in this Item 1.01, including Exhibit 99.1, shall not be deemed “filed” for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, (the “Exchange Act”), or incorporated by reference in any filing under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, or the Exchange Act, regardless of any general incorporation language in such filing.



2.1Agreement and Plan of Merger, by and among FLIR Detection, Inc., Echo Robotic Merger Sub, Inc., Endeavor Robotic Holdings, Inc., Arlington Capital Partners III, L.P. and FLIR Systems, Inc., dated as of February 8, 2019.*

*The registrant has omitted certain schedules and exhibits to this exhibit to the provisions of Regulation S-K, Item 601(b)(2). The schedule of exhibits omitted is included with such agreement. The registrant shall supplementally furnish a copy of any of the omitted schedules to the Commission upon request.

99.1Press Release, dated February 11, 2019.

Cautionary Statements Regarding Forward-Looking Information

This Current Report contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995, including but not limited to: the expected timing of the consummation of the Merger. Forward-looking statements may contain words such as “will,” “expects” or similar expressions, and include the assumptions that underlie such statements. Such statements are based on current expectations, estimates, and projections based, in part, on potentially inaccurate assumptions made by management. These statements are not guarantees of future performance and involve risks and uncertainties that are difficult to predict. Therefore, actual outcomes and results may differ materially from what is expressed or forecasted in such forward-looking statements due to numerous

factors, including the following: the risk that the businesses will not be integrated successfully; the risk that synergies will not be realized or realized to the extent anticipated; the risk that required governmental approvals of the Merger will not be obtained, and other risks discussed from time to time in FLIR’s Securities and Exchange Commission filings and reports. In addition, such statements could be affected by general industry and market conditions and growth rates, and general domestic and international economic conditions. Such forward-looking statements speak only as of the date on which they are made and FLIR does not undertake any obligation to update any forward-looking statement to reflect events or circumstances after the date of this release, or for changes made to this document by wire services or Internet service providers.

EX-2.1 2 projectecho-mergeragreement.htm EXHIBIT 2.1 Exhibit Exhibit 2.1AGREEMENT AND PLAN OF MERGERBY AND AMONGFLIR DETECTION,…
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FLIR Systems, Inc. (FLIR) designs, develops, markets and distributes thermal imaging systems, visible-light imaging systems, locater systems, measurement and diagnostic systems and advanced threat-detection solutions. The Company’s segments include Surveillance, Instruments, Security, OEM & Emerging Markets, Maritime and Detection. Its Surveillance segment provides enhanced imaging and recognition solutions. Its Instruments segment provides devices that image, measure and assess thermal energy, gases and other environmental elements for industrial, commercial, and scientific applications under the FLIR and Extech brands. Its OEM & Emerging Markets segment provides thermal imaging camera cores and components. Its Maritime segment develops and manufactures electronics and imaging instruments. Its Security segment develops and manufactures a range of cameras and video recording systems. The Detection segment offers sensors, instruments and integrated platform solutions.

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