GLOBAL PAYMENTS INC. (NYSE:GPN) Files An 8-K Results of Operations and Financial Condition

GLOBAL PAYMENTS INC. (NYSE:GPN) Files An 8-K Results of Operations and Financial Condition
Item 2.02.Results of Operations and Financial Condition

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On August3, 2017, Global Payments Inc. (the "Company") issued a press release announcing its financial results for the quarter ended June30, 2017. A copy of the press release is furnished as Exhibit 99.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K (this "Report") and is incorporated herein by reference.

The information being furnished to Item 2.02 of this Report, including Exhibit 99.1, shall not be deemed to be "filed" for purposes of Section18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the "Exchange Act"), or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that section, nor shall it be deemed incorporated by reference into any registration statement or other document filed under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the "Securities Act"), or the Exchange Act, except as expressly set forth by specific reference in such filing.

Item 2.02.Regulation FD Disclosure

On August3, 2017, the Company issued a press release announcing the execution of a Stock Purchase and Merger Agreement (the “Purchase Agreement”), by and among the Company, Athlaction Topco, LLC, a Delaware limited liability company and the parent company of Active Network, LLC ("ACTIVE Network"), certain sellers referenced therein, Vista Equity Partners Management, LLC, solely in its capacity as the representative of the sellers, and Athens Merger Sub, LLC, a Delaware limited liability company and wholly-owned subsidiary of the Company, to which, subject to the terms and conditions set forth therein, the Company will acquire ACTIVE Network’s communities and sports divisions in a cash-and-stock transaction. A copy of the press release is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.2 and incorporated by reference herein. On August3, 2017, the Company also provided supplemental information regarding the proposed transaction in connection with a presentation to investors. A copy of the investor presentation is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.3 and incorporated herein by reference.

The information being furnished to Item 2.02 of this Report, including Exhibit 99.2 and Exhibit 99.3, shall not be deemed to be "filed" for purposes of Section18 of the Exchange Act, or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that section, nor shall it be deemed incorporated by reference into any registration statement or other document filed under the Securities Act, or the Exchange Act, except as expressly set forth by specific reference in such filing.

Forward Looking Statements

Investors are cautioned that some of the statements we use in this report contain forward-looking statements and are made to the “safe-harbor” provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These forward-looking statements involve a number of risks and uncertainties and depend upon future events or conditions. Actual events or results might differ materially from those expressed or forecasted in these forward-looking statements. Accordingly, we cannot guarantee you that our plans and expectations will be achieved. Such statements may include, but are not limited to, statements about the benefits of the proposed transaction, including future financial and operating results, the combined company’s plans, objectives, expectations and intentions and other statements that are not historical facts. Important factors that could cause actual events or results to differ materially from those anticipated by our forward-looking statements or historical performance associated with the proposed acquisition of ACTIVE Network include the ability to meet closing conditions at all or on the expected terms and schedule, business disruption during the pendency of the acquisition or thereafter making it more difficult to maintain business and operational relationships, including the possibility that our announcement of the acquisition could disrupt our or ACTIVE Network’s relationships with financial institutions, customers, employees or other partners; and difficulties and delays in integrating the ACTIVE Network business or fully realizing benefits of the acquisition at all or within the expected time period. Additional factors that could cause events or results to differ materially from those anticipated by our forward-looking statements or historical performance can be found in the Company’s Transition Report on Form 10-K for the seven months ended December 31, 2016, and any subsequent filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Our forward-looking statements speak only as of the date they are made and should not be relied upon as representing our plans and expectations as of any subsequent date. We undertake no obligation to revise any of these statements to reflect future circumstances or the occurrence of unanticipated events, except to the extent required by the federal securities laws.

Item 2.02.Financial Statements and Exhibits

(d) Exhibits

Exhibit No.

Description

99.1

Press Release of Global Payments Inc., containing financial information for the quarter ended June 30, 2017, dated August 3, 2017

99.2

Press Release of Global Payments Inc., dated August 3, 2017

99.3

Investor Presentation, dated August 3, 2017


GLOBAL PAYMENTS INC Exhibit
EX-99.1 2 exhibit99120170630.htm EXHIBIT 99.1 Exhibit Global Payments Reports Second Quarter 2017 Earnings and Increases 2017 Outlook Announces Agreement to Acquire ACTIVE NetworkATLANTA,…
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About GLOBAL PAYMENTS INC. (NYSE:GPN)

Global Payments Inc. is a provider of payment technology services. The Company provides payment and digital commerce solutions. The Company operates through three segments: North America, Europe and Asia-Pacific. The Company’s segments primarily provide payment solutions for credit cards, debit cards, electronic payments and check-related services. The Company’s segments target customers in various industries, including financial services, gaming, government, healthcare, professional services, restaurants, retail, universities, not-for-profit organizations and utilities. It provides services across a range of channels to merchants and partners in over 30 countries throughout North America, Europe, the Asia-Pacific region and Brazil. The Company performs a series of services, including authorization, electronic draft capture, file transfers to facilitate funds settlement and certain exception-based, back office support services, such as chargeback and retrieval resolution.

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