Rite Aid Corporation (NYSE:RAD) Files An 8-K Results of Operations and Financial Condition

Rite Aid Corporation (NYSE:RAD) Files An 8-K Results of Operations and Financial Condition
Item 2.02. Results of Operations and Financial Condition.

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The information set forth in Item 7.01 of this Form 8-K is incorporated herein by reference.

Item 7.01. Regulation FD Disclosure

As previously disclosed, on June 28, 2017, Rite Aid Corporation (“Rite Aid”) entered into an Asset Purchase Agreement (the “Asset Purchase Agreement”) with Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc., a Delaware corporation (“WBA”) and Walgreen Co., an Illinois corporation and wholly owned direct subsidiary of WBA (“Buyer”). to the terms and subject to the conditions set forth in the Asset Purchase Agreement, Buyer will purchase from Rite Aid 2,186 stores (the “Acquired Stores”) and certain distribution and other specified assets related thereto for a purchase price of approximately $5.175 billion, on a cash-free, debt-free basis, plus Buyer’s assumption of certain liabilities of Rite Aid and its affiliates (the “Sale”).

On August 9, 2017 and August 10, 2017, Rite Aid will meet with investors and provide information in the form of a presentation (the “Presentation”) which includes, among other things, a summary of Rite Aid’s recent performance in the retail pharmacy segment and the pharmacy services segment for the 13 and 53 weeks ended June 3, 2017. Additionally, the Presentation provides certain pro forma information regarding the impact of the Sale on Rite Aid’s results of operations and capital structure for the 52 weeks ended March 4 2017. The pro forma information assumes (i) financial results for a 52-week fiscal 2017 instead of a 53-week basis, as reported for the fiscal year ended March 4, 2017, (ii) $4.9 billion of the net proceeds from the Sale will be used to pay down Rite Aid’s outstanding indebtedness, (iii) corporate administrative expenses would have been reduced by $96 million, reflecting an allocation of corporate administration costs to the divested assets to reflect the right-sizing of the Company’s administrative function, (iv) pro-forma adjustments do not include estimates for generic drug synergies or other purchasing dis-synergies that could occur after the Sale is completed, (v) pro-forma interest expense assumes that Rite Aid’s 6.125% notes due 2023, 7.7% notes due 2027 and 6.875% notes due 2028 will remain outstanding after Rite Aid repays the outstanding debt it plans to repay after receiving proceeds from the Sale, (vi) pro-forma net income excludes the gain on sale of assets to be recorded, and (vii) pro-forma information is presented as of and for the year ended March 4, 2017 and does not reflect the results of Rite Aid’s most recently completed quarter ended June 3, 2017. The pro forma information is for illustrative purposes only, was prepared by management in response to investor inquiries and is based upon a number of assumptions. Additional items that may require adjustments to the pro forma information may be identified and could result in material changes to the information in the Presentation. The information in the Presentation is not necessarily indicative of what actual financial results of Rite Aid would have been had the Sale occurred on the dates or for the periods indicated, nor does it purport to project the financial results of Rite Aid for any future periods or as of any date. Such pro forma information has not been prepared in conformity with Regulation S-X. Rite Aid’s independent auditors have not audited, reviewed, compiled or performed any procedures with respect to this preliminary financial information. Accordingly, Rite Aid’s independent auditors do not express an opinion or provide any form of assurance with respect thereto. The information in the Presentation should not be viewed in replacement of results prepared in compliance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles or any pro forma financial statements subsequently required by the rules and regulations of the Securities and Exchange Commission.

A copy of the Presentation is being furnished as Exhibit 99.1 to this Form 8-K.

The information (including Exhibit 99.1) being furnished to this “Item 7.01 Regulation FD Disclosure” and “Item 2.02. Results of Operations and Financial Condition” shall not be deemed to be “filed” for the purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the “Exchange Act”), or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that section and shall not be deemed to be incorporated by reference into any filing under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, or the Exchange Act regardless of any general incorporation language in such filing.

Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.

(d) Exhibits.

99.1Rite Aid Corporation Investor Presentation

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About Rite Aid Corporation (NYSE:RAD)

Rite Aid Corporation is a retail drugstore chain. The Company’s segments include Retail Pharmacy and Pharmacy Services. The Company operates under The Rite Aid name. It operates approximately 4,560 stores in over 30 states across the country and in the District of Columbia. The Company’s Retail Pharmacy segment consists of Rite Aid stores, RediClinic and Health Dialog. It sells brand and generic prescription drugs, as well as an assortment of front-end products, including health and beauty aids, personal care products, seasonal merchandise, and a private brand product line. Its front-end products include over-the-counter medications, health and beauty aids, personal care items, cosmetics, household items, food and beverages, greeting cards, seasonal merchandise and numerous other everyday and convenience products. The Company’s Pharmacy Services segment consists of EnvisionRx, which provides a range of pharmacy benefit services.

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