The Ultimate Software Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:ULTI) Files An 8-K Completion of Acquisition or Disposition of Assets
Item 2.01 Completion of Acquisition or Disposition of Assets.
On the Closing Date, the Merger was completed to the terms of the Merger Agreement.
At the effective time of the Merger (the Effective Time), each share of common stock, par value $0.01 per share, of the Company (the Company Common Stock) issued and outstanding immediately prior to the Effective Time (other than (i) shares held by the Company in treasury or by Parent or Merger Sub, (ii) shares held by any wholly owned subsidiary of the Company or any wholly owned subsidiary of Parent (other than Merger Sub) and (iii) shares held by stockholders of the Company who have properly demanded and not withdrawn a demand for, or lost their right to, appraisal rights to Section 262 of the General Corporation Law of the State of Delaware, collectively, the Excluded Shares) was automatically cancelled and converted into the right to receive $331.50 per share in cash (the Merger Consideration), without interest and subject to required withholding taxes.
At the Effective Time, (i) each Company restricted stock award and (ii) each Company restricted stock unit award fully vested and converted into the right to receive the Merger Consideration in respect of each underlying vested share of Company Common Stock, subject to applicable withholding taxes.
The description of the Merger and the Merger Agreement contained in this Item 2.01 does not purport to be complete and is subject to and qualified in its entirety by reference to the Merger Agreement, which was filed as Exhibit 2.1 to the Current Report on Form 8-K filed by the Company with the Securities and Exchange Commission (the SEC) on February 4, 2019, and is incorporated herein by reference.
Item 3.01 Notice of Delisting or Failure to Satisfy a Continued Listing Rule or Standard; Transfer of Listing.
The information set forth under Item 2.01 of this Current Report on Form 8-K is incorporated by reference into this Item 3.01.
On May 3, 2019, the Company notified The NASDAQ Stock Market LLC (NASDAQ) that the Merger had been completed and requested that NASDAQ (i) halt trading of the Company Common Stock on NASDAQ prior to the open of trading on May 3, 2019, (ii) suspend the Company Common Stock from listing on NASDAQ as of the close of business on May 3, 2019 and (iii) file with the SEC a notification of removal from listing on Form 25 to delist the Company Common Stock from NASDAQ and deregister the Company Common Stock under Section 12(b) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the Exchange Act). As a result, the Company Common Stock will no longer be listed on NASDAQ.
The Company intends to file a Form 15 with the SEC terminating registration of the Company Common Stock under Section 12(g) of the Exchange Act and suspending the Companys reporting obligations under Sections 13 and 15(d) of the Exchange Act.
Item 3.03 Material Modification to Rights of Security Holders.
The information set forth under Items 2.01, 3.01, 5.01, 5.02 and 5.03 of this Current Report on Form 8-K is incorporated by reference into this Item 3.03.
As set forth under Item 2.01 of this Current Report on Form 8-K, at the Effective Time, each share of Company Common Stock issued and outstanding immediately prior to the Effective Time (other than Excluded Shares) was automatically cancelled and converted into the right to receive the Merger Consideration.
Item 5.01 Change in Control of Registrant.
The information set forth under Items 2.01, 3.03 and 5.02 of this Current Report on Form 8-K is incorporated by reference into this Item 5.01.
As a result of the completion of the Merger, a change in control of the Company occurred, and the Company became an indirect wholly owned subsidiary of Parent.
Item 5.02 Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.
The information set forth under Item 2.01 of this Current Report on Form 8-K is incorporated by reference into this Item 5.02.
In connection with the Merger, at the Effective Time, each of James A. FitzPatrick, Jr., Jonathan D. Mariner, Rick A. Wilber, Jason Dorsey and Alois T. Leiter resigned from the board of directors of the Company. These resignations were a result of the completion of the Merger in accordance with the Merger Agreement and not as a result of any disagreements between the Company and the resigning directors on any matters relating to the Companys operations, policies or practices.
Item 5.03 Amendment to Articles of Incorporation or Bylaws; Change in Fiscal Year.
The information set forth under Item 2.01 of this Current Report on Form 8-K is incorporated by reference into this Item 5.03.
In accordance with the Merger Agreement, at the Effective Time, the certificate of incorporation of the Company was amended and restated in its entirety. A copy of such amended and restated certificate of incorporation is attached as Exhibit 3.1 hereto and is incorporated herein by reference.
In accordance with the Merger Agreement, at the Effective Time, the bylaws of the Company were amended and restated in their entirety. A copy of such amended and restated bylaws is attached as Exhibit 3.2 hereto and is incorporated herein by reference.
Item 7.01 Regulation FD Disclosure.
On May 3, 2019, the Company issued a press release announcing the completion of the Merger. A copy of the press release is furnished as Exhibit 99.1 hereto. Such press release shall not be deemed filed for purposes of Section 18 of the Exchange Act or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that section, nor shall it be deemed incorporated by reference in any filing made by the Company under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, or the Exchange Act.
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.
ULTIMATE SOFTWARE GROUP INC Exhibit
EX-3.1 2 p19-0060_ex31.htm CHARTER Exhibit 3.1 AMENDED AND RESTATED CERTIFICATE OF INCORPORATION OF THE ULTIMATE SOFTWARE GROUP,…
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About The Ultimate Software Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:ULTI)
The Ultimate Software Group, Inc. (Ultimate) is a cloud provider of people management solutions, referred to as human capital management (HCM). The Company’s UltiPro product suite (UltiPro) is an engaging solution that has human resources (HR), payroll and benefits management, and includes global people management, available in over 10 languages with approximately 40 country-specific localizations. The solution is delivered primarily through software-as-a-service (SaaS) to organizations based in the United States and Canada, including those with global workforces. The UltiPro solution includes feature sets for talent acquisition and onboarding, HR management and compliance, benefits management and online enrollment, payroll, performance management, compensation management with salary planning, budgeting, and development of incentive plans, succession management, reporting and analytical decision-making and predictive tools, and time and attendance.
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