TrueCar,Inc. (NASDAQ:TRUE) Files An 8-K Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement

TrueCar,Inc. (NASDAQ:TRUE) Files An 8-K Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement
Item 1.01 Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement

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On April 26, 2017, TrueCar, Inc. (the “Company”) entered into an underwriting agreement (the “Underwriting Agreement”) by and among the selling stockholders named therein (the “Selling Stockholders”) and Goldman, Sachs & Co. and J.P. Morgan Securities LLC, as representatives of the several underwriters named in Schedule I attached thereto (the “Underwriters”), providing for the offering and sale (the “Offering”) by the Company and the purchase by the Underwriters of 1,000,000 shares of the Company’s common stock, par value $0.0001 per share (the “Common Stock”) and an additional 150,000 shares of Common Stock in connection with the Underwriters’ option to purchase additional shares and the sale of 8,000,000 shares of Common Stock by the Selling Stockholders, and an additional 1,200,000 shares of Common Stock in connection with the Underwriters’ option to purchase additional shares. The price to the public in the Offering is $16.50 per share. The Offering closed on May 2, 2017. The net proceeds to the Company including the exercise in full of the Underwriters’ option to purchase additional shares and after deducting underwriting discounts and commissions and estimated offering expenses was approximately $17.5 million. The Company did not receive any proceeds from the sale of Common Stock by the Selling Stockholders.

The Offering was made to the Company’s effective registration statement on Form S-3 (Registration Statement No. 333-215614) previously filed with and declared effective by the Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) and a prospectus supplement thereunder filed with the SEC.

The Underwriting Agreement contains customary representations, warranties and agreements of the parties, customary conditions to closing, indemnification obligations of the parties, including for liabilities under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the “Securities Act”), other obligations of the parties and termination provisions. The representations, warranties and covenants contained in the Underwriting Agreement were made only for purposes of such agreement and as of specific dates, were solely for the benefit of the parties to such agreement, and may be subject to limitations agreed upon by the contracting parties. A copy of the Underwriting Agreement is attached as Exhibit 1.1 hereto and is incorporated by reference herein. The foregoing description of the terms of the Underwriting Agreement does not purport to be complete and is qualified in its entirety by reference to such exhibit.

The legal opinion of Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, Professional Corporation relating to the legality of the issuance and sale of the Common Stock in the Offering is attached as Exhibit 5.1 hereto.

Item 8.01 Other Information

On April 26, 2017, the Company issued a press release announcing the pricing of the Offering. The press release announcing the pricing of the Offering is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1 and is incorporated herein by reference. The information in Item 8.01 of this Form 8-K and Exhibit 99.1 attached hereto shall not be deemed “filed” for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (the “Exchange Act”), or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that section, nor shall it be deemed incorporated by reference in any filing under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, or the Exchange Act, except as expressly set forth by specific reference in such a filing.

Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits

(d) Exhibits.

1.1 Underwriting Agreement, dated as of April 26, 2017, by and among the Company, the Selling Stockholders and Goldman, Sachs & Co. and J.P. Morgan Securities LLC, as representatives of the Underwriters.

5.1 Opinion of Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, P.C.

23.1 Consent of Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, P.C. (included in Exhibit 5.1).

99.1 Press release dated April 26, 2017.

 


About TrueCar, Inc. (NASDAQ:TRUE)

TrueCar, Inc. is an Internet-based information, technology, and communication services company. The Company has a data-driven online platform, which features market data and analytics. The Company-branded platform is available on its TrueCar Website and mobile applications. It customizes and operates its platform on a co-branded basis for its affinity group marketing partners, including financial institutions, membership-based organizations, and employee buying programs for a range of enterprises. The Company enables users to obtain market-based pricing data on new and used cars, and to connect with its network of TrueCar Certified Dealers. Its network of over 13,000 TrueCar Certified Dealers consists primarily of new car franchises, as well as independent dealers selling used vehicles. Its subsidiary, ALG, Inc., provides forecasts and consulting services regarding determination of the residual value of an automobile at given future points in time.

TrueCar, Inc. (NASDAQ:TRUE) Recent Trading Information

TrueCar, Inc. (NASDAQ:TRUE) closed its last trading session down -0.17 at 17.50 with 2,833,643 shares trading hands.

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