ZENDESK, INC. (NYSE:ZEN) Files An 8-K Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement

ZENDESK, INC. (NYSE:ZEN) Files An 8-K Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement
Item 1.01 Entry into a Material Agreement.

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Convertible Notes and the Indenture

On March15, 2018, Zendesk, Inc. (the “Company”) priced its private offering of $500million in aggregate principal amount of 0.25% Convertible Senior Notes due 2023 (the “Notes”). The Notes are senior unsecured obligations of the Company. The Notes were issued to an Indenture, dated March20, 2018 (the “Indenture”), between the Company and Wilmington Trust, National Association, as trustee. The Indenture includes customary covenants and sets forth certain events of default after which the Notes may be declared immediately due and payable and sets forth certain types of bankruptcy or insolvency events of default involving the Company after which the Notes become automatically due and payable.

The Notes will mature on March15, 2023, unless earlier repurchased or converted. The Notes will bear interest from March20, 2018 at a rate of 0.25%per year payable semiannually in arrears on March15 and September15 of each year, beginning on September15, 2018. The Notes will be convertible at the option of the holders at any time prior to the close of business on the business day immediately preceding December15, 2022, only under the following circumstances: (1)during any calendar quarter commencing after the calendar quarter ending on June30, 2018 (and only during such calendar quarter), if the last reported sale price of the Company’s common stock, par value $0.01 per share (the “Common Stock”), for at least 20 trading days (whether or not consecutive) during a period of 30 consecutive trading days ending on, and including, the last trading day of the immediately preceding calendar quarter is greater than or equal to 130% of the conversion price on each applicable trading day; (2)during the five business day period after any five consecutive trading day period (the “measurement period”) in which the trading price (as defined in the Indenture) per $1,000 principal amount of Notes for each trading day of the measurement period was less than 98% of the product of the last reported sale price of the Common Stock and the conversion rate on each such trading day; and (3)upon the occurrence of specified corporate events. On or after December15, 2022 until the close of business on the second scheduled trading day immediately preceding the maturity date, holders may convert all or any portion of their Notes, in multiples of $1,000 principal amount, at the option of the holder regardless of the foregoing circumstances. Upon conversion, the Company may satisfy its conversion obligation by paying and/or delivering, as the case may be, cash, shares of the Common Stock or a combination of cash and shares of the Common Stock, at the Company’s election, in the manner and subject to the terms and conditions provided in the Indenture. The conversion rate for the Notes will initially be 15.8554 shares of the Common Stock per $1,000 principal amount of Notes, which is equivalent to an initial conversion price of approximately $63.07 per share of the Common Stock. The initial conversion price of the Notes represents a premium of approximately 32.5% to the $47.60 per share closing price of the Common Stock on March15, 2018. The conversion rate is subject to adjustment under certain circumstances in accordance with the terms of the Indenture. In addition, following certain corporate events that occur prior to the maturity date, the Company will increase the conversion rate, in certain circumstances, for a holder who elects to convert its Notes in connection with such a corporate event.

If the Company undergoes a fundamental change (as defined in the Indenture), holders may require the Company to repurchase for cash all or any portion of their Notes at a fundamental change repurchase price equal to 50% of the principal amount of the Notes to be repurchased, plus accrued and unpaid interest to, but excluding, the fundamental change repurchase date.

A copy of the Indenture (including the form of the Note) is attached as an exhibit to this report and is incorporated herein by reference (and this description is qualified in its entirety by reference to such document).

The net proceeds from this offering were approximately $486.3million, after deducting the initial purchasers’ discounts and commissions and the estimated offering expenses payable by the Company. The Company used approximately $55.6million of the net proceeds to pay the cost of the capped call transactions described below. The Company intends to use the remainder of the net proceeds for general corporate purposes. In addition, Zendesk may use a portion of the net proceeds to acquire or invest in complementary companies, product lines, products or technologies. However, Zendesk has no understandings or agreements with respect to any such acquisition or investment.

Capped Call Transactions

On March15, 2018, in connection with the offering of the Notes, the Company entered into privately negotiated capped call transactions with each of Goldman Sachs& Co. LLC, Deutsche Bank AG, London Branch and Citibank, N.A. to capped call confirmations in substantially the form filed as Exhibit 10.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K and which is incorporated herein by reference. The capped call transactions are expected generally to reduce the potential dilution to the Company’s Common Stock upon any conversion of the Notes and/or offset any cash payments the Company is required to make in excess of the principal amount of converted Notes, as the case may be, in the event that the market price per share of its Common Stock, as measured under the terms of the capped call transactions, is greater than the strike price of the capped call transactions, which initially corresponds to the conversion price of the Notes and is subject to anti-dilution adjustments substantially similar to those applicable to the conversion rate of the Notes. If, however, the market price per share of the Company’s Common Stock, as measured under the terms of the capped call transactions, exceeds the cap price of the capped call transactions, there would nevertheless be dilution and/or there would not be an offset of such potential cash payments, in each case, to the extent that such market price exceeds the cap price of the capped call transactions.

Item 1.01 Creation of a Direct Financial Obligation or an Obligation under an Off-Balance Sheet Arrangement of a Registrant.

The information set forth under Item 1.01 of this Current Report on Form 8-K is incorporated herein by reference.

Item 1.01 Unregistered Sale of Equity Securities.

The information set forth under Item 1.01 of this Current Report on Form 8-K is incorporated herein by reference.

The Company offered and sold the Notes to the initial purchasers in reliance on the exemption from registration provided by Section4(a)(2) of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the “Securities Act”), and for resale by the initial purchasers to qualified institutional buyers to the exemption from registration provided by Rule 144A under the Securities Act. The Company relied on these exemptions from registration based in part on representations made by the initial purchasers in the purchase agreement dated March 15, 2018. The shares of the Common Stock issuable upon conversion of the Notes, if any, have not been registered under the Securities Act and may not be offered or sold in the United States absent registration or an applicable exemption from registration requirements.

To the extent that any shares ofthe Common Stock are issued upon conversion of the Notes, they will be issued in transactions anticipated to be exempt from registration under the Securities Act by virtue of Section3(a)(9) thereof, because no commission or other remuneration is expected to be paid in connection with conversion of the Notes, and any resulting issuance of shares of the Common Stock.

Item 1.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.

(d) Exhibits


Zendesk, Inc. Exhibit
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About ZENDESK, INC. (NYSE:ZEN)

Zendesk, Inc. is a software development company. The Company provides software as a service (SaaS) customer service platform. The Company’s platform consolidates the data from customer interactions and provides organizations with analytics and performance benchmarking. The Company also provides SaaS live chat software that can be utilized independently to facilitate communications between organizations and their customers. The Company’s platform provides organizations with a single customer service interface to manage all their one-on-one customer interactions. The Company’s customer service platform helps organizations track and predict common questions and provides a path to answers. It offers a range of subscription plans for its customer service platform, which include Essential, Team, Professional and Enterprise. Its analytics software allows subscribers to connect and build queries across multiple data sources and analyze results through a range of data visualizations.

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