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ASTC Astrotech

Filed: 17 Nov 21, 12:47pm

 

 

UNITED STATES

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

WASHINGTON, DC 20549

 

FORM 8-K

 

CURRENT REPORT

Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the

Securities Exchange Act of 1934

 

Date of report (Date of earliest event reported): November 17, 2021

 

Astrotech Corporation

(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Charter)

 

Delaware

 

001-34426

 

91-1273737

(State or Other Jurisdiction

of Incorporation)

 

(Commission

File Number)

 

(I.R.S. Employer

Identification No.)

 

 

2105 Donley Drive, Suite 100, Austin, Texas

 

78758

(Address of Principal Executive Offices)

 

(Zip Code)

 

(512) 485-9530

Registrant’s Telephone Number, Including Area Code

 

(Former Name or Former Address, if Changed Since Last Report)

 

Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions (see General Instruction A.2. below):

 

 

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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:

 

Title of each class

 

Trading

Symbol(s)

 

Name of each exchange on which registered

Common Stock, $0.001 par value per share

 

ASTC

 

NASDAQ Stock Market, LLC

 

 


 

 

Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (17 CFR §230.405) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (17 CFR §240.12b-2).

Emerging growth company

If an emerging growth company, indicate by check mark if the registrant has elected not to use the extended transition period for complying with any new or revised financial accounting standards provided pursuant to Section 13(a) of the Exchange Act.

 

 


 

 

 

 

Item 8.01. Other Events.

 

On November 17, 2021, Astrotech Corporation (the “Company”) issued a press release announcing its intention to actively pursue strategic and accretive acquisition opportunities and the appointment of Tom Wilkinson as Lead Independent Director. In this role, Mr. Wilkinson will focus on identifying strategic acquisitions for the Company and its subsidiaries. A copy of the press release is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1 and is incorporated herein by reference.

 

Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.

 

Exhibit No.

Description

 

 

99.1

Press release, dated November 17, 2021, issued by Astrotech Corporation

 

 

104

Cover Page Interactive Data File (embedded within the Inline XBRL document)

 

 


 

 

SIGNATURES

 

Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.

 

 

Astrotech Corporation

 

 

 

 

 

 

By:

/s/ Thomas B. Pickens III

 

 

 

Name:

Thomas B. Pickens III

 

Title:

Chairman of the Board and Chief

 

 

Executive Officer

 

 

Date: November 17, 2021