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WDR Waddell & Reed Financial

Filed: 10 Dec 20, 6:54am

 

 

UNITED STATES

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

Washington, D.C. 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):

December 10, 2020

 

WADDELL & REED FINANCIAL, INC.

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

 

Delaware 001-13913 51-0261715
(State or Other
Jurisdiction of
Incorporation)
 (Commission
File Number)
 (IRS Employer
Identification No.)

 

6300 Lamar Avenue

Overland Park, Kansas 66202

(Address of Principal Executive Offices) (Zip Code)

 

(913) 236-2000

(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)

 

 

 

(Registrant’s 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):

 

¨Written communications pursuant to Rule 425 under the Securities Act (17 CFR 230.425)

 

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¨Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 14d-2(b) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14d-2(b))

 

¨Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 13e-4(c) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.13e-4(c))

 

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

 

Title of each classTrading Symbol(s)Name of each exchange on which registered
Class A Common Stock, $.01 par valueWDRNew York Stock Exchange

 

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

 

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 7.01Regulation FD Disclosure.

 

On December 10, 2020, Waddell & Reed Financial, Inc. issued a press release announcing its preliminary assets under management for the month ended November 30, 2020. A copy of the press release is furnished as Exhibit 99.1 and incorporated herein by reference.

 

ITEM 9.01FINANCIAL STATEMENTS AND EXHIBITS.

 

(d)        Exhibits.

 

Exhibit No.  Description
  
99.1Press Release dated December 10, 2020
  
104Cover Page Interactive Data File (formatted as Inline XBRL and contained in Exhibit 101)  

 

 

 

 

SIGNATURES

 

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

 

 WADDELL & REED FINANCIAL, INC.
  
Date: December 10, 2020By:/s/ Benjamin R. Clouse
  Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer