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BCOR Blucora

Filed: 16 Dec 20, 7:00pm


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
December 14, 2020
Date of Report
(Date of earliest event reported)  
BLUCORA, INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

Delaware000-2513191-1718107
(State or other jurisdiction
of incorporation)
(Commission
File Number)
(I.R.S. Employer
Identification No.)
3200 Olympus Blvd, Suite 100
Dallas, Texas 75019
(Address of principal executive offices)
(972) 870-6400
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code

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

Soliciting material pursuant to Rule 14a-12 under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14a-12)

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
Common Stock, par value $0.0001 per shareBCORNASDAQ Global Select Market

Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company 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 7.01    Regulation FD Disclosure.
On December 14, 2020, Avantax Wealth Management (“Avantax”), the wealth management subsidiary of Blucora, Inc. (the “Company”), issued a press release announcing that it added 175 new financial professionals. A copy of Avantax’s press release is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1 and is incorporated herein by reference.
Avantax added 175 new financial professionals from January 1, 2020 through October 31, 2020 and 205 new financial professionals from January 1, 2020 through December 14, 2020, in each case, without taking into account attrition.
The information in Item 7.01 of this Current Report on Form 8-K (including Exhibit 99.1 attached hereto) is being furnished pursuant to Item 7.01 and shall not be deemed to be filed for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the “Exchange Act”), or otherwise be subject to the liabilities of that section, nor shall it be deemed to be incorporated by reference in any filing under the Securities Act or the Exchange Act, whether made before or after the date hereof and regardless of any general incorporation language in such filing.

Item 9.01    Financial Statements and Exhibits.

(d)    Exhibits
Exhibit NoDescription
Press Release dated December 14, 2020.
104.1Cover 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.
 
Date: December 16, 2020
BLUCORA, INC.
By/s/ Ann J. Bruder
Ann J. Bruder
Chief Legal, Development and
Administrative Officer and Secretary