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AYI Acuity Brands

Filed: 4 Jun 21, 8:54am



UNITED STATES
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549

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FORM 8-K
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CURRENT REPORT
PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(d) OF THE
SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): June 4, 2021
 
Commission file number 001-16583.
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ACUITY BRANDS, INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
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Delaware 58-2632672
(State or other jurisdiction of
incorporation or organization)
 (I.R.S. Employer
Identification Number)

1170 Peachtree Street, N.E., Suite 2300, Atlanta, Georgia 30309-7676
(Address of principal executive offices)
(404) 853-1400
(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)
None
(Former Name or Former Address, if Changed Since Last Report)
Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
Title of each classTrading symbolName of each exchange on which registered
Common stock, $0.01 par value per shareAYINew York Stock Exchange
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:
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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 
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Item 8.01. Other Events.
On June 4, 2021, Acuity Brands, Inc. announced it has signed a definitive agreement with ams OSRAM to purchase the ams OSRAM North American Digital Systems (DS) business unit, a developer and manufacturer of lighting components including LED drivers, LED light engines, electronic ballasts, and certain connected components. A copy of the related press release is attached as Exhibit 99.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K, which is incorporated herein by reference.
Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.
 
(d)Exhibits

99.1
104Cover 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 thereunto duly authorized.
Date: June 4, 2021
ACUITY BRANDS, INC.
By: /s/ Karen J. Holcom
 Karen J. Holcom
 Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer