PINC Premier

Filed: 2 Mar 21, 7:31am












Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)

of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of Report (Date of Earliest Event Reported): March 1, 2021



Premier, Inc.

(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in its Charter)




Delaware 001-36092 35-2477140

(State or Other Jurisdiction

of Incorporation)



File Number)


(IRS Employer

Identification No.)

13034 Ballantyne Corporate Place

Charlotte, NC 28277

(Address of Principal Executive Offices) (Zip Code)

(704) 357-0022

(Registrant’s Telephone Number, Including Area Code)

Not Applicable

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



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


Title of each class


Trading Symbol


Name of each exchange on which registered

Class A Common Stock, $0.01 Par Value PINC NASDAQ 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) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (§240.12b-2). Emerging growth company ☐

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Item 8.01. Other Events.

On March 2, 2021, Premier, Inc. (“Premier”) announced that its newly formed consolidated subsidiary, Premier IDS, LLC, acquired substantially all the assets and certain liabilities of Invoice Delivery Services, LP (“IDS”) for $80.0 million in cash, subject to adjustment based on IDS’ actual indebtedness and net working capital at closing. The acquisition closed on March 1, 2021 and was funded with borrowings under Premier’s credit facility.

IDS offers digitization technologies that convert paper and portable document format (PDF) invoices to an electronic format to automate, streamline and simplify accounts payable processes in healthcare. IDS’ solutions include those for electronic invoicing and tracking, as well as digital payments.

The filing of this Current Report on Form 8-K shall not be deemed an admission by Premier that the transaction described herein is material.


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.


  Premier, Inc.

/s/ Susan D. DeVore

   Name: Susan D. DeVore 
   Title:   Chief Executive Officer 
Date: March 2, 2021