CMTL Comtech Telecommunications

Filed: 3 Mar 21, 9:15am




Washington, D.C. 20549









Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)

of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934


Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): March 2, 2021





(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)




Delaware 0-7928 11-2139466

(State or other jurisdiction

of incorporation)



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(IRS Employer

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 68 South Service Road, Suite 230 
 Melville, New York 11747 

(Address of principal executive offices, including zip code)

 (631) 962-7000 

(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)





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


Title of each classTrading
Name of exchange on which
Common Stock, par value $0.10 per shareCMTLNASDAQ Stock Market LLC
Series A Junior Participating Cumulative Preferred Stock, par value $0.10 per share  


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Item 3.02 Unregistered Sales of Equity Securities.


On March 2, 2021, Comtech Telecommunications Corp. (“Comtech”) completed the acquisition of UHP Networks Inc. (“UHP”) pursuant to a stock purchase agreement, which was initially entered into on November 14, 2019 and subsequently amended through the date of the acquisition (the “Stock Purchase Agreement”).


Pursuant to the Stock Purchase Agreement, the initial payment of approximately $24.0 million for the acquisition of UHP was paid in shares of Comtech common stock. An additional payment of $5.0 million (payable in cash and/or common stock at Comtech’s option) is due upon certain conditions being met, all of which are expected to occur within the next twelve months. The Stock Purchase Agreement also provides for an earn-out payment of up to an additional $9.0 million (payable in cash and/or common stock at Comtech’s option) if certain agreed upon sales milestones are reached over an eighteen-month period. 1,026,567 shares of Comtech’s common stock were issued at closing to satisfy initial payment and escrow arrangements under the terms of the Stock Purchase Agreement.


The shares of Comtech common stock issued pursuant to the Stock Purchase Agreement were issued in a private placement exempt from registration under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, pursuant to Section 4(a)(2) thereof.


Item 7.01. Regulation FD Disclosure.


On March 3, 2021, Comtech issued a press release announcing its acquisition of UHP. A copy of the press release is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1 and is incorporated herein by reference.


Item 9.01Financial Statements and Exhibits.


(d) Exhibits





99.1 Press Release, dated as of March 3, 2021.
104 Cover Page Interactive Data File (embedded within the Inline XBRL Document).








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: March 3, 2021By:

/s/ Michael A. Bondi                

 Name:Michael A. Bondi
 Title:Chief Financial Officer