QMCO Quantum

Filed: 3 Feb 21, 4:21pm



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): February 3, 2021



Quantum Corporation

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)




Delaware 001-13449 94-2665054

(State or Other Jurisdiction

of Incorporation)



File Number)


(I.R.S. Employer

Identification No.)


224 Airport Parkway Suite 550

San Jose, CA

(Address of principal executive offices) (Zip Code)

(408) 944-4000

(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)



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


Title of each class





Name of each exchange

on which registered

Common Stock, par value $0.01 per share QMCO Nasdaq Global 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 8.01

Other Events.

On February 3, 2021, Quantum Corporation (the “Company”) announced that it has commenced an underwritten public offering of shares of its common stock. A copy of the press release is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1 and is incorporated herein by reference. A copy of the investor presentation being used in the connection with the public offering is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.2 and is incorporated herein by reference.

In connection with the public offering, the Company intends to terminate that certain Sales Agreement with B.Riley Securities, Inc., dated November 25, 2020.

Forward Looking Statements

This Current Report on Form 8-K contains “forward-looking” statements. All statements other than statements of historical fact are statements that could be deemed forward-looking statements. The Company advises caution in reliance on forward-looking statements. Forward-looking statements include, without limitation, the Company’s intention to terminate the Sales Agreement. These statements involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors that may cause actual results to differ materially from those implied by the forward-looking statement. More detailed information about additional risk factors are set forth in the Company’s periodic filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including, but not limited to, those risks and uncertainties listed in the section entitled “Risk Factors,” in the Company’s most recent Annual Report filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission. All forward-looking statements in this Current Report on Form 8-K are based on information available to the Company as of the date of this filing. The Company expressly disclaims any obligation to update or alter its forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise, except as required by applicable law.


Item 9.01

Financial Statements and Exhibits.

(d)    Exhibits.




99.1  Press Release dated February 3, 2021
99.2  Investor Presentation dated February 3, 2021
104  Cover Page Interactive Data File (embedded with 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 thereunto duly authorized.


   Quantum Corporation
February 3, 2021   

/s/ J. Michael Dodson

(Date)   J. Michael Dodson
   Chief Financial Officer
   (Principal Financial Officer)