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SFE Safeguard Scientifics

Filed: 12 Apr 21, 8:00pm
 


UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, DC 20549
 
FORM 8-K
 
CURRENT REPORT
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
 
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): April 12, 2021
 
Safeguard Scientifics, Inc.
(Exact Name of registrant as Specified in Charter)
 
 
Pennsylvania
1-5620
23-1609753
(State or other Jurisdiction of Incorporation)(Commission File Number)(IRS Employer ID No.)
 
150 N. Radnor Chester Rd., STE F-200
Radnor, PA
19087
(Address of Principal Executive Offices)(Zip Code)
 
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: 610-293-0600
 
Not applicable 

(Former Name or Former Address if Changed Since Last Report)
 
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 (see General Instruction A.2. below):
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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 ($.10 par value)SFENew York Stock Exchange
 
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 April 12, 2021, Safeguard Scientifics, Inc. (“Safeguard”) issued a press release announcing the exit of its ownership interest in Zipnosis, Inc. Safeguard received $3.3 million of initial cash proceeds and a preferred equity interest in Bright Health Group in connection with this transaction. A copy of the press release is attached as Exhibit 99.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K and is incorporated herein by this reference.
 
ITEM 9.01.
Financial Statements and Exhibits.
 
(d)
Exhibits.
 
99.1
104Cover Page Interactive Data File (formatted as Inline XBRL).
 
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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.
 
 
Safeguard Scientifics, Inc.
 
    
    
Date: April 12, 2021By:/s/ G. Matthew Barnard 
 Name: G. Matthew Barnard 
 Title:   General Counsel 
 
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