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PRGS Progress Software

Filed: 2 Nov 21, 3:34pm


UNITED STATES
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
FORM 8-K

CURRENT REPORT
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

November 1, 2021
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported)
 Progress Software Corporation
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
 
Delaware0-1941704-2746201
(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation or organization)(Commission file number)(I.R.S. Employer Identification No.)
14 Oak Park
Bedford, Massachusetts 01730
(Address of principal executive offices, including zip code)
(781) 280-4000
(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)
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:
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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, $0.01 par value per sharePRGSThe Nasdaq Stock Market LLC

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 2.01 Completion of Acquisition or Disposition of Assets.

On November 1, 2021, Progress Software Corporation (“Progress”) completed its previously announced acquisition of all of the outstanding equity interests (the “Purchased Shares”) in MPC Kappa Holdings, Inc. (the “Company”) from the stockholders of the Company (the “Sellers”) pursuant to that certain Stock Purchase Agreement (the “Purchase Agreement”), dated as of September 23, 2021, by and among Progress, the Company, the Sellers and MPC Kappa Investments LLC. The transactions contemplated by the Purchase Agreement are collectively referred to as the “Transaction”. As a result of the Transaction, the Company and its wholly-owned subsidiaries, including Kemp Technologies, Inc. and Flowmon Networks a.s. became wholly-owned subsidiaries of Progress.

At the closing of the Transaction (the “Closing”), Progress acquired the Purchased Shares from the Sellers for an aggregate purchase price of approximately $258 million, subject to certain working capital and other adjustments (the “Purchase Price”), which was paid in cash.

The foregoing descriptions of the Purchase Agreement and the Transaction do not purport to be complete and are qualified in their entirety by reference to the Purchase Agreement, a copy of which was filed as Exhibit 2.1 to the Current Report on Form 8-K filed by Progress on September 27, 2021 and which is incorporated herein by reference.

Item 2.03 Creation of a Direct Financial Obligation or an Obligation under an Off-Balance Sheet Arrangement of a Registrant

The information set forth under Item 2.01, “Completion of Acquisition or Disposition of Assets,” is incorporated herein by reference.

Item 7.01 Regulation FD Disclosure.

On November 1, 2021, Progress issued a press release announcing the consummation of the Transaction. A copy of the press release is filed as Exhibit 99.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K and is incorporated herein by reference.

The information set forth in or incorporated by reference into this Item 7.01, including Exhibit 99.1, shall not be deemed to be “filed” for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the “Exchange Act”), or otherwise subject to the liability of that section, and shall not be incorporated by reference into any registration statement or other document filed under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the “Securities Act”), or the Exchange Act, except as shall be expressly set forth by specific reference in such filing.





Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.

(a) Financial Statements of Businesses Acquired.

The financial statements required by this item will be filed by amendment to this Current Report on Form 8-K no later than 71 days after the date for which Item 2.01 of this Current Report on Form 8-K is required to be filed.

(b) Pro Forma Financial Information.

The pro forma financial information required by this item will be filed by amendment to this Current Report on Form 8-K no later than 71 days after the date for which Item 2.01 of this Current Report on Form 8-K is required to be filed.

(d) Exhibits.

* The schedules to the Purchase Agreement have been omitted from this filing pursuant to Item 601(b)(2) of Regulation S-K. Registrant will furnish copies of such schedules to the Securities and Exchange Commission upon request by the Commission.




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.
 
Date:November 2, 2021Progress Software Corporation
By:/s/ Stephen H. Faberman
Stephen H. Faberman
Chief Legal Officer