SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
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): January 20, 2021
THE GEO GROUP, INC.
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Charter)
(State or Other Jurisdiction
|4955 Technology Way, Boca Raton, Florida||33431|
|(Address of Principal Executive Offices)||(Zip Code)|
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code (561) 893-0101
(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 Instructions A.2. below):
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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, $0.01 Par Value||GEO||New 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 (17 CFR §230.405) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934(17 CFR §240.12b-2).
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Section 8 – Other Events
On January 20, 2021, The GEO Group, Inc. (“GEO” or the “Company”) announced that the Federal Bureau of Prisons (“BOP”) has decided to not exercise the contract renewal option for the GEO-owned, 1,878-bed Moshannon Valley Correctional Facility in Pennsylvania, when the contract base period expires on March 31, 2021. The contract was entered into in April 2016 with a base period of five years and with renewal options for a one year period and a six-month period. The contract for the Moshannon Valley Correctional Facility generated approximately $42 million in annualized revenues for GEO. GEO expects to market the Moshannon Valley Correctional Facility to other federal and state agencies. A copy of the press release GEO issued is filed hereto as Exhibit 99.1 and is incorporated into this Item 8.01 by reference.
Section 9 – Financial Statements and Exhibits
Financial Statements and Exhibits.
|99.1||Press Release, dated January 20, 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.
|THE GEO GROUP, INC.|
|January 26, 2021||By:|
/s/ Brian R. Evans
|Date||Brian R. Evans|
|Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer|
|(Principal Financial Officer)|