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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

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): November 6, 2020

 

 

TAKE-TWO INTERACTIVE SOFTWARE, INC.

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

 

 

 

Delaware   001-34003   51-0350842
(State or other jurisdiction
of incorporation)
 

(Commission

File Number)

 

(I.R.S. Employer

Identification No.)

 

110 West 44th Street, New York, New York   10036
(Address of principal executive offices)   (Zip Code)

Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (646) 536-2842

(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)

 

 

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

 

Title of each class

 

Trading

Symbol

 

Name of each exchange

on which registered

Common Stock, $.01 par value   TTWO   NASDAQ Global Select 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 7.01.

Regulation FD Disclosure.

On November 6, 2020, Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. (the “Company”) issued press releases in the United States and the United Kingdom announcing that it was in discussions to acquire all of the issued and to be issued ordinary shares of Codemasters Group Holdings plc, a public limited company registered in England and Wales (“Codemasters”), in a cash and stock transaction (the “Proposed Acquisition”). Copies of the press releases are attached as Exhibits 99.1 and 99.2, respectively, to this Current Report on Form 8-K and are incorporated by reference herein.

The information included in this Current Report on Form 8-K, including Exhibits 99.1 and 99.2 hereto, that is furnished pursuant to this Item 7.01 shall not be deemed to be “filed” for the purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the “Exchange Act”), or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that section or Sections 11 and 12(a)(2) of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the “Securities Act”). In addition, the information included in this Current Report on Form 8-K, including Exhibits 99.1 and 99.2 hereto, that is furnished pursuant to this Item 7.01 shall not be incorporated by reference into any filing of the Company, whether made before or after the date hereof, regardless of any general incorporation language in such filing, unless expressly incorporated by specific reference into such filing.

 

Item 9.01.

Financial Statements and Exhibits.

 

Exhibit
No.

  

Description

99.1    Press Release, dated November 6, 2020.
99.2    Press Release, dated November 6, 2020.
104    Cover Page Interactive Data File (embedded within the Inline XBRL document).

Forward-Looking Information

The statements contained in this Current Report on Form 8-K which are not historical facts are considered forward-looking statements under federal securities laws and may be identified by words such as “anticipates,” “believes,” “estimates,” “expects,” “intends,” “plans,” “potential,” “predicts,” “projects,” “seeks,” “should,” “will,” or words of similar meaning and include, but are not limited to, statements regarding the outlook for our future business and financial performance. Such forward-looking statements are based on the current beliefs of our management as well as assumptions made by and information currently available to them, which are subject to inherent uncertainties, risks, and changes in circumstances that are difficult to predict. Actual outcomes and results may vary materially from these forward-looking statements based on a variety of risks and uncertainties including the effect of the announcement of the Proposed Acquisition on our business relationships, operating results and business generally; the occurrence of any event or other circumstances that could give rise to the termination of the Proposed Acquisition, or the failure to satisfy conditions to completion of the Proposed Acquisition, including the receipt of all required regulatory approvals; our ability to successfully integrate Codemasters’ operations and employees; the uncertainty of the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic and measures taken in response thereto; the effect that measures taken to mitigate the COVID-19 pandemic have on our operations, including our ability to timely deliver our titles and other products, and on the operations of our counterparties, including retailers, including digital storefronts and platform partners, and distributors; the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on consumer demand and the discretionary spending patterns of our customers; the impact of reductions in interest rates by the Federal Reserve and other central banks, including on our short-term investment portfolio; the impact of potential inflation; volatility in foreign currency exchange rates; other risks included herein; as well as, but not limited to, the risks and uncertainties discussed under the heading “Risk Factors” included in Part I, Item 1A of our Annual Report on Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2020; and our other periodic filings with the SEC. All forward-looking statements are qualified by these cautionary statements and speak only as of the date they are made. We undertake no obligation to update any forward-looking statement, whether as a result of new information, future events, or otherwise.

 

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SIGNATURES

Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.

 

TAKE-TWO INTERACTIVE SOFTWARE, INC.
By:  

/s/ Matthew Breitman

Name:   Matthew Breitman
Title:   Senior Vice President, General Counsel Americas & Corporate Secretary

Date: November 6, 2020

 

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