Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): February 25, 2021
(Exact name of Registrant as Specified in Its Charter)
(State or Other Jurisdiction
of Incorporation)
(Commission File Number)
(IRS Employer
Identification No.)
80 E. Rich Street, Suite 500
Columbus, Ohio
(Address of Principal Executive Offices)(Zip Code)
(866) 980-9431
(Registrant’s Telephone Number, Including Area Code)
Not Applicable
(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 classTrading Symbol(s)
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Class A Common Stock, $0.0001 par valueROOTNasdaq Global Select Market
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Item 2.02    Results of Operations and Financial Condition.
On February 25, 2021, Root, Inc. (the "Company") announced its financial results for the fourth quarter and the full fiscal year ended December 31, 2020 by issuing a Letter to Shareholders (the "Letter"). In the Letter the Company also announced that it would be holding a conference call on February 25, 2021, at 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time to discuss its financial results for the fourth quarter and full fiscal year 2020 ended December 31, 2020. A copy of the Letter is furnished as Exhibit 99.1 to this Current Report and incorporated by reference herein.
The information contained in Item 2.02 of this Form 8-K (including Exhibit 99.1 attached hereto) shall not be deemed "filed" for 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, nor shall it be deemed incorporated by reference in any filing under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, or the Exchange Act, except as expressly provided by specific reference in such a filing.

Item 8.01     Other Events.

Notice of Lock-Up Release Date

In connection with the initial public offering of Class A common stock (the “IPO”) of Root, Inc. (the “Company”), each of the Company’s directors, executive officers, and holders of substantially all of the Company’s outstanding equity securities entered into a lock-up agreement with the underwriters for the IPO (the “Underwriters”) that restricts the ability to sell or transfer any shares of the Company’s capital stock for up to 180 days from the date of the final prospectus in connection with its IPO, subject to earlier release upon the opening of the trading window immediately proceeding the applicable blackout period in which the 180 day period would fall (the “Lock-Up Period”). In accordance with the Company release of earnings results on February 25, 2021, and the opening of the trading window on March 8, 2021 (the “Early Release Date”), the Lock-Up Period shall end at the opening of the trading window on the Early Release Date.

The transfer agent and registrar for the Company’s Class A common stock is American Stock Transfer & Trust Company, LLC.

Item 9.01    Financial Statements and Exhibits.
(d)    Exhibits
Exhibit No.Description

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.
Dated: February 25, 2021
By:/s/ Alexander Timm
Alexander Timm
Chief Executive Officer and Director