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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) April 6, 2021
QAD Inc.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
Delaware 0-22823 77-0105228
(State or other jurisdiction (Commission  (IRS Employer Identification Number)
of incorporation) File Number)  
100 Innovation Place, Santa Barbara, California 93108
(Address of principal executive offices) (Zip code)
Registrant's telephone number, including area code (805) 566-6000
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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
Title of each class
Trading Symbol(s)
Name of each exchange on which registered
Class A Common Stock, $0.001 par value
NASDAQ Global Select Market 
Class B Common Stock, $0.001 par value
NASDAQ Global Select Market 
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Emerging growth company 
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Item 8.01 Other Events.
On April 6, 2021, QAD Inc. (QAD) issued a press release announcing it acquired Foreign-Trade Zone Corporation (FTZ Corp.), a leading provider of cloud-based Foreign-Trade Zone software and consulting services based in Mobile, Alabama, for up to $18 million in cash. The purchase price includes an upfront payment of $13 million; a sellers note of $2.4 million payable over four years; and a performance earn-out based on FTZ Corp.’s cloud bookings growth over the next three years. The acquisition is in line with QAD’s strategy of acquiring quality products with limited market reach and leveraging QAD’s global footprint.
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.
Exhibit No.   Description
99.1   Press Release, dated April 6, 2021 entitled “QAD Enhances Inventory and Supply Chain Agility with Acquisition of Foreign-Trade Zone Corporation”
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 thereunto duly authorized.
  QAD Inc.
Date: April 6, 2021
By: /s/ Daniel Lender
Daniel Lender
Chief Financial Officer