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ITEM 8.01 Other Events.
Rollins, Inc. (the “Company”) has commenced corrective actions in connection with certain corporate acts involving the amendment to the Company’s certificate of incorporation that was approved by Company stockholders on April 23, 2019 (the “2019 Amendment”). In connection with the 2019 Amendment, the shareholders voted to increase the number of authorized shares of capital stock to 550,500,000 shares, including 550 million shares of common stock and 500,000 shares of preferred stock. Further information about the 2019 Amendment is available in the Company’s proxy statement filed March 21, 2019. Due to a clerical error, the Certificate of Amendment for the 2019 Amendment was not filed with the Delaware Secretary of State. The Company is pursuing corrective actions under relevant provisions of the Delaware General Corporation Law to ratify the 2019 Amendment, effective as of April 23, 2019, and certain share issuances subsequent thereto, including through the filing of validation proceedings with the Delaware Chancery Court and/or through stockholder ratification. If the validation proceedings are not completed by the date of the 2021 annual meeting, the Company anticipates delaying its request to stockholders for an additional increase in authorized shares of common stock. The Company anticipates that all necessary corrective actions will be successfully completed in due course.
Cautionary Statement Concerning Forward-Looking Statements
This Current Report on Form 8-K contains statements that constitute “forward-looking statements” within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These forward-looking statements include statements about the Company’s anticipation of a potential delay in requesting stockholder approval for an additional increase in authorized shares of common stock if validation proceedings are not completed by the date of the 2021 annual meeting, and the Company’s anticipation that all necessary corrective actions will be successfully completed in due course. The Company’s future performance could differ materially from the expectations of management and from results expressed or implied in the report. For further information on other risk factors, please refer to the “Risk Factors” contained in the Company’s Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2020 filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on February 26, 2021.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, Rollins, Inc. has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
|Date: April 14, 2021||By:||/s/ Paul Edward Northen|
|Name:||Paul Edward Northen|
|Title:||Sr. Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer|
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