Current Report
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of Earliest Event Reported) — May 5, 2021
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in its Charter)
(Jurisdiction of Incorporation)(Commission File Number)(IRS Employer Identification No.)
One World Trade Center, Floor 65, New York, NY 10007
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Item 2.02 Results of Operations and Financial Condition

On May 5, 2021, MDC Partners Inc. (the “Company”) issued an earnings release reporting its financial results for the three months ended March 31, 2021. A copy of this earnings release is attached as Exhibit 99.1 hereto. Following the issuance of this earnings release, the Company will host an earnings call in which its financial results for the three months ended March 31, 2021 will be discussed. The investor presentation to be used for the call is attached as Exhibit 99.2 hereto.

The Company has posted the materials attached as Exhibit 99.1 and 99.2 on its website (www.mdc-partners.com). The information found on, or otherwise accessible through, the Company’s website is not incorporated into, and does not form a part of, this Current Report on Form 8-K.
The foregoing information (including the exhibits hereto) is being furnished under “Item 2.02 - Results of Operations and Financial Condition”. Such information (including the exhibits hereto) shall not be deemed “filed” for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, nor shall it be deemed incorporated by reference in any filing under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, except as shall be expressly set forth by specific reference in such filing.
The foregoing information and the exhibits hereto contain forward-looking statements within the meaning of the federal securities laws. These statements are based on present expectations, and are subject to the limitations listed therein and in the Company’s other SEC reports, including that actual events or results may differ materially from those in the forward-looking statements.


Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.

(d) Exhibits.
99.1 Press release dated May 5, 2021, relating to the Company's results for the three months ended March 31, 2021.

99.2 Investor presentation dated May 5, 2021.

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Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the Company has duly caused this report to be signed by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
Date: May 5, 2021
MDC Partners Inc.
By:/s/ Frank Lanuto
Frank Lanuto
Chief Financial Officer