Form 8-K GLOBUS MEDICAL INC For: Feb 08
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SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
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|Item 2.02|| |
Results of Operations and Financial Condition.
On February 9, 2023, Globus Medical, Inc. (“Globus Medical” or the “Company”) issued the Joint Press Release (as defined in Item 7.01 below) which contained certain preliminary financial results for the year ended December 31, 2022. A copy of the Joint Press Release is attached as Exhibit 99.2 to this Current Report and incorporated herein by reference.
The information contained in this Item 2.02 and the Exhibits hereto shall not be deemed “filed” for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the “Exchange Act”), or incorporated by reference in any filing under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, or the Exchange Act, except as shall be expressly set forth by specific reference in such a filing.
|Item 7.01|| |
Regulation FD Disclosure.
On February 8, 2023, the Company entered into an Agreement and Plan of Merger (the “Merger Agreement”) with NuVasive, Inc., a Delaware corporation (“NuVasive”) and a direct wholly-owned subsidiary of the Company. On February 9, 2023, the Company and NuVasive issued a joint press release (the “Joint Press Release”) announcing their entry into the Merger Agreement. A copy of the Joint Press Release is attached as Exhibit 99.2 to this Current Report and incorporated herein by reference.
On February 9, 2023, representatives of the Company and NuVasive will present to investors an investor presentation (the “Investor Presentation”) in connection with the announcement of the Merger Agreement. The Investor Presentation provides information on both the Company and NuVasive, and an overview of the strategic rationale for the transaction. The Company may also present information contained in the Investor Presentation to analysts and investors from time to time. A copy of the Investor Presentation is available on the Investor Relations section of the Company’s website at www.globusmedical.com and is being furnished as Exhibit 99.1 hereto.
The information contained in this Item 7.01 and the Exhibits hereto shall not be deemed “filed” for purposes of Section 18 of the Exchange Act, or incorporated by reference in any filing under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, or the Exchange Act, except as shall be expressly set forth by specific reference in such a filing.
No Offer or Solicitation
This current report is not intended to and does not constitute an offer to subscribe for, buy or sell, or the solicitation of an offer to subscribe for, buy or sell, or a solicitation of any vote or approval in any jurisdiction, nor shall there be any sale, issuance or transfer of securities in any jurisdiction in which such offer, sale or solicitation would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the securities laws of any such jurisdiction. No offer of securities shall be made except by means of a prospectus meeting the requirements of Section 10 of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and otherwise in accordance with applicable law.
Important Information About the Transaction and Where To Find It
In connection with the proposed transaction, Globus Medical will file with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) a registration statement on Form S-4 that will include a joint proxy statement of Globus Medical and NuVasive and that will also constitute a prospectus of Globus Medical for shares of its class A common stock to be offered in the proposed transaction. Globus Medical and NuVasive may also file other documents with the SEC regarding the proposed transaction. This document is not a substitute for the joint proxy statement statement/prospectus or registration statement or any other document which Globus Medical or NuVasive may file with the SEC. INVESTORS AND SECURITY HOLDERS OF GLOBUS MEDICAL AND NUVASIVE ARE URGED TO READ THE REGISTRATION STATEMENT, WHICH WILL INCLUDE THE JOINT PROXY STATEMENT/PROSPECTUS, AND ANY OTHER RELEVANT DOCUMENTS THAT ARE FILED OR WILL BE FILED WITH THE SEC, AS WELL AS ANY AMENDMENTS OR SUPPLEMENTS TO THESE
DOCUMENTS, CAREFULLY AND IN THEIR ENTIRETY BECAUSE THEY CONTAIN OR WILL CONTAIN IMPORTANT INFORMATION ABOUT THE PROPOSED TRANSACTION AND RELATED MATTERS. The registration statement, definitive joint proxy statement/ prospectus and other documents filed by Globus Medical and NuVasive with the SEC will be available free of charge at the SEC’s website (www.sec.gov) and from Globus Medical and NuVasive. Requests for copies of the joint proxy statement/ prospectus and other documents filed by Globus Medical with the SEC may be made by contacting Keith Pfeil, Chief Financial Officer by phone at (610) 930-1800 or by email at [email protected], and request for copies of the joint proxy statement/prospectus and other documents filed by NuVasive may be made by contacting Matt Harbaugh, Chief Financial Officer, by phone at (858) 210-2129 or by email at [email protected]
Participants in the Solicitation
Globus Medical, NuVasive, their respective directors and certain of their executive officers and other employees may be deemed to be participants in the solicitation of proxies from Globus Medical’s and NuVasive’s shareholders in connection with the proposed transaction. Information about the directors and executive officers of Globus Medical and their ownership of Globus Medical stock is set forth in Globus Medical’s annual report on Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2021, which was filed with the SEC on February 17, 2022 and its proxy statement for its 2022 annual meeting of stockholders, which was filed with the SEC on April 21, 2022. Information regarding NuVasive’s directors and executive officers is contained in NuVasive’s annual report on Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2021, which was filed with the SEC on February 23, 2022, and its proxy statement for its 2022 annual meeting of stockholders, which was filed with the SEC on March 30, 2022. Certain directors and executive officers of Globus Medical and NuVasive may have a direct or indirect interest in the transaction due to securities holdings, vesting of equity awards and rights to severance payments. Additional information regarding the persons who may, under the rules of the SEC, be deemed participants in the solicitation of Globus Medical’s and NuVasive’s shareholders in connection with the proposed transaction will be included in the joint proxy statement/prospectus. These documents can be obtained free of charge from the sources indicated above.
Cautionary Notes on Forward-Looking Statements
This current report contains “forward-looking statements” within the meaning of the federal securities laws, including Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended. In this context, forward-looking statements often address expected future business and financial performance and financial condition, and often contain words such as “expect,” “anticipate,” “intend,” “plan,” “believe,” “seek,” “see,” “will,” “would,” “may,” “target,” and similar expressions and variations or negatives of these words. Forward-looking statements by their nature address matters that are, to different degrees, uncertain, such as statements about the consummation of the proposed transaction and the anticipated benefits thereof. These and other forward-looking statements are not guarantees of future results and are subject to risks, uncertainties and assumptions that could cause actual results to differ materially from those expressed in any forward-looking statements, including the failure to consummate the proposed transaction or to make any filing or take other action required to consummate such transaction in a timely matter or at all. Important risk factors that may cause such a difference include, but are not limited to: (i) the proposed transaction may not be completed on anticipated terms and timing, (ii) a condition to closing of the transaction may not be satisfied, including obtaining shareholder and regulatory approvals, (iii) the anticipated tax treatment of the transaction may not be obtained, (iv) the potential impact of unforeseen liabilities, future capital expenditures, revenues, costs, expenses, earnings, synergies, economic performance, indebtedness, financial condition and losses on the future prospects, business and management strategies for the management, expansion and growth of the combined business after the consummation of the transactions, (v) potential litigation relating to the proposed transaction that could be instituted against Globus Medical, NuVasive or their respective directors, (vi) potential adverse reactions or changes to business relationships resulting from the announcement or completion of the transactions, (vii) any negative effects of the announcement, pendency or consummation of the transactions on the market price of Globus Medical’s or NuVasive’s common stock and on Globus Medical’s or NuVasive’s businesses or operating results, (viii) risks associated with third party contracts containing consent and/or other provisions that may be triggered by the proposed transaction, (ix) the risks and costs associated with the integration of, and the ability of Globus Medical and NuVasive to integrate, their businesses successfully and to achieve anticipated synergies, (x) the risk that disruptions from the proposed transaction will harm Globus Medical’s or NuVasive’s business, including current plans and operations, (xi) the ability of Globus Medical or NuVasive to retain and hire key personnel and uncertainties arising from leadership changes, (xii) legislative, regulatory and economic developments, and (xiii) the other risks described in Globus Medical’s and NuVasive’s most recent annual reports on Form 10-K and quarterly reports on Form 10-Q.
These risks, as well as other risks associated with the proposed transaction, will be more fully discussed in the joint proxy statement/prospectus that will be included in the registration statement on Form S-4 that will be filed with the SEC in connection with the proposed transaction. While the list of factors presented here is, and the list of factors to be presented in the registration statement on Form S-4 are, considered representative, no such list should be considered to be a complete statement of all potential risks and uncertainties. Unlisted factors may present significant additional obstacles to the realization of forward-looking statements. Consequences of material differences in results as compared with those anticipated in the forward-looking statements could include, among other things, business disruption, operational problems, financial loss, legal liability to third parties and similar risks, any of which could have a material adverse effect on Globus Medical’s or NuVasive’s consolidated financial condition, results of operations, credit rating or liquidity. Neither Globus Medical nor NuVasive assumes any obligation to publicly provide revisions or updates to any forward looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future developments or otherwise, should circumstances change, except as otherwise required by securities and other applicable laws.
|Item 9.01|| |
Financial Statements and Exhibits.
Description of Exhibit
|99.1||Investor Presentation, dated February 9, 2023.|
|99.2||Joint Press Release, issued February 9, 2023.|
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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 hereunto duly authorized.
|GLOBUS MEDICAL, INC.|
|Dated: February 9, 2023||By:|| |
/s/ Keith Pfeil
Chief Financial Officer
Chief Accounting Officer
Senior Vice President
(Principal Financial Officer)
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