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Form 8-K Coupang, Inc. For: Apr 02

April 5, 2024 4:00 PM
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UNITED STATES
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
FORM 8-K
CURRENT REPORT
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

April 2, 2024
Date of Report (date of earliest event reported)
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COUPANG, INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
Delaware001-4011527-2810505
(State or other jurisdiction of
incorporation or organization)
(Commission File Number)
(I.R.S. Employer
Identification Number)
720 Olive Way, Suite 600
Seattle, Washington 98101
(Address of principal executive offices, including zip code)

(206) 333-3839
(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)

Not Applicable
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions:
Written communications pursuant to Rule 425 under the Securities Act (17 CFR 230.425)
Soliciting material pursuant to Rule 14a-12 under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14a-12)
Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 14d-2(b) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14d-2(b))
Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 13e-4(c) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.13e-4(c))
Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
Title of Each ClassTrading Symbol(s)Name of Each Exchange on Which Registered
Class A Common Stock, par value $0.0001 per shareCPNGNew York Stock Exchange
Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (17 CFR §230.405) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (17 CFR §240.12b-2).
Emerging growth company
If an emerging growth company, indicate by check mark if the registrant has elected not to use the extended transition period for complying with any new or revised financial accounting standards provided pursuant to Section 13(a) of the Exchange Act. ☐



Item 1.01 Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement
On April 2, 2024, Coupang, Inc. (the “Company”) entered into a Share Repurchase Agreement (the “Repurchase Agreement”), which is effective as of April 1, 2024, with Maverick Holdings C, L.P., an early stage investor, for the Company to repurchase 10,000,000 shares of the Company’s Class A Common Stock for $17.79 per share in a privately negotiated transaction for an aggregate purchase price of $177,900,000 (the “Repurchase”). The Repurchase Agreement contains customary representations, warranties, and covenants of the parties. The Repurchase was consummated on April 3, 2024. The Company is constantly evaluating its capital allocation strategy and will continue to assess various opportunities, including share repurchases, to generate long-term shareholder value.
The foregoing description of the Repurchase Agreement is a summary and is qualified in its entirety by the terms of the Repurchase Agreement, a copy of which is filed with this Current Report on Form 8-K as Exhibit 10.1 and is incorporated herein by reference.

Forward-Looking Statements

This report may contain statements that may be deemed to be “forward-looking statements” within the meaning of Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the “Act”), that are intended to enjoy the protection of the safe harbor for forward-looking statements provided by the Act as well as protections afforded by other federal securities laws, including statements regarding the Company’s capital allocation strategy, including the Repurchase and any additional purchases by the Company of its common stock, and the impact thereof on long-term shareholder value. Forward looking information and statements are subject to risks, uncertainties, and contingencies, including changes in price and volume and the volatility of the Company’s common stock; adverse developments affecting either or both of prices and trading of securities, including securities listed on the New York Stock Exchange; and unexpected or otherwise unplanned or alternative requirements with respect to the capital investments of the Company. For additional information on other potential risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ from the results predicted, please see our most recent Annual Report on Form 10-K and subsequent filings. All forward-looking statements in this report are based on information available to the Company and assumptions and beliefs as of the date hereof, and the Company disclaims any obligation to update any forward-looking statements, except as required by law. The Company may not actually achieve the plans, intentions, or expectations disclosed in its forward-looking statements, and you should not place undue reliance on the Company’s forward-looking statements.

Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.
(d) Exhibits.
Exhibit NumberDescription of Exhibit
10.1
104Cover Page Interactive Data File (formatted as inline XBRL and contained in Exhibit 101).




SIGNATURES
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.


COUPANG, INC. (REGISTRANT)
By:
/s/ James Roe
James Roe
Deputy General Counsel and Corporate Secretary

Dated: April 5, 2024

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