Bed Bath & Beyond 8-K 2012
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
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) June 29, 2012
BED BATH & BEYOND INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(Registrants telephone number, including area code)
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As previously disclosed in a Current Report on Form 8-K filed on May 9, 2012, Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. (Bed Bath) entered into an Agreement and Plan of Merger on May 8, 2012 (the Merger Agreement) with Cost Plus, Inc., a California Corporation (Cost Plus) and Blue Coral Acquisition Corp., a California corporation and a wholly-owned subsidiary of Bed Bath (Merger Sub), pursuant to which Merger Sub commenced a cash tender offer to purchase all of the outstanding shares of common stock of Cost Plus, par value $0.01 per share, upon the terms and conditions set forth in the Offer to Purchase, dated May 25, 2012, and the related Letter of Transmittal (together with any amendments or supplements to the foregoing, the Offer).
On June 29, 2012, Bed Bath issued a press release announcing the successful completion of the Offer. A copy of the press release is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1 and is incorporated herein by reference.
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.