Gartner 8-K 2008
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, DC 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the
Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported)
June 20, 2008
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
P.O. Box 10212
56 Top Gallant Road
Stamford, CT 06902-7747
(Address of Principal Executive Offices, including Zip Code)
(Registrants telephone number, including area code)
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 (see General Instruction A.2. below):
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On June 20, 2008, Gartner, Inc. (Gartner) entered into an agreement (the Silver Lake Stock Purchase Agreement) with Silver Lake Partners, L.P., a Delaware limited partnership, Silver Lake Investors, L.P., a Delaware limited partnership, and Silver Lake Technology Investors, L.L.C., a Delaware limited liability company (collectively, Silver Lake) pursuant to which Gartner agreed to purchase an aggregate of 1,250,000 shares of common stock from Silver Lake at a price of $21.50 per share, for total aggregate consideration of $26,875,000 (the Silver Lake Repurchase).
The Silver Lake Stock Purchase Agreement is attached hereto as Exhibit 10.1. The above description is qualified in its entirety by reference to such exhibit.
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.