Gartner 8-K 2010
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)
August 5, 2010
(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):
On August 9, 2010, Gartner, Inc. (the Company) announced financial results for the three and six months ended June 30, 2010. A copy of the Companys press release is furnished as Exhibit 99.1.
In accordance with General Instruction B.2 of Form 8-K, the information in this Item 2.02 and in Exhibit 99.1 of this Current Report on Form 8-K shall not be deemed filed for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the Exchange Act), or otherwise subject to the liability of that section, and shall not be incorporated by reference into any registration statement or other document filed under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, or the Exchange Act, except as shall be expressly set forth by specific reference in such filing.
On August 5, 2010, the Companys Board of Directors approved a new $500.0 million share repurchase program to be utilized to acquire additional shares of Common Stock. The program will succeed the Companys prior share repurchase program which has been fully expended. Repurchases may be made from time-to-time through open market purchases, private transactions, tender offers or other transactions. The amount and timing of repurchases will be subject to the availability of stock, prevailing market conditions, the trading price of the stock, the Companys financial performance and other conditions. Repurchases may also be made from time-to-time in connection with the settlement of the Companys shared-based compensation awards. Repurchases will be funded from cash flow from operations and borrowings under the Companys credit agreement.
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.