J. Crew Group 8-K 2011
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): March 1, 2011
J.CREW GROUP, INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
Commission File Number: 001-32927
New York, New York 10003
(Address of principal executive offices, including zip code)
(Registrants telephone number, including area code)
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
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INFORMATION TO BE INCLUDED IN THE REPORT
Item 5.07. Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.
On March 1, 2011, J.Crew Group, Inc. (the Company) held a special meeting of stockholders (the Special Meeting) to adopt the previously disclosed Agreement and Plan of Merger, dated as of November 23, 2010 (as amended on January 18, 2011, the Merger Agreement), by and among the Company, Chinos Holdings, Inc., a Delaware corporation (Parent), and Chinos Acquisition Corporation, a Delaware corporation (Merger Sub) and a wholly owned subsidiary of Parent (each of Parent and Merger Sub are beneficially owned by affiliates of TPG Capital, L.P. (TPG) and Leonard Green & Partners, L.P. (Leonard Green)).
Adoption of the Merger Agreement required (1) the affirmative vote of the holders of at least a majority of the shares of the Companys common stock outstanding at the close of business on January 21, 2011 (the Record Date), in accordance with Delaware law (the Stockholder Vote) and (2) stockholders holding at least a majority of the outstanding shares of the Companys common stock at the close of business on the Record Date other than shares owned, directly or indirectly, by Parent, Merger Sub, the Rollover Investors (as defined in the Merger Agreement) and any other officers or directors of the Company or any of their respective affiliates or associates (as defined under Section 12b-2 of the Exchange Act), in accordance with the terms of the Merger Agreement (the Unaffiliated Stockholder Vote).
According to the preliminary report of the inspector of elections, at the Special Meeting the Merger Agreement was adopted by the stockholders of the Company. A second proposal to adjourn the Special Meeting, if necessary or appropriate, to solicit additional proxies was not needed.
A preliminary tally of the votes for the Stockholder Vote is as follows:
A preliminary tally of the votes for the Unaffiliated Stockholder Vote is as follows:
Item 8.01. Other Events.
On March 1, 2011, the Company issued a press release disclosing the results of the Special Meeting, which is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1 and incorporated herein by reference.
Certain statements herein are forward-looking statements. Such forward-looking statements reflect the Companys current expectations or beliefs concerning future events and actual results of operations may differ materially from historical results or current expectations. Any such forward-looking statements are subject to various risks and uncertainties, including the strength of the economy, changes in the overall level of consumer spending or preferences in apparel, our ability to compete with other retailers, the parties ability to consummate the proposed transaction on the contemplated timeline, the performance of the Companys products within the prevailing retail environment, our strategy and expansion plans, systems upgrades, reliance on key personnel, trade restrictions, political or financial instability in countries where the Companys goods are manufactured, postal rate increases, paper and printing costs, availability of suitable store locations at appropriate terms and other factors which are set forth in the Companys Form 10-K and in all filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission made by the Company subsequent to the filing of the Form 10-K. The Company does not undertake to publicly update or revise its forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.
(a) through (c) Not applicable.
The following exhibit is furnished with this Current Report on Form 8-K:
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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.
Dated: March 1, 2011