TriZetto Group 8-K 2008
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): August 4, 2008
The TriZetto Group, Inc.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
567 San Nicolas Drive, Suite 360, Newport Beach, California 92660
(Address of principal executive offices)
(Registrants telephone number, including area code)
(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:
On August 4, 2008, The TriZetto Group, Inc. (TriZetto) consummated its previously announced merger (the Merger) with TZ Merger Sub, Inc. (Merger Sub), an indirect subsidiary of TZ Holdings, L.P. (Parent), and as a result TriZetto is now an indirect subsidiary of Parent. The Merger was effected pursuant to an Agreement and Plan of Merger (the Merger Agreement), dated as of April 11, 2008, as amended, by and among TriZetto, Parent and Merger Sub. Parent is controlled by affiliates of Apax Partners, L.P. BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee, Inc., Regence BlueCross BlueShield of Oregon, Regence BlueCross BlueShield of Utah and Regence BlueShield provided a portion of the funding for the transaction and are equity investors in Parent.
Item 1.01 Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement.
On August 4, 2008, TriZetto terminated the Amended and Restated Credit Agreement, dated January 10, 2007, as amended, by and among TriZetto, each of TriZettos subsidiaries, and Wells Fargo Foothill, Inc. and entered into the Credit Agreement among Merger Sub, TZ US Holdco, Inc., Royal Bank of Canada, as Administrative Agent and Collateral Agent, and each lender from time to time party thereto.
In addition, on August 4, 2008, in connection with the Merger and related transactions, Merger Sub issued $187,500,000 aggregate principal amount of 13.5% senior notes due 2016 under an indenture dated as of August 4, 2008 (the Indenture) between Merger Sub and Wells Fargo Bank, National Association, as trustee. Upon the consummation of the Merger, TriZetto succeeded to the rights and obligations of Merger Sub under the Indenture.
Item 1.02 Termination of a Material Definitive Agreement
The information in Item 1.01 above is incorporated herein by reference.
Item 2.01 Completion of Acquisition or Disposition of Assets.
Pursuant to the Merger Agreement, on August 4, 2008, Merger Sub merged with and into TriZetto, with TriZetto as the surviving corporation in the Merger and continuing as an indirectly-owned subsidiary of Parent. Pursuant to the terms of the Merger Agreement and as a result of the Merger, each outstanding share of the common stock (the Common Stock) of the Company was converted into the right to receive $22.00 cash per share.
The foregoing description of the Merger Agreement and the Merger is not complete and is qualified in its entirety by reference to the Merger Agreement, which was previously attached as Exhibit 2.1 to the Companys Current Report on Form 8-K filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (the Commission) on April 11, 2008, and is incorporated herein by reference.
Item 2.03 Creation of a Direct Financial Obligation or an Obligation under an Off-Balance Sheet Arrangement of a Registrant.
The information in Item 1.01 above is incorporated herein by reference.
Item 3.01 Notice of Delisting or Failure to Satisfy a Continued Listing Rule or Standard; Transfer of Listing.
In connection with the Merger, the Company has notified NASDAQ (the Exchange) that each outstanding share of Common Stock was converted in the Merger into the right to receive $22.00 in cash and the Exchange has filed a notification of removal from listing on Form 25 with the Commission with respect to the Common Stock. In addition, the Company plans to file with the Commission on August 13, 2008, a certification and notice of termination on Form 15 with respect to the Common Stock, requesting that the Common Stock be deregistered under the Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the Exchange Act), and that the reporting obligations of the Company with respect to the Common Stock under the Exchange Act be suspended.
Item 5.01 Changes in Control of Registrant
The information in Item 2.01 above is incorporate herein by reference.
Item 5.02 Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.
On August 4, 2008, TriZetto entered into an employment agreement with Jeffery H. Margolis providing for his continued employment with TriZetto going forward.
Item 8.01 Other Events.
On August 4, 2008, TriZetto and Parent issued a joint press release announcing the consummation of the Merger. A copy of the press release is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1.
These filings contain forward-looking statements that involve risks and uncertainties. The forward-looking statements are made pursuant to the safe harbor provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These forward-looking statements may include statements about future revenue, profits, cash flows and financial results, the market for TriZettos services, future service offerings, change of control, industry trends, client and partner relationships, TriZettos operational capabilities, future financial structure, uses of cash, anticipated dilution or accretion of acquisitions or proposed transactions. Actual results may differ materially from those stated in any forward-looking statements based on a number of factors, including the ability of TriZetto to successfully integrate the businesses of TriZetto and its acquisitions or partners; the contributions of acquisitions to TriZettos operating results; the effectiveness of TriZettos implementation of its business plan, the markets acceptance of TriZettos new and existing products and services, the timing of new bookings, risks associated with management of growth, reliance on third parties to supply key components of TriZettos services, attraction and retention of employees, variability of quarterly operating results,
competitive factors, other risks associated with acquisitions, changes in demand for third party products or solutions which form the basis of TriZettos service and product offerings, financial stability of TriZettos customers, the ability of TriZetto to meet its contractual obligations to customers, including service level and disaster recovery commitments, changes in government laws and regulations; risks associated with rapidly changing technology; as well as the other risks identified in TriZettos filings with the Commission, including, but not limited to, its annual report on Form 10-K and quarterly reports on Form 10-Q, copies of which may be obtained by contacting TriZettos Investor Relations department at 949-719-2225 or at TriZettos web site at www.trizetto.com. TriZetto undertakes no duty to update any forward-looking statement to conform the statement to actual results or changes in the companys expectations after the date of these filings.
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.
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.