Vail Resorts 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): December 9, 2008
Vail Resorts, Inc.
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Charter)
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Item 2.02. Results of Operations and Financial Condition.
On December 9, 2008, Vail Resorts, Inc. (the “Company”) issued a press release announcing its financial results for the three months ended October 31, 2008. A copy of the press release is being furnished as Exhibit 99.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K and is incorporated herein by reference. The Company uses the terms “Reported EBITDA” and “Net Debt” when reporting financial results in accordance with Securities and Exchange Commission rules regarding the use of non-GAAP financial measures. The Company defines Reported EBITDA as segment net revenue less segment operating expense plus segment equity investment income or loss. The most directly comparable GAAP financial measure to this non-GAAP financial measure is net loss for the three months ended October 31, 2008 and 2007, which is set forth in the press release and below. The Company defines Net Debt as long term debt plus long-term debt due within one year less cash and cash equivalents.
Reconciliations of the non-GAAP financial measures to the most directly comparable GAAP financial measures are included in the press release.
The Company is also furnishing to the Securities and Exchange Commission as Exhibit 99.2 to this Current Report on Form 8-K the trailing twelve months Total Reported EBITDA for the period ended October 31, 2008, including a reconciliation to the most directly comparable GAAP financial measure.
The information furnished pursuant to this Item 2.02, including Exhibit 99.1 and 99.2, shall not be deemed to be “filed” for the purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, and will not be incorporated by reference into any registration statement filed under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, unless specifically identified therein as being incorporated therein by reference.
Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.
A list of exhibits furnished herewith is contained on the Exhibit Index which immediately precedes such exhibits 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.