Volcano 8-K 2010
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of
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Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): September 13, 2010
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Proposed Senior Convertible Note Offering
In a press release issued on September 13, 2010, Volcano Corporation (the Company) announced that it intends to offer, subject to market and other conditions, approximately $100 million principal amount of convertible senior notes due September 1, 2015 in an offering registered under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the Proposed Offering). A copy of the press release is filed herewith as Exhibit 99.1 and is incorporated herein by reference.
Updated Company Disclosure
The Company is filing information for the purpose of updating certain risk factors affecting the Company and its business contained in its other filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, which updated disclosure is attached as Exhibit 99.2 to this Current Report on Form 8-K and incorporated herein by reference. In addition, the Company estimates that its total expense for the year ending December 31, 2010 related to the Proposed Offering, if consummated, including interest expense with respect to the interest accruing on the convertible senior notes through December 31, 2010, will be approximately $2.5 million.
This Current Report on Form 8-K contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of the U.S. Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Any statements in this Current Report on Form 8-K regarding the Companys business that are not historical facts may be considered forward-looking statements, including statements regarding the Companys estimate of expense related to the transaction referenced herein, market adoption of the companys technology, growth strategies, timing and achievement of product development milestones, market development and product introductions and sales. Forward-looking statements are based on managements current preliminary expectations and are subject to risks and uncertainties, which may cause the Companys results to differ materially and adversely from the statements contained herein. Some of the potential risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ from the results predicted are detailed in the risk factors set forth in Exhibit 99.2. Undue reliance should not be placed on forward-looking statements, which speak only as of the date they are made. The Company undertakes no obligation to update any forward-looking statements to reflect new information, events or circumstances after the date they are made, or to reflect the occurrence of unanticipated events.
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: September 13, 2010