Wet Seal DEFA14A 2012
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SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549-1004
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the
Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): July 31, 2012 (July 30, 2012)
THE WET SEAL, INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
Foothill Ranch, CA 92610
(Address of principal executive offices; zip code)
Registrants telephone number, including area code:
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On July 30, 2012, The Wet Seal, Inc. (the Company) issued the press release that is filed as Exhibit 99.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K and which is incorporated herein by reference. In addition, the Company is filing this Current Report on Form 8-K to disclose certain communications from the Clinton Group, Inc. which are filed as Exhibits 99.2 through 99.5 to this Current Report on Form 8-K and which are incorporated herein by reference.
The Company and certain of its directors and executive officers may be deemed to be participants in a solicitation of consent revocations from stockholders in connection with the potential consent solicitation by Clinton Group, Inc. The Company may file a preliminary consent revocation statement with the Securities and Exchange Commission (the SEC) in connection with such potential consent solicitation (the Consent Revocation Statement). Information regarding the names of the Companys directors and executive officers and their respective interests in the Company by security holdings or otherwise is set forth in the Companys Definitive Proxy Statement filed with the SEC on April 6, 2012. This document is available free of charge at the SECs website at www.sec.gov. Additional information regarding the interests of potential participants will be included in any Consent Revocation Statement and any other relevant documents filed with the SEC in connection with the possible consent solicitation.
If the Company files a definitive Consent Revocation Statement with the SEC, the Company promptly will mail the definitive Consent Revocation Statement and a form of consent revocation to each stockholder entitled to deliver a written consent in connection with the possible consent solicitation. WE URGE INVESTORS TO READ ANY CONSENT REVOCATION STATEMENT (INCLUDING ANY SUPPLEMENTS THERETO) AND ANY OTHER RELEVANT DOCUMENTS THAT THE COMPANY MAY FILE WITH THE SEC WHEN THEY BECOME AVAILABLE BECAUSE THEY WILL CONTAIN IMPORTANT INFORMATION. Stockholders will be able to obtain, free of charge, copies of any Consent Revocation Statement and any other documents filed by the Company with the SEC in connection with the possible consent solicitation at the SECs website at www.sec.gov.
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.