8-K/A 1 d8ka.htm AMENDMENT TO FORM 8-K Amendment to Form 8-K

 

 

UNITED STATES

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

Washington, D.C. 20549

 

 

FORM 8-K/A

 

 

CURRENT REPORT

Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the

Securities Exchange Act of 1934

 

 

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): August 29, 2010

 

 

COGENT, INC.

(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Charter)

 

 

 

Delaware   000-50947   95-4305768

(State or Other Jurisdiction

of Incorporation)

 

(Commission

File Number)

 

(IRS Employer

Identification No.)

 

639 North Rosemead Blvd.

Pasadena, California

  91107
(Address of Principal Executive Offices)   (Zip Code)

Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (626) 325-9600

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 (see General Instruction A.2. below):

 

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Item 1.01. Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement.

As described in the Current Report on Form 8-K of Cogent, Inc. (the “Company”) dated August 29, 2010 (the “Original 8-K”), the Company’s President and Chief Executive Officer, Ming Hsieh, and certain stockholders affiliated with Mr. Hsieh, entered into a Voting and Tender Agreement (the “Voting Agreement”), effective as of August 29, 2010, with 3M Company (“3M”) in connection with the transactions contemplated by the Agreement and Plan of Merger dated August 29, 2010 among the Company, 3M and Ventura Acquisition Corporation, a wholly-owned subsidiary of 3M.

The sole purpose of this amendment to the Original 8-K is to file a copy of the Voting Agreement that corrects a scriveners’ error in Section 9 of the Voting Agreement.

 

Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.

(d) Exhibits.

 

Exhibit No.

  

Description

10.1    Voting and Tender Agreement, dated August 29, 2010, by and among 3M Company and the stockholders listed on Schedule A thereto.


SIGNATURES

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.

 

          COGENT, INC.
Date: September 3, 2010    By:   

/s/ Paul Kim

      Paul Kim
      Chief Financial Officer


EXHIBIT LIST

 

Exhibit No.

  

Description

10.1    Voting and Tender Agreement, dated August 29, 2010, by and among 3M Company and the stockholders listed on Schedule A thereto.