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UNITED STATES

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

Washington, D.C. 20549 

 

FORM 8-K

 

CURRENT REPORT

PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(d)

OF THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934

Date of report (Date of earliest event reported): September 29, 2019

 

WW INTERNATIONAL, INC.

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

 

Virginia

 

001-16769

 

11-6040273

(State or other jurisdiction

of incorporation)

 

(Commission File

Number)

 

(IRS Employer

Identification No.)

675 Avenue of the Americas, 6th Floor, New York, New York

10010

(Address of principal executive offices)

 

(Zip Code)

Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (212) 589-2700

Weight Watchers International, Inc.

(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:

Written communications pursuant to Rule 425 under the Securities Act (17 CFR 230.425)

Soliciting material pursuant to Rule 14a-12 under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14a-12)

Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 14d-2(b) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14d-2(b))

Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 13e-4(c) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.13e-4(c))

Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:

Title of each class

 

Trading

Symbol(s)

 

Name of each exchange

on which registered

Common Stock

 

WW

 

The Nasdaq Stock Market LLC

Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (§230.405 of this chapter) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (§240.12b-2 of this chapter).

Emerging growth company  

If an emerging growth company, indicate by check mark if the registrant has elected not to use the extended transition period for complying with any new or revised financial accounting standards provided pursuant to Section 13(a) of the Exchange Act.  

 

 


Item 5.03.    Amendments to Articles of Incorporation or Bylaws; Change in Fiscal Year.

Effective September 29, 2019, Weight Watchers International, Inc. (the “Company”) amended and restated its Articles of Incorporation to change its name to “WW International, Inc.” Effective September 29, 2019, the Company also amended and restated its Bylaws to reflect such name change and make additional immaterial technical and conforming changes.

Copies of the Amended and Restated Articles of Incorporation and the Amended and Restated Bylaws are attached hereto as Exhibits 3.1 and 3.2, respectively, and incorporated herein by reference.

Item 8.01.    Other Events.

The Company’s shares of common stock, no par value (the “common stock”), continue to trade on The Nasdaq Stock Market LLC under the symbol “WW.” In order to reflect the name change, effective September 29, 2019, the Company’s common stock CUSIP number changed to 98262P 101.

Item 9.01.    Financial Statements and Exhibits.

(d)  Exhibits.

Exhibit

   

Description

         
 

Exhibit 3.1

   

Amended and Restated Articles of Incorporation of WW International, Inc. (effective as of September 29, 2019).

         
 

Exhibit 3.2

   

Amended and Restated Bylaws of WW International, Inc. (effective as of September 29, 2019).

         
 

Exhibit 104

   

Cover Page Interactive Data File (formatted as Inline XBRL and contained in Exhibit 101).

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SIGNATURE

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.

 

 

WW INTERNATIONAL, INC.

             

DATED: September 30, 2019

     

By:

 

/s/ Nicholas P. Hotchkin

     

Name:

 

Nicholas P. Hotchkin

     

Title:

 

Chief Financial Officer, Operating Officer, North America and President, Emerging Markets

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