8-K 1 v24183e8vk.htm FORM 8-K e8vk

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): October 11, 2006 (October 11, 2006)
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Charter)
Delaware   0-29583   91-1908833
(State or Other Jurisdiction of
  (Commission File Number)   (IRS Employer Identification No.)
1130 Rainier Avenue South
Seattle, Washington
(Address of Principal Executive Offices)   Zip Code
(206) 832-4000
(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)
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Item 8.01 Other Events.
Special Meeting of Stockholders
     On October 11, 2006, Loudeye Corp. held a special meeting of stockholders to consider and vote on a proposal to adopt the Agreement and Plan of Merger dated as of August 7, 2006, by and among Loudeye Corp., Nokia Inc., and Loretta Acquisition Corporation, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Nokia (the “Merger Agreement”). Of the 13,251,531 shares of Loudeye common stock outstanding as of the August 31, 2006 record date for the special meeting of stockholders, 7,649,116 shares were present in person or by proxy (or 57.72% of our outstanding common stock as of the record date).
     The proposal to adopt the Merger Agreement passed with the following results:
Votes For   Votes Against   Abstain
6,928,074 shares, or 52.28% of
  595,915 shares, or 4.50% of   125,127 shares, or 0.94% of
outstanding shares or 90.57% of
  outstanding shares or 7.79% of   outstanding shares or 1.64% of
votes cast
  votes cast   votes cast
     Closing of the proposed merger transaction remains subject to satisfaction by Loudeye or waiver by Nokia of certain conditions to closing, including (i) obtaining consent from third parties to the continuation, modification, extension and/or termination of certain specified contracts, and (ii) the absence of a material adverse effect in Loudeye’s business or operations, including as a result of loss of employees, loss of customers or failure to maintain a minimum specified cash balance, each as described in the Merger Agreement. Subject to confirmation from Nokia that it will waive any conditions to closing that have not yet then been satisfied, Loudeye anticipates closing the proposed merger on or about October 16, 2006.



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.
  Loudeye Corp.
Dated: October 11, 2006  By:   /s/ Michael A. Brochu    
    Michael A. Brochu   
    President & Chief Executive Officer