8-K 1 htm_32929.htm LIVE FILING Blackboard Inc. (Form: 8-K)  






Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of Report (Date of Earliest Event Reported):   May 22, 2009

Blackboard Inc.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

Delaware 000-50784 52-2081178
(State or other jurisdiction
(I.R.S. Employer
of incorporation) File Number) Identification No.)
650 Massachusetts Ave NW, Washington, District of Columbia   20001
(Address of principal executive offices)
(Zip Code)
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code:   202-463-4860

Not Applicable
Former name or former address, if changed since last report


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Item 7.01 Regulation FD Disclosure.

On Friday, May 8, 2009, Blackboard Inc. (the "Company") completed its previously reported acquisition of ANGEL Learning, Inc (the "Acquisition"). On Friday, May 22, 2009, the Company received a voluntary request for information from the U.S. Department of Justice relating to the Acquisition and its related impact on competition under applicable antitrust law. The Company is in the course of providing information to the Department of Justice and believes that the Acquisition was compliant with all applicable antitrust requirements.

The information in this Item 7.01 is being furnished, not filed. Accordingly, the information in this Item 7.01 will not be incorporated by reference into any registration statement filed by the Company under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, unless specifically identified as being incorporated therein by reference.


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.

    Blackboard Inc.
May 27, 2009   By:   /s/ Matthew Small
        Name: Matthew Small
        Title: Chief Legal Officer