8-K 1 d8k.htm FORM 8-K Form 8-K

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 AND EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934

 

October 26, 2004

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported)

 


 

AAMES FINANCIAL CORPORATION

(Exact name of Registrant as specified in its charter)

 


 

Delaware

(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation)

 

1-13660   95-340340
(Commission File Number)   (IRS employer identification no.)

 

350 South Grand Ave, 43rd Floor

Los Angeles, CA 90071

(Address of principal executive offices)(Zip Code)

 

(323) 210-5000

(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)

 

Not Applicable

(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))

 



Item 8.01 Other Events

 

At the special meeting of stockholders held on October 26, 2004, the stockholders of Aames Financial Corporation approved and adopted the Agreement and Plan of Merger, approved the Aames Financial Corporation 2004 Equity Incentive Plan and approved the Aames Investment Corporation 2004 Equity Incentive Plan, as set forth in the proxy statement mailed to stockholders of Aames Financial on October 5, 2004. In addition, holders of 4,063,636 shares of Aames Financial common stock, approximately 53%, elected to receive all of their merger consideration in shares of Aames Investment Corporation common stock.


SIGNATURE

 

Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, the Registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.

 

AAMES FINANCIAL CORPORATION

By:

 

/s/ Patrick D. Grosso


   

Patrick D. Grosso

   

Assistant Secretary

   

Dated: October 29, 2004