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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)

September 30, 2020



(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in its Charter)



(State or Other Jurisdiction of Incorporation)


(Commission File Number)


(IRS Employer Identification Number)


One Lacey Place, Southport, Connecticut 06890
(Address of Principal Executive Offices) (Zip Code)



(203) 259-7843

Registrant’s telephone number, including area code



(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)


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Common Stock RGR NYSE


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Item 1.01Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement


On September 30, 2020, Sturm, Ruger & Company, Inc. (the “Company”) entered into an Asset Purchase Agreement, dated as of September 26, 2020 (the "Asset Purchase Agreement"), with Remington Outdoor Company, Inc., FG Operating Company, LLC, FGI Holding Company, LLC, Barnes Bullets, LLC, Remington Arms Company, LLC, RA Brands, L.L.C., Outdoor Services, LLC, FGI Finance Inc., Huntsville Holdings LLC, TMRI, Inc., Remington Arms Distribution Company, LLC, 32E Productions, LLC and Great Outdoors Holdco, LLC (collectively, the "Sellers"). Pursuant to the terms of the Asset Purchase Agreement, the Company has agreed to purchase from the Sellers and the Sellers have agreed to sell to the Company substantially all of the assets owned, controlled or used by the Sellers related to the design, development, testing, manufacture, marketing and sale of Marlin brand products using the Marlin name (collectively, the "Marlin Assets") for an aggregate purchase price of $30 million, payable in cash at closing. The consummation of the transactions contemplated by the Asset Purchase Agreement is subject to the satisfaction of a number of conditions and is expected to occur in October 2020.


This description of the Asset Purchase Agreement does not purport to be complete and is qualified in its entirety by reference to the full text of the Asset Purchase Agreement, a copy of which is filed herewith as Exhibit 99.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K and is incorporated herein by reference.


Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits


Exhibit No. Description


99.1 Asset Purchase Agreement, dated as of September 26, 2020, by and among Sturm, Ruger & Company, Inc., Remington Outdoor Company, Inc. and each of the subsidiaries of Remington Outdoor Company, Inc. set forth on the signature pages thereto.








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.



    Name: Thomas A. Dineen
    Title: Principal Financial Officer,
      Principal Accounting Officer,
      Senior Vice President, Treasurer and
      Chief Financial Officer


Dated: October 1, 2020