SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
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): March 8, 2019
HILL-ROM HOLDINGS, INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
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130 East Randolph Street
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Item 7.01. REGULATON FD DISCLOSURE.
On March 11, 2019, Hill-Rom Holdings, Inc. (the “Company”) issued a press release announcing the entry into a definitive agreement to acquire Voalte, Inc., a clinical communications software company (“Voalte”). A copy of this press release is furnished and attached as Exhibit 99.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K and is incorporated herein by reference.
The information in this Item 7.01 and Exhibit 99.1 attached hereto shall not be deemed “filed” for purposes of Section 18 of the Exchange Act, nor shall it be deemed incorporated by reference in any filing under the Securities Act, except as shall be expressly set forth by specific reference in such filing.
Item 8.01. OTHER EVENTS.
On March 8, 2019, Hill-Rom, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Company, entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Voalte for cash consideration of $180 million and up to an additional $15 million in payments related to the achievement of certain commercial milestones. The Company expects the transaction to close during its fiscal third quarter of 2019, subject to customary closing conditions.
Disclosure Regarding Forward-Looking Statements
Certain statements herein contain forward-looking statements, within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995, regarding the company's future plans, objectives, beliefs, expectations, representations and projections. It is important to note that forward-looking statements are not guarantees of future performance, and the company's actual results could differ materially from those set forth in any forward-looking statements. For a more in-depth discussion of factors that could cause actual results to differ from those contained in forward-looking statements, see the discussions under the heading “Risk Factors” in the company’s previously filed most recent Annual Report on Form 10-K and subsequent Quarterly Reports on Form 10-Q. The company assumes no obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements, unless required by law.
FINANCIAL STATEMENTS AND EXHIBITS.
Press Release of Hill-Rom Holdings, Inc. dated March 11, 2019
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.
HILL-ROM HOLDINGS, INC.
DATE: March 11, 2019
/s/ Deborah M. Rasin
Deborah M. Rasin
Senior Vice President
Chief Legal Officer and Secretary