Current Report Filing (8-k)

Date : 09/13/2017 @ 5:27PM
Source : Edgar (US Regulatory)
Stock : Jason Industries, Inc. (JASN)
Quote : 2.64  -0.07 (-2.58%) @ 3:15PM

Current Report Filing (8-k)




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

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): September 8, 2017

Jason Industries, Inc.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction
(IRS Employer
of incorporation)
File Number)
Identification No.)

833 East Michigan Street, Suite 900
Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53202
(Address of Principal executive offices, including Zip Code)

(414) 277-9300
(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)

(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))

Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (§230.405 of this chapter) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (§240.12b-2 of this chapter).

Emerging growth company ý     

If an emerging growth company, indicate by check mark if the registrant has elected not to use the extended transition period for complying with any new or revised financial accounting standards provided pursuant to Section 13(a) of the Exchange Act. ý

Item 3.01
Notice of Delisting or Failure to Satisfy a Continued Listing Rule or Standard; Transfer of Listing.

On September 8, 2017, Jason Industries, Inc. (the “Company”) received a letter from The Nasdaq Stock Market (“Nasdaq”) notifying the Company that for the past 30 consecutive business days prior to the date of the letter, the market value of the Company’s listed securities was less than $35 million, which does not meet the requirement for continued listing on The Nasdaq Capital Market, as required by Nasdaq Listing Rule 5550(b)(2) (the “MVLS Rule”). In accordance with Nasdaq Listing Rule 5810(c)(3)(C), Nasdaq has provided the Company with 180 calendar days, or until March 7, 2018, to regain compliance with the MVLS Rule. If the Company regains compliance with the MVLS Rule, Nasdaq will provide written confirmation to the Company and close the matter.
This notification has no immediate effect on the Company’s listing on the Nasdaq Capital Market or on the trading of the Company’s common stock.
To regain compliance with the MVLS Rule, the market value of the Company’s listed securities must meet or exceed $35 million for a minimum of ten consecutive business days during the 180 day grace period. The Company could also regain compliance with Nasdaq’s alternative continued listing requirements by having stockholders’ equity of $2.5 million or more, or net income from continuing operations of $500,000 in the most recently completed fiscal year.
The Company is presently evaluating possible courses of action to regain compliance with the MVLS Rule. If the Company does not regain compliance with the MVLS Rule or the Company cannot demonstrate compliance with an alternative continued listing standard by March 7, 2018, Nasdaq could provide written notice that the Company’s common stock is subject to delisting from The Nasdaq Capital Market. In that event, Nasdaq rules permit the Company to appeal such determination to a Nasdaq hearings panel.
This information is being provided to comply with Nasdaq Listing Rules requiring public announcement of the Company’s receipt of the letter from Nasdaq.
Forward Looking Statements
This report includes “forward-looking statements” within the meaning of the “safe harbor” provisions of the United States Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Forward-looking statements may be identified by the use of words such as “anticipate,” “believe,” “expect,” “estimate,” “plan,” “guidance,” and “project” and other similar expressions that predict or indicate future events or trends or that are not statements of historical matters. Such forward-looking statements include projected financial information. Such forward-looking statements with respect to revenues, earnings, performance, strategies, prospects and other aspects of the Company’s businesses are based on current expectations that are subject to risks and uncertainties. A number of factors could cause actual results or outcomes to differ materially from those indicated by such forward-looking statements. Such factors include, but are not limited to, the level of demand for the Company’s products; competition in the Company’s markets; the Company’s ability to grow and manage growth profitably; the Company’s ability to access additional capital; changes in applicable laws or regulations; the Company’s ability to attract and retain qualified personnel; the possibility that the Company may be adversely affected by other economic, business and/or competitive factors; and other risks and uncertainties identified in the Company’s most recent Annual Report on Form 10-K, as such may be amended or supplemented by subsequent Quarterly Reports on Form 10-Q or other reports filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission.


The forward-looking statements contained in this report are based on assumptions that we have made in light of our industry experience and our perceptions of historical trends, current conditions, expected future developments and other factors we believe are appropriate under the circumstances. As you review and consider this report, you should understand that these statements are not guarantees of performance or results. They involve risks, uncertainties (some of which are beyond our control) and assumptions. Although we believe that these forward-looking statements are based on reasonable assumptions, you should be aware that many factors could affect our actual results and cause them to differ materially from those anticipated in the forward-looking statements.
Any forward-looking statement made by us in this report speaks only as of the date on which we make it. We undertake no obligation to publicly update any forward-looking statement, whether as a result of new information, future developments or otherwise, except as may be required by law.



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.

/s/ Thomas L. Doerr, Jr.
Thomas L. Doerr, Jr.
Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary

Date: September 13, 2017

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