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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): December 26, 2020



comScore, Inc.

(Exact name of registrant as specified in charter)




Delaware   001-33520   54-1955550
(State or other jurisdiction
of incorporation)
File Number)
  (IRS Employer
Identification No.)

11950 Democracy Drive

Suite 600

Reston, Virginia 20190

(Address of principal executive offices, including zip code)

(703) 438-2000

(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:

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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:


Title of Each Class





Name of Each Exchange

on Which Registered

Common Stock, par value $0.001 per share   SCOR   NASDAQ Global Select Market

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  ☐

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.  ☐




Item 1.01

Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement.

On December 26, 2020, comScore, Inc. (the “Company”) and certain funds affiliated with or managed by Starboard Value LP (“Starboard”), the holders of the Company’s senior secured convertible notes due January 16, 2022 (as amended to date, the “Notes”) entered into a letter agreement (the “Letter Agreement”), pursuant to which the interest conversion price under the Notes was amended solely with respect to the interest payment due to the holders on January 4, 2021. Such conversion price was amended to be the lower of (x) the weighted average price of the Company’s common stock from December 16, 2020 through December 24, 2020, and (y) the weighted average price of the Company’s common stock from the earlier of (i) the first trading day following the Company’s public disclosure of certain information received by Starboard under a confidentiality agreement between the Company and Starboard and (ii) January 15, 2021, through the tenth trading day following such earlier date (the “End Date”). The shares of common stock due to the holders with respect to the January 4, 2021 interest payment are to be delivered on the first trading day following the End Date.

The foregoing summary of the Letter Agreement does not purport to be complete and is qualified in its entirety by reference to the full text of the Letter Agreement, which is filed herewith as Exhibit 10.1 and is incorporated herein by reference.


Item 9.01

Financial Statements and Exhibits.

(d) Exhibits.





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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.


Date: December 31, 2020     comScore, Inc.

/s/ Gregory A. Fink

      Gregory A. Fink
      Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer