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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 EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934

Date of report (Date of earliest event reported): December 9, 2020

 

 

PARTY CITY HOLDCO INC.

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

 

 

 

Delaware   001-37344   46-0539758

(State or other jurisdiction

of incorporation)

 

(Commission

File Number)

 

(I.R.S. Employer

Identification Number)

 

80 Grasslands Road

Elmsford, New York

  10523
(Address of principal executive offices)   (Zip code)

Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (914) 345-2020

Former name or former address, if changed since last report: N/A

 

 

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))

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

 

Title of each class

 

Trading

Symbol(s)

 

Name of each exchange

on which registered

Common Stock, Par Value: $0.01/share   PRTY   New York Stock Exchange

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 7.01.

Regulation FD Disclosure.

On December 9, 2020, Party City Holdco Inc. (the “Company”) issued a press release announcing that the Company entered into a definitive agreement to sell a substantial portion of its international operations to Endless LLP, a U.K. based private equity investor, for a total transaction value of approximately US$59 million (the “Transaction”). The business being sold includes the Company’s international wholesale, retail and e-commerce businesses in the U.K., Ireland, Germany, Australia, New Zealand and Asia, which operate under a number of trade names, including Amscan International, Party Delights, and Livario, as well as several website brands in Europe. The businesses being sold represent approximately US$250 million of the Company’s revenue for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2019, reflecting approximately 11% of the Company’s consolidated revenues for the year ending December 31, 2019. The profitability of the businesses being sold is not material in relation to the Company’s overall earnings.

A copy of the Company’s press release is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1 to this Form 8-K and is incorporated by reference herein.

 

Item 9.01.

Financial Statements and Exhibits.

(d) Exhibits

 

99.1    Press Release, dated December 9, 2020.
104    Cover Page Interactive Data File (embedded within the Inline XBRL document)


SIGNATURE

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.

 

PARTY CITY HOLDCO INC.
By:  

/s/ Todd Vogensen

Name:   Todd Vogensen
Title:   Chief Financial Officer

Date: December 9, 2020