ANALOG DEVICES INC false 0000006281 0000006281 2020-10-08 2020-10-08





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): October 8, 2020



Analog Devices, Inc.

(Exact name of Registrant as Specified in its Charter)




Massachusetts   1-7819   04-2348234
(State or Other Jurisdiction
of Incorporation)
File Number)
  (IRS Employer
Identification No.)


One Technology Way, Norwood, MA   02062
(Address of Principal Executive Offices)   (Zip Code)

Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (781) 329-4700

Not Applicable

(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 $0.16 2/3 par value per share   ADI   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).

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Item 5.07

Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders

On October 8, 2020, Analog Devices, Inc. (“ADI”) held a special meeting of shareholders (the “Special Meeting”). At the Special Meeting, ADI shareholders voted on the proposals identified below. Each of the proposals is described in detail in the definitive joint proxy statement/prospectus, dated September 4, 2020 (the “Definitive Joint Proxy Statement/Prospectus”), which ADI filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and mailed to ADI shareholders in connection with the merger contemplated by the Agreement and Plan of Merger, dated as of July 12, 2020 (the “Merger Agreement”), by and among ADI, Magneto Corp., a wholly owned subsidiary of ADI, and Maxim Integrated Products, Inc. (“Maxim”).

As of the close of business on August 31, 2020, the record date for the Special Meeting, 369,559,767 shares of ADI common stock were issued and outstanding and entitled to vote at the Special Meeting. Proposal 1 below was approved and, although sufficient votes were received to approve Proposal 2, an adjournment of the Special Meeting was not necessary due to the approval of Proposal 1. The number of votes cast for or against, as well as abstentions, if applicable, with respect to each proposal is set out below:

Proposal 1: To approve the issuance of shares of ADI common stock to Maxim stockholders pursuant to the Merger Agreement
(the “ADI Share Issuance Proposal”). The ADI Share Issuance Proposal was approved by the following vote:


Votes For


Votes Against



313,499,924    1,084,316    713,125

Proposal 2: To approve the adjournment of the Special Meeting, if necessary or appropriate, to solicit additional proxies if there are insufficient votes at the time of the Special Meeting to approve the ADI Share Issuance Proposal or to ensure that any supplement or amendment to the Definitive Joint Proxy Statement/Prospectus is timely provided to ADI’s shareholders (the “ADI Adjournment Proposal”). The ADI Adjournment Proposal was approved by the following vote:


Votes For


Votes Against



284,572,681    29,926,040    798,644


Item 8.01

Other Events

On October 8, 2020, ADI and Maxim issued a joint press release announcing the results of the Special Meeting and of the special meeting of Maxim stockholders held on October 8, 2020. A copy of the joint press release is attached 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.

(d) Exhibits




Description of Document

99.1    Joint Press Release, dated October 8, 2020.
104    Cover Page Interactive Data File (embedded within the Inline XBRL document).


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: October 8, 2020     ANALOG DEVICES, INC.

/s/ Margaret K. Seif

    Name:   Margaret K. Seif
    Title:   Chief People Officer and Chief Legal Officer