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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): May 4, 2021
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KAR Auction Services, Inc.
(Exact name of Registrant as specified in its charter)


Delaware
001-34568
20-8744739
(State or other jurisdiction
of incorporation)
(Commission File
Number)
(I.R.S. Employer
Identification No.)


11299 N. Illinois Street
Carmel, Indiana 46032
(Address of principal executive offices)
(Zip Code)

(800) 923-3725
(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)

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 Trading symbol Name of each exchange on which registered
Common Stock, par value $0.01 per share KAR 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 2.02    Results of Operations and Financial Condition.

On May 4, 2021, KAR Auction Services, Inc. (“KAR”) issued a press release announcing its financial results for the three months ended March 31, 2021. KAR will host an earnings conference call and webcast, Wednesday, May 5, 2021 at 8:30 a.m, Eastern Daylight Time. The conference call may be accessed by calling 1-844-778-4145 and entering participant code 8388224 and the live webcast may be accessed at the investors section of www.karglobal.com. The call will be hosted by KAR's Executive Chairman, Jim Hallett, Chief Executive Officer, Peter Kelly and Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Eric Loughmiller. The call will feature a review of operating highlights and financial results for the three months ended March 31, 2021. The press release dated May 4, 2021 is attached to this Current Report on Form 8-K as Exhibit 99.1 and is incorporated herein by reference in its entirety.

On May 4, 2021, KAR also posted supplemental financial information for the three months ended March 31, 2021, and Earnings Slides for the three months ended March 31, 2021. The supplemental financial information and Earnings Slides can be located at the investors section of www.karglobal.com. The supplemental financial information and Earnings Slides posted on May 4, 2021 are attached to this Current Report on Form 8-K as Exhibits 99.2 and 99.3, respectively, and are incorporated herein by reference in their entirety.


Item 7.01    Regulation FD Disclosure.

On May 4, 2021, KAR issued a press release (the “Press Release”) announcing that ADESA, Inc. has acquired Auction Frontier, LLC and its auction simulcast solution Velocicast®. A copy of the Press Release is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.4 and is incorporated herein by reference.





Item 9.01    Financial Statements and Exhibits.

    (d) Exhibits

        EXHIBIT NO.            DESCRIPTION OF EXHIBIT
            




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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.


Dated:    May 4, 2021                 KAR Auction Services, Inc.


                            /s/ Eric M. Loughmiller
                            Eric M. Loughmiller
Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer