SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
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): November 9, 2021
SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc.
(Exact name of Registrant as Specified in Its Charter)
(State or Other Jurisdiction
6240 Sea Harbor Drive Orlando, Florida
(Address of Principal Executive Offices)
Registrant’s Telephone Number, Including Area Code: (407) 226-5011
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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 $0.01 per share
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).
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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. ☐
Results of Operations and Financial Condition.
On November 9, 2021, SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc. (the “Company”) issued a press release announcing the results of the Company’s operations for the third quarter ended September 30, 2021. The full text of the press release is furnished as Exhibit 99.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K and is incorporated herein by reference in this Item 2.02.
The information in this Current Report on Form 8-K and Exhibit 99.1 is being furnished pursuant to Item 2.02 of Form 8-K and shall not be deemed to be “filed” for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the “Exchange Act”), or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that section, nor shall it be deemed incorporated by reference in any filing made by the Company under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the “Securities Act”), or the Exchange Act, except as shall be expressly set forth by specific reference in such a filing.
Item 9.01Financial Statements and Exhibits.
Cover page interactive data filed (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.
SEAWORLD ENTERTAINMENT, INC.
Date: November 9, 2021
/s/ G. Anthony (Tony) Taylor
G. Anthony (Tony) Taylor
Chief Legal Officer, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary