SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549
(Amendment No. 1)
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): January 4, 2022 (December 31, 2021)
Emerald Holding, Inc.
(Exact name of Registrant as Specified in Its Charter)
(State or other jurisdiction
100 Broadway, 14th Floor
New York, NY
(Address of principal executive offices)
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (949) 226-5700
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Common Stock, par value $0.01 per share
New York Stock Exchange
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On January 4, 2022, Emerald Holding, Inc. (the “Company”) filed with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) a Current Report on Form 8-K (the “Initial Form 8-K”) reporting that Emerald X, LLC (“Emerald”), a wholly owned subsidiary of the Company, had entered into an asset purchase agreement with Anne Holland Ventures, Inc., a Rhode Island corporation (“AHV”), and solely for limited purposes thereof, Cassandra Farrington and Anne Hills Holland (the “Principals”), pursuant to which Emerald purchased on December 31, 2021 substantially all of the assets of AHV related to or associated with the business known and operated as MJBiz. This Current Report on Form 8-K/A (this “Amendment”) amends the Initial Form 8-K regarding Emerald’s acquisition of MJBiz. This Amendment is being filed to amend and supplement the Initial Form 8-K to provide the financial information of the business acquired as required by Item 9.01(a) and the pro forma financial information required by Item 9.01(b), which is permitted to be filed by amendment no later than 71 days after the due date of the Initial Form 8-K.. This Amendment should be read in conjunction with the Initial Form 8-K. Except as provided herein, all information in, and the exhibits to, the Initial Form 8-K remain unchanged.
Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.
(a) Financial statements of business acquired.
The audited consolidated financial statements of Anne Holland Ventures, Inc. as of and for the fiscal years ended December 31, 2020 and 2019, and the notes related thereto, are filed as Exhibit 99.1 hereto and incorporated herein by reference. The unaudited condensed consolidated financial statements of Anne Holland Ventures, Inc. as of and for the nine months ended September 30, 2021 and for the nine months ended September 30, 2020, and the notes related thereto, are filed as Exhibit 99.2 hereto and incorporated by reference herein.
(b) Pro forma financial information.
The unaudited pro forma condensed combined balance sheet of the Company as of September 30, 2021 and the unaudited pro forma condensed combined statements of operations the Company for the year ended December 31, 2020 and the nine months ended September 30, 2021 are filed as Exhibit 99.3 hereto and incorporated by reference herein.
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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: March 15, 2022
EMERALD HOLDING, INC.
/s/ David Doft
Chief Financial Officer