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 17, 2021
SIGNET JEWELERS LIMITED
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
Commission File Number: 1-32349
|(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation)||(IRS Employer Identification No.)|
2 Church Street
(Address of principal executive offices, including zip code)
(441) 296 5872
(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
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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 Shares of $0.18 each||SIG||New York Stock Exchange|
Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in 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 2.01 Completion of Acquisition or Disposition of Assets.
On November 17, 2021, Sterling Jewelers Inc., a Delaware corporation and a wholly-owned subsidiary of Signet Jewelers Limited, a Bermuda corporation (the “Company”), acquired all of the issued and outstanding shares of Diamonds Direct USA Inc., a Delaware corporation (the “Transaction”). The Transaction was consummated pursuant to the terms and conditions of a Transaction Agreement, dated as of October 8, 2021 (the “Transaction Agreement”), which Transaction Agreement was previously disclosed by the Company in a Current Report on Form 8-K filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on October 12, 2021.
Item 7.01 Regulation FD Disclosure
On November 18, 2021, the Company issued a press release announcing the consummation of the Transaction. A copy of the press release is filed as Exhibit 99.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K.
In accordance with General Instruction B.2 of Form 8-K, the information in this Item 7.01, including Exhibit 99.1, shall not be deemed “filed” for the 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 under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, or the Exchange Act, except as expressly stated by specific reference in such filing.
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits
|Exhibit Number||Description of Exhibit|
|104||Cover Page Interactive Data File (embedded within the Inline XBRL document)|
Pursuant to the requirements of the Exchange Act, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned thereunto duly authorized.
|SIGNET JEWELERS LIMITED|
|Date:||November 18, 2021||By:||/s/ Joan Hilson|
|Title:||Chief Financial and Strategy Officer|