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): June 1, 2018
KINDRED HEALTHCARE, INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction
of incorporation or organization)
680 South Fourth Street
(Address of principal executive offices)
Registrants telephone number, including area code: (502) 596-7300
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
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|Item 7.01.||Regulation FD Disclosure.|
As previously announced, on December 19, 2017, Kindred Healthcare, Inc. (Kindred or the Company) entered into an Agreement and Plan of Merger (the Merger Agreement) with Kentucky Hospital Holdings, LLC, a Delaware limited liability company, Kentucky Homecare Holdings, Inc., a Delaware corporation, and Kentucky Homecare Merger Sub, Inc. (Merger Sub). Subject to the terms and conditions of the Merger Agreement, Merger Sub will be merged with and into Kindred (the Merger), with Kindred continuing as the surviving company in the Merger.
In connection with the financing of the proposed Merger, the Company expects to distribute preliminary financing materials to potential lenders and investors. The Company is disclosing certain of the information included in the preliminary financing materials that will be provided to such potential lenders and investors (the Preliminary Financing Information), which information is furnished as Exhibit 99.1 to this Current Report and shall not be deemed filed for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the Exchange Act), or otherwise subject to the liability of such section, nor shall this information be deemed incorporated by reference into any filing made by the Company under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the Securities Act), or the Exchange Act, except as expressly set forth by specific reference in such a filing.
The Preliminary Financing Information is summary information that should be considered in the context of the Companys filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission (the SEC) and other public announcements that the Company may make by press release or otherwise from time to time. While the Company may elect to update the Preliminary Financing Information in the future to reflect events and circumstances occurring or existing after the date of this Current Report, the Company specifically disclaims any obligation to do so, except as may be required by law. By furnishing the Preliminary Financing Information with this Current Report, the Company makes no admission as to the materiality of any information in the Preliminary Financing Information.
|Item 8.01.||Other Events.|
On June 1, 2018, Kindred made available the Preliminary Financing Information.
|Item 9.01.||Financial Statements and Exhibits.|
|99.1||Excerpts from Preliminary Financing Information|
Forward Looking Statements
Certain statements contained herein includes forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act and Section 21E of the Exchange Act. These forward-looking statements are often identified by words such as anticipate, approximate, believe, plan, estimate, expect, project, could, would, should, will, intend, hope, may, potential, upside, seek, continue and other similar expressions.
Such forward-looking statements are inherently uncertain, and stockholders and other potential investors must recognize that actual results may differ materially from the Companys expectations as a result of a variety of factors. Such forward-looking statements are based upon managements current expectations and include known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors, many of which the Company is unable to predict or control, that may cause the Companys actual results, performance, or plans to differ materially from any future results, performance or plans expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. Risks and uncertainties related to the Merger include, but are not limited to, the occurrence of any event, change or other circumstance that could give rise to the termination of the Merger Agreement; the failure of the parties to satisfy conditions to completion of the Merger, including the failure of the parties to obtain required regulatory approvals; the risk that regulatory or other approvals are delayed or are subject to terms and conditions that are not anticipated; changes in the business or operating prospects of the Company or its businesses; changes in health care and other laws and regulations; the impact of the announcement of, or failure to complete, the Merger on our relationships with employees, customers, vendors and other business partners; and potential or actual litigation. In addition, these statements involve risks, uncertainties, and other factors detailed from time to time in the Companys Annual Report on Form 10-K, Quarterly Reports on Form 10-Q and Current Reports on Form 8-K filed with the SEC.
Many of these factors are beyond the Companys control. The Company cautions investors that any forward-looking statements made by the Company are not guarantees of future performance. The Company disclaims any obligation to update any such factors or to announce publicly the results of any revisions to any of the forward-looking statements to reflect future events or developments.
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.
|Kindred Healthcare, Inc.|
|June 1, 2018||By:|| |
/s/ Joseph L. Landenwich
|Name:||Joseph L. Landenwich|
|Title:||General Counsel and Corporate Secretary|