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): August 7, 2019

 


 

MONITRONICS INTERNATIONAL, INC.

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

 


 

Texas

 

333-110025

 

74-2719343

(State or other jurisdiction
of incorporation)

 

(Commission
File Number)

 

(I.R.S. Employer
Identification No.)

 

1990 Wittington Place

Farmers Branch, Texas 75234

(Address of principal executive offices, including zip code)

 

(972) 243-7443

(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)

 

Not applicable

(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)

 

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:

 

x                                  Written communications pursuant to Rule 425 under the Securities Act (17 CFR 230.425)

 

o                                    Soliciting material pursuant to Rule 14a-12 under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14a-12)

 

o                                    Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 14d-2(b) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14d-2(b))

 

o                                    Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 13e-4(c) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.13e-4(c))

 

Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:

 

Title of each class

 

Trading Symbol(s)

 

Name of each exchange on which registered

None

 

None

 

None

 

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 o

 

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. o

 

 

 


 

Item 2.02. Results of Operations and Financial Condition.

 

On August 7, 2019, Ascent Capital Group, Inc. (the “Company”), the parent company of Monitronics International, Inc., issued a press release (the “Earnings Release”), attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1, setting forth information, including financial information, which is intended to supplement the financial statements and related Management’s Discussion and Analysis of Financial Condition and Results of Operations contained in the Company’s Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q for the quarter ended June 30, 2019, which the Company filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on August 7, 2019.

 

Item 8.01. Other Information.

 

The Earnings Release is filed as Exhibit 99.1 to this Form 8-K and is attached hereto and incorporated by reference herein in its entirety.

 

Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.

 

(d) Exhibits.

 

Exhibit
No.

 

Description

 

 

 

99.1

 

Earnings Release, dated August 7, 2019

 

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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.

 

 

 

Monitronics International, Inc.

 

 

 

Date: August 7, 2019

 

 

 

 

By:

/s/ William E. Niles

 

 

 

William E. Niles

Executive Vice President and Secretary

 

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