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): February 28, 2019
Mitek Systems, Inc.
(Exact name of Registrant as Specified in Its Charter)
(State or Other Jurisdiction
(Commission File Number)
600 B Street, Suite 100
San Diego, California
(Address of Principal Executive Offices)
Registrant’s Telephone Number, Including Area Code: (619) 269-6800
(Former Name or Former Address, if Changed Since Last Report)
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Item 1.01. Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement.
On February 28, 2019, Mitek Systems, Inc. (the “Company”), entered into an Amendment No. 1 (the “First Amendment to Rights Agreement”) to that certain Section 382 Rights Agreement (the “Rights Agreement”), dated October 23, 2018, between the Company and Computershare Trust Company, N.A., as rights agent, for the purpose of (i) modifying the definitions of “Beneficial Owner”, “Beneficially Own” and “Beneficial Ownership” under the Rights Agreement to more closely align to the actual and constructive ownership rules under Section 382 of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended, or such similar provisions of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017, and the rules and regulations promulgated thereunder, and (ii) adding Section 36, Process to Seek Exemption, to establish an exemption request process for persons to seek an exemption from becoming an “Acquiring Person” under the Rights Agreement in the event such person wishes to acquire 4.9% or more of the Company’s common stock then outstanding.
The foregoing summary of the First Amendment to Rights Agreement does not purport to be complete and is qualified in its entirety by reference to a copy of the First Amendment to Rights Agreement filed as an exhibit to this Current Report on Form 8-K.
Item 3.03. Material Modifications to the Rights of Security Holders.
The information set forth in Item 1.01 of this Current Report on Form 8-K is incorporated herein by reference into this Item 3.03 in its entirety.
Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.
Amendment No. 1 to Section 382 Rights Agreement, dated February 28, 2019, between Mitek Systems, Inc. and Computershare Trust Company, N.A., as rights agent.
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 thereunto duly authorized.
Mitek Systems, Inc.
February 28, 2019
/s/ Jason Gray
Chief Legal Officer