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)
May 4, 2015
VERISK ANALYTICS, INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction
545 Washington Boulevard
Jersey City, New Jersey 07310
(Address of principal executive offices and zip code)
(Registrants telephone number, including area code)
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
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Item 8.01. Other Events
On May 4, 2015, Verisk Analytics, Inc. (the Company) announced that it intends to commence an offering of $675,000,000 of its Class A common stock (the Common Stock). The Company expects to grant the underwriters a 30-day option to purchase additional shares of Common Stock representing an aggregate amount of up to approximately $67,500,000. A copy of the press release is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1 and is incorporated by reference herein.
As previously disclosed in its Current Report on Form 8-K dated March 10, 2015, the Company and V Acquisition Limited, a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Company, entered into a Deed with the shareholders of Wood Mackenzie Limited (Wood Mackenzie) named therein, pursuant to which the Company has agreed to acquire H&F Nugent 1 Limited (H&F Nugent 1), the indirect parent company of Wood Mackenzie (the Acquisition).
Included in this filing as Exhibit 99.2, as described in Item 9.01 below, is the unaudited pro forma condensed consolidated financial information with respect to H&F Nugent 1, which is incorporated by reference herein. The unaudited pro forma condensed consolidated financial information gives effect to the Acquisition and the contemplated financing thereof, including the proposed offering of Common Stock described above.
The audited historical consolidated financial statements of H&F Nugent 1 have been prepared in accordance with International Financial Reporting Standards as issued by the International Accounting Standards Board (IFRS) and were audited in accordance with auditing standards generally accepted in the United States. The unaudited condensed consolidated interim financial statements of H&F Nugent 1 have been prepared in accordance with International Accounting Standard Board 34, Interim Financial Statements. The pro forma financial information reflects certain adjustments to such historical financial statements to align those financial statements with the Companys U.S. GAAP accounting policies. These adjustments reflect the Companys best estimates based upon the information currently available. The historical financial statements of H&F Nugent 1 have been translated from Pound Sterling to U.S. Dollars using historical exchange rates.
Included in this filing as Exhibit 99.3 and Exhibit 99.4 are descriptions of Wood Mackenzie and risk factors related to the Acquisition, respectively, which are incorporated by reference herein.
Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits
The following unaudited pro forma condensed consolidated financial information of the Company, giving effect to the Acquisition and the contemplated financing thereof, is included in Exhibit 99.2 hereto:
|||Unaudited Pro Forma Condensed Consolidated Balance Sheet as of March 31, 2015;|
|||Unaudited Pro Forma Condensed Consolidated Statement of Operations for the three months ended March 31, 2015;|
|||Unaudited Pro Forma Condensed Consolidated Statement of Operations for the year ended December 31, 2014; and|
|||Notes to the Unaudited Pro Forma Condensed Consolidated Financial Information.|
|99.1||Press Release Dated May 4, 2015|
|99.2||Unaudited Pro Forma Condensed Consolidated Financial Information|
|99.3||Description of Wood Mackenzie Limited|
|99.4||Risk Factors Related to the Acquisition of Wood Mackenzie Limited|
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.
|VERISK ANALYTICS, INC.|
|Name:||Kenneth E. Thompson|
|Title:||Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary|