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 25, 2015
(Exact name of Registrant as Specified in its Charter)
(State or other Jurisdiction of
Incorporation or Organization)
309 E. Paces Ferry Road, N.E.
|(Address of principal executive offices)||(Zip code)|
Registrants telephone number, including area code: (404) 231-0011
(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 (see General Instruction A.2. below):
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|ITEM 8.01.||OTHER EVENTS.|
On February 25, 2015, Aarons, Inc. (the Company) announced that the date for the Companys 2015 Annual Meeting of Shareholders will be May 6, 2015. Therefore, in accordance with Rule 14a-5(f) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the following information replaces the information provided on page 49 of the Companys 2014 proxy statement with respect to applicable deadlines for shareholder proposals.
Shareholder proposals intended to be included in the Companys proxy materials for the Annual Meeting in accordance with Rule 14a-8 under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 must be received by the Company no later than March 7, 2015. Such proposals must be sent to the attention of the Companys President at the Companys principal executive offices at 309 E. Paces Ferry Road, N.E., Atlanta, Georgia 30305-2377, and must comply with all of the requirements of Rule 14a-8.
In addition, in accordance with the Companys bylaws requiring a shareholder to provide advance notice of the shareholders intention to nominate a director for election at the Annual Meeting, written notice of such intention must be delivered to the Companys President at the Companys principal executive offices located at 309 E. Paces Ferry Road, N.E., Atlanta, Georgia 30305-2377 not later than March 7, 2015, and must comply with all of the other requirements of the Companys bylaws.
Promptly after filing the Companys definitive proxy statement for its 2015 Annual Meeting with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), the Company intends to mail to shareholders the definitive proxy statement and a white proxy card pursuant to applicable SEC rules.
A copy of the press release is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1 and is incorporated by reference herein.
|ITEM 9.01.||FINANCIAL STATEMENTS AND EXHIBITS.|
|99.1||Press release dated February 25, 2015.|
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.
|Date: February 25, 2015||By:||/s/ Gilbert L. Danielson|
|Gilbert L. Danielson|
Executive Vice President,
Chief Financial Officer