CGNX 8K June 2015
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
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Date of Report (Date of Earliest Event Reported): June 8, 2015
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Item 7.01 Regulation FD Disclosure.
On June 8, 2015, Cognex Corporation (“Cognex”) issued a press release relating to the sale of its Surface Inspection Systems Division (SISD). The full text of the press release is furnished as Exhibit 99.1 to this report. The information in this Item 7.01 and Exhibit 99.1 attached hereto is intended to be furnished and shall not be deemed “filed” for the purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the “Exchange Act”), or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that section, nor shall it be deemed incorporated by reference in any filing under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, or the Exchange Act, except as expressly set forth by specific reference in such filing.
Item 8.01 Other Events.
On June 8, 2015, Cognex announced that it had entered into an agreement with AMETEK, Inc. to sell the assets of its Surface Inspection Systems Division (SISD) for approximately $160 million in cash. Closing of the transaction is subject to regulatory approval and customary closing conditions.
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.
99.1 Press Release issued by Cognex Corporation on June 8, 2015.*
* Furnished herewith
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.
June 8, 2015
/s/ Richard A. Morin
Richard A. Morin
Executive Vice President of Finance and Administration
and Chief Financial Officer