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): November 28, 2022
National CineMedia, Inc.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
|(State or Other Jurisdiction of|
Incorporation or Organization)
|(Commission File Number)||(I.R.S. Employer|
|6300 S. Syracuse Way||Suite 300||Centennial||Colorado||80111|
|(Address of Principal Executive Offices)||(Zip Code)|
(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)
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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
|Common Stock, par value $0.01 per share||NCMI||The Nasdaq Stock Market LLC|
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Item 3.02 Unregistered Sales of Equity Securities
Redemption of AMC Common Membership Units
The Second Amended and Restated Certificate of Incorporation of National CineMedia, Inc. (“NCM Inc.” or the “Company”) and the Third Amended and Restated Limited Liability Company Operating Agreement, as amended, of National CineMedia, LLC (“NCM LLC”) provide a redemption right to the NCM LLC members to exchange common membership units of NCM LLC for shares of the Company’s common stock (the “Common Stock”) on a one-for-one basis, or at the Company’s option, a cash payment equal to the market price of one share of the Company’s Common Stock.
On November 28, 2022, the Company received a Notice of Redemption from American Multi-Cinema, Inc. (“AMC”) for the redemption of 5,954,646 common membership units, which represents all of AMC’s common membership units, with an expected redemption date of December 5, 2022. Pursuant to the Notice of Redemption, AMC will surrender certificates evidencing the common membership units to NCM LLC for cancellation and, the Company will contribute an equal number of newly issued shares of its Common Stock to NCM LLC in exchange for the common units surrendered and redeemed by AMC. NCM LLC will in turn transfer the shares of Common Stock to AMC. The shares of Common Stock will be issued in reliance upon the exemption from the registration requirements of the Securities Act provided by Section 4(a)(2) thereof for transactions not involving a public offering.
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.
| ||NATIONAL CINEMEDIA, INC.|
|Dated: December 2, 2022|| || ||By:|| ||/s/ Thomas F. Lesinski|
| || || ||Thomas F. Lesinski|
| || || ||Chief Executive Officer|