SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
January 27, 2020
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported)
RIBBON COMMUNICATIONS INC.
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in its Charter)
(State or Other Jurisdiction
|(Commission File Number)||
4 TECHNOLOGY PARK DRIVE, WESTFORD, MASSACHUSETTS 01886
(Address of Principal Executive Offices) (Zip Code)
(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)
(Former Name or Former Address, if Changed Since Last Report)
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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
|Title of each class||Trading Symbol(s)||Name of each exchange on which registered|
|Common Stock, par value $0.0001||RBBN||The Nasdaq Global Select Market|
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|Item 5.07.||Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.|
Ribbon Communications Inc. (the “Company”) held its special meeting of stockholders (the “Special Meeting”) on January 27, 2020 to consider and vote upon the matters listed below. A total of 86,897,406 shares of common stock were present in person or represented by proxy at the Special Meeting, representing approximately 78.31% of the Company’s outstanding common stock as of the January 8, 2020 record date. The following are the voting results for the proposals considered and voted upon at the Special Meeting, each of which were described in the Company’s Definitive Proxy Statement filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on January 10, 2020 (the “Proxy Statement”).
Item 1 – Approval of the issuance of 32,500,000 shares of common stock of the Company in connection with the transactions contemplated by the Agreement and Plan of Merger, dated as of November 14, 2019, by and among the Company, Eclipse Communications Ltd., Ribbon Communications Israeli Ltd., ECI Telecom Group Ltd. and ECI Holding (Hungary) kft (the “Share Issuance”).
Based on the foregoing vote, Item 1 was approved.
Item 2 – Approval of one or more adjournments of the Special Meeting, if appropriate, to solicit additional proxies if there are insufficient votes to approve the Share Issuance at the time of such Special Meeting.
Based on the foregoing vote, Item 2 was approved.
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: January 28, 2020||
Ribbon Communications Inc.
/s/ Justin K. Ferguson
|Justin K. Ferguson|
|Executive Vice President and General Counsel|