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): October 1, 2018
WEIGHT WATCHERS INTERNATIONAL, INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction
|675 Avenue of the Americas, 6th Floor, New York, New York||10010|
|(Address of principal executive offices)||(Zip Code)|
Registrants telephone number, including area code: (212) 589-2700
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
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Item 3.01. Notice of Delisting or Failure to Satisfy a Continued Listing Rule or Standard; Transfer of Listing.
On October 1, 2018, Weight Watchers International, Inc. (the Company), acting pursuant to authorization from its Board of Directors, determined to voluntarily withdraw the principal listing of the Companys common stock, no par value per share (the Common Stock), from the New York Stock Exchange (the NYSE) and transfer the listing to The Nasdaq Global Select Market (Nasdaq). The Company expects that listing and trading of its Common Stock on the NYSE will end at market close on October 12, 2018, and that trading will begin on Nasdaq at market open on October 15, 2018.
The Common Stock has been approved for listing on Nasdaq, where it will continue to trade under the stock symbol WTW.
Item 7.01. Regulation FD Disclosure.
A copy of the press release issued by the Company announcing the transfer of the principal listing of the Common Stock to Nasdaq has been furnished as Exhibit 99.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K.
Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.
|Exhibit 99.1||Press Release dated October 1, 2018.|
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.
|WEIGHT WATCHERS INTERNATIONAL, INC.|
|DATED: October 1, 2018||By:|
|Name:||Nicholas P. Hotchkin|
|Title:||Chief Financial Officer|