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UNITED STATES
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, DC 20549
 
FORM 8-K

 
CURRENT REPORT PURSUANT
TO SECTION 13 OR 15(D) OF THE
SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
 
Date of report (Date of earliest event reported) September 21, 2020
 
GP Strategies Corporation
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Its Charter)
 
Delaware
(State or Other Jurisdiction of Incorporation)
 
1-7234   52-0845774
(Commission File Number)   (IRS Employer Identification No.)
     
70 Corporate Center
11000 Broken Land Parkway, Suite 200, Columbia MD   21044
(Address of Principal Executive Offices)   (Zip Code)
 
(443) 367-9600
(Registrant’s Telephone Number, Including Area Code)
 
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 $0.01 per share GPX
NYSE (New York Stock Exchange)

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Item 8.01 Other

 On September 21, 2020, GP Strategies Corporation, a Delaware corporation (“GP Strategies”), entered into a Stock Purchase Agreement (the “Stock Purchase Agreement”) with CM Canada Acquisitions, Inc. (“Clinical Mind”), to acquire GP Strategies’ IC Axon business division (the “Acquired Business”).

At closing of the transactions contemplated by the Stock Purchase Agreement (the “Closing”), Clinical Mind will pay GP Strategies approximately $28 million in cash, of which $1.5 million will be placed in escrow for 12 months, subject to an adjustment based on the working capital of the Acquired Business as of Closing. Up to an additional $2 million of consideration may be paid to GP Strategies if the Acquired Business achieves certain revenue objectives for calendar year 2020. The Closing is expected to occur on October 1, 2020. Closing is subject to the satisfaction or waiver of certain customary conditions, including, without limitation, the delivery of certain consents. There can be no assurances that such conditions will be met or waived, or that the Closing will occur as expected. The Acquired Business has trailing twelve months revenue of approximately $12.5 million as of June 30, 2020.







SIGNATURES
 
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.

  GP STRATEGIES CORPORATION
   
Date: September 22, 2020 /s/ James L. Galante
  James L. Galante
  Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary
 
 

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