UNITED STATES

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

Washington, D.C. 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): June 20, 2008

Commission File Number: 001-31516

GETTY IMAGES, INC.

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

 

DELAWARE   98-0177556
(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation)   (I.R.S. Employer Identification No.)

601 NORTH 34TH STREET,

SEATTLE, WASHINGTON 98103

(Address of principal executive offices)

REGISTRANT’S TELEPHONE NUMBER, INCLUDING AREA CODE: (206) 925-5000

Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions (see General Instruction A.2. below):

 

¨ Written communications pursuant to Rule 425 under the Securities Act (17 CFR 230.425)

 

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¨ Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 13e-4(c) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.13e-4(c))

 

 

 


ITEM 8.01.  OTHER EVENTS.

On June 20, 2008, Getty Images, Inc., a Delaware corporation (the “Company”), issued a press release announcing that its stockholders voted to adopt the Agreement and Plan of Merger, dated as of February 24, 2008, by and among the Company, Abe Investment, L.P. and Abe Acquisition Corp., at a special meeting of the Company’s stockholders. A copy of the press release is attached as Exhibit 99.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K and is incorporated herein by reference. The Agreement and Plan of Merger was originally filed by the Company as an exhibit to its Current Report on Form 8-K filed February 26, 2008.

 

ITEM 9.01.  FINANCIAL STATEMENTS AND EXHIBITS

(d) Exhibits

 

Exhibit No.

  

Description

99.1    Press Release dated June 20, 2008


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.

 

GETTY IMAGES, INC.
By:   /s/ JOHN LAPHAM
  John Lapham
  Senior Vice President and General Counsel

Date: June 20, 2008


EXHIBIT INDEX

 

Exhibit No.

  

Description

99.1    Press Release dated June 20, 2008
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