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): August 21, 2015
SKECHERS U.S.A., INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction
228 Manhattan Beach Boulevard,
Manhattan Beach, California
|(Address of principal executive offices)||(Zip Code)|
Registrants telephone number, including area code: (310) 318-3100
Former name or former address, if changed since last report
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|ITEM 8.01||OTHER EVENTS|
On August 21, 2015, Skechers U.S.A., Inc. issued a press release announcing that its Board of Directors has approved a three-for-one split of the Companys Class A and Class B common stock that will be distributed in the form of a stock dividend. The stock split is subject to stockholder approval of an amendment to the Companys Certificate of Incorporation to increase the authorized number of Class A and Class B shares. The stockholder vote is expected to take place at a special meeting of stockholders currently scheduled for September 24, 2015. If the Companys stockholders approve the authorization of additional shares, the stock dividend will be distributed to the stockholders of record as of the close of business on October 2, 2015, with a payment date of October 15, 2015.
A copy of this press release is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1 and is incorporated herein by reference.
In accordance with General Instruction B.2 of Form 8-K, the information in this Current Report on Form 8-K, including Exhibit 99.1, that is furnished pursuant to this Item 8.01 shall not be deemed to be filed for the purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the Exchange Act), or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that section, and shall not be incorporated by reference into any registration statement or other document filed under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, or the Exchange Act, except as shall be expressly set forth by specific reference in such filing.
|ITEM 9.01||FINANCIAL STATEMENTS AND EXHIBITS.|
|99.1||Press Release dated August 20, 2015 announcing three-for-one stock split.|
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.
|SKECHERS U.S.A., INC.|
|August 21, 2015||By:|| |
/s/ David Weinberg
|Name: David Weinberg|
|Title: Chief Operating Officer|
|99.1||Press Release dated August 21, 2015 announcing three-for-one stock split.|