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Section 1: 8-K (FORM 8-K)

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UNITED STATES

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

Washington, D.C. 20549

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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):  December 19, 2018

 

Atlanticus Holdings Corporation

 

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

 

Georgia

 

000-53717

 

58-2336689

(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation)

 

(Commission File Number)

 

(I.R.S. Employer Identification No.)

 

 

Five Concourse Parkway, Suite 300, Atlanta, Georgia 30328

(Address of principal executive offices)

 

Registrant's telephone number, including area code: 770-828-2000

 

 

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:

 

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

 

☐     Soliciting material pursuant to Rule 14a-12 under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14a-12)

 

☐     Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 14d-2(b) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14d-2(b))

 

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

 

Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (§230.405 of this chapter) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (§240.12b-2 of this chapter).

 

Emerging growth company    ☐

 

If an emerging growth company, indicate by check mark if the registrant has elected not to use the extended transition period for complying with any new or revised financial accounting standards provided pursuant to Section 13(a) of the Exchange Act.     ☐

 

 

 

 

Item 8.01.         Other Events.

 

On December 19, 2018, the Company received £34 million (approximately $42.9 million) from Barclays Bank UK PLC in settlement of previously-disclosed claims that we had asserted against Barclays. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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.

 

                                                                       

 

 

ATLANTICUS HOLDINGS CORPORATION

 

 

 

 

 

Date:  December 26, 2018

 

By:

/s/ William R. McCamey

 

 

 

Name:

William R. McCamey

 

 

 

Title:

Chief Financial Officer

 

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