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 14, 2018
BEST BUY CO., INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction
7601 Penn Avenue South
(Address of principal executive offices)
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code (612) 291-1000
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report.)
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Regulation FD Disclosure.
On August 15, 2018, Best Buy Co., Inc. (“Best Buy”) issued a news release announcing it had entered into an agreement to acquire GreatCall, Inc.
The news release issued on August 15, 2018, is furnished as Exhibit 99 to this current report and shall not be deemed “filed” under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934.
On August 14, 2018, Best Buy entered into an agreement to acquire GreatCall, Inc. for $800 million dollars in cash. GreatCall, Inc. is a leading provider of connected health and personal emergency response services to the aging population. The transaction is subject to regulatory approvals and other customary closing conditions and is expected to close by the end of Best Buy's fiscal 2019 third quarter.
Financial Statements and Exhibits.
The following is furnished as an Exhibit to this Current Report on Form 8-K.
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.
BEST BUY CO., INC.
Date: August 15, 2018
/s/ KEITH J. NELSEN
Keith J. Nelsen
General Counsel & Secretary