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): April 11, 2011
99¢ ONLY STORES
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Charter)
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (323) 980-8145
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):
Item 8.01. Other Events.
On April 11, 2011, 99¢ Only Stores (the “Company”) issued a press release announcing that its board of directors had formed a special committee to, among other things, consider the March 10, 2011 proposal from members of the Schiffer/Gold family and Leonard Green Partners, L.P. to acquire the Company, and that the special committee had retained a financial advisor and legal counsel. The special committee is also authorized to consider other proposals and strategic alternatives which may be available to the Company. A copy of the Company’s press release is filed as Exhibit 99.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K and incorporated into this Item 8.01 by reference.
Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.
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.