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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

 

September 25, 2017

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported)

 


 

SONUS NETWORKS, INC.

(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in its Charter)

 

DELAWARE

 

001-34115

 

04-3387074

(State or Other Jurisdiction

 

(Commission File Number)

 

(IRS Employer

of Incorporation)

 

 

 

Identification No.)

 

4 TECHNOLOGY PARK DRIVE, WESTFORD, MASSACHUSETTS 01886

(Address of Principal Executive Offices) (Zip Code)

 

(978) 614-8100

(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)

 

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):

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

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

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

o  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  o

 

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.  o

 

 

 



 

Item 8.01.                                        Other Events.

 

On September 25, 2017, Sonus Networks, Inc. issued a press release providing an update on its pending merger transaction.  A copy of the press release is attached as Exhibit 99.1 hereto and incorporated herein by reference.

 

Item 9.01.                                        Financial Statements and Exhibits.

 

(d)

 

Exhibits

 

99.1

 

Press Release of Sonus Networks, Inc. dated September 25, 2017.

 

 

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SIGNATURE

 

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.

 

 

Date: September 25, 2017

SONUS NETWORKS, INC.

 

 

 

By:

/s/ Jeffrey M. Snider

 

 

Jeffrey M. Snider
Senior Vice President, Chief Administrative Officer,

 

 

General Counsel and Secretary

 

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