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): January 7, 2013
(Exact name of registrant as specified in charter)
Registrants telephone number, including area code: (513) 755-4100
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
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 2.02. Results of Operations and Financial Condition.
On January 7, 2013, AtriCure, Inc. (AtriCure or the Company) issued a press release regarding its preliminary financial results for the fourth quarter and full year ended December 31, 2012. A copy of the press release is furnished as Exhibit 99.1 to this Form 8-K and is incorporated herein by reference.
Item 7.01. Regulation FD Disclosure.
On January 7, 2013, the Company is giving a presentation to investors discussing, among other topics, an overview of the Companys business and growth strategy. A copy of the investor presentation, which is available at www.atricure.com, is being furnished as Exhibit 99.2 to this Form 8-K and is incorporated herein by reference.
The Company in the investor presentation discloses certain financial results both in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) and on a non-GAAP basis with adjustments for certain items. The Companys management believes that presentation of these non-GAAP financial measures and their related reconciliations are useful to investors because the non-GAAP financial measures provide investors with a basis for comparing the results to financial results from prior periods.
Information in the investor presentation contains forward-looking statements regarding future events and performance of the Company. All such forward-looking statements are based largely on the Companys experience and perception of current conditions, trends, expected future developments and other factors and on managements expectations and are subject to risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially, including, but not limited to, those factors described in the investor presentation and in the Companys filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
The information in each of Item 2.02 and Item 7.01 of this Form 8-K and in the press release attached as Exhibit 99.1 and the investor presentation attached as Exhibit 99.2 is being furnished and shall not be deemed filed for 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. The information in each of Item 2.02 and Item 7.01 of this Form 8-K and each of Exhibit 99.1 and Exhibit 99.2 shall not be incorporated by reference in any filing or other document under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, or the Exchange Act, except as expressly set forth by specific reference in any such filing or document.
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.