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): October 17, 2018
One Horizon Group, Inc.
(EXACT NAME OF REGISTRANT AS SPECIFIED IN CHARTER)
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34 South Molton Street, London W1K 5RG, United Kingdom
(Address of Principal Executive Offices)
+44(0)20 7409 5248
(Issuer Telephone Number)
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|Item 7.01||Regulation FD Disclosure.|
On October 17, 2018, One Horizon Group, Inc. (the “Company”) issued a press release announcing that the Company, its directors and Zhanming Wu had entered into a Settlement Agreement in connection with the actions commenced against the Company and its directors by Mr. Wu. A copy of the press release is annexed as Exhibit 99.1 to this report.
The information in this Item 7.01 of this Form 8-K, including Exhibit 99.1, shall not be deemed as “filed” for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (the “Exchange Act”), or otherwise subject to the liability of such Section, nor shall it be deemed incorporated by reference in any filing by us under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, or the Exchange Act, regardless of any general incorporation language in such filing, unless expressly incorporated by specific reference in such filing.
|Item 9.01||Financial Statements and Exhibits.|
|99.1||Text of press release issued by One Horizon Group, Inc. on October 17, 2018.|
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.
Dated: October 17, 2018
|ONE HORIZON GROUP, INC.|
|By:||/s/ Martin Ward|
|Name: Martin Ward|
|Title: Chief Financial Officer|
One Horizon Group and Shareholder Zhanming Wu
Execute Settlement Agreement Resolving All Litigation
LONDON, October 17, 2018 – One Horizon Group (NASDAQ: OHGI) is pleased to report that OHGI, its Directors and shareholder Zhanming Wu have entered into a Settlement Agreement in connection with the actions commenced by Mr. Wu.
The Agreement provides for the immediate cessation of all litigation activities. Pursuant to the terms of the Agreement, OHGI will issue approximately 354,000 shares to Mr. Wu to reimburse a portion of the litigation expenses he incurred in connection with the actions; agree to the nomination of up to two individuals to OHGI’s Board of Directors, increasing the number of Directors to seven; redeem up to approximately 850,000 shares of OHGI’s common stock from affiliates of Mr. Wu should they request that OHGI do so; and facilitate the registration of certain common stock that Mr. Wu claims to hold.
“We are pleased that we have resolved our differences with Mr. Wu,” said Mark White, Founder and CEO of OHGI. “Now that the distraction of litigation is behind us, we look forward to closing several accretive transactions in the near future.”
Safe Harbor Statement
This news release may contain “forward-looking” statements. These forward-looking statements are only predictions and are subject to certain risks, uncertainties and assumptions that could cause actual results to differ from those in the forward looking-statements. Potential risks include such factors as the inability to enter into agreements with parties with whom we are in discussions, the uncertainty of consumer demand for the Company’s products, as well as additional risks and uncertainties that are identified and described in the Company’s SEC reports. Actual results may differ materially from the forward-looking statements in this press release. Statements made herein are as of the date of this press release and should not be relied upon as of any subsequent date. The Company does not undertake, and it specifically disclaims, any obligation to update any forward-looking statements to reflect occurrences, developments, events or circumstances after the date of such statement.
About One Horizon Group, Inc.
One Horizon Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: OHGI) is a media and digital technology acquisition and software company, which owns Love Media House, a full-service music production, artist representation and digital media business, Horizon Secure Messaging, an Asia-based secure messaging business, and Banana Whale Studios, a gaming software development company. OHGI also holds a majority interest in 123Wish, a subscription-based, experience marketplace. For more information, please visit http://www.onehorizoninc.com
Darrow Associates Contacts for OHGI
Bernie Kilkelly/Jordan Darrow
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