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: March 8, 2018
(Date of earliest event reported)
AKAMAI TECHNOLOGIES, INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation)
(Commission File Number)
(IRS Employer Identification No.)
Cambridge, Massachusetts 02142
(Address of principal executive offices) (Zip Code)
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (617) 444-3000
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Item 7.01 Regulation FD Disclosure
On March 8, 2018, Akamai Technologies, Inc. (the “Company”) and Elliott Associates, L.P., Elliott International, L.P and Elliott International Capital Advisors Inc. (collectively, “Elliott”) issued a joint press release announcing the entry into a Cooperation Agreement, dated as of March 8, 2018, by and among the Company and Elliott Management, among other items. A copy of such joint press release is furnished herewith as Exhibit 99.1.
In accordance with General Instruction B.2 of Form 8-K, the information set forth under this Current Report on Form 8-K, including Exhibit 99.1, shall not be deemed “filed” for the purposes of Section 18 of the Exchange Act, or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that section, nor shall it be deemed incorporated by reference in any filing under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, or the Exchange Act, except as expressly stated by specific reference in such filing.
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.
Dated: March 8, 2018
AKAMAI TECHNOLOGIES, INC.
/s/ Aaron Ahola
Senior Vice President and General Counsel