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Washington, DC 20549







Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934


Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): January 11, 2022



Outbrain Inc.

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)


Delaware 001-40643 20-5391629
(State or other jurisdiction
of incorporation)
(Commission file number)

(IRS Employer

Identification No.)


111 West 19th Street

New York, NY 10011


(Address of principal executive offices, including zip code)


(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code): (646) 859-8594



(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):


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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:


Title of each class Trading Symbol(s) Name of each exchange on which registered
Common stock, par value $0.001 per share OB The Nasdaq Stock Market LLC


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 x


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. ¨





Item 7.01.Regulation FD Disclosure.


On November 22, 2021, Outbrain Inc., a Delaware corporation (“Outbrain”), announced that it entered into a definitive agreement, dated November 19, 2021, by and among Outbrain and the shareholders of video intelligence AG, a stock corporation incorporated under the laws of Switzerland (“vi intelligence”), to purchase from such shareholders all of the share capital of vi intelligence. On January 11, 2022, Outbrain announced the successful completion of its acquisition of vi intelligence. On January 11, 2022, Outbrain will publish a blog post regarding the acquisition which will be available at https://www.outbrain.com/blog/.


The information provided under this Item 7.01 shall not be deemed “filed” for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (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 or the Exchange Act, except as expressly set forth by specific reference in such a filing.






Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the Company has duly caused this report on Form 8-K to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.




Date: January 10, 2022 

By: /s/ David Kostman
    Name: David Kostman
    Title: Co-Chief Executive Officer