UNITED STATES
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
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FORM 8-K
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CURRENT REPORT
PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(d) OF THE
SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): June 24, 2019 (June 24, 2019)
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EZCORP, Inc.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
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Delaware
 
0-19424
 
74-2540145
(State or other jurisdiction
of incorporation)
 
(Commission
File Number)
 
(IRS Employer
Identification No.)
2500 Bee Cave Road, Bldg One, Suite 200, Rollingwood, Texas 78746
(Address of principal executive offices) (zip code)
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (512) 314-3400
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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
 
 
 
 
 
Class A Non-voting Common Stock, par value $.01 per share
 
EZPW
 
The NASDAQ Stock Market (NASDAQ Global Select Market)
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Item 7.01 — Regulation FD Disclosure
On June 24, 2019, EZCORP issued a press release announcing the acquisition of seven pawn stores located in the Reno and Las Vegas, Nevada markets. The full text of the press release is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1.
The information set forth, or referred to, in this Item 7.01 (including Exhibit 99.1) shall not be deemed “filed” for purposes of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that section, and shall not be deemed to be incorporated by reference into any registration statement or other filing made by EZCORP under the Securities Act of 1933 or the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, unless such subsequent filing specifically references this Item 7.01 of this Report.
Item 9.01 — Financial Statements and Exhibits
(d)
Exhibits.
SIGNATURES
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.
 
 
 
 
 
EZCORP, INC.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Date:
June 24, 2019
 
 
 
By:
 
/s/ Thomas H. Welch, Jr.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Thomas H. Welch, Jr.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Chief Legal Officer and Secretary




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EZCORP ACQUIRES SEVEN PAWN STORES IN NEVADA
Enters Reno Market and Expands Presence in Las Vegas
Expects Acquisition to be Accretive to 2019 Earnings
AUSTIN, Texas, June 24, 2019 - EZCORP, Inc. (NASDAQ:EZPW), a leading provider of pawn loans in the United States and Latin America, announced that it has completed the acquisition of seven pawn stores in Nevada, bringing the company’s total store count in the state to 24. The acquired stores, operating under the name “Metro Pawn,” include five stores in the Reno area, representing the company’s entry into another attractive market, and two stores in the Las Vegas area, giving the company a total of 19 stores in that market. EZCORP now owns and operates 985 pawn stores, with 515 in the United States and 470 in Latin America.
Stuart Grimshaw, EZCORP Chief Executive Officer stated: “The Metro Pawn acquisition provides us with an immediate market-leading position in the Reno area and enhances our already strong position in the Las Vegas market. We expect the acquisition to be immediately accretive to earnings and plan to enhance profitability with administrative synergies and through the introduction of EZCORP’s proprietary systems, processes and expertise.”
The acquisition was completed earlier today, and the purchase price was paid in cash.
ABOUT EZCORP
Formed in 1989, EZCORP is a leading provider of pawn loans in the United States and Latin America. It also sells merchandise, primarily collateral forfeited from pawn lending operations and used merchandise purchased from customers. We are dedicated to satisfying the short-term cash needs of consumers who are both cash and credit constrained, focusing on an industry-leading customer experience. EZCORP is traded on NASDAQ under the symbol EZPW and is a member of the Russell 2000 Index, S&P SmallCap 600 Index, S&P 1000 Index and Nasdaq Composite Index.
FORWARD LOOKING STATEMENTS
This announcement contains certain forward-looking statements regarding the company’s strategy, initiatives and expected performance. These statements are based on the company’s current expectations as to the outcome and timing of future events. All statements, other than statements of historical facts, including all statements regarding the company's strategy, initiatives and future performance, that address activities or results that the company plans, expects, believes, projects, estimates or anticipates, will, should or may occur in the future, including future financial or operating results, are forward-looking statements. Actual results for future periods may differ materially from those expressed or implied by these forward-looking statements due to a number of uncertainties and other factors, including operating risks, liquidity risks, legislative or regulatory developments, market factors or current or future litigation. For a discussion of these and other factors affecting the company’s business and prospects, see the company’s annual, quarterly and other reports filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The company undertakes no obligation to update or revise forward-looking statements to reflect changed assumptions, the occurrence of unanticipated events or changes to future operating results over time.

Contacts
Email: Investor_Relations@ezcorp.com
Phone: (512) 314-2220