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): September 20, 2017
Toys “R” Us, Inc.
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Charter)
(State or other Jurisdiction of
Incorporation or Organization)
(Commission File Number)
One Geoffrey Way, Wayne, New Jersey 07470
(Address of Principal Executive Offices, including Zip Code)
(Registrant’s Telephone Number, including Area Code)
(Former Name or Former Address, if Changed Since Last Report)
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Item 7.01 Regulation FD Disclosure.
On September 18, 2017, Toys “R” Us, Inc. (the “Company”) and certain of its subsidiaries (collectively, the “Debtors”) filed voluntary petitions for relief under Chapter 11 of Title 11 of the United States Bankruptcy Code with the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Virginia, Richmond Division (the “Bankruptcy Filing”). During the pendency of the Bankruptcy Filing, the Debtors will operate their businesses as “debtors-in-possession” under the jurisdiction of the bankruptcy court and in accordance with the applicable provisions of the bankruptcy code and intend to conduct business operations in the normal course.
The Company will make a presentation to its lender group on September 20, 2017. A copy of certain information relating to the Company’s borrowing base that will be disclosed to such lenders in connection with such lender meeting is attached as Exhibit 99.1 to this Current Report and is incorporated by reference herein.
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned thereunto duly authorized.
Toys “R” Us, Inc.
Date: September 20, 2017
/s/ Michael J. Short
Michael J. Short
Executive Vice President - Chief Financial Officer