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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): May 20, 2021



MoneyGram International, Inc.

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)




Delaware   1-31950   16-1690064

(State or other jurisdiction

of incorporation)



File Number)


(I.R.S. Employer

Identification Number)


2828 N. Harwood Street, 15th Floor

Dallas, Texas

(Address of principal executive offices)   (Zip code)

Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (214) 999-7552

Not applicable

(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:


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


Title of each class





Name of each exchange
on which registered

Common stock, $0.01 par value   MGI   The NASDAQ Stock Market LLC
Preferred Stock Purchase Rights   N/A   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  

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 1.02

Termination of a Material Definitive Agreement.

On May 20, 2021, MoneyGram International, Inc. (“MoneyGram” or the “Company”) and Ripple Labs Inc. (“Ripple”) agreed to terminate the Securities Purchase Agreement, dated June 17, 2019, between the parties.


Item 7.01

Regulation FD Disclosure.

On May 20, 2021, Ripple informed MoneyGram that it has sold all of its common stock and warrants to purchase MoneyGram common stock, and now has no ownership interest in the Company. Accordingly, Ripple’s right to appoint a MoneyGram board observer has terminated and Asheesh Birla has resigned from such role.


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.





/s/ Robert L. Villaseñor

Name:   Robert L. Villasenor
Title:   General Counsel, Corporate Secretary and Chief Administrative Officer

Date: May 21, 2021