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): January 23, 2019
ASPEN TECHNOLOGY, INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction
20 Crosby Drive, Bedford, MA
(Address of principal executive offices)
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (781) 221-6400
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report.)
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Item 2.02 Events Results of Operations and Financial Condition.
On January 23, 2019, we issued a press release announcing financial results for the second quarter of fiscal year 2019, ended December 31, 2018. The full text of the press release issued in connection with this announcement is attached as Exhibit 99.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K.
The information in this Item 2.02, including Exhibit 99.1, shall not be deemed “filed” for the purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 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 Securities Exchange Act of 1934 except as expressly set forth by specific reference in such a filing.
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.
The following exhibit relating to Item 2.02 shall be deemed to be furnished, and not filed:
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.
ASPEN TECHNOLOGY, INC.
Date: January 23, 2019
/s/ Karl E. Johnsen
Karl E. Johnsen
Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer