SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
TENDER OFFER STATEMENT UNDER SECTION 14(d)(1) OR 13(e)(1)
OF THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
Monster Worldwide, Inc.
(Name of Subject Company (Issuer))
Merlin Global Acquisition, Inc.
a wholly-owned subsidiary of
Randstad North America, Inc.
(Parent of Offeror)
(Names of Filing Persons (identifying status as offeror, issuer or other person))
|COMMON STOCK, Par Value $0.001 per Share||611742107|
|(Title of Class of Securities)||(CUSIP Number of Class of Securities)|
Jay P. Ferguson, Jr.
Chief Legal Officer
Randstad North America
3625 Cumberland Blvd., Suite 600
Atlanta, GA 30339
(Name, address, and telephone numbers of person authorized to receive notices and communications on behalf of Filing Persons)
R. Kenneth Boehner
Joel T. May
1420 Peachtree Street NE, Suite 800
Atlanta, GA 30309
CALCULATION OF FILING FEE
|Transaction Valuation||Amount of Filing Fee|
|*||A filing fee is not required in connection with this filing as it relates solely to preliminary communications made before the commencement of a tender offer.|
|¨||Check the box if any part of the fee is offset as provided by Rule 0-11(a)(2) and identify the filing with which the offsetting fee was previously paid. Identify the previous filing by registration statement number, or the Form or Schedule and the date of its filing.|
|Amount Previously Paid n/a||Filing Party: n/a|
|Form of Registration No.: n/a||Date Filed: n/a|
|x||Check the box if the filing relates solely to preliminary communications made before the commencement of a tender offer.|
Check the appropriate boxes below to designate any transactions to which the statement relates:
|x||third-party tender offer subject to Rule 14d-1.|
|¨||issuer tender offer subject to Rule 13e-4.|
|¨||going-private transaction subject to Rule 13e-3.|
|¨||amendment to Schedule 13D under Rule 13d-2.|
Check the following box if the filing is a final amendment reporting the results of the tender offer. ¨
If applicable, check the appropriate box(es) below to designate the appropriate rule provision(s) relied upon:
|¨||Rule 13e-4(i) (Cross-Border Issuer Tender Offer)|
|¨||Rule 14d-1(d) (Cross-Border Third-Party Tender Offer)|
This filing relates solely to preliminary communications made before the commencement of a planned tender offer by Merlin Global Acquisition, Inc. (Purchaser), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Randstad North America, Inc. (Randstad North America), for any and all of the outstanding shares of common stock, par value $0.001 per share, of Monster Worldwide, Inc. (Monster), to be commenced pursuant to the Agreement and Plan of Merger, dated as of August 8, 2016, among Monster, Randstad North America and Purchaser.
This filing and the description contained herein is for informational purposes only and is not a recommendation, an offer to buy, or the solicitation of an offer to sell any shares of Monsters common stock. The tender offer referenced in this filing and the attached exhibits has not commenced. Upon commencement of the tender offer, Randstad North America and its direct wholly-owned subsidiary, Purchaser, will file with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (the SEC) a Tender Offer Statement on Schedule TO containing an offer to purchase (the Offer to Purchase), a form of letter of transmittal and other related documents and, thereafter, Monster will file with the SEC a Solicitation/Recommendation Statement on Schedule 14D-9 with respect to the tender offer. Randstad North America, Purchaser and Monster intend to mail these documents to the shareholders of Monster. THESE DOCUMENTS, AS EACH MAY BE AMENDED OR SUPPLEMENTED FROM TIME TO TIME, WILL CONTAIN IMPORTANT INFORMATION ABOUT THE TENDER OFFER AND MONSTER SHAREHOLDERS ARE URGED TO READ THEM CAREFULLY WHEN THEY BECOME AVAILABLE. Shareholders of Monster will be able to obtain a free copy of these documents (when they become available) and other documents filed by Monster, Randstad North America or Purchaser with the SEC at the website maintained by the SEC at www.sec.gov. In addition, shareholders of Monster may obtain a free copy of these documents (when they become available) by visiting the Investors section of Monsters website at http://ir.monster.com.
|99.1||Joint Press Release issued by Randstad Holding nv and Monster on August 9, 2016|
|99.2||Memo to Colleagues issued by Randstad North America on August 9, 2016|
|99.3||Frequently Asked Questions|
|99.4||Talking Points for Senior Management|
|99.5||Social Media Posts on August 9, 2016|