Washington, D.C. 20549




(Amendment No. 1)




Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)

of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of Report (Date of Earliest Event Reported): May 13, 2016




(Exact name of Registrant as Specified in its Charter)


Georgia   1-13941   58-0687630

(State or other Jurisdiction of

Incorporation or Organization)



File Number)


(IRS Employer

Identification No.)


309 E. Paces Ferry Road, N.E.

Atlanta, Georgia

(Address of principal executive offices)   (Zip code)

Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (404) 231-0011

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 (see General Instruction A.2. below):


¨ Written communications pursuant to Rule 425 under the Securities Act (17 CFR 230.425)


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Explanatory Note

Due to a technical error, the Current Report on Form 8-K filed at 9:14 a.m., Eastern time, on May 16, 2016 (the “Original Filing”) by Aaron’s, Inc. appears as a blank document on the Securities and Exchange Commission’s EDGAR system. This Amendment No. 1 is being filed to include the disclosure intended to be contained in the Original Filing.


Item 8.01. Other Events.

Aaron’s, Inc. disclosed today that it has completed the previously announced sale of the assets of its HomeSmart division for $35 million in cash.


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.


    By:      /s/ Steven A. Michaels


    Steven A. Michaels

Date: May 16, 2016


Chief Financial Officer and

President of Strategic Operations