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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): August 9, 2021




MercadoLibre, Inc.
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in its Charter)


Delaware 001-33647 98-0212790
(State or Other Jurisdiction of Incorporation) (Commission File Number) (I.R.S. Employer Identification Number)


Pasaje Posta 4789, 6th Floor, Buenos Aires, Argentina C1430EKG
(Address of Principal Executive Offices) (Zip Code)


(+5411) 4640-8000
(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)

(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):


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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
Title of Class Trading Symbol(s) Name of each exchange on which registered
Common Stock, $0.001 par value per share MELI Nasdaq Global Select Market
2.375% Sustainability Notes due 2026 MELI26 The Nasdaq Stock Market LLC
3.125% Notes due 2031 MELI31 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 8.01.Other Events.


On August 9, 2021, MercadoLibre, Inc. (the “Company”) terminated certain of its outstanding capped call transactions (the “Relevant Capped Call Transactions”). The Company entered into the Relevant Capped Call Transactions on August 21, 2018, August 29, 2018, November 7, 2018, June 12, 2019 and June 1, 2020 to hedge, in part, its obligation to deliver shares of its common stock, par value $0.001 per share (“Common Stock”), upon conversion of its 2.00% Convertible Senior Notes due 2028 (the “Convertible Notes”). $880,000,000 aggregate principal amount of the Convertible Notes were initially issued, of which $439,092,000 aggregate principal amount remains outstanding as of the date hereof. As consideration for termination of the Relevant Capped Calls, the Company will receive $294,357,685.66 in cash and 89,978 shares of Common Stock. 


Forward-Looking Statements


Any statements herein regarding MercadoLibre, Inc. that are not historical or current facts are forward-looking statements. These forward-looking statements convey MercadoLibre, Inc.’s current expectations or forecasts of future events. Forward-looking statements regarding MercadoLibre, Inc. involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors that may cause MercadoLibre, Inc.’s actual results, performance or achievements to be materially different from any future results, performances or achievements expressed or implied by the forward-looking statements. Certain of these risks and uncertainties are described in the “Risk Factors,” “Forward-Looking Statements” and “Cautionary Statement Regarding Forward-Looking Statements” sections of MercadoLibre, Inc.’s annual report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2020, and quarterly report on Form 10-Q for the quarter ended March 31, 2021, and any of MercadoLibre, Inc.’s other applicable filings with the SEC. Unless required by law, MercadoLibre, Inc. undertakes no obligation to publicly update or revise any forward-looking statements to reflect circumstances or events after the date hereof. 









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. 


  MercadoLibre, Inc.

Dated: August 10, 2021



/s/ Pedro Arnt

  Name: Pedro Arnt
  Title: Chief Financial Officer