MORNINGSTAR, INC., 8-K/A filed on 9/17/2019
Amended Current report filing
Jul. 02, 2019
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Document Type 8-K/A
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Amendment Description On July 3, 2019, Morningstar, Inc. ("Morningstar") filed a Current Report on Form 8-K (the "Original Form 8-K") to announce that it had completed the acquisition of Ratings Acquisition Corp, an exempted company incorporated under the Laws of the Cayman Islands ("DBRS") for a purchase price of US$669 million (subject to adjustment) pursuant to the terms of the Agreement and Plan of Merger, dated as of May 28, 2019, by and among DBRS, Alpine Merger Co., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Morningstar, and Shareholder Representative Services LLC, as representative of the shareholders of DBRS. Morningstar is filing this Form 8-K/A as an amendment to the Original Form 8-K to provide audited and unaudited financial statements of DBRS and pro forma financial information required by Items 9.01(a) and (b) of Form 8-K, respectively.
Document Period End Date Jul. 02, 2019
Entity File Number 000-51280
Entity Registrant Name MORNINGSTAR, INC.
Entity Central Index Key 0001289419
Entity Tax Identification Number 36-3297908
Entity Incorporation, State or Country Code IL
Entity Address, Address Line One 22 West Washington Street
Entity Address, City or Town Chicago
Entity Address, State or Province IL
Entity Address, Postal Zip Code 60602
City Area Code 312
Local Phone Number 696-6000
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Title of 12(b) Security Common stock, no par value
Trading Symbol MORN
Security Exchange Name NASDAQ
Entity Emerging Growth Company false