KeyW Corporation
KEYW HOLDING CORP (Form: 8-K/A, Received: 03/24/2017 17:18:53)


UNITED STATES
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, DC 20549
 
FORM 8-K/A
(Amendment No. 1)
 
CURRENT REPORT
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
 
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): March 17, 2017
 
THE KEYW HOLDING CORPORATION
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
 
 
Maryland
(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation)
 
001-34891
(Commission File Number)
 
27-1594952
(IRS Employer Identification No.)
 
7740 Milestone Parkway, Suite 400
Hanover, Maryland 21076
(Address of principal executive offices) (Zip Code)
 
(443) 733-1600
(Registrant's telephone number, including area code)
 
Not Applicable
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
 
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Explanatory Note

This Amendment No.1 to the Form 8-K of The KeyW Holding Corporation (the “Company”) that initially was filed on March 23, 2017 (the “Initial 8-K”) is being filed (i) to add Item 9.01 with respect to the filing, as Exhibit 16.1 hereto, the requested letter from Grant Thornton, LLP, addressed to the Securities and Exchange Commission and stating whether or not it agrees with the certain statements in the Initial 8-K; and (ii) to include the letter as Exhibit 16.1 to this Amendment No.1. Except as noted above, no modifications or amendments have been made to the Initial 8-K.

Item 9.01
 
Financial Statements and Exhibits.
The following exhibit is filed with this report:

Exhibit Number
 
Description of Exhibit
16.1
 
Letter from Grant Thornton LLP, dated March 24, 2017, to the Securities and Exchange Commission.






SIGNATURES

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.
 
 
THE KEYW HOLDING CORPORATION
 
(Registrant)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
/s/ Michael J. Alber
DATE: March 24, 2017
Michael J. Alber
 
Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer






EXHIBIT INDEX
 
Exhibit Number
 
Description
16.1
 
Letter from Grant Thornton LLP, dated March 24, 2017, to the Securities and Exchange Commission.





EXHIBIT 16.1


March 24, 2017
U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission
Office of the Chief Accountant
100 F Street, NE
Washington, DC 20549
 
Re: The KeyW Holding Corporation
Dear Sir or Madam:
We have read Item 4.01 of Form 8-K of The KeyW Holding Corporation dated March 23, 2017, and agree with the statements concerning our Firm contained therein.
Very truly yours,
/s/ GRANT THORNTON LLP