SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
ANNUAL REPORT PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(d) OF THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
For the Fiscal Year Ended December 31, 2004
¨ TRANSITION REPORT PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(d) OF THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
For the transition period from_______________ to _________________________
Commission file number 0-33169
Cross Country Healthcare, Inc.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction of
6551 Park of Commerce Boulevard, N.W.
Boca Raton, Florida 33487
(Address of principal executive offices, zip code)
Registrant's telephone number, including area code: (561) 998-2232
Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the act: None
Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(g) of the act:
Common Stock, $0.0001 Par Value Per Share
Indicate by check mark whether the Registrant: (1) has filed all reports required to be filed by Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 during the preceding 12 months (or for such shorter period that the Registrant was required to file such reports), and (2) has been subject to such filing requirements for the past 90 days. Yes ý No ¨
Indicate by check mark if disclosure of delinquent filers pursuant to Item 405 of Regulation S-K (§ 229.405 of this chapter) is not contained herein, and will not be contained, to the best of Registrant's knowledge, in definitive proxy or information statements incorporated by reference in Part III of this Form 10-K or any amendment to this Form 10-K. ¨
Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an accelerated filer (as defined in Rule 12b-2 of the Act).
Yes ý No ¨
The aggregate market value of the voting stock held by non-affiliates of the Registrant, based on the closing price of Common Stock on June 30, 2004 of $18.15 as reported on the Nasdaq National Market, was $368,031,942. This calculation does not reflect a determination that persons are affiliated for any other purpose.
As of February 28, 2005, 32,224,277 shares of Common Stock, $0.0001 par value per share, were outstanding.
DOCUMENTS INCORPORATED BY REFERENCE
Portions of the registrant's definitive proxy statement, for the 2005 Annual Meeting of Stockholders, which statement was filed pursuant to Regulation 14A on April 11, 2005, are incorporated by reference in Part III hereof.
Exhibit 23.1 of Part IV, Item 15 of the Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2004 is hereby amended and restated in its entirety as follows:
Consent of Independent Registered Public Accounting Firm
We consent to the incorporation by reference in the Registration Statement (Form S-8 No. 333-74862) pertaining to the Cross Country, Inc. Amended and Restated 1999 Stock Option Plan and the Cross Country, Inc. Amended and Restated Equity Participation Plan, and in the Registration Statement (Form S-3 No. 333-120189) and in the related Prospectus of our reports dated March 14, 2005, with respect to the consolidated financial statements and schedule of Cross Country Healthcare, Inc., Cross Country Healthcare, Inc.s managements assessment of the effectiveness of internal control over financial reporting, and the effectiveness of internal control over financial reporting of Cross Country Healthcare, Inc. included in this Annual Report (Form 10-K) for the year ended December 31, 2004.
/s/ Ernst & Young LLP
Certified Public Accountants
West Palm Beach, Florida
March 14, 2005
Pursuant to the requirements of Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the Registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned, thereunto authorized.
CROSS COUNTRY HEALTHCARE, INC.
/s/JOSEPH A. BOSHART
Name: Joseph A. Boshart
Title: Chief Executive Officer and President
Dated: April 14, 2005