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UNITED STATES
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
 
FORM 8-A
FOR REGISTRATION OF CERTAIN CLASSES OF SECURITIES
PURSUANT TO SECTION 12(b) OR (g) OF THE
SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
RIGNET, INC.
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Its Charter)
     
Delaware
(State of Incorporation or Organization)
  76-0677208
(I.R.S. Employer Identification No.)
     
1880 S. Dairy Ashford, Suite 300
Houston, Texas

(Address of Principal Executive Offices)
 
77077-4760
(Zip Code)
Securities to be registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
     
Title of Each Class   Name of Each Exchange on Which
to be so Registered   Each Class is to be Registered
Common Stock, par value $0.001 per share   The NASDAQ Stock Market LLC
If this form relates to the registration of a class of securities pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Exchange Act and is effective pursuant to General Instruction A.(c), please check the following box. þ
If this form relates to the registration of a class of securities pursuant to Section 12(g) of the Exchange Act and is effective pursuant to General Instruction A.(d), please check the following box. o
     
Securities Act registration statement file number to which this form relates:
  333-169723
 
   
Securities to be registered pursuant to Section 12(g) of the Act:
  None
 
 

 


 

Item 1. Description of Registrant’s Securities to be Registered
     A description of the common stock, par value $0.001 per share (the “Common Stock”), of RigNet, Inc., a Delaware corporation (the “Registrant”), is set forth under the caption “Description of Capital Stock” in the prospectus constituting a part of the Registrant’s Registration Statement on Form S-1 (Registration No. 333-169723), initially filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on October 1, 2010, as amended by any amendments to such Registration Statement, which description is incorporated herein by reference. The description of the Common Stock included in any form of prospectus subsequently filed by the Registrant pursuant to Section 424(b) of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, shall also be deemed to be incorporated herein by reference.
Item 2. Exhibits
     Pursuant to the Instructions as to Exhibits with respect to Form 8-A, no exhibits are required to be filed because no other securities of the Registrant are registered on The NASDAQ Stock Market LLC, and the securities registered hereby are not being registered pursuant to Section 12(g) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended.

 


 

SIGNATURE
     Pursuant to the requirements of Section 12 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, the Registrant has duly caused this registration statement to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned, thereto duly authorized.
         
  RIGNET, INC.
 
 
  By:   /s/ WILLIAM SUTTON    
    William Sutton   
    Vice President and General Counsel   
 
Dated: December 10, 2010