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    Washington, D.C. 20549  

    Form 10-K (Mark One) ☑  ANNUAL REPORT PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(d) OF THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934 For the fiscal year ended January 31, 2019

    OR ☐  TRANSITION REPORT PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(d) OF THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934 For the transition period from to

    001-38698 (Commission File No.)


    ANAPLAN, INC. (Exact name of Registrant as specified in its charter)


    Delaware 27-0897861 (State or other jurisdiction of incorporation

    or organization) (I.R.S. Employer Identification No.)

    50 Hawthorne Street San Francisco, California 94105

    (Address of principal executive offices) (Zip Code)

    (415) 742-8199 (Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)

    Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:  

    Title of each class Name of each exchange on which registered Common Stock, par value $0.0001 per share New York Stock Exchange

    Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(g) of the Act: None  

    Indicate by check mark if the Registrant is a well-known seasoned issuer, as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act. Yes ☐  No ☑ Indicate by check mark if the Registrant is not required to file reports pursuant to Section 13 or Section 15(d) of the Act. Yes ☐  No ☑ 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

    (Exchange Act) 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 ☑  No ☐

    Indicate by check mark whether the Registrant has submitted electronically every Interactive Data File required to be submitted pursuant to Rule 405 of Regulation S-T (§ 232.405 of this chapter) during the preceding 12 months (or for such shorter period that the Registrant was required to submit such files). Yes ☑ 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 a large accelerated filer, an accelerated filer, a non-accelerated filer, a smaller reporting company, or an emerging growth company. See the definitions of “large accelerated filer,” “accelerated filer,” “smaller reporting company,” and “emerging growth company” in Rule 12b-2 of the Exchange Act. (Check one):  

    Large accelerated filer ☐ Accelerated filer ☐ Non-accelerated filer ☑ Small reporting company ☐

    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. ☑ Indicate by check mark whether the Registrant is a shell company (as defined in Rule 12b-2 of the Exchange Act). Yes ☐  No ☑ The aggregate market value of the voting and non-voting common equity held by non-affiliates of the Registrant, based on the closing price of the shares of

    common stock on the New York Stock Exchange on January 31, 2019, was $2.56 billion. The Registrant has elected to use January 31, 2019 as the calculation date, which was the last trading date of the Registrant’s most recently completed fiscal year, because on July 31, 2018 (the last business day of the Registrant’s second fiscal quarter), the Registrant was a privately-held company. Shares of common stock held by each executive officer, director, and their affiliated holders have been excluded in that such persons may be deemed to be affiliates. This determination of affiliate status is not necessarily a conclusive determination for other purposes.

    As of March 20, 2019, the number of shares of the Registrant’s common stock, $0.0001 par value per share, outstanding was 126.4 million.  

    DOCUMENTS INCORPORATED BY REFERENCE Portions of the Registrant’s definitive Proxy Statement for the Registrant’s 2019 Annual Meeting of Stockholders are incorporated by reference in Part III of this

    Annual Report on Form 10-K to the extent stated herein. The Proxy Statement will be filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission pursuant to Regulation 14A within 120 days of the Registrant’s fiscal year ended January 31, 2019.


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    TABLE OF CONTENTS   Page Part I Item 1. Business 5 Item 1A. Risk Factors 18 Item 1B. Unresolved Staff Comments 50 Item 2. Properties 50 Item 3. Legal Proceedings 50 Item 4. Mine Safety Disclosures 50 Part II Item 5. Market for Registrant’s Common Equity, Related Stockholder Matters and Issuer Purchases of Equity Securities 51 Item 6. Selected Financial Data 53 Item 7. Management’s Discussion and Analysis of Financial Condition and Results of Operations 54 Item 7A. Quantitative and Qualitative Disclosures about Market Risk 71 Item 8. Financial Statements and Supplementary Data 72 Item 9. Changes in and Disagreements with Accountants on Accounting and Financial Disclosure 100 Item 9A. Controls and Procedures 100 Item 9B. Other Information 101 Part III Item 10. Directors, Executive Officers and Corporate Governance 101 Item 11. Executive Compensation 101 Item 12. Security Ownership of Certain Beneficial Owners and Management and Related Stockholder Matters 101 Item 13. Certain Relationships and Related Transactions, and Director Independence 101 Item 14. Principal Accounting Fees and Services 102 Part IV Item 15. Exhibits and Financial Statement Schedules 102 Item 16 Form 10-K Summary 104  


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    CAUTIONARY NOTE REGARDING FORWARD-LOOKING STATEMENTS This Annual Report on Form 10-K includes forward-looking statements. All statements other than statements of historical facts

    contained in this report are forward-looking statements. The words “believe,” “may,” “will,” “estimate,” “continue,” “anticipate,” “design,” “intend,” “expect,” “could,” “plan,” “potential,” “predict,” “seek,” “should,” “would,” or the negative version of these words and similar expressions are intended to identify forward-looking statements. We have based these forward-looking statements on our current expectations and projections about future events and trends that we believe may affect our financial condition, results of operations, strategy, short- and long-term business operations and objectives, and financial needs. The forward-looking statements are contained principally in “Business,” “Management’s Discussion and Analysis of Financial Condition and Result of Operations” and “Risk Factors.” Forward-looking statements contained in this report include, but are not limited to, statements about:  

    • our future performance, including our revenue, costs of revenue, gross profit or gross margin, operating expenses, deferredrevenue and billings;   • our ability to sell our platform to new customers;   • our ability to retain, and expand use of our platform by, our existing customers;   • our ability to train our customers and partners to effectively utilize our platform;   • the sufficiency of our cash and cash equivalents to meet our projected operating requirements;   • our ability to maintain the security of our platform and comply with privacy laws and regulations;   • our ability to maintain the availability of our platform;   • our ability to successfully expand in our existing markets and into new markets;   • our ability to effectively manage our growth and future expenses;   • our ability to adapt to rapid technological change;   • our ability to expand our network of partners;   • our estimated total addressable market;   • our ability to maintain, protect, and enhance our intellectual property;  

    • our ability to comply with modified or new laws, regulations and accounting rules applying to our business, including the GeneralData Protection Regulation;   • anticipated income tax rates, tax estimates and tax standards;   • the attraction and retention of qualified employees and key personnel and the rate of expansion and productivity of our sales force;   • our anticipated investments in sales and marketing and research and development;   • our ability to manage changes in foreign currency exchange rates and effectively hedge our foreign currency exposure; and   • our ability to successfully defend litigation brought against us.  


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    We caution you that the foregoing list may not contain all of the forward-looking statements made in this report.

    These forward-looking statements are subject to a number of risks, uncertainties, and assumptions, including those described in “Risk Factors.” Moreover, we operate in a very competitive and rapidly changing environment. New risks emerge from time to time. It is not possible for our