UNITED STATES
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549

 

SCHEDULE 13G

 

Under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

 

(Amendment No. 1)*

 

HC2 Holdings, Inc.
(Name of Issuer)
 
Common Stock, par value $0.001 per share
(Title of Class of Securities)
 
404139107
(CUSIP Number)
 
January 15, 2020
(Date of Event which Requires Filing of this Statement)

 

Check the appropriate box to designate the rule pursuant to which this Schedule is filed:

 

Rule 13d-1(b)

 

Rule 13d-1(c)

 

Rule 13d-1(d)

 

*The remainder of this cover page shall be filled out for a reporting person’s initial filing on this form with respect to the subject class of securities, and for any subsequent amendment containing information which would alter the disclosures provided in a prior cover page.

 

The information required in the remainder of this cover page shall not be deemed to be “filed” for the purpose of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (“Act”) or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that section of the Act but shall be subject to all other provisions of the Act (however, see the Notes).

 

 

 

 

 

 

SCHEDULE 13G

 

CUSIP No. 404139107

 

1 Names of Reporting Persons
B. Riley Financial, Inc.
2 Check the appropriate box if a member of a Group (see instructions)
(a)  ☐
(b)  ☐
3 Sec Use Only
 
4 Citizenship or Place of Organization
DE

Number of
Shares
Beneficially
Owned by Each
Reporting Person
With:

5 Sole Voting Power
0
6 Shared Voting Power
975,206
7 Sole Dispositive Power
0
8 Shared Dispositive Power
975,206
9 Aggregate Amount Beneficially Owned by Each Reporting Person
975,206
10 Check box if the aggregate amount in row (9) excludes certain shares (See Instructions)
11 Percent of class represented by amount in row (9)
2.12%
12 Type of Reporting Person (See Instructions)
CO
       

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CUSIP No. 404139107

 

1 Names of Reporting Persons
B. Riley Capital Management, LLC
2 Check the appropriate box if a member of a Group (see instructions)
(a)  ☐
(b)  ☐
3 Sec Use Only
 
4 Citizenship or Place of Organization
NY

Number of
Shares
Beneficially
Owned by Each
Reporting Person
With:

5 Sole Voting Power
0
6 Shared Voting Power
229,000
7 Sole Dispositive Power
0
8 Shared Dispositive Power
229,000
9 Aggregate Amount Beneficially Owned by Each Reporting Person
229,000
10 Check box if the aggregate amount in row (9) excludes certain shares (See Instructions)
11 Percent of class represented by amount in row (9)
0.50%
12 Type of Reporting Person (See Instructions)
IA
       

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CUSIP No. 404139107

 

1 Names of Reporting Persons
BRC Partners Management GP, LLC
2 Check the appropriate box if a member of a Group (see instructions)
(a)  ☐
(b)  ☐
3 Sec Use Only
 
4 Citizenship or Place of Organization
DE

Number of
Shares
Beneficially
Owned by Each
Reporting Person
With:

5 Sole Voting Power
0
6 Shared Voting Power

229,000

7 Sole Dispositive Power
0
8 Shared Dispositive Power
229,000
9 Aggregate Amount Beneficially Owned by Each Reporting Person
229,000
10 Check box if the aggregate amount in row (9) excludes certain shares (See Instructions)
11 Percent of class represented by amount in row (9)
0.50%
12 Type of Reporting Person (See Instructions)
OO
       

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CUSIP No. 404139107

 

1 Names of Reporting Persons
BRC Partners Opportunities Fund, LP
2 Check the appropriate box if a member of a Group (see instructions)
(a)  ☐
(b)  ☐
3 Sec Use Only
 
4 Citizenship or Place of Organization
DE

Number of
Shares
Beneficially
Owned by Each
Reporting Person
With:

5 Sole Voting Power
0
6 Shared Voting Power

229,000

7 Sole Dispositive Power
0
8 Shared Dispositive Power
229,000
9 Aggregate Amount Beneficially Owned by Each Reporting Person
229,000
10 Check box if the aggregate amount in row (9) excludes certain shares (See Instructions)
11 Percent of class represented by amount in row (9)
0.50%
12 Type of Reporting Person (See Instructions)
PN
       

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CUSIP No. 404139107

 

1 Names of Reporting Persons
B. Riley FBR, Inc.
2 Check the appropriate box if a member of a Group (see instructions)
(a)  ☐
(b)  ☐
3 Sec Use Only
 
4 Citizenship or Place of Organization
DE

Number of
Shares
Beneficially
Owned by Each
Reporting Person
With:

5 Sole Voting Power
0
6 Shared Voting Power
746,206
7 Sole Dispositive Power
0
8 Shared Dispositive Power
746,206
9 Aggregate Amount Beneficially Owned by Each Reporting Person
746,206
10 Check box if the aggregate amount in row (9) excludes certain shares (See Instructions)
11 Percent of class represented by amount in row (9)
1.62%
12 Type of Reporting Person (See Instructions)
BD
       

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Item 1.

 

(a)Name of Issuer: HC2 Holdings, Inc.
(b)Address of Issuer’s Principal Executive Offices: 450 Park Avenue, 30th Floor, New York, NY 10022

 

Item 2(a).Name of Persons Filing:

 

B. Riley Financial, Inc., a Delaware corporation (“BRF”),

B. Riley Capital Management, LLC, a New York limited liability company (“BRCM”),

BRC Partners Management GP, LLC, a Delaware limited liability company (“BRPGP”),

BRC Partners Opportunity Fund, L.P., a Delaware limited partnership (“BRPLP”), and

B. Riley FBR, Inc., a Delaware corporation (“BRFBR”).

 

Each of the foregoing is referred to as a “Reporting Person” and collectively as the “Reporting Persons.”

 

  Item 2(b). Address of Principal Business Office or, if None, Residence:

 

The principal business address of each BRCM, BRPGP, BRPLP and BRFBR is: 

11100 Santa Monica Blvd. Suite 800 

Los Angeles, CA 90025

 

The principal place of business of BRF is: 

21255 Burbank Blvd. Suite 400 

Woodland Hills, CA 91367

 

  Item 2(c). Citizenship:

 

BRF, BRPGP, BRPLP, and BRFBR are organized under the laws of the State of Delaware. 

BRCM is organized under the laws of the State of New York.

 

  Item 2(d). Title of Class of Securities:

 

Class A Common Stock, par value $0.001 (the “Common Stock”)

 

  Item 2(e). CUSIP Number:

 

404139107

 

Item 3.If this statement is filed pursuant to §§ 240.13d-1(b) or 240.13d-2(b) or (c), check whether the person filing is a:

 

(a) Broker or dealer registered under Section 15 of the Act;

 

(b) Bank as defined in Section 3(a)(6) of the Act;

 

(c) Insurance company as defined in Section 3(a)(19) of the Act;

 

(d) Investment company registered under Section 8 of the Investment Company Act of 1940;

 

(e) An investment adviser in accordance with Rule 13d-1(b)(1)(ii)(E);

 

(f) An employee benefit plan or endowment fund in accordance with Rule 13d-1(b)(1)(ii)(F);

 

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(g) A parent holding company or control person in accordance with Rule 13d-1(b)(1)(ii)(G);

 

(h) A savings associations as defined in Section 3(b) of the Federal Deposit Insurance Act (12 U.S.C. 1813);

 

(i) A church plan that is excluded from the definition of an investment company under section 3(c)(14) of the Investment Company Act of 1940;

 

(j) A non-U.S. institution in accordance with Rule 240.13d-1(b)(1)(ii)(J);

 

(k) Group, in accordance with Rule 240.13d-1(b)(1)(ii)(K). If filing as a non-U.S. institution in accordance with Rule 240.13d-1(b)(1)(ii)(J), please specify the type of institution: ____

 

Item 4.Ownership

 

(a)Amount Beneficially Owned:

 

As of the date hereof, BRPLP beneficially owned 229,000 shares of Common Stock. BRPGP is the general partner of BRPLP. BRCM is an investment advisor to BRPLP. As a result, each of BRPGP and BRCM may be deemed to have beneficially owned the 229,000 shares of Common Stock owned directly by BRPLP.

 

As of the date hereof, BRFBR beneficially owned 746,206 shares of Common Stock.

 

As of the date hereof, BRF as the parent company of BRCM and BRFBR may be deemed to have beneficially owned the 975,206 shares of Common Stock beneficially owned in the aggregate by BRCM and BRFBR.

 

The foregoing should not be construed as an admission by any Reporting Person as to beneficial ownership of any shares of Common Stock owned by another Reporting Person. Each of the Reporting Persons disclaims beneficial ownership of the shares of Common Stock that are not directly owned by such Reporting Person, except to the extent of their pecuniary interest therein.

 

(b)Percent of Class:

 

As of the date hereof, BRPLP beneficially owned 0.50% of the outstanding shares of Common Stock. BRPGP is the general partner of BRPLP. BRCM is an investment advisor to BRPLP. As a result, each of BRPGP and BRCM may be deemed to have beneficially owned the 0.50% of the outstanding shares of Common Stock owned directly by BRPLP.

 

As of the date hereof, BRFBR beneficially owned 1.62% of the outstanding shares of Common Stock.

 

As of the date hereof, BRF as the parent company of BRCM and BRFBR may be deemed to have beneficially owned the 2.12% of the outstanding shares of Common Stock beneficially owned in the aggregate by BRCM and BRFBR.

 

These percentages are based on a total of 45,935,196 shares of Common Stock outstanding as of October 31, 2019, as disclosed in the Issuer’s quarterly report on Form 10-Q, as filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on November 5, 2019.

 

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The foregoing should not be construed as an admission by any Reporting Person as to beneficial ownership of any shares of Common Stock owned by another Reporting Person. Each of the Reporting Persons disclaims beneficial ownership of the shares of Common Stock that are not directly owned by such Reporting Person, except to the extent of their pecuniary interest therein.

 

(c)Number of shares as to which such person has:

 

(i)Sole power to vote or to direct the vote: See cover page Items 5-9.

 

(ii)Shared power to vote or to direct the vote: See cover page Items 5-9.

 

(iii)Sole power to dispose or to direct the disposition of: See cover page Items 5-9.

 

(iv)Shared power to dispose or to direct the disposition of: See cover page Items 5-9.

 

Item 5.Ownership of Five Percent or Less of a Class.

 

If this statement is being filed to report the fact that as of the date hereof the reporting person has ceased to be the beneficial owner of more than five percent of the class of securities, check the following [ X ].

 

Item 6.Ownership of more than Five Percent on Behalf of Another Person. Not Applicable.

 

Item 7.Identification and classification of the subsidiary which acquired the security being reported on by the parent holding company or control person. Not Applicable.

 

Item 8.Identification and classification of members of the group. Not Applicable.

 

Item 9.Notice of Dissolution of Group. Not Applicable.

 

Item 10.Certifications.

 

By signing below each of the undersigned certifies that, to the best of its knowledge and belief, the securities referred to above were not acquired and are not held for the purpose of or with the effect of changing or influencing the control of the issuer of the securities and were not acquired and are not held in connection with or as a participant in any transaction having that purpose or effect.

 

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SIGNATURE

 

After reasonable inquiry and to the best of my knowledge and belief, I certify that the information set forth in this statement is true, complete and correct.

 

Dated:  January 23, 2020

 

  B. RILEY FINANCIAL, INC
   
  By: /s/ Bryant R. Riley
  Name:  Bryant R. Riley
  Title: Co-Chief Executive Officer
   
  B. RILEY CAPITAL MANAGEMENT, LLC
   
  By: /s/ Bryant R. Riley
  Name: Bryant R. Riley
  Title: Chief Executive Officer
   
  BRC PARTNERS MANAGEMENT GP, LLC
   
  By: B. Riley Capital Management, LLC, its sole member
   
  by: /s/ Bryant R. Riley
  Name: Bryant R. Riley
  Title: Chief Executive Officer
   
  BRC PARTNERS OPPORTUNITY FUND, LP
   
  By: /s/ Bryant R. Riley
  Name: Bryant R. Riley
  Title: Chief Investment Officer
 
  B. RILEY FBR, INC
   
  By: /s/ Andy Moore
  Name: Andy Moore
  Title: Chief Executive Officer

 

Attention: Intentional misstatements or omissions of fact constitute Federal criminal violations (See 18 U.S.C. 1001). 

 

 

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