SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): January 20, 2021
HC2 HOLDINGS, INC.
|(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter.)|
|(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation)||(Commission File Number)||(IRS Employer Identification No.)|
450 Park Avenue, 29th Floor
New York, NY 10022
|(Address of principal executive offices)|
|(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)|
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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
|Title of each class||Trading Symbol||Name of each exchange on which registered|
|Common Stock, par value $0.001 per share||HCHC||New York Stock Exchange|
Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (§230.405 of this chapter) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (§240.12b-2 of this chapter).
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. o
Item 8.01. Other Events
On January 15, 2021, HC2 Holdings, Inc. (“HC2”), closed the previously announced sale of its majority-owned subsidiary Beyond6, Inc. to an affiliate of Mercuria Investments US, Inc (the “Sale”).
On January 20, 2021, HC2 provided notice (the “Asset Sale Redemption Notice”) to U.S. Bank National Association, as trustee (the “Trustee”), of its intent to use the net cash proceeds of the Sale to redeem $67,716,000 aggregate principal amount of HC2’s 11.500% Senior Secured Notes due 2021 (the “Notes”), pursuant to the Indenture, dated as of November 20, 2018 (the “Indenture”), at a redemption price equal to 100% of the principal amount of the Notes redeemed, plus accrued and unpaid interest since December 1, 2020 (the last regularly scheduled interest payment date preceding the redemption date) to the redemption date of February 19, 2021. The redemption of the Notes will be made in accordance with the terms of the Indenture. The Asset Sale Redemption Notice was sent by the Trustee to the registered holders of the Notes in accordance with the requirements of the Indenture on January 20, 2021.
The above description of the Asset Sale Redemption Notice is not complete and is qualified in its entirety by reference to Exhibit 99.1 hereto.
Exhibit 99.1 shall not be deemed filed for purposes of Section 18 of the Exchange Act, nor shall it be deemed incorporated by reference in any filing under the Securities Act, except as shall be expressly set forth by specific reference in a filing.
Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits
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.
Date: January 22, 2021
HC2 Holdings, Inc. (Registrant)
|By:||/s/ Michael J. Sena|
|Name: Michael J. Sena|
|Title: Chief Financial Officer|
ASSET SALE REDEMPTION NOTICE
HC2 Holdings, Inc.
11.500% Senior Secured Notes due 2021
CUSIP Numbers 404139AD9 (Rule 144A) and U40462AE0 (Regulation S)
Redemption Date: February 19, 2021
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to the terms of the Indenture dated as of November 20, 2018 (the “Indenture”), among HC2 Holdings, Inc. (the “Issuer”), the guarantors party thereto and U.S. Bank National Association, as trustee (the “Trustee”), that the Issuer has elected to redeem and will redeem on February 19, 2021(the “Redemption Date”) $67,716,000 aggregate principal amount of the Issuer’s 11.500% Senior Secured Notes due 2021 (the “Notes”), at a redemption price equal to 100% of the principal amount of the Notes redeemed (the “Redemption Price”), plus accrued and unpaid interest since December 1, 2020 (the last regularly scheduled interest payment date preceding the Redemption Date), to the Redemption Date (together with the Redemption Price, the “Redemption Payment”) with the Net Cash Proceeds of an Asset Sale (each as defined in the Indenture).
Principal Amount of Redemption:
$66,534,000 (Rule 144A Notes) and $1,182,000 (Regulation S Notes)
Interest Accrued to the Redemption Date:
$1,657,805.50 (Rule 144A Notes) and $29,451.50 (Regulation S Notes)
Holders of the Notes will be paid the Redemption Payment upon presentation and surrender of their Notes for redemption at the address indicated below. Notes called for redemption must be so surrendered in order to collect the Redemption Payment. The address for delivery of the Notes is as follows:
If by Hand, Courier or Overnight Mail:
U. S. Bank
Global Corporate Trust Services
111 Fillmore Ave E
St. Paul, MN 55107
The method chosen for the delivery of the Notes is at the option and risk of the Holder. If delivery is by mail, use of registered or certified mail, properly insured is suggested. Notes held through The Depository Trust Company (“DTC”) should be surrendered for redemption in accordance with the procedures of DTC therefor.
On the Redemption Date, the Redemption Payment will become due and payable on Notes called for redemption and, unless the Issuer defaults in making payment of the Redemption Payment, interest on Notes called for redemption shall cease to accrue on and after the Redemption Date.
For a list of redemption requirements please visit our website at www.usbank.com/corporatetrust and click on the “Bondholder Information” link for Redemption instructions. You may also contact our Bondholder Communications team at 1-800-634-9802 Monday thru Friday from 8 AM to 6 PM CST.
Pursuant to U.S. federal tax laws, you have a duty to provide the applicable type of tax certification form issued by the U.S. Internal Revenue Service (“IRS”) to U.S. Bank National Association to ensure payments are reported accurately to you and to the IRS. In order to permit accurate withholding (or to prevent withholding), a complete and valid tax certification form must be received by U.S. Bank National Association before payment of the redemption proceeds is made to you. Failure to timely provide a valid tax certification form as required will result in the maximum amount of U.S. withholding tax being deducted from any redemption payment that is made to you. Please visit www.irs.gov for additional information on the tax forms and instructions.
*The Undersigned shall not be held responsible for the selection or use of the CUSIP numbers, nor is any representation made as to its correctness indicated in the Redemption Notice. They are included solely for convenience of the Holders.
By U.S. Bank National Association
Dated: January 20, 2021