Platform Specialty Products Corporation
Platform Specialty Products Corp (Form: SC 13G/A, Received: 01/23/2018 16:17:15)

 

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
 
SCHEDULE 13G/A
 
Under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934*
(Amendment No. 1)*
 

Platform Specialty Products Corporation

(Name of Issuer)
 

Common Stock, par value of $0.01 per share

(Title of Class of Securities)
 

72766Q105

(CUSIP Number)
 

December 31, 2017

(Date of Event Which Requires Filing of This Statement)
 
 
Check the appropriate box to designate the rule pursuant to which this Schedule is filed:
 
ý Rule 13d-1(b)
¨ Rule 13d-1(c)
¨ Rule 13d-1(d)
 
(Page 1 of 6 Pages)

 

______________________________

*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).

 

 

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1

NAME OF REPORTING PERSON

Cevian Capital II GP Limited

2 CHECK THE APPROPRIATE BOX IF A MEMBER OF A GROUP

(a) ¨

(b) ý

3 SEC USE ONLY
4

CITIZENSHIP OR PLACE OF ORGANIZATION

Jersey

NUMBER OF
SHARES
BENEFICIALLY
OWNED BY
EACH
REPORTING
PERSON WITH:
5

SOLE VOTING POWER

-0-

6

SHARED VOTING POWER

-0-

7

SOLE DISPOSITIVE POWER

-0-

8

SHARED DISPOSITIVE POWER

-0-

9

AGGREGATE AMOUNT BENEFICIALLY OWNED BY EACH REPORTING PERSON

-0-

10 CHECK BOX IF THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT IN ROW (9) EXCLUDES CERTAIN SHARES ¨
11

PERCENT OF CLASS REPRESENTED BY AMOUNT IN ROW (9)

0%

12

TYPE OF REPORTING PERSON

IA,00

         

 

 

 

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Item 1(a). NAME OF ISSUER
   
  The name of the issuer is Platform Specialty Products Corporation (the " Company ").

 

Item 1(b). ADDRESS OF ISSUER'S PRINCIPAL EXECUTIVE OFFICES
   
  The Company's principal executive office is located at 1450 Centrepark Boulevard, Suite 210, West Palm Beach, Florida 33401.

 

Item 2(a). NAME OF PERSON FILING
   
  This Schedule 13G is filed by Cevian Capital II GP Limited, a limited company incorporated under the laws of Jersey (the " Reporting Person "), the general partner of Cevian Capital II Master Fund L.P., a Cayman Islands limited partnership (the " Master Fund "), with respect to the shares of Common Stock (as defined in Item 2(d) below) held by the Master Fund.
  The filing of this statement should not be construed as an admission that the Reporting Person is, for the purposes of Section 13 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, the beneficial owner of the shares of Common Stock reported herein.

 

Item 2(b). ADDRESS OF PRINCIPAL BUSINESS OFFICE OR, IF NONE, RESIDENCE
   
  The address of the business office of the Reporting Person is Bond Street, St Helier, Jersey, JE4 5QR, Channel Islands.

 

Item 2(c). CITIZENSHIP
   
  The Reporting Person is a limited company organized under the laws of Jersey.

 

Item 2(d). TITLE OF CLASS OF SECURITIES
   
  Common stock, par value of $0.01 per share (the " Common Stock ").

 

Item 2(e). CUSIP NUMBER
   
  72766Q105

 

Item 3. IF THIS STATEMENT IS FILED PURSUANT TO Rules 13d-1(b), OR 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;

 

 

 

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  (e) x 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);
  (g) ¨ A parent holding company or control person in accordance with Rule 13d-1(b)(1)(ii)(G);
  (h) ¨ A savings association as defined in Section 3(b) of the Federal Deposit Insurance Act;
  (i) ¨ A church plan that is excluded from the definition of an investment company under Section 3(c)(14) of the Investment Company Act;
  (j) ¨ A non-U.S. institution in accordance with Rule 13d-1(b)(1)(ii)(J);
  (k) ¨ Group, in accordance with Rule 13d-1(b)(1)(ii)(K).

 

 

If filing as a non-U.S. institution in accordance with Rule 13d-1(b)(1)(ii)(J), please

specify the type of institution: _______________________________________

 

Item 4. OWNERSHIP
   
  The information required by Items 4(a) - (c) is set forth in Rows 5 - 11 of the cover page for the Reporting Person and is incorporated herein by reference.

 

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: ý

 

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.

 

 

 

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Item 10. CERTIFICATION

 

  The Reporting Person hereby makes the following certification:
   
  By signing below the Reporting Person certifies that, to the best of its knowledge and belief, the securities referred to above were acquired and are held in the ordinary course of business and were not acquired 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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SIGNATURES

After reasonable inquiry and to the best of its knowledge and belief, the undersigned certifies that the information set forth in this statement is true, complete and correct.

DATE: January 23, 2018

 

CEVIAN CAPITAL II GP LIMITED    
     
     
/s/ Denzil Boschat    
Name: Denzil Boschat    
Title: Director