SEC Filings

8-K
SPECTRUM BRANDS HOLDINGS, INC. filed this Form 8-K on 07/13/2018
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(i) “Public Group” has the meaning set forth in Treasury Regulation Section 1.382-2T(f)(13).

(j) “Substantial Holder” means (a) a Person (including, without limitation, any group of Persons treated as a single “entity” within the meaning of Treasury Regulation Section 1.382-3) that: (i) holds, owns or has any right in Corporation Securities representing a Percentage Stock Ownership in the Corporation of at least 4.9%; or (ii) that is identified as a “5-percent shareholder” of the Corporation pursuant to Treasury Regulation Section 1.382-2T(g)(1) and (b) a Public Group; provided, however, that solely for purposes of applying Section 2.1(e) of the Merger Agreement, a Person shall not become a Substantial Holder as a result of the issuance of Corporation Securities pursuant to the Merger if (and only if) the Board has granted such Person prior approval to receive such Corporation Securities in accordance with Section 13.3(b), which approval remains in effect at the time such Corporation Securities are issued.

(k) “Tax Benefits” means the net operating loss carryovers, capital loss carryovers, general business credit carryovers, alternative minimum tax credit carryovers and foreign tax credit carryovers, as well as any “net unrealized built-in loss” within the meaning of Section 382 of the Code, of the Corporation or any direct or indirect subsidiary thereof.

(l) “Transfer” means any direct or indirect Acquisition or Disposition of Corporation Securities.

(m) “Treasury Regulation” means any Treasury regulation, in effect from time to time, promulgated under the Code.

13.3 Transfer Limitations.

(a) Except as otherwise provided in Section 13.4, no Person shall be permitted to make a Transfer, whether in a single transaction (with any transactions occurring on the same day being treated as a single transaction) or series of related transactions, and any such purported Transfer will be void ab initio, (A) to the extent that after giving effect to such purported Transfer: (i) the purported transferee or any other Person by reason of the purported transferee’s Acquisition would become a Substantial Holder; or (ii) the Percentage Stock Ownership of a Person that, prior to giving effect to the purported Transfer (or any series of Transfers of which such Transfer is a part), is a Substantial Holder would be increased, or (B) if before giving effect to such purported Transfer the purported transferor is a Substantial Holder described in clause (a)(ii) of the definition of “Substantial Holder” (any such purported Transfer described in clause (A) or (B), a “Prohibited Transfer”).

(b) The restrictions set forth in Section 13.3(a) shall not apply to a proposed Transfer, and a Transfer shall not be treated as a Prohibited Transfer hereunder, if the transferor or the transferee obtains approval of the proposed Transfer by the Board (at a meeting of the Board or by written consent of the Board). As a condition to granting its approval pursuant to this Section 13.3(b), the Board may, in its sole discretion, require and/or obtain (at the expense of the transferor and/or transferee) such documentation, information and action, if any, as it determines, including, without limitation, representations and warranties from the transferor and/or transferee, such opinions of counsel to be rendered by counsel selected by (or acceptable to) the Board, and such other advice, in each case as to such matters as the Board determines in its sole discretion is appropriate. Any such approval, once granted, shall be irrevocable, provided that such information, documentation and representations and warranties upon which such approval was based remain true, accurate and complete prior to the applicable Transfer.

(c) The restrictions set forth in Section 13.3(a) shall not preclude the settlement of any transaction entered into through the facilities of the New York Stock Exchange, Inc. (or any other national securities exchange or other exchange on which the Corporation Securities are then traded) in the Corporation Securities, it being understood, however, that any such settlement shall not negate or otherwise affect the treatment of a Transfer as a Prohibited Transfer hereunder.

 

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