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): February 17, 2011
TOWER INTERNATIONAL, INC.
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in its Charter)
|(State or Other
|Jurisdiction of Incorporation)
|17672 Laurel Park Drive North, Suite 400E, Livonia, Michigan
|(Address of principal executive offices)
Registrants telephone number, including area code: (248) 675-6000
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On October 14, 2010, Tower Automotive, LLC, a Delaware limited liability company, consummated a conversion (referred to herein as
the Corporate Conversion) pursuant to which, among other things, Tower Automotive, LLC converted from a limited liability company to a Delaware corporation and changed its name to Tower International, Inc. All references to the term
Company herein refer to Tower Automotive, LLC for all periods prior to the consummation of the Corporate Conversion and refer to Tower International, Inc. for all periods subsequent to the consummation of the Corporate Conversion. By
virtue of the Corporate Conversion, Tower International, Inc. has succeeded to all of the assets, liabilities, contractual rights and contractual obligations of Tower Automotive, LLC.
Item 8.01. Other Events.
On August 24, 2010 (the Issue
Date), the Company, through the Issuers (as hereafter defined), issued $430,000,000 aggregate principal amount of senior secured notes (the Notes). The Issuers are indirect, wholly-owned subsidiaries of the Company. Among other
redemption rights, prior to September 1, 2014, during any twelve month period commencing on the Issue Date, the Issuers may redeem up to 10% of the aggregate principal amount of the Notes at a redemption price equal to 105% of the principal
amount of the Notes to be redeemed, plus accrued and unpaid interest (the Optional Redemption Rights).
December 16, 2010, the Issuers exercised their Optional Redemption Rights pursuant to notice delivered to Wilmington Trust FSB, the trustee and collateral agent (Trustee) under the Indenture (as hereafter defined) and repurchased
$26,000,000 of the Notes (the First Redemption) pursuant to the terms of the Indenture dated as of August 24, 2010, among Tower Automotive Holdings USA, LLC, a Delaware limited liability company, and TA Holdings Finance, Inc., a
Delaware corporation, as Issuers (collectively, the Issuers), the guarantors party thereto, and the Trustee (the Indenture).
On February 17, 2011, the Issuers delivered to the Trustee notice of the Issuers intention to repurchase $17,000,000 of the Notes (the Proposed Second Redemption) pursuant to the
terms of the Optional Redemption Rights under the Indenture. The aggregate amount to be paid with respect to the Notes to be redeemed in the Proposed Second Redemption will be $17,995,503, representing an aggregate redemption price of $17,850,000
and aggregate accrued and unpaid interest of $145,503.
The scheduled date for the Proposed Second Redemption is
March 30, 2011. The record date for the Proposed Second Redemption is February 28, 2011.
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.
|TOWER INTERNATIONAL, INC.|
/s/ Jeffrey Kersten
||Senior Vice President and Corporate Controller|
Dated: February 17, 2011