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): March 5, 2018
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction
|21680 Haggerty Road, Northville, MI
|(Address of principal executive offices)
Registrants telephone number, including area code: (248)
Former name or former address, if changed since last report: N/A
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||Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement. |
On March 5, 2018, Gentherm
Incorporated (the Company) entered into Amendment No. 2 to Rights Agreement (the Amendment), by and between the Company and Computershare Trust Company, N.A., as Rights Agent (Rights Agent), which amended the
Rights Agreement (the Rights Agreement), dated January 26, 2009, as amended March 30, 2011, by and between the Company and the Rights Agent.
The Amendment accelerates the expiration of the Companys preferred share purchase rights (the Rights) from 5:00 P.M.
(Detroit time) on January 26, 2019 to 5:00 P.M. (Detroit time) on March 5, 2018, and has the effect of terminating the Rights Agreement on that date. At the time of the termination of the Rights Agreement, all of the Rights distributed to
holders of the Companys common stock pursuant to the Rights Agreement will expire.
The foregoing summary of the Amendment is
qualified in its entirety by reference to the Amendment attached hereto as Exhibit 4.1 and incorporated herein by reference.
||Termination of a Material Definitive Agreement. |
The information set forth in Item 1.01
of this Current Report is incorporated herein by reference.
||Material Modification to Rights of Security Holders. |
The information set forth in Item
1.01 of this Current Report is incorporated herein by reference.
||Amendments to Articles of Incorporation or Bylaws; Changes in Fiscal Year. |
connection with the expiration of the Rights Agreement, the Company filed a Certificate of Amendment of Articles of Incorporation (the Certificate of Amendment) with the Secretary of State of the State of Michigan, effective at 5:00 P.M.
(Detroit time) on March 5, 2018, that eliminated all references to the Series B Preferred Stock that was issuable upon exercise of the Rights in the Companys Restated Articles of Incorporation. The 25,000 shares authorized as Series B
Preferred Stock therefore are returned to authorized but undesignated shares of Companys preferred stock.
The foregoing summary of
the Certificate of Amendment is qualified in its entirety by reference to the Certificate of Amendment attached hereto as Exhibit 3.1 and incorporated herein by reference.
On March 5, 2018, the Company issued a press release announcing the
Amendment. A copy of the press release is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1 and is incorporated herein by reference.
||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.
/s/ Kenneth J. Phillips
||Kenneth J. Phillips|
Date: March 5, 2018