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): April 29, 2020
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Its Charter)
(State or Other Jurisdiction
33587 Walker Road
Avon Lake, Ohio 44012
(Address of Principal Executive Offices) (Zip Code)
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (440) 930-1000
Former name or former address, if changed since last report: N/A
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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
Title of each class
Name of each exchange
on which registered
Common Shares, par value $.01 per share
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).
Emerging growth company ☐
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. ☐
|Item 8.01.||Other Events.|
On April 29, 2020, PolyOne Corporation, an Ohio corporation (the “Company”), announced the commencement and subsequent pricing of a private offering of $650.0 million aggregate principal amount of 5.75% senior notes due 2025 (the “Notes”) in an offering exempt from the registration requirements of the Securities Act of 1933 (the “Securities Act”). Pursuant to Rule 135c of the Securities Act, the Company is filing herewith the press releases issued on April 29, 2020 as Exhibits 99.1 and 99.2 hereto.
This Current Report on Form 8-K does not constitute an offer to sell, nor a solicitation of an offer to buy, the Notes or any other securities. The Notes will not be and have not been registered under the Securities Act, and may not be offered or sold in the United States absent registration or an applicable exemption from the registration requirements.
|Item 9.01.||Financial Statements and Exhibits.|
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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/ Lisa K. Kunkle
Lisa K. Kunkle
Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary
Date: April 29, 2020