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UNITED STATES

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549

 

FORM 8-K

 

CURRENT REPORT

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

 

PolyOne Corporation

(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Its Charter)

 

Ohio

 

1-16091

 

34-1730488

(State or Other Jurisdiction

of Incorporation)

 

(Commission

File Number)

 

(IRS Employer

Identification No.)

PolyOne Center

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

 

Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions:

Written communications pursuant to Rule 425 under the Securities Act (17 CFR 230.425)

Soliciting material pursuant to Rule 14a-12 under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14a-12)

Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 14d-2(b) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14d-2(b))

Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 13e-4(c) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.13e-4(c))

Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:

Title of each class

 

Trading

Symbol(s)

 

Name of each exchange

on which registered

Common Shares, par value $.01 per share

 

POL

 

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.

 d)Exhibits.

Exhibit
Number

  

Description

     
 

99.1

  

Press release issued April 29, 2020.

     
 

99.2

  

Press release issued April 29, 2020.

     
 

104

  

Cover Page Interactive Data File (embedded within the Inline XBRL document).


SIGNATURES

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.

POLYONE CORPORATION

   

By:

 

/s/ Lisa K. Kunkle

Name:

 

Lisa K. Kunkle

Title:

 

Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary

Date: April 29, 2020