UFS Domtar

Filed: 1 Mar 21, 11:03am












Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)

of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

March 1, 2021

(Date of Report/Date of earliest event reported)




(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)




DELAWARE 001-33164 20-5901152

(State or other jurisdiction

of incorporation)



File Number)


(IRS Employer

Identification No.)

234 Kingsley Park Drive

Fort Mill, South Carolina


(Address and zip code of principal executive offices)

(803) 802-7500

(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)


(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)



Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act: Common Stock, Par Value $0.01 Per Share; Common stock traded on the New York Stock Exchange; trading symbol UFS.

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Item 2.01.

Completion of Acquisition or Disposition of Assets.

On March 1, 2021, Domtar Corporation (the “Company”) completed the previously announced sale of the Company’s Personal Care business to affiliates (including Journey Personal Care Corp., the “Purchaser”) of American Industrial Partners, an operationally-oriented middle market private equity firm, for a base purchase price of $920 million in cash, subject to customary adjustments (the “Transaction”). The description of the Transaction does not purport to be complete and is qualified in its entirety by reference to the Securities Purchase Agreement by and among the Company, the Purchaser and the other parties thereto, dated as of January 7, 2021. The Securities Purchase Agreement was filed as Exhibit 2.1 to the Company’s Current Report on Form 8-K filed on January 8, 2020, the contents of which are incorporated herein by reference.


Item 5.02.

Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.

Effective upon the completion of the Transaction, Mr. Michael Fagan, President of the Company’s Personal Care business, will depart from the Company and will continue leading the Personal Care business under its new ownership as CEO.


Item 7.01.

Other Events.

On March 1, 2021, the Company published a press release related to the matters described in Item 2.01 of this Current Report on Form 8-K. A copy of the press release is furnished as Exhibit 99.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K and is incorporated herein by reference.


Item 9.01.

Financial Statements and Exhibits.

(d) Exhibits





Description of Exhibits

99.1  Press Release of Domtar Corporation, dated March 1, 2021
104  Cover Page Interactive Data File (embedded within the Inline XBRL document)


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/ Razvan L. Theodoru

Name: Razvan L. Theodoru
Title: Vice-President,
Corporate Law and Secretary
Date: March 1, 2021