FOUR Shift4 Payments

Filed: 30 Dec 20, 4:40pm





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): December 29, 2020




(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)




Delaware 001-39313 84-3676340

(State or other jurisdiction

of incorporation or organization)



File Number)


(I.R.S. Employer

Identification No.)

2202 N. Irving St.

Allentown, Pennsylvania 18109

(Address of principal executive offices) (Zip Code)

(888) 276-2108

(Registrant’s telephone number, include area code)


(Former Name or Former Address, if Changed Since Last Report)



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


Title of each class


Trading Symbol(s)


Name of each exchange on which registered

Class A Common Stock

$0.0001 par value per share

 FOUR The 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).

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Item 8.01. Other Events.

Convertible Notes Election

On December 7, 2020, Shift4 Payments, Inc. (the “Company”) issued $690,000,000 principal amount of its 0.00% Convertible Senior Notes due 2025 (the “Notes”). The Notes were issued pursuant to, and are governed by, an indenture (the “Indenture”), dated as of December 7, 2020, between the Company and U.S. Bank National Association, as trustee (the “Trustee”). The Notes are convertible in certain circumstances into consideration that consists, at the Company’s election, of shares of the Company’s Class A common stock, cash or a combination of cash and shares of the Company’s Class A common stock. As permitted by the Indenture, on December 29, 2020, the Company irrevocably elected that all future conversions of the Notes will be settled pursuant to combination settlement. Generally, under this settlement method, the conversion value will be settled in cash up to the principal amount being converted, and any excess of the conversion value over the principal amount will be settled, at the Company’s election, in cash or shares of the Company’s Class A common stock.


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.




Date: December 30, 2020




/s/ Jordan Frankel


Jordan Frankel


General Counsel and Secretary