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Tredegar (TG)

Filed: 23 Jun 22, 11:15am

 

 

UNITED STATES

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

Washington, D.C. 20549

 

 

SCHEDULE 13D

Under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

(Amendment No. 13)*

 

 

TREDEGAR CORPORATION

(Name of Issuer)

COMMON STOCK

(Title of class of securities)

894650 100

(CUSIP NUMBER)

John D. Gottwald

William M. Gottwald

James T. Gottwald

Floyd D. Gottwald, Jr. Living Trust

c/o John D. Gottwald

Westham Partners

9030 Stony Point Parkway, Suite 505

Richmond, Virginia 23235

Telephone No. 804-560-6961

(Name, Address and Telephone Number of Person Authorized to Receive Notices and Communications)

Copy to:

William I. Sanderson, Esq.

John B. Cornelius, Esq.

McGuireWoods LLP

800 East Canal Street

Richmond, Virginia 23219

Telephone No. 804-775-1000

June 16, 2022

(Date of Event which Requires Filing of this Statement)

 

 

If the filing person has previously filed a statement on Schedule 13G to report the acquisition that is the subject of this Schedule 13D, and is filing this schedule because of §§ 240.13d-1(e), 240.13d-1(f) or 240.13d-1(g), check the following box.  ☐

 

 

 


CUSIP NO. 894650 100  13D  Page 2 of 8

 

  1   

  NAMES OF REPORTING PERSON

 

  John D. Gottwald

  2   

  CHECK THE APPROPRIATE BOX IF A MEMBER OF A GROUP (See instructions)

  (a)  ☐        (b)  ☒

 

  3   

  SEC USE ONLY

 

  4   

  SOURCE OF FUNDS

 

  PF and OO

  5   

  CHECK IF DISCLOSURE OF LEGAL PROCEEDINGS IS REQUIRED PURSUANT TO ITEMS 2(d) or 2(e)

 

  6   

  CITIZENSHIP OR PLACE OF ORGANIZATION

 

  USA

NUMBER OF

SHARES

  BENEFICIALLY  

OWNED BY

EACH

REPORTING

PERSON

WITH

   7    

  SOLE VOTING POWER

 

  1,908,355

 8    

  SHARED VOTING POWER

 

  5,198,091

 9    

  SOLE DISPOSITIVE POWER

 

  1,908,355

 10    

  SHARED DISPOSITIVE POWER

 

  5,198,091

11   

  AGGREGATE AMOUNT BENEFICIALLY OWNED BY EACH REPORTING PERSON

 

  7,106,446

12   

  CHECK BOX, IF THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT IN ROW (11) EXCLUDES CERTAIN SHARES (See Instructions)

 

  ☒

13   

  PERCENT OF CLASS REPRESENTED BY AMOUNT IN ROW (11)

 

  21.0%(1)

14   

  TYPE OF REPORTING PERSON

 

  IN


CUSIP NO. 894650 100  13D  Page 3 of 8

 

  1   

  NAMES OF REPORTING PERSON

 

  William M. Gottwald

  2   

  CHECK THE APPROPRIATE BOX IF A MEMBER OF A GROUP (See instructions)

  (a)  ☐        (b)  ☒

 

  3   

  SEC USE ONLY

 

  4   

  SOURCE OF FUNDS*

 

  PF and OO

  5   

  CHECK IF DISCLOSURE OF LEGAL PROCEEDINGS IS REQUIRED PURSUANT TO ITEMS 2(d) or 2(e)

 

  6   

  CITIZENSHIP OR PLACE OF ORGANIZATION

 

  USA

NUMBER OF

SHARES

  BENEFICIALLY  

OWNED BY

EACH

REPORTING

PERSON

WITH

   7    

  SOLE VOTING POWER

 

  68,051

 8    

  SHARED VOTING POWER

 

  5,079,607

 9    

  SOLE DISPOSITIVE POWER

 

  68,051

 10    

  SHARED DISPOSITIVE POWER

 

  5,079,607

11   

  AGGREGATE AMOUNT BENEFICIALLY OWNED BY EACH REPORTING PERSON

 

  5,147,658

12   

  CHECK BOX, IF THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT IN ROW (11) EXCLUDES CERTAIN SHARES (See Instructions)

 

  ☒

13   

  PERCENT OF CLASS REPRESENTED BY AMOUNT IN ROW (11)

 

  15.2%(1)

14   

  TYPE OF REPORTING PERSON

 

  IN


CUSIP NO. 894650 100  13D  Page 4 of 8

 

  1   

  NAMES OF REPORTING PERSON

 

  James T. Gottwald

  2   

  CHECK THE APPROPRIATE BOX IF A MEMBER OF A GROUP (See instructions)

  (a)  ☐        (b)  ☒

 

  3   

  SEC USE ONLY

 

  4   

  SOURCE OF FUNDS*

 

  PF and OO

  5   

  CHECK IF DISCLOSURE OF LEGAL PROCEEDINGS IS REQUIRED PURSUANT TO ITEMS 2(d) or 2(e)

 

  6   

  CITIZENSHIP OR PLACE OF ORGANIZATION

 

  USA

NUMBER OF

SHARES

  BENEFICIALLY  

OWNED BY

EACH

REPORTING

PERSON

WITH

   7    

  SOLE VOTING POWER

 

  40,000

 8    

  SHARED VOTING POWER

 

  5,137,838

 9    

  SOLE DISPOSITIVE POWER

 

  40,000

 10    

  SHARED DISPOSITIVE POWER

 

  5,137,838

11   

  AGGREGATE AMOUNT BENEFICIALLY OWNED BY EACH REPORTING PERSON

 

  5,177,838

12   

  CHECK BOX, IF THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT IN ROW (11) EXCLUDES CERTAIN SHARES (See Instructions)

 

  ☒

13   

  PERCENT OF CLASS REPRESENTED BY AMOUNT IN ROW (11)

 

  15.3%(1)

14   

  TYPE OF REPORTING PERSON

 

  IN


CUSIP NO. 894650 100  13D  Page 5 of 8

 

  1   

  NAMES OF REPORTING PERSON

 

  Floyd D. Gottwald, Jr. Living Trust

  2   

  CHECK THE APPROPRIATE BOX IF A MEMBER OF A GROUP (See instructions)

  (a)  ☐        (b)  ☒

 

  3   

  SEC USE ONLY

 

  4   

  SOURCE OF FUNDS

 

  OO

  5   

  CHECK IF DISCLOSURE OF LEGAL PROCEEDINGS IS REQUIRED PURSUANT TO ITEMS 2(d) or 2(e)

 

  6   

  CITIZENSHIP OR PLACE OF ORGANIZATION

 

  USA

NUMBER OF

SHARES

  BENEFICIALLY  

OWNED BY

EACH

REPORTING

PERSON

WITH

   7    

  SOLE VOTING POWER

 

  0

 8    

  SHARED VOTING POWER

 

  2,394,646

 9    

  SOLE DISPOSITIVE POWER

 

  0

 10    

  SHARED DISPOSITIVE POWER

 

  2,394,646

11   

  AGGREGATE AMOUNT BENEFICIALLY OWNED BY EACH REPORTING PERSON

 

  2,394,646

12   

  CHECK BOX, IF THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT IN ROW (11) EXCLUDES CERTAIN SHARES (See Instructions)

 

  ☐

13   

  PERCENT OF CLASS REPRESENTED BY AMOUNT IN ROW (11)

 

  7.1%(1)

14   

  TYPE OF REPORTING PERSON

 

  OO

 

*

Amendment No. 13 amends and supplements Amendment Nos. 1 through 12 to the statement on Schedule 13D initially filed on August 15, 1989 with respect to shares of common stock (the “Common Stock”) of Tredegar Corporation (the “Issuer”). The purpose for the filing of this Amendment No. 13 is to update and supplement the information with respect to the percentages of the Common Stock beneficially owned by the Reporting Persons.

1 

In computing the percentage ownership, each of the Reporting Persons assumed that there are 33,853,082 shares of common stock outstanding, as reported by Tredegar Corporation in its Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q for the period ended March 31, 2022, as filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on May 9, 2022.


    Page 6 of 8

 

Item 1. Security and Issuer.

This statement relates to the Common Stock of the Issuer, a Virginia corporation having its principal executive offices at 1100 Boulders Parkway, Richmond, Virginia 23225.

Item 3. Source and Amount of Funds or Other Consideration.

Since the filing of Amendment No. 12, none of John D. Gottwald, William M. Gottwald and James T. Gottwald have acquired shares of Common Stock. The Floyd D. Gottwald, Jr. Living Trust received an aggregate 599,777 shares of Common Stock on June 16 and June 17, 2022, with such shares transferred from the brokerage accounts of the late Floyd D. Gottwald, Jr., pursuant to the terms such accounts following the death of Floyd D. Gottwald, Jr.

Item 5. Interest in Securities of the Issuer.

 

 (a)

Amount Beneficially Owned: 7,351,331 shares2

Percentage of Class Owned: 21.7%

 

 (b)

Number of shares as to which such persons have:

(i) sole power to vote or to direct the vote – 2,016,406

(ii) shared power to vote or to direct the vote – 5,334,925

(iii) sole power to dispose of or to direct the disposition of – 2,016,406

(iv) shared power to dispose of or to direct the disposition of – 5,334,925

 

 (c)

John D. Gottwald received 2,485 shares of Common Stock on April 1, 2022, pursuant to the Issuer’s director compensation program. William M. Gottwald received 1,826 shares of Common Stock on April 1, 2022, pursuant to Issuer’s director compensation program. On June 16 and Jun 17, 2022, the Floyd D. Gottwald, Jr. Living Trust received an aggregate 599,777 shares of the Issuer’s Common Stock, with such shares transferred from the brokerage accounts of the late Floyd D. Gottwald, Jr., pursuant to the terms such accounts relating to the death of Floyd D. Gottwald, Jr. There have been no transactions by James T. Gottwald in the past 60 days involving shares of the Issuer’s Common Stock.

 

 (d)

Other persons have the right to receive or the power to direct the receipt of dividends from, or the proceeds from the sale of the 5,334,925 of the shares described in Items 5(b)(ii) and (iv). However, none of any such person’s individual interest relates to more than five percent of the class of securities for which this Form is filed.

 

 

2 

This does not include any shares held by the adult children of John D. Gottwald, William M. Gottwald and James T. Gottwald who do not live with their fathers, which shares aggregate less than 1%. The filing of this statement shall not be construed as an admission that, for the purposes of Section 13(d) or 13(g) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, James T. Gottwald, John D. Gottwald and William M. Gottwald are the beneficial owners of the shares described in Items 5(b)(ii) and (iv). See Item 5(d).


    Page 7 of 8

 

Item 6. Contracts, Arrangements, Understandings or Relationships with Respect to Securities of the Issuer.

John D. Gottwald, William M. Gottwald and James T. Gottwald are brothers, and all three serve as trustees to the Floyd D. Gottwald, Jr. Living Trust. This form is being filed because the Reporting Parties could be deemed to be a group for purposes of Schedule 13D even though there is no agreement between them with respect to the acquisition, retention, disposition or voting of shares of the Issuer’s Common Stock.

There are no contracts, arrangements, understandings or relationships (legal or otherwise) between John D. Gottwald, William M. Gottwald and James T. Gottwald and any other person with respect to securities of the Issuer.

Item 7. Material to be Filed as Exhibits

 

 1.

Agreement between John D. Gottwald, William M. Gottwald, James T. Gottwald and the Floyd D. Gottwald, Jr. Living Trust with respect to the filing of this Amendment No. 13 to the statement to Schedule 13D.


After reasonable inquiry and to the best of their knowledge and belief, the undersigned certify that the information set forth in this statement is true, complete and correct.

Dated: June 22, 2022

 

/s/ John D. Gottwald

John D. Gottwald

/s/ William M. Gottwald

William M. Gottwald

/s/ James T. Gottwald

James T. Gottwald

 

Floyd D. Gottwald, Jr. Living Trust

/s/ James T. Gottwald

By: James T. Gottwald, as trustee