Bausch Health Companies (BHC)

Filed: 4 Apr 22, 6:31am




Washington, D.C. 20549





Pursuant to Section 13 OR 15(d) of The Securities Exchange Act of 1934


April 4, 2022 (April 1, 2022)

Date of report (Date of earliest event reported)


Bausch Health Companies Inc.

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)


British Columbia, Canada001-1495698-0448205
(State or Other Jurisdiction of Incorporation or Organization)(Commission File Number)

(IRS Employer

Identification Number) 


2150 St. Elzéar Blvd. West

Laval, Québec

Canada H7L 4A8

(Address of Principal Executive Offices) (Zip Code)


(514) 744-6792

(Registrant's telephone number, including area code)



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


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 classTrading Symbol(s)Name of each exchange on which registered
Common Shares, No Par ValueBHCNew York Stock ExchangeToronto 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 8.01Other Events.


On April 1, 2022, Bausch Health Companies Inc. (the “Company”) submitted a Notice of the Meeting and Record Date with the Canadian Securities Administration via SEDAR relating to the Company’s 2022 annual general meeting of shareholders (the “AGM”). The AGM will be held on June 14, 2022.


Because the date of the AGM is more than 30 days from the anniversary of the 2021 annual general meeting of shareholders held on April 27, 2021, in accordance with Rule 14a-8 under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, shareholders may deliver proposals for inclusion in the proxy materials for the AGM no later than the close of business on April 11, 2022.






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: April 4, 2022


 By:/s/ Christina M. Ackermann
  Christina M. Ackermann
  Executive Vice President and General Counsel