Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the
Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of report (Date of earliest event reported): June 14, 2018

Horizon Global Corporation
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Charter)

(State or Other Jurisdiction
(IRS Employer
of Incorporation)
File Number)
Identification No.)
2600 West Big Beaver Road, Suite 555, Troy, Michigan

(Zip Code)
(Address of principal executive offices)

Registrant’s telephone number, including area code:
(248) 593-8820
Not Applicable
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)

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Item 1.02. Termination of a Material Definitive Agreement.
As previously disclosed, on December 13, 2017, Horizon Global Corporation (the "Company") and Cequent Nederland Holdings B.V., a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Company (the "Purchaser"), entered into a Sale and Purchase Agreement (the "Purchase Agreement") with Cooperatief H2 Equity Partners Fund IV Holding W.A., a cooperative with exclusion of liability (Coöperatie U.A.) incorporated under the laws of the Netherlands ("Seller A"), Stichting Administratiekantoor Brink I, a foundation (stichting) incorporated under the laws of the Netherlands ("Seller B"), and Stichting Administratiekantoor Brink II, a foundation (stichting) incorporated under the laws of the Netherlands, ("Seller C", and collectively, with Seller A and Seller B, the "Sellers"), to acquire (the "Acquisition") Brink International B.V. and its subsidiaries (collectively, the "Brink Group").
Each of the Company, the Purchaser and the Sellers (collectively, the "Parties") entered into a mutual Termination and Settlement Agreement (the "Termination Agreement"), as of June 14, 2018, under which the Parties agreed that the Purchase Agreement, including all schedules and exhibits thereto, and all ancillary agreements contemplated thereby or entered into pursuant thereto, were terminated effective June 14, 2018. The Termination Agreement provides for a break fee payable to the Brink Group, of €4.75 million.

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.

Horizon Global Corporation

By:   /s/ Jay Goldbaum                               
Name: Jay Goldbaum
Title: General Counsel and Corporate Secretary

June 15, 2018