SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549
(Amendment No. 1)
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the
Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of report (Date of earliest event reported): April 23, 2019
Horizon Global Corporation
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in its Charter)
(State or Other Jurisdiction
2600 West Big Beaver Road, Suite 555, Troy, Michigan
(Address of principal executive offices)
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(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
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This Amendment No. 1 to Current Report on Form 8-K/A (“Amendment No. 1”) is filed as an amendment to the Current Report on Form 8-K filed by Horizon Global Corporation (the “Company”) on April 23, 2019 (the “Original Form 8-K”). The Original Form 8-K was filed to announce the Company's issuance of a press release regarding proposed changes to its corporate governance structure, including a proposed amendment to the Company's Amended and Restated Certificate of Incorporation to immediately declassify its board structure, subject to stockholder approval at the Company's 2019 Annual Meeting of Stockholders. This Amendment No. 1 supplements the Original Form 8-K to provide notification pursuant to Rule 14a-12 under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14a-12) not included in the filing of the Original Form 8-K. All other information set forth in the Original Form 8-K is otherwise unchanged.
On April 23, 2019, Horizon Global Corporation issued a press release announcing proposed changes to its corporate governance structure. The press release is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1 and is incorporated herein by reference.
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.
The following exhibit is filed herewith:
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
April 24, 2019
/s/ Jay Goldbaum
General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer