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UNITED STATES
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
 
 
 
FORM 8-K
 
 
 
CURRENT REPORT
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)
of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): April 2, 2020
 
 
 
COMPASS DIVERSIFIED HOLDINGS
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
 
 
 
Delaware
 
001-34927
 
57-6218917
(State or other jurisdiction
of incorporation)
 
(Commission
File Number)
 
(I.R.S. Employer
Identification No.)
 
 
 
COMPASS GROUP DIVERSIFIED HOLDINGS LLC
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
 
 
 
Delaware
 
001-34926
 
20-3812051
(State or other jurisdiction
of incorporation)
 
(Commission
File Number)
 
(I.R.S. Employer
Identification No.)
301 Riverside Avenue, Second Floor, Westport, CT 06880
(Address of principal executive offices and zip code)
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (203221-1703
 
 
 
Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K 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 Class
 
Trading Symbol(s)
 
Name of Each Exchange on Which Registered
Shares representing beneficial interests in Compass Diversified Holdings
 
CODI
 
New York Stock Exchange
Series A Preferred Shares representing Series A Trust Preferred Interest in Compass Diversified Holdings
 
CODI PR A
 
New York Stock Exchange
Series B Preferred Shares representing Series B Trust Preferred Interest in Compass Diversified Holdings
 
CODI PR B
 
New York Stock Exchange
Series C Preferred Shares representing Series C Trust Preferred Interest in Compass Diversified Holdings
 
CODI PR C
 
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).
 
 
 
 
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. o





Section 7     Regulation FD Disclosure
Item 7.01    Regulation FD Disclosure
On April 2, 2020, Compass Diversified Holdings (the “Trust”) and Compass Group Diversified Holdings LLC (the “Company” and, together with the Trust, “CODI”) issued a press release containing a letter to shareholders regarding the COVID-19 pandemic. A copy of the press release is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1.

The information disclosed under this Item 7.01, including Exhibit 99.1 hereto, is being “furnished” and is not deemed “filed” for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the “Exchange Act”), or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that Section, nor is it deemed incorporated by reference into any filing under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, or the Exchange Act, except as shall be expressly set forth by specific reference in such filing.

Section 8     Other Events
Item 8.01    Other Events
Compass Group Diversified Holdings LLC and Compass Diversified Holdings (NYSE: CODI) reported that CODI will make a cash distribution of $0.36 per common share for the first quarter of 2020. The distribution is payable on April 23, 2020 to shareholders of record on the close of business on April 16, 2020. CODI also announced that CODI will make a distribution on their 7.250% Series A Preferred Shares (the "Series A Preferred Shares"), their 7.875% Series B Preferred Shares (the "Series B Preferred Shares") and their 7.875% Series C Preferred Shares (the "Series C Preferred Shares"), payable on April 30, 2020 to holders of record as of April 15, 2020. The distribution for the Series A Preferred Shares, Series B Preferred Shares and Series C Preferred Shares covers the period from and including January 30, 2020, up to, but excluding April 30, 2020. A copy of the press release announcing such distribution is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.2 and is incorporated by reference herein.
Section 9     Financial Statements and Exhibits
Item 9.01    Financial Statements and Exhibits
(d)    Exhibits.

Exhibit Number
 
Description
 
 
 
99.1
 
 
 
 
99.2
 
 
 
 
104
 
Cover Page Interactive Data File (embedded within the Inline XBRL document)
 
 
 







SIGNATURES
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 2, 2020
COMPASS DIVERSIFIED HOLDINGS
 
 
 
 
By:
 
/s/ Ryan J. Faulkingham
 
 
 
 
 
 
Ryan J. Faulkingham
 
 
 
Regular Trustee
SIGNATURES
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 2, 2020
COMPASS GROUP DIVERSIFIED HOLDINGS LLC
 
 
 
 
By:
 
/s/ Ryan J. Faulkingham
 
 
 
 
 
 
Ryan J. Faulkingham
 
 
 
Chief Financial Officer



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