A newly-amended 13D filing with the US SEC revealed that Willem Mesdag‘s Red Mountain Capital has signed a Securities Purchase Agreement with Air Transport Services Group Inc. (NASDAQ:ATSG) upon which the fund agreed to sell to the company 3.83 million shares of the common stock at the price of $50.00 million. This transaction should be completed by July 5. Currently, Red Mountain Capital is the largest shareholder of Air Transport Services Group and owns 11.15 million shares, which account for 17.5% of the outstanding stock.
Air Transport Services Group is an aviation holding company that provides professional services mainly in the air cargo transportation and package delivery domains. Year-to-date, the company’s stock is up by 31.55%. For the first quarter of 2016, the company disclosed earnings of $0.13 per share, and revenue of $177.4 million, which compares to $0.14 and $147 million, respectively, reported for the same period of the previous year.
According to the Insider Monkey’s database, at the end of March, 18 investors were long Air Transport Services Group Inc. (NASDAQ:ATSG), versus 17 funds a quarter earlier. The largest position is held by Red Mountain Capital, while the second biggest position is disclosed by Phil Frohlich’s Prescott Group Capital Management, worth around $63.3 million. Some other institutional investors with similar bullishness contain Michael M. Rothenberg’s Moab Capital Partners, Gregg J. Powers’s Private Capital Management and Jim Simons’ Renaissance Technologies.
During the quarter, Israel Englander’s Millennium Management initiated the biggest position with $4.4 million invested in the company, and Richard Driehaus’s Driehaus Capital also initiated a position, worth around $3.1 million. The other funds with new positions in the stock are Peter Muller’s PDT Partners, Matthew Hulsizer’s PEAK6 Capital Management, and Matthew Hulsizer’s PEAK6 Capital Management.
You can access the original SEC filing by clicking here.
Ownership Summary Table
|Name||Sole Voting Power||Shared Voting Power||Sole Dispositive Power||Shared Dispositive Power||Aggregate Amount Owned Power||Percent of Class|
|Red Mountain Capital Partners||11,152,425||11,152,425||11,152,425||17.5%|
|Red Mountain Partners||11,152,425||11,152,425||11,152,425||17.5%|
|Red Mountain Capital Management, Inc. 13-4057186||11,152,425||11,152,425||11,152,425||17.5%|
Page 1 of 10 – SEC Filing
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549
Under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
(Amendment No. 12)*
AIR TRANSPORT SERVICES GROUP, INC.
(Name of Issuer)
Stock, par value $0.01 per share
(Title of Class of Securities)
Red Mountain Capital Partners LLC
Attn: Willem Mesdag
10100 Santa Monica Boulevard, Suite 925
Los Angeles, California 90067
Telephone (310) 432-0200
(Name, Address and Telephone Number of Person Authorized to Receive Notices and Communications)
June 21, 2016
of Event Which Requires Filing of this Statement)
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shall not be deemed to be filed for the purpose of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (Act) or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that section of the Act but shall be subject to all other provisions
of the Act (however, see the Notes).