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Filing Details

Accession Number:
0000902664-19-001699
Form Type:
13G Filing
Publication Date:
2019-03-27 18:49:14
Filed By:
Sandell Asset Management
Company:
Attunity Ltd (NASDAQ:ATTU)
Filing Date:
2019-03-28
SEC Url:
13G Filing
Ownership Summary

Please notice the below summary table is generated without human intervention and may contain errors. Please refer to the complete filing displayed below for exact figures.

Name Sole Voting Power Shared Voting Power Sole Dispositive Power Shared Dispositive Power Aggregate Amount Owned Power Percent of Class
Sandell Asset Management Europe Limited 0 67,100 0 67,100 67,100 (see Item 5) 0.3%
Sandell Asset Management Corp 0 1,067,900 0 1,067,900 1,067,900 (see Item 5) 4.9%
Thomas E. Sandell 0 1,135,000 0 1,135,000 1,135,000 (see Item 5) 5.2%
Filing

 

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
 
SCHEDULE 13G
 
Under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
(Amendment No.   )*
 

Attunity Ltd.

(Name of Issuer)
 

Ordinary Shares, par value NIS 0.4 per share

(Title of Class of Securities)
 

M15332121

(CUSIP Number)
 

March 27, 2019

(Date of Event Which Requires Filing of This Statement)
 
 
Check the appropriate box to designate the rule pursuant to which this Schedule is filed:
 
¨ Rule 13d-1(b)
x Rule 13d-1(c)
¨ Rule 13d-1(d)
 
(Page 1 of 9 Pages)

 

______________________________

*The remainder of this cover page shall be filled out for a reporting person's initial filing on this form with respect to the subject class of securities, and for any subsequent amendment containing information which would alter the disclosures provided in a prior cover page.

The information required in the remainder of this cover page 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).

 

 


1

NAME OF REPORTING PERSONS

Sandell Asset Management Europe Limited

2 CHECK THE APPROPRIATE BOX IF A MEMBER OF A GROUP

(a) ¨

(b) ¨

3 SEC USE ONLY
4

CITIZENSHIP OR PLACE OF ORGANIZATION

United Kingdom

NUMBER OF
SHARES
BENEFICIALLY
OWNED BY
EACH
REPORTING
PERSON WITH
5

SOLE VOTING POWER

0

6

SHARED VOTING POWER

67,100 Ordinary Shares

7

SOLE DISPOSITIVE POWER

0

8

SHARED DISPOSITIVE POWER

67,100 Ordinary Shares

9

AGGREGATE AMOUNT BENEFICIALLY OWNED BY EACH PERSON

67,100 Ordinary Shares

10 CHECK IF THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT IN ROW (11) EXCLUDES CERTAIN SHARES ¨
11

PERCENT OF CLASS REPRESENTED BY AMOUNT IN ROW (11) (see Item 5)

0.3%

12

TYPE OF REPORTING PERSON

CO

         

 

 

1

NAME OF REPORTING PERSONS

Sandell Asset Management Corp.

2 CHECK THE APPROPRIATE BOX IF A MEMBER OF A GROUP

(a) ¨

(b) ¨

3 SEC USE ONLY
4

CITIZENSHIP OR PLACE OF ORGANIZATION

Cayman Islands

NUMBER OF
SHARES
BENEFICIALLY
OWNED BY
EACH
REPORTING
PERSON WITH
5

SOLE VOTING POWER

0

6

SHARED VOTING POWER

1,067,900 Ordinary Shares

7

SOLE DISPOSITIVE POWER

0

8

SHARED DISPOSITIVE POWER

1,067,900 Ordinary Shares

9

AGGREGATE AMOUNT BENEFICIALLY OWNED BY EACH PERSON

1,067,900 Ordinary Shares

10 CHECK IF THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT IN ROW (11) EXCLUDES CERTAIN SHARES ¨
11

PERCENT OF CLASS REPRESENTED BY AMOUNT IN ROW (11) (see Item 5)

4.9%

12

TYPE OF REPORTING PERSON

CO; IA

         

 

 

1

NAME OF REPORTING PERSONS

Thomas E. Sandell

2 CHECK THE APPROPRIATE BOX IF A MEMBER OF A GROUP

(a) ¨

(b) ¨

3 SEC USE ONLY
4

CITIZENSHIP OR PLACE OF ORGANIZATION

Sweden

NUMBER OF
SHARES
BENEFICIALLY
OWNED BY
EACH
REPORTING
PERSON WITH
5

SOLE VOTING POWER

0

6

SHARED VOTING POWER

1,135,000 Ordinary Shares

7

SOLE DISPOSITIVE POWER

0

8

SHARED DISPOSITIVE POWER

1,135,000 Ordinary Shares

9

AGGREGATE AMOUNT BENEFICIALLY OWNED BY EACH PERSON

1,135,000 Ordinary Shares

10 CHECK IF THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT IN ROW (11) EXCLUDES CERTAIN SHARES ¨
11

PERCENT OF CLASS REPRESENTED BY AMOUNT IN ROW (11) (see Item 5)

5.2%

12

TYPE OF REPORTING PERSON

IN

         

 

 

 

Item 1(a). NAME OF ISSUER
   
  The name of the issuer is Attunity Ltd. (the "Company").

 

Item 1(b). ADDRESS OF ISSUER'S PRINCIPAL EXECUTIVE OFFICES
   
  The Company's principal executive offices are located at 16 Atir Yeda Street, Atir Yeda Industrial Park, Kfar Saba, 4464321, Israel.

 

Item 2(a). NAME OF PERSON FILING

 

  This statement is filed by (i) Sandell Asset Management Europe Limited., a United Kingdom private limited company ("SAME"); (ii) Sandell Asset Management Corp., a Cayman Islands exempted company ("SAMC"); and (iii) Thomas E. Sandell, a citizen of Sweden, who serves as Chief Executive Officer of SAME and SAMC ("Mr. Sandell" and together with SAME and SAMC, the "Reporting Persons").  SAME and SAMC each serve as the investment manager of certain pooled investment vehicles that have purchased Ordinary Shares of the Company (the "Funds") and have investment discretion over the Funds.

 

Item 2(b). ADDRESS OF PRINCIPAL BUSINESS OFFICE OR, IF NONE, RESIDENCE

 

  The principal business address of SAME and Mr. Sandell is 42-44 Grosvenor Gardens, SW1W 0EB London, United Kingdom.  The principal business address of SAMC is 540 Madison Ave., 36th Floor, New York, New York 10022.

 

Item 2(c). CITIZENSHIP

 

  SAME is a private limited company formed under the laws of the United Kingdom.  SAMC is an exempted company formed under the laws of the Cayman Islands.  Mr. Sandell is a citizen of Sweden.

 

Item 2(d). TITLE OF CLASS OF SECURITIES
   
  Ordinary Shares, par value NIS 0.4 per share ("Ordinary Shares").

 

Item 2(e). CUSIP NUMBER
   
  M15332121

 

Item 3. IF THIS STATEMENT IS FILED PURSUANT TO Rules 13d-1(b), OR 13d-2(b) OR (c), CHECK WHETHER THE PERSON FILING IS A:

 

  (a) ¨ Broker or dealer registered under Section 15 of the Act;
  (b) ¨ Bank as defined in Section 3(a)(6) of the Act;
  (c) ¨ Insurance company as defined in Section 3(a)(19) of the Act;

 

 

  (d) ¨ Investment company registered under Section 8 of the Investment Company Act of 1940;
  (e) ¨ An investment adviser in accordance with Rule 13d-1(b)(1)(ii)(E);
  (f) ¨

An employee benefit plan or endowment fund in accordance with Rule 13d-1(b)(1)(ii)(F);

 

  (g) ¨

A parent holding company or control person in accordance with Rule 13d-1(b)(1)(ii)(G);

 

  (h) ¨

A savings association as defined in Section 3(b) of the Federal Deposit Insurance Act;

 

  (i) ¨

A church plan that is excluded from the definition of an investment company under Section 3(c)(14) of the Investment Company Act;

 

  (j) ¨ A non-U.S. institution in accordance with Rule 13d-1(b)(1)(ii)(J);
  (k) ¨ Group, in accordance with Rule 13d-1(b)(1)(ii)(K).

 

 

If filing as a non-U.S. institution in accordance with Rule 13d-1(b)(1)(ii)(J), please

specify the type of institution:__________________________

 

Item 4. OWNERSHIP
   
  The percentages used herein are calculated based upon 21,933,797 Ordinary Shares outstanding as of March 4, 2019, as reported in the Company’s Proxy Statement for the extraordinary General Meeting to be held on April 7, 2019, filed on Form 6-K with the Securities and Exchange Commission on March 15, 2019.

 

  The information required by Items 4(a) – (c) is set forth in Rows 5 - 11 of the cover page for each of the Reporting Persons and is incorporated herein by reference.

 

Item 5. OWNERSHIP OF FIVE PERCENT OR LESS OF A CLASS
   
  Not applicable.

 

Item 6. OWNERSHIP OF MORE THAN FIVE PERCENT ON BEHALF OF ANOTHER PERSON

  The Funds managed on a discretionary basis by the Reporting Persons have the right to receive or the power to direct the receipt of dividends or the proceeds from the sale of the Ordinary Shares.

 

Item 7. IDENTIFICATION AND CLASSIFICATION OF THE SUBSIDIARY WHICH ACQUIRED THE SECURITY BEING REPORTED ON BY THE PARENT HOLDING COMPANY OR CONTROL PERSON
   
  Not applicable.

 

 

Item 8. IDENTIFICATION AND CLASSIFICATION OF MEMBERS OF THE GROUP
   
  Not applicable.

 

Item 9. NOTICE OF DISSOLUTION OF GROUP
   
  Not applicable.

 

Item 10. CERTIFICATION

 

  Each of the Reporting Persons hereby makes the following certification:

 

  By signing below each of the Reporting Persons certifies that, to the best of its or his knowledge and belief, the securities referred to above were not acquired and are not held for the purpose of or with the effect of changing or influencing the control of the issuer of the securities and were not acquired and are not held in connection with or as a participant in any transaction having that purpose or effect.

 

SIGNATURES

After reasonable inquiry and to the best of his or its knowledge and belief, each of the undersigned certifies that the information set forth in this statement is true, complete and correct.

DATED: March 27, 2019

 

  SANDELL ASSET MANAGEMENT EUROPE LIMITED  
       
  By: /s/ Thomas E. Sandell  
  Name: Thomas E. Sandell  
  Title: Chief Executive Officer  
       
       
  SANDELL ASSET MANAGEMENT CORP.  
       
  By: /s/ Thomas E. Sandell  
  Name: Thomas E. Sandell  
  Title: Chief Executive Officer  
       
       
  /s/ Thomas E. Sandell  
  Thomas E. Sandell  

 

EXHIBIT A

JOINT FILING AGREEMENT
PURSUANT TO RULE 13d-1(k)

The undersigned acknowledge and agree that the foregoing statement on Schedule 13G is filed on behalf of each of the undersigned and that all subsequent amendments to this statement on Schedule 13G shall be filed on behalf of each of the undersigned without the necessity of filing additional joint filing agreements. The undersigned acknowledge that each shall be responsible for the timely filing of such amendments, and for the completeness and accuracy of the information concerning him or it contained herein and therein, but shall not be responsible for the completeness and accuracy of the information concerning the others, except to the extent that he or it knows or has reason to believe that such information is inaccurate.

DATED: March 27, 2019

 

  SANDELL ASSET MANAGEMENT EUROPE LIMITED  
       
  By: /s/ Thomas E. Sandell  
  Name: Thomas E. Sandell  
  Title: Chief Executive Officer  
       
       
  SANDELL ASSET MANAGEMENT CORP.  
       
  By: /s/ Thomas E. Sandell  
  Name: Thomas E. Sandell  
  Title: Chief Executive Officer  
       
       
  /s/ Thomas E. Sandell  
  Thomas E. Sandell