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Filing Details

Accession Number:
0001123292-19-000987
Form Type:
13G Filing
Publication Date:
2019-07-08 16:23:02
Filed By:
Silver Point Capital
Company:
Weatherford International Plc (TSE:WFTIQ)
Filing Date:
2019-07-08
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
Silver Point Capital 0 79,771,000 0 79,771,000 79,771,000 7.9%
Edward A. Mul 0 79,771,000 0 79,771,000 79,771,000 7.9%
Robert J. O Shea 0 79,771,000 0 79,771,000 79,771,000 7.9%
Filing
UNITED STATES
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
 
SCHEDULE 13G
 
Under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
(Amendment No. )*
 
Weatherford International plc
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(Name of Issuer)
 
Ordinary Shares
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(Title of Class of Securities)

G48833100 
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(CUSIP Number)
 
June 26, 2019
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(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)
 
 
Rule 13d-1(c)
 
 
Rule 13d-1(d)
 
*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).



 
CUSIP NO.
G48833100
13G
 
 
 
1
NAMES OF REPORTING PERSONS
 
 
 
 
 
Silver Point Capital, L.P.
 
 
 
 
2
CHECK THE APPROPRIATE BOX IF A MEMBER OF A GROUP*
 
 
 
(a)
(b)
3
SEC USE ONLY
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
4
CITIZENSHIP OR PLACE OF ORGANIZATION
 
 
Delaware
 
 
 
 
NUMBER OF SHARES BENEFICIALLY OWNED BY EACH REPORTING PERSON WITH
5
SOLE VOTING POWER
 
 
-0-
 
 
 
 
6
SHARED VOTING POWER
 
 
79,771,000
 
 
 
 
7
SOLE DISPOSITIVE POWER
 
 
-0-
 
 
 
 
8
SHARED DISPOSITIVE POWER
 
 
79,771,000
 
 
 
 
9
AGGREGATE AMOUNT BENEFICIALLY OWNED BY EACH REPORTING PERSON
 
 
79,771,000
 
 
 
 
10
CHECK BOX IF THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT IN ROW (9) EXCLUDES CERTAIN SHARES
 
 
 
 
 
 
11
PERCENT OF CLASS REPRESENTED BY AMOUNT IN ROW (9)
 
 
7.9%1
 
 
 
 
12
TYPE OF REPORTING PERSON*
 
 
IA, PN
 
 
 
 
    
 1
Based on 1,003,878,163 ordinary shares outstanding on May 3, 2019, as disclosed in the Company’s Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q filed with the SEC on May 10, 2019.
 
  
 
CUSIP NO.
G48833100
13G
 
 
 
1
NAMES OF REPORTING PERSONS
 
 
 
 
 
Edward A. Mulé
 
 
 
 
2
CHECK THE APPROPRIATE BOX IF A MEMBER OF A GROUP*
 
 
 
(a)
(b)
3
SEC USE ONLY
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
4
CITIZENSHIP OR PLACE OF ORGANIZATION
 
 
United States
 
 
 
 
NUMBER OF SHARES BENEFICIALLY OWNED BY EACH REPORTING PERSON WITH
5
SOLE VOTING POWER
 
 
-0-
 
 
 
 
6
SHARED VOTING POWER
 
 
79,771,000
 
 
 
 
7
SOLE DISPOSITIVE POWER
 
 
-0-
 
 
 
 
8
SHARED DISPOSITIVE POWER
 
 
79,771,000
 
 
 
 
9
AGGREGATE AMOUNT BENEFICIALLY OWNED BY EACH REPORTING PERSON
 
 
79,771,000
 
 
 
 
10
CHECK BOX IF THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT IN ROW (9) EXCLUDES CERTAIN SHARES
 
 
 
 
 
 
11
PERCENT OF CLASS REPRESENTED BY AMOUNT IN ROW (9)
 
 
7.9%1
 
 
 
 
12
TYPE OF REPORTING PERSON*
 
 
IN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
CUSIP NO.
G48833100
13G
 
 
 
1
NAMES OF REPORTING PERSONS
 
 
 
 
 
Robert J. O'Shea
 
 
 
 
2
CHECK THE APPROPRIATE BOX IF A MEMBER OF A GROUP*
 
 
 
(a)
(b)
3
SEC USE ONLY
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
4
CITIZENSHIP OR PLACE OF ORGANIZATION
 
 
United States
 
 
 
 
NUMBER OF SHARES BENEFICIALLY OWNED BY EACH REPORTING PERSON WITH
5
SOLE VOTING POWER
 
 
-0-
 
 
 
 
6
SHARED VOTING POWER
 
 
79,771,000
 
 
 
 
7
SOLE DISPOSITIVE POWER
 
 
-0-
 
 
 
 
8
SHARED DISPOSITIVE POWER
 
 
79,771,000
 
 
 
 
9
AGGREGATE AMOUNT BENEFICIALLY OWNED BY EACH REPORTING PERSON
 
 
79,771,000
 
 
 
 
10
CHECK BOX IF THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT IN ROW (9) EXCLUDES CERTAIN SHARES
 
 
 
 
 
 
11
PERCENT OF CLASS REPRESENTED BY AMOUNT IN ROW (9)
 
 
7.9%1
 
 
 
 
12
TYPE OF REPORTING PERSON*
 
 
IN
 
 
 
 
 
 

Item 1 (a)
Name of Issuer:
 
 
 
The name of the issuer is Weatherford International plc (the "Company").
 
 
(b)
Address of Issuer's Principal Executive Offices:
 
 
 
The Company's principal executive office is located at Weststrasse 1, 6340 Baar, Switzerland CH 6340.
 
 
Item 2(a)
Name of Person Filing:
 
 
 
This Schedule 13G is being jointly filed by Silver Point Capital, L.P., a Delaware limited partnership ("Silver Point"), Mr. Edward A. Mulé and Mr. Robert J. O'Shea with respect to the ownership of the ordinary shares of the Company by Silver Point Capital Fund, L.P. (the "Onshore Fund") and Silver Point Capital Offshore Master Fund, L.P. (the "Offshore Fund").2  Silver Point, Mr. Mulé and Mr. O'Shea are collectively referred to herein as the "Reporting Persons."
The Reporting Persons have entered into a Joint Filing Agreement, dated July 8, 2019, a copy of which is filed with this Schedule 13G as Exhibit A, pursuant to which the Reporting Persons have agreed to file this statement jointly in accordance with the provisions of Rule 13d-1(k)(1) under the Act.
 
 
(b)
Address of Principal Business Office or, if none, Residence:
 
 
 
The address of the principal business office of each of the Reporting Persons is Two Greenwich Plaza, Greenwich, CT 06830.
 
 
(c)
 Citizenship:
 
 
 
Silver Point Capital, L.P. is organized as a limited partnership under the laws of the State of Delaware.  Both Mr. Mulé and Mr. O'Shea are U.S. citizens.
 
 
(d)
Title of Class of Securities:
 
 
 
Ordinary Shares, par value $0.001 per share
 
 
 (e)
CUSIP No.:
 
 
 
G48833100
 
 
Item 3
If this statement is filed pursuant to Rules 13d-1(b), or 13d-2(b), check whether the person filing is a:
 
 
 
Not Applicable
 
 

    
 2
Silver Point is the investment manager of the Onshore Fund and the Offshore Fund, and by virtue of such status may be deemed to be the beneficial owner of the securities held by the Onshore Fund and the Offshore Fund. Silver Point Capital Management, LLC ("Management") is the general partner of Silver Point and as a result may be deemed to be the beneficial owner of the securities held by the Onshore Fund and the Offshore Fund. Each of Mr. Edward A. Mulé and Mr. Robert J. O'Shea is a member of Management and has voting and investment power with respect to the securities held by the Onshore Fund and the Offshore Fund and may be deemed to be a beneficial owner of the securities held by the Onshore Fund and the Offshore Fund.
  

Item 4
Ownership:
 
 
 
A.
  Silver Point Capital, L.P.
 
 
(a)
  Amount beneficially owned:  79,771,000
 
 
(b)
  Percent of class:  7.9%
 
 
(c)
  Number of shares as to which such person has: 
 
 
(i)
  Sole power to vote or direct the vote:  -0-
 
 
 
(ii)
  Shared power to vote or direct the vote: 79,771,000
 
 
 
(iii)
  Sole power to dispose or direct the disposition:  -0-
 
 
 
(iv)
  Shared power to dispose or direct the disposition: 79,771,000
 
B.
  Edward A. Mulé
 
 
(a)
  Amount beneficially owned:  79,771,000
 
 
(b)
  Percent of class:  7.9%
 
 
(c)
  Number of shares as to which such person has: 
 
 
(i)
  Sole power to vote or direct the vote:  -0-
 
 
 
(ii)
  Shared power to vote or direct the vote:  79,771,000
 
 
 
(iii)
  Sole power to dispose or direct the disposition:  -0-
 
 
 
(iv)
  Shared power to dispose or direct the disposition:  79,771,000
 
C.
  Robert J. O'Shea
 
 
(a)
  Amount beneficially owned:  79,771,000
 
 
(b)
  Percent of class:  7.9%
 
 
(c)
  Number of shares as to which such person has:
 
 
(i)
  Sole power to vote or direct the vote:  -0-
 
 
 
(ii)
  Shared power to vote or direct the vote:  79,771,000
 
 
 
(iii)
  Sole power to dispose or direct the disposition:  -0-
 
 
 
(iv)
  Shared power to dispose or direct the disposition:  79,771,000
 
  

Item 5
Ownership of Five Percent or Less of a Class:
 
 
 
If this statement is being filed to report the fact that as of the date hereof each of the Reporting Persons has ceased to be the beneficial owner of more than five percent of the class of securities, check the following [ ].
 
 
Item 6
Ownership of More Than Five Percent on Behalf of Another Person:
 
 
 
See response to Item 4.
 
 
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:
 
 
 
By signing below I certify that, to the best of my 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, other than activities solely in connection with a nomination under §240.14a-11.
 
 


SIGNATURE


After reasonable inquiry and to the best of my knowledge and belief, I certify that the information set forth in this Schedule 13G is true, complete and correct.

Date: July 8, 2019
 
 
 
Silver Point Capital, L.P.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
By:
/s/ Steven Weiser
 
 
 
Name:
Steven Weiser
 
 
 
Its:
Authorized Signatory
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Edward A. Mulé
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
By:
/s/ Steven Weiser
 
 
 
Name:
Steven Weiser
 
 
 
Title:
Attorney-in-fact
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Robert J. O'Shea
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
By:
/s/ Steven Weiser
 
 
 
Name:
Steven Weiser
 
 
 
Title:
Attorney-in-fact
 
 





EXHIBIT INDEX


Exhibit
 
Description of Exhibit
 
 
 
Exhibit A
 
Joint Filing Agreement dated July 8, 2019.
 
 
 
Exhibit B
 
Power of Attorney of Edward A. Mulé (incorporated here by reference to Exhibit B to Schedule 13G filed by Silver Point Capital, L.P., Edward A. Mulé and Robert O'Shea with the Securities and Exchange Commission on February 16, 2016 relating to TopBuild Corp.).
 
 
 
Exhibit C
 
Power of Attorney of Robert O'Shea (incorporated here by reference to Exhibit C to Schedule 13G filed by Silver Point Capital, L.P., Edward A. Mulé and Robert O'Shea with the Securities and Exchange Commission on February 16, 2016 relating to TopBuild Corp.).
 
 
 




Exhibit A

AGREEMENT REGARDING THE JOINT FILING OF SCHEDULE 13G

The undersigned hereby agree as follows:

(i)           Each of them is individually eligible to use the Schedule 13G to which this Exhibit is attached, and such Schedule 13G is filed on behalf of each of them; and

(ii)          Each of them is responsible for the timely filing of such Schedule 13G and any amendments thereto, and for the completeness and accuracy of the information concerning such person contained therein; but none of them is responsible for the completeness or accuracy of the information concerning the other persons making the filing, unless such person knows or has reason to believe that such information is inaccurate.

Date:  July 8, 2019
 

 
 
Silver Point Capital, L.P.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
By:
/s/ Steven Weiser
 
 
 
Name:
Steven Weiser
 
 
 
Its:
Authorized Signatory
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Edward A. Mulé
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
By:
/s/ Steven Weiser
 
 
 
Name:
Steven Weiser
 
 
 
Title:
Attorney-in-fact
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Robert J. O'Shea
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
By:
/s/ Steven Weiser
 
 
 
Name:
Steven Weiser
 
 
 
Title:
Attorney-in-fact