- Accession Number:
- Form Type:
- 13G Filing
- Publication Date:
- 2020-10-13 16:15:54
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|
|HPS Investment Partners||0||23,809,524||0||23,809,524||23,809,524||7.0%|
Securities and Exchange Commission
Washington, D.C. 20549
Information to be Included in Statements Filed Pursuant
to § 240.13d-1(b), (c) and (d) and Amendments Thereto Filed
Pursuant to § 240.13d-2
UNDER THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
(Amendment No. )*
GFL Environmental Inc.
(Name of Issuer)
Subordinate voting shares, no par value
(Title of Class of Securities)
October 1, 2020
(Date of Event Which Requires Filing of this Statement)
Check the appropriate box to designate the rule pursuant to which this Schedule is filed:
The remainder of this cover page shall be filled out for a reporting persons 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).
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Names of Reporting Persons
HPS Investment Partners, LLC
Check the Appropriate Box if a Member of a Group
(a) ☐ (b) ☐
SEC Use Only
Citizenship or Place of Organization
Sole Voting Power
Shared Voting Power
Sole Dispositive Power
Shared Dispositive Power
Aggregate Amount Beneficially Owned by Each Reporting Person
Check if the Aggregate Amount in Row (9) Excludes Certain Shares
Percent of Class Represented by Amount in Row 9
Type of Reporting Person
OO (Limited Liability Company)
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|ITEM 1. (a)|| |
Name of Issuer:
GFL Environmental Inc. (the Issuer).
Address of Issuers Principal Executive Offices:
100 New Park Place, Suite 500
Vaughan, Ontario, Canada L4K 0H9
|ITEM 2. (a)|| |
Name of Person Filing:
The Schedule 13G is being filed by HPS Investment Partners, LLC, a Delaware limited liability company (HPS, or the Reporting Person).
HPS is the sole member of HPS Mezzanine Management III, LLC, which is the investment manager of each of Mezzanine Partners III, L.P., AP Mezzanine Partners III, L.P., and MP III Offshore Mezzanine Investments, L.P. (the III Funds). HPS is the sole member of HPS Mezzanine Management 2019, LLC, which is the investment manager of each of HN Co-Investment Fund, L.P., Galaxy III Co-Invest, L.P., MP 2019 Onshore Mezzanine Master, L.P., MP 2019 AP Mezzanine Master, L.P., and MP 2019 Mezzanine Master, L.P. (collectively, the 2019 Funds). HPS is also the investment manager of HPS VG Co-Investment Fund, L.P. (together with III Funds and the 2019 Funds, the Funds).
As such, HPS has the power to vote and dispose of the securities held by the Funds, and as such, may be deemed to beneficially own the securities held by the Funds.
Address or Principal Business Office:
The business address of the Reporting Persons is 40 West 57th Street, 33rd Floor, New York, NY 10019.
Citizenship of each Reporting Person is:
The Reporting Person is organized under the laws of the state of Delaware.
Title of Class of Securities:
Subordinate voting shares, no par value.
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|ITEM 4.|| |
(a-b) Amount beneficially owned:
HPS may be deemed to be the beneficial owner of an aggregate of 23,809,524 subordinate voting shares issuable upon conversion of 28,571,428 shares of Series A Convertible Preferred Shares (Preferred Shares) held of record by the Funds, which represents 7.0% of the outstanding subordinate voting shares. The percentage of the subordinate voting shares beneficially owned is based on 338,122,034 subordinate voting shares outstanding, which includes 314,312,510 subordinate voting shares outstanding as of August 1, 2020, as reported by the Issuer in the Subscription Agreement dated August 12, 2020 (incorporated by reference to Exhibit 99.2 to the Issuers Form 6-K filed August 14, 2020), and 23,809,524 subordinate voting shares issuable upon conversion of 28,571,428 Preferred Shares held of record by the Funds.
(c) Number of shares as to which the person has:
(i) Sole power to direct the vote:
See row 5 of the cover page of the Reporting Person.
(ii) Shared power to vote or to direct the vote:
See row 6 of the cover page of the Reporting Person.
(iii) Sole power to dispose or to direct the disposition of:
See row 7 of the cover page of the Reporting Person.
(iv) Shared power to dispose or to direct the disposition of:
See row 8 of the cover page of the Reporting Person.
|ITEM 5.|| |
Ownership of Five Percent or Less of a Class.
|ITEM 6.|| |
Ownership of More than Five Percent on Behalf of Another Person.
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|ITEM 7.|| |
Identification and Classification of the Subsidiary Which Acquired the Security Being Reported on By the Parent Holding Company.
|ITEM 8.|| |
Identification and Classification of Members of the Group.
|ITEM 9.|| |
Notice of Dissolution of Group.
|ITEM 10.|| |
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.
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After reasonable inquiry and to the best of my knowledge and belief, I certify that the information set forth in this statement is true, complete and correct.
Date: October 13, 2020
|HPS Investment Partners, LLC|