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Filing Details

Accession Number:
0000902664-17-001154
Form Type:
13G Filing
Publication Date:
2017-02-14 16:54:46
Filed By:
Blue Ridge Capital
Company:
Element Solutions Inc (NYSE:ESI)
Filing Date:
2017-02-14
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
Blue Ridge Limited Partnership 0 8,298,647 0 8,298,647 8,298,647 2.98%
Blue Ridge Offshore Master Limited Partnership 0 4,486,353 0 4,486,353 4,486,353 1.61%
Blue Ridge Capital 0 12,785,000 0 12,785,000 12,785,000 4.59%
John A. Griffin 0 12,785,000 0 12,785,000 12,785,000 4.59%
Filing

 

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
 
 
SCHEDULE 13G/A
 

Under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

(Amendment No. 3)*

 

Platform Specialty Products Corporation

(Name of Issuer)
 

Common Stock

(Title of Class of Securities)
 

72766Q105

(CUSIP Number)
 

December 31, 2016

(Date of event which requires filing of this statement)
 
 
Check the appropriate box to designate the rule pursuant to which this Schedule 13G/A is filed:
 
¨ Rule 13d-1(b)
x Rule 13d-1(c)
¨ Rule 13d-1(d)
 
(Page 1 of 10 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

NAMES OF REPORTING PERSONS

Blue Ridge Limited Partnership

 

2 CHECK THE APPROPRIATE BOX IF A MEMBER OF A GROUP

(a) ¨

(b) x

3 SEC USE ONLY
4

CITIZENSHIP OR PLACE OF ORGANIZATION

New York

NUMBER OF
SHARES
BENEFICIALLY
OWNED BY
EACH
REPORTING
PERSON WITH
5

SOLE VOTING POWER

-0-

6

SHARED VOTING POWER

8,298,647

7

SOLE DISPOSITIVE POWER

-0-

8

SHARED DISPOSITIVE POWER

8,298,647

9

AGGREGATE AMOUNT BENEFICIALLY OWNED BY EACH REPORTING PERSON

8,298,647

10 CHECK BOX IF THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT IN ROW (9) EXCLUDES CERTAIN SHARES ¨
11

PERCENT OF CLASS REPRESENTED BY AMOUNT IN ROW (9)

2.98%

12

TYPE OF REPORTING PERSON

PN

         

 

 

 

 

1

NAMES OF REPORTING PERSONS

Blue Ridge Offshore Master Limited Partnership

 

2 CHECK THE APPROPRIATE BOX IF A MEMBER OF A GROUP

(a) ¨

(b) x

3 SEC USE ONLY
4

CITIZENSHIP OR PLACE OF ORGANIZATION

Cayman Islands, BWI

NUMBER OF
SHARES
BENEFICIALLY
OWNED BY
EACH
REPORTING
PERSON WITH
5

SOLE VOTING POWER

-0-

6

SHARED VOTING POWER

4,486,353

7

SOLE DISPOSITIVE POWER

-0-

8

SHARED DISPOSITIVE POWER

4,486,353

9

AGGREGATE AMOUNT BENEFICIALLY OWNED BY EACH REPORTING PERSON

4,486,353

10 CHECK BOX IF THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT IN ROW (9) EXCLUDES CERTAIN SHARES ¨
11

PERCENT OF CLASS REPRESENTED BY AMOUNT IN ROW (9)

1.61%

12

TYPE OF REPORTING PERSON

PN

         

 

 

 

1

NAMES OF REPORTING PERSONS

Blue Ridge Capital, L.L.C.

 

2 CHECK THE APPROPRIATE BOX IF A MEMBER OF A GROUP

(a) ¨

(b) x

3 SEC USE ONLY
4

CITIZENSHIP OR PLACE OF ORGANIZATION

New York

NUMBER OF
SHARES
BENEFICIALLY
OWNED BY
EACH
REPORTING
PERSON WITH
5

SOLE VOTING POWER

-0-

6

SHARED VOTING POWER

12,785,000

7

SOLE DISPOSITIVE POWER

-0-

8

SHARED DISPOSITIVE POWER

12,785,000

9

AGGREGATE AMOUNT BENEFICIALLY OWNED BY EACH REPORTING PERSON

12,785,000

10 CHECK BOX IF THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT IN ROW (9) EXCLUDES CERTAIN SHARES ¨
11

PERCENT OF CLASS REPRESENTED BY AMOUNT IN ROW (9)

4.59%

12

TYPE OF REPORTING PERSON

OO

         

 

 

 

1

NAMES OF REPORTING PERSONS

John A. Griffin

2 CHECK THE APPROPRIATE BOX IF A MEMBER OF A GROUP

(a) ¨

(b) x

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

12,785,000

7

SOLE DISPOSITIVE POWER

-0-

8

SHARED DISPOSITIVE POWER

12,785,000

9

AGGREGATE AMOUNT BENEFICIALLY OWNED BY EACH REPORTING PERSON

12,785,000

10 CHECK BOX IF THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT IN ROW (9) EXCLUDES CERTAIN SHARES ¨
11

PERCENT OF CLASS REPRESENTED BY AMOUNT IN ROW (9)

4.59%

12

TYPE OF REPORTING PERSON

IN

         

 

 

 

 

Item 1(a). NAME OF ISSUER.
   
  The name of the issuer is Platform Specialty Products Corporation (the "Company").

 

Item 1(b). ADDRESS OF ISSUER'S PRINCIPAL EXECUTIVE OFFICES:
   
  The Company's principal executive offices are located at 1450 Centrepark Boulevard, Suite 210, West Palm Beach, Florida

 

Item 2(a). NAME OF PERSON FILING:

 

  This statement is filed by:
   
  (i) Blue Ridge Limited Partnership, a New York limited partnership ("BRLP"), with respect to the shares of Common Stock (as defined in Item 2(d) below) directly held by it;
   
  (ii) Blue Ridge Offshore Master Limited Partnership, a Cayman Islands exempted limited partnership ("BROMLP"), with respect to the shares of Common Stock directly held by it;
   
  (iii) Blue Ridge Capital, L.L.C., a New York limited liability company ("BRC"), which serves as the Investment Manager to BRLP and BROMLP, with respect to the shares of Common Stock directly held by BRLP and BROMLP;
     
  (iv)

John A. Griffin with respect to the shares of Common Stock directly held by BRLP and BROMLP.

 

  The foregoing persons are hereinafter sometimes collectively referred to as the "Reporting Persons."  Any disclosures herein with respect to persons other than the Reporting Persons are made on information and belief after making inquiry to the appropriate party.

 

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

 

  The address of the business office of each of Mr. Griffin, BRLP and BRC is 660 Madison Avenue, 20th Floor, New York, NY  10065-8405.  The address of the business office of BROMLP is P.O. Box 309GT, Ugland House, South Church Street, George Town, Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands.

 

Item 2(c). CITIZENSHIP:

 

  BRLP is a limited partnership organized under the laws of the State of New York.  BROMLP is an exempted limited partnership organized under the laws of the Cayman Islands.  BRC is a limited liability company organized under the laws of the State of New York.  Mr. Griffin is a United States citizen.

 

Item 2(d). TITLE OF CLASS OF SECURITIES:
   
  Common Stock, $0.01 par value (the "Common Stock")

 

 

Item 2(e). CUSIP NUMBER:
   
  72766Q105

 

Item 3. IF THIS STATEMENT IS FILED PURSUANT TO §§ 240.13d-1(b) OR 240.13d-2(b) OR (c), CHECK WHETHER THE PERSON FILING IS A:

 

  (a) ¨ Broker or dealer registered under Section 15 of the Act (15 U.S.C. 78o);
  (b) ¨ Bank as defined in Section 3(a)(6) of the Act (15 U.S.C. 78c);
  (c) ¨ Insurance company as defined in Section 3(a)(19) of the Act (15 U.S.C. 78c);
  (d) ¨ Investment company registered under Section 8 of the Investment Company Act of 1940 (15 U.S.C. 80a-8);
  (e) ¨ Investment adviser in accordance with Rule 13d-1(b)(1)(ii)(E);
  (f) ¨

Employee benefit plan or endowment fund in accordance with

Rule 13d-1(b)(1)(ii)(F);

 

  (g) ¨

Parent holding company or control person in accordance with

Rule 13d-1(b)(1)(ii)(G);

  (h) ¨

Savings association as defined in Section 3(b) of the Federal Deposit Insurance Act (12 U.S.C. 1813);

 

  (i) ¨

Church plan that is excluded from the definition of an investment company under Section 3(c)(14) of the Investment Company Act (15 U.S.C. 80a-3);

 

  (j) ¨ 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 278,470,487 shares of Common Stock issued and outstanding as of November 1, 2016, as reflected in the Company's 10-Q, filed on November 7, 2016.
     
  A. BRLP
      (a) Amount beneficially owned:  8,298,647
      (b) Percent of class:  2.98%
      (c) (i) Sole power to vote or direct the vote:  -0-
        (ii) Shared power to vote or direct the vote:  8,298,647
        (iii) Sole power to dispose or direct the disposition:  -0-

 

 

        (iv) Shared power to dispose or direct the disposition of:  8,298,647

 

  B. BROMLP
      (a) Amount beneficially owned:  4,486,353
      (b) Percent of class:  1.61%
      (c) (i) Sole power to vote or direct the vote:  -0-
        (ii) Shared power to vote or direct the vote:  4,486,353
        (iii) Sole power to dispose or direct the disposition:  -0-
        (iv) Shared power to dispose or direct the disposition:  4,486,353

 

  C. BRC
      (a) Amount beneficially owned:  12,785,000
      (b) Percent of class:  4.59%
      (c) (i) Sole power to vote or direct the vote:  -0-
        (ii) Shared power to vote or direct the vote:  12,785,000
        (iii) Sole power to dispose or direct the disposition:  -0-
        (iv) Shared power to dispose or direct the disposition:  12,785,000

 

  D. John A. Griffin
      (a) Amount beneficially owned:  12,785,000
      (b) Percent of class:  4.59%
      (c) (i) Sole power to vote or direct the vote:  -0-
        (ii) Shared power to vote or direct the vote:  12,785,000
        (iii) Sole power to dispose or direct the disposition:  -0-
        (iv) Shared power to dispose or direct the disposition:  12,785,000

 

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 the reporting person has ceased to be the beneficial owner of more than five percent of the class of securities, check the following [X].

 

Item 6. OWNERSHIP OF MORE THAN FIVE PERCENT ON BEHALF OF ANOTHER PERSON.
   
  Not applicable.

 

Item 7. IDENTIFICATION AND CLASSIFICATION OF THE SUBSIDIARY WHICH ACQUIRED THE SECURITY BEING REPORTED ON BY THE PARENT HOLDING COMPANY.
   
  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 Reporting Person certifies that, to the best of his or its 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 our knowledge and belief, the undersigned certify that the information set forth in this statement is true, complete and correct.

DATED: February 14, 2017

 

BLUE RIDGE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP    
     
By: Blue Ridge Capital, L.L.C., as its
Investment Manager
   
     
By: /s/ John A. Griffin    
Name: John A. Griffin    
Title: Managing Member    
     
BLUE RIDGE OFFSHORE MASTER LIMITED PARTNERSHIP    
     
By: Blue Ridge Capital, L.L.C.,
as its Investment Manager
   
     
By: /s/ John A. Griffin    
Name: John A. Griffin    
Title: Managing Member    
     
BLUE RIDGE CAPITAL, L.L.C.    
     
     
By: /s/ John A. Griffin    
Name: John A. Griffin    
Title: Managing Member    
     
     

JOHN A. GRIFFIN

 

   
/s/ John A. Griffin