SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D. C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)
of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): July 29, 2018
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
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3939 Technology Drive, Maumee, Ohio 43537
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|Item 7.01.|| |
In connection with the announcement of the Acquisition (as defined below) and the related debt financing, Dana Incorporated (Dana) intends to present and/or distribute to certain investors a slide presentation dated July 30, 2018, which is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1 and incorporated by reference herein (the Investor Presentation). Dana undertakes no obligation to update, supplement or amend the materials attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1. The Investor Presentation may also be used by executive management of Dana in future meetings with investors and analysts. The Investor Presentation will also be available on Danas website at www.dana.com.
The information in this section is being furnished and shall not be deemed filed for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, is not subject to the liabilities of that section and is not deemed incorporated by reference in any filing under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, or the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, except as shall be expressly set forth by specific reference in such a filing.
|Item 8.01.|| |
On July 30, 2018, Dana issued a news release announcing the entry into a definitive agreement to purchase the Drive Systems business of the Oerlikon Group (the Acquisition). A copy of the press release is attached to this report as Exhibit 99.2 and is incorporated herein by reference.
Cautionary Note Regarding Forward-Looking Statements
Certain statements and projections contained in this communication are, by their nature, forward-looking within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These forward-looking statements are based on our current expectations, estimates and projections about our industry and business, managements beliefs, and certain assumptions made by us, all of which are subject to change. Forward-looking statements can often be identified by words such as anticipates, expects, intends, plans, predicts, believes, seeks, estimates, may, will, should, would, could, potential, continue, ongoing, similar expressions, and variations or negatives of these words. Forward-looking statements include, among other things, statements about the potential benefits of the proposed transaction; the prospective performance and outlook of the companys business, performance and opportunities following the completion of the transaction, including the ability of the parties to complete the proposed transaction and the expected timing of completion of the proposed transaction; as well as any assumptions underlying any of the foregoing. These forward-looking statements are not guarantees of future results and are subject to risks, uncertainties and assumptions that could cause our actual results to differ materially and adversely from those expressed in any forward-looking statement. Such risks and uncertainties, include, without limitation, risks related to Danas ability to complete the proposed transaction on the proposed terms and schedule, including obtaining regulatory approvals; unforeseen liabilities; future capital expenditures; risks associated with the proposed transaction such as the risk that the acquired business will not be integrated successfully, that such integration may be more difficult, time-consuming or costly than expected or that the expected benefits of the proposed transaction will not occur; risks related to future opportunities and plans for the company, including
uncertainty of the expected financial performance and results of the company following completion of the proposed transaction; disruption from the proposed transaction, making it more difficult to conduct business as usual or maintain relationships with customers, employers or suppliers; and the possibility that if the company does not achieve the perceived benefits of the proposed transaction as rapidly or to the extent anticipated by financial analysts or investors, the market price of the companys shares could decline, as well as other risks related to Danas business. Danas Annual Report on Form 10-K, subsequent Quarterly Reports on Form 10-Q, recent Current Reports on Form 8-K, and other Securities and Exchange Commission filings discuss important risk factors that could affect our business, results of operations and financial condition. The forward-looking statements in this communication speak only as of this date. Dana does not undertake any obligation to revise or update publicly any forward-looking statement for any reason.
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Financial Statements and Exhibits.
(d) Exhibits. The following exhibits are being filed and furnished with this report.
|99.1||Investor Presentation, dated July 30, 2018.|
|99.2||Dana Incorporated News Release, dated July 30, 2018.|
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
|Date: July 30, 2018||By:|
|Name:||Douglas H. Liedberg|
Senior Vice President, General
Counsel & Secretary