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Section 1: 8-K (8-K)

8-K

 

 

UNITED STATES

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

Washington, D.C. 20549

 

 

Form 8-K

 

 

CURRENT REPORT

Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)

of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): October 1, 2018

 

 

GARRETT MOTION INC.

(Exact name of Registrant as specified in its Charter)

 

 

 

Delaware

 

1-38636

 

82-487189

(State or other jurisdiction

of incorporation)

 

(Commission File

Number)

 

(I.R.S. Employer

Identification Number)

 

La Pièce 16, Rolle, Switzerland   1180
(Address of principal executive offices)   (Zip Code)

Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: +41 21 695 30 00

 

 

Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions:

 

Written communications pursuant to Rule 425 under the Securities Act (17 CFR 230.425)

 

Soliciting material pursuant to Rule 14a-12 under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14a-12)

 

Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 14d-2(b) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14d-2(b))

 

Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 13e-4(c) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.13e-4(c))

Indicate by check mark whether the Registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (17 CFR §230.405) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (17 CFR §240.12b-2).

Emerging growth company  ☐

If an emerging growth company, indicate by check mark if the Registrant has elected not to use the extended transition period for complying with any new or revised financial accounting standards provided pursuant to Section 13(a) of the Exchange Act.  ☐

 

 

 


Item 8.01. Other Events.

On October 1, 2018, Garrett Motion Inc. (the “Company”) issued a press release announcing the completion of its tax-free spinoff from Honeywell International Inc. and the beginning of regular-way trading of the Company’s common stock on the New York Stock Exchange. A copy of the press release is filed as Exhibit 99.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K and is incorporated herein by reference.

Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.

(d) Exhibits.

 

EXHIBIT

NO.

  

DESCRIPTION

99.1    Press Release dated October 1, 2018, issued by the Company


SIGNATURE

Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, the Registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.

 

Date: October 1, 2018    

Garrett Motion Inc.

 

    By:  

/s/ Jerome Maironi

     

Jerome Maironi

General Counsel

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Section 2: EX-99.1 (EX-99.1)

EX-99.1

EXHIBIT 99.1

 

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Contacts:

 

 
MEDIA   INVESTOR RELATIONS
Mike Stoller   Paul Blalock
+1 734 392-5525   +1 862 812-5013
michael.stoller@garrettmotion.com   Paul.blalock@garrettmotion.com

Garrett Rings in New Era as Independent Company,

Begins Trading on New York Stock Exchange

 

   

Garrett – Advancing Motion rebrands more than 60 years of technology leadership and innovation to serve global transportation industry

 

   

Regular-way trading on the New York Stock Exchange begins under GTX ticker symbol

NEW YORK, Oct. 1, 2018 – Garrett Motion Inc. (GTX: NYSE), a cutting-edge technology provider that enables vehicles to become safer, more connected, efficient and environmentally friendly, today marks its first day as an independent company following its successful tax-free spinoff from Honeywell.

Garrett CEO and President Olivier Rabiller led Garrett’s executive leadership team in marking a new era in the more than 60-year history of the company by ringing the opening bell above the trading floor at the New York Stock Exchange.

“This is a memorable milestone for a company that already celebrates more than six decades as an automotive technology pioneer, inventor and innovator,” Rabiller said. “We have a robust and talented organization of world-class people, and we have established a strong position for providing differentiated technologies that are in demand.

“In leveraging our rich heritage as Honeywell Transportation Systems, we have evolved Garrett into a new dynamic and forward-thinking company. The Garrett name has been synonymous with advancing motion by revolutionizing turbocharger technology that has become foundational to modern internal combustion engines. Now, as an independent company, Garrett will vigorously pursue opportunities to provide electric boosting and automotive software solutions addressing global macro issues, including more stringent fuel economy regulations and increased connectivity, which are heavily driving future vehicle development.”


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In addition to its original equipment manufacturer (OEM) customers, Garrett also provides replacement parts to the global independent aftermarket meeting a range of end-customer needs. Garrett is also a legendary turbo brand within the performance and enthusiast community. Its aftermarket performance portfolio serves OEM factory teams competing at the highest levels of international competition as well as private grassroots racers and tuners seeking improved engine performance.

Garrett enjoys longstanding collaborative relationships with leading global automakers and has a proven track record of operational excellence. It currently serves approximately 40 global automakers with 13 well-positioned manufacturing plants and five research and development centers to meet worldwide demand.

Garrett has more than 7,500 employees including some 1,200 engineers contributing to 1,400 issued or pending patents. In 2017, Garrett revenues were approximately $3.1 billion. More information on Garrett is available on its new website at http://www.garrettmotion.com.

About Garrett

Garrett (www.garrettmotion.com) is a differentiated technology leader, serving customers worldwide for more than 65 years. Garrett’s cutting-edge technology enables vehicles to become safer, and more connected, efficient and environmentally friendly. Our portfolio of turbocharging, electric boosting and automotive software solutions empowers the transportation industry to redefine and further advance motion. For more news and information on Garrett, please visit www.garrettmotion.com/newsroom.

This release contains certain statements that may be deemed “forward-looking statements” within the meaning of Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. All statements, other than statements of historical fact, that address activities, events or developments that we or our management intends, expects, projects, believes or anticipates will or may occur in the future are forward-looking statements. Such statements are based upon certain assumptions and assessments made by our management in light of their experience and their perception of historical trends, current economic and industry conditions, expected future developments and other factors they believe to be appropriate. The forward-looking statements included in this release are also subject to a number of material risks and uncertainties, including but not limited to economic, competitive, governmental, and technological factors affecting our operations, markets, products, services and prices. Such forward-looking statements are not guarantees of future performance, and actual results, developments and business decisions may differ from those envisaged by such forward-looking statements. We identify the principal risks and uncertainties that affect our performance in our Form 10 and other filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

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