SC 13D/A 1 d33423dsc13da.htm SC 13D/A SC 13D/A

 

 

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549

 

 

SCHEDULE 13D

Under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

(Amendment No. 1)*

 

 

Charles & Colvard, Ltd.

(Name of Issuer)

Common Stock, no par value

(Title of Class of Securities)

159765106

(CUSIP NUMBER)

Gary Mishuris, Managing Partner and Chief Investment Officer

Silver Ring Value Partners

One Boston Place, Suite 2600

Boston, MA 02108

(Name, Address and Telephone Number of Person Authorized to Receive Notices and Communications)

September 21, 2020

(Date of event which requires filing of this statement)

 

 

If the filing person has previously filed a statement on Schedule 13G to report the acquisition which is the subject of this Schedule 13D, and is filing this schedule because of Rule 13d-1(e), 13d-1(f) or 13d-1(g) check the following box  ☒.

 

 

Note: Schedules filed in paper format shall include a signed original and five copies of the schedule, including all exhibits. See §240.13d-7 for other parties to whom copies are to be sent.

 

 

 

*

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 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, as amended (the “Act”), or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that section of the Act but shall be subject to all other provisions of the Act.

 

 

 


CUSIP No. 159765106    13D   

 

  1    

  NAMES OF REPORTING PERSONS

 

  Silver Ring Value Partners Fund, LP

  2  

  CHECK THE APPROPRIATE BOX IF A MEMBER OF A GROUP*

  (a)  ☐        (b)  ☒

 

  3  

  SEC USE ONLY

 

  4  

  SOURCE OF FUNDS*

 

  WC

  5  

  CHECK IF DISCLOSURE OF LEGAL PROCEEDINGS IS REQUIRED PURSUANT TO ITEMS 2(d) or 2(e)

 

  ☐

  6  

  CITIZENSHIP OR PLACE OF ORGANIZATION

 

  Delaware

NUMBER OF

SHARES

BENEFICIALLY

OWNED BY

EACH

REPORTING

PERSON

WITH

 

     7     

  SOLE VOTING POWER

 

  0

     8   

  SHARED VOTING POWER

 

  2,853,005

     9   

  SOLE DISPOSITIVE POWER

 

  0

   10   

  SHARED DISPOSITIVE POWER

 

  2,853,005

11    

  AGGREGATE AMOUNT BENEFICIALLY OWNED BY EACH REPORTING PERSON

 

  2,853,005

12  

  CHECK IF THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT IN ROW (11) EXCLUDES CERTAIN SHARES*

 

  ☐

13  

  PERCENT OF CLASS REPRESENTED BY AMOUNT IN ROW (11)

 

  9.8%

14  

  TYPE OF REPORTING PERSON*

 

  PN

 

*

SEE INSTRUCTIONS BEFORE FILLING OUT


CUSIP No. 159765106       13D

 

  1    

  NAMES OF REPORTING PERSONS

 

  Silver Ring Value Partners GP, LLC

  2  

  CHECK THE APPROPRIATE BOX IF A MEMBER OF A GROUP*

  (a)  ☐        (b)  ☒

 

  3  

  SEC USE ONLY

 

  4  

  SOURCE OF FUNDS*

 

  AF

  5  

  CHECK IF DISCLOSURE OF LEGAL PROCEEDINGS IS REQUIRED PURSUANT TO ITEMS 2(d) or 2(e)

 

  ☐

  6  

  CITIZENSHIP OR PLACE OF ORGANIZATION

 

  Delaware

NUMBER OF

SHARES

BENEFICIALLY

OWNED BY

EACH

REPORTING

PERSON

WITH

 

     7     

  SOLE VOTING POWER

 

  0

     8   

  SHARED VOTING POWER

 

  2,853,005

     9   

  SOLE DISPOSITIVE POWER

 

  0

   10   

  SHARED DISPOSITIVE POWER

 

  2,853,005

11    

  AGGREGATE AMOUNT BENEFICIALLY OWNED BY EACH REPORTING PERSON

 

  2,853,005

12  

  CHECK IF THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT IN ROW (11) EXCLUDES CERTAIN SHARES*

 

  ☐

13  

  PERCENT OF CLASS REPRESENTED BY AMOUNT IN ROW (11)

 

  9.8%

14  

  TYPE OF REPORTING PERSON*

 

  OO

 

*

SEE INSTRUCTIONS BEFORE FILLING OUT


CUSIP No. 159765106       13D

 

  1    

  NAMES OF REPORTING PERSONS

 

  Silver Ring Value Partners, LP

  2  

  CHECK THE APPROPRIATE BOX IF A MEMBER OF A GROUP*

  (a)  ☐        (b)  ☒

 

  3  

  SEC USE ONLY

 

  4  

  SOURCE OF FUNDS*

 

  AF

  5  

  CHECK IF DISCLOSURE OF LEGAL PROCEEDINGS IS REQUIRED PURSUANT TO ITEMS 2(d) or 2(e)

 

  ☐

  6  

  CITIZENSHIP OR PLACE OF ORGANIZATION

 

  Masschusetts

NUMBER OF

SHARES

BENEFICIALLY

OWNED BY

EACH

REPORTING

PERSON

WITH

 

     7     

  SOLE VOTING POWER

 

  0

     8   

  SHARED VOTING POWER

 

  2,853,005

     9   

  SOLE DISPOSITIVE POWER

 

  0

   10   

  SHARED DISPOSITIVE POWER

 

  2,853,005

11    

  AGGREGATE AMOUNT BENEFICIALLY OWNED BY EACH REPORTING PERSON

 

  2,853,005

12  

  CHECK IF THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT IN ROW (11) EXCLUDES CERTAIN SHARES*

 

  ☐

13  

  PERCENT OF CLASS REPRESENTED BY AMOUNT IN ROW (11)

 

  9.8%

14  

  TYPE OF REPORTING PERSON*

 

  PN

 

*

SEE INSTRUCTIONS BEFORE FILLING OUT


CUSIP No. 159765106       13D

 

  1    

  NAMES OF REPORTING PERSONS

 

  Gary Mishuris

  2  

  CHECK THE APPROPRIATE BOX IF A MEMBER OF A GROUP*

  (a)  ☐        (b)  ☒

 

  3  

  SEC USE ONLY

 

  4  

  SOURCE OF FUNDS*

 

  AF

  5  

  CHECK IF DISCLOSURE OF LEGAL PROCEEDINGS IS REQUIRED PURSUANT TO ITEMS 2(d) or 2(e)

 

  ☐

  6  

  CITIZENSHIP OR PLACE OF ORGANIZATION

 

  Masschusetts

NUMBER OF

SHARES

BENEFICIALLY

OWNED BY

EACH

REPORTING

PERSON

WITH

 

     7     

  SOLE VOTING POWER

 

  0

     8   

  SHARED VOTING POWER

 

  2,853,005

     9   

  SOLE DISPOSITIVE POWER

 

  0

   10   

  SHARED DISPOSITIVE POWER

 

  2,853,005

11    

  AGGREGATE AMOUNT BENEFICIALLY OWNED BY EACH REPORTING PERSON

 

  2,853,005

12  

  CHECK IF THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT IN ROW (11) EXCLUDES CERTAIN SHARES*

 

  ☐

13  

  PERCENT OF CLASS REPRESENTED BY AMOUNT IN ROW (11)

 

  9.8%

14  

  TYPE OF REPORTING PERSON*

 

  HC, IN

 

*

SEE INSTRUCTIONS BEFORE FILLING OUT


SCHEDULE 13D

This Amendment No. 1 (this “Amendment”) is being filed on behalf of Silver Ring Value Partners Fund, LP, a Delaware limited partnership (the “Fund”), Silver Ring Value Partners GP, LLC, a Delaware limited liability company (“Silver Ring GP”), Silver Ring Value Partners, LP, a Massachusetts limited partnership (“Silver Ring”), and Gary Mishuris (collectively, the “Reporting Persons”), and amends the Schedule 13D filed with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission on September 15, 2020 (the “Schedule 13D”).

Gary Mishuris is the managing member of Silver Ring GP and the general partner of Silver Ring. Silver Ring GP is the general partner of the Fund. Silver Ring serves as the investment adviser to the Fund.

The information set forth in response to each separate Item below shall be deemed to be a response to all Items where such information is relevant. The Schedule 13D is supplementally amended as follows. Except as expressly stated herein, there have been no material changes in the information set forth in the Schedule 13D.

 

Item 4.

Purpose of Transaction

Item 4 is hereby amended by adding the following paragraph:

On September 21, 2020, Silver Ring delivered a letter (the “Letter”) to the Board of Directors of the Issuer (the “Board”), in which Silver Ring requested that: (1) the Issuer does not consider pursuing any acquisitions until the Issuer has become solidly profitable on a sustained basis; (2) the Board pursue an active sale process to sell the Issuer to a strategic acquirer; (3) the Board create substantial incentives for the top management team of the Issuer; (4) the Issuer return excess cash to shareholders once the Issuer is solidly profitable; and (5) the number of seats on the Board be expanded from 5 to 7 and that Gary Mishuris and Mr. Philip Butler be nominated to occupy the additional seats. The full text of the Letter is included as Exhibit 99-1.

 

Item 7.

Material to be filed as exhibits

 

Exhibit 99-1    Letter to the Board, dated September 21, 2020.


SIGNATURE

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.

Dated: September 22, 2020

 

SILVER RING VALUE PARTNERS FUND, LP

By:   Silver Ring Value Partners GP, LLC, its general partner
By:  

/s/ Gary Mishuris

  Name:   Gary Mishuris
  Title:   Managing Member

 

SILVER RING VALUE PARTNERS GP, LLC

By:  

/s/ Gary Mishuris

  Name:   Gary Mishuris
  Title:   Managing Member

 

SILVER RING VALUE PARTNERS, LP

By:  

/s/ Gary Mishuris

  Managing Member of its General Partner

 

/s/ Gary Mishuris

Managing Member of its General Partner