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SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

WASHINGTON, DC 20549

 

 

SCHEDULE 13G

UNDER THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934

(Amendment No. __)*

 

 

Root, Inc.

(Name of Issuer)

Common Stock

(Title of Class of Securities)

77664L108

(CUSIP Number)

December 31, 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:

☐ Rule 13d-1(b)

☐ Rule 13d-1(c)

☒ Rule 13d-1(d)

 

*

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).

 

 

 


CUSIP No. 77664L108

 

  1.    

  Names of Reporting Persons

 

  Daniel C. Manges

  2.  

  Check the Appropriate Box if a Member of a Group (see instructions)

  (a)  ☐        (b)  ☐

 

  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

 

  12,807,969 shares(1)

   6.   

  Shared Voting Power

 

  Not applicable.

   7.   

  Sole Dispositive Power

 

  12,807,969 shares(1)

   8.   

  Shared Dispositive Power

 

  Not applicable.

  9.    

  Aggregate Amount Beneficially Owned by Each Reporting Person

 

  12,807,969 shares(1)

10.  

  Check if the Aggregate Amount in Row (9) Excludes Certain Shares (see instructions)

 

  ☐

11.  

  Percent of Class Represented by Amount in Row 9

 

  17.73%(2)

12.  

  Type of Reporting Person (see instructions)

 

  IN

 

(1)

Includes 11,067,397 shares of Class B Common Stock held by the Manges Trust dated January 27, 2016. Each share of Class B common stock is convertible at any time at the option of the holder into one share of Class A common stock.

(2)

This percentage set forth on the cover sheets is calculated based upon 59,443,588 shares of Class A Common Stock reported to be outstanding as of November 24, 2020 as set forth in the Issuer’s Form 10-Q for period ended September 30, 2020 as filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) on December 2, 2020. Assumes the conversion of the Class B Common Stock held by the Reporting Person into Class A Common Stock.


CUSIP No. 77664L108

 

  1.    

  Names of Reporting Persons

 

  Manges Trust dated January 27, 2016

  2.  

  Check the Appropriate Box if a Member of a Group (see instructions)

  (a)  ☐        (b)  ☐

 

  3.  

  SEC USE ONLY

 

  4.  

  Citizenship or Place of Organization

 

  USA

Number of

Shares

 Beneficially 

Owned by

Each

Reporting

Person

With:

   5.     

  Sole Voting Power

 

  11,067,397 shares

   6.   

  Shared Voting Power

 

  Not applicable.

   7.   

  Sole Dispositive Power

 

  11,067,397 shares

   8.   

  Shared Dispositive Power

 

  Not applicable.

  9.    

  Aggregate Amount Beneficially Owned by Each Reporting Person

 

  11,067,397 shares

10.  

  Check if the Aggregate Amount in Row (9) Excludes Certain Shares (see instructions)

 

  ☐

11.  

  Percent of Class Represented by Amount in Row 9

 

  15.70%(2)

12.  

  Type of Reporting Person (see instructions)

 

  OO

 

(2)

This percentage set forth on the cover sheets is calculated based upon 59,443,588 shares of Class A Common Stock reported to be outstanding as of November 24, 2020 as set forth in the Issuer’s Form 10-Q for period ended September 30, 2020 as filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) on December 2, 2020. Assumes the conversion of the Class B Common Stock held by the Reporting Person into Class A Common Stock.


Item 1(a).

Name of Issuer: Root, Inc.

 

Item 1(b).

Address of Issuer’s Principal Executive Offices: 80 E. Rich Street, Suite 500, Columbus, OH 43215

 

Item 2(a).

Name of Person Filing:

Daniel C. Manges

Manges Trust dated January 27, 2016 (“Manges Trust”)

 

Item 2(b).

Address of Principal Business Office or, if none, Residence: The address and principal business office of the Reporting Person is:

c/o Root, Inc.

80 E. Rich Street, Suite 500

Columbus, OH 43215

 

Item 2(c).

Citizenship:

 

  Daniel C. Manges    US Citizen
  Manges Trust    Ohio

 

Item 2(d).

Title of Class of Securities: Common Stock

 

Item 2(e).

CUSIP Number: 77664L108

 

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)      An investment adviser in accordance with §240.13d-1(b)(1)(ii)(E);
(f)      An employee benefit plan or endowment fund in accordance with §240.13d-1(b)(1)(ii)(F);
(g)      A parent holding company or control person in accordance with §240.13d-1(b)(1)(ii)(G);
(h)      A savings associations as defined in Section 3(b) of the Federal Deposit Insurance Act (12 U.S.C. 1813);
(i)      A church plan that is excluded from the definition of an investment company under section 3(c)(14) of the Investment Company Act of 1940 (15 U.S.C. 80a-3);
(j)      A non-U.S. institution in accordance with §240.13d–1(b)(1)(ii)(J);
(k)      Group, in accordance with §240.13d–1(b)(1)(ii)(K).
 

If filing as a non-U.S. institution in accordance with §240.13d–1(b)(1)(ii)(J), please specify the type of institution: ____


Item 4.

Ownership

Provide the following information regarding the aggregate number and percentage of the class of securities of the Issuer identified in Item 1.

 

  (a)

Amount Beneficially Owned:

 

  Daniel C. Manges    12,807,969 shares1
  Manges Trust    11,067,397 shares

 

  (b)

Percent of Class:

 

  Daniel C. Manges    17.73%
  Manges Trust    15.70%

 

  (c)

Number of shares as to which the person has:

(i) Sole power to vote or to direct the vote:

 

  Daniel C. Manges    12,807,969 shares1
  Manges Trust    11,067,397 shares

(ii) Shared power to vote or to direct the vote:

Not applicable.

(iii) Sole power to dispose or to direct the disposition of:

 

  Daniel C. Manges    12,807,969 shares1
  Manges Trust    11,067,397 shares

(iv) Shared power to dispose or to direct the disposition of:

Not applicable.

 

  (1)

Includes 11,067,397 shares of Class B Common Stock held by the Manges Trust dated January 27, 2016. Each share of Class B common stock is convertible at any time at the option of the holder into one share of Class A common stock.

 

Item 5.

Ownership of 5 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 5 percent of the class of securities, check the following  ☐.

 

Item 6.

Ownership of More than 5 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 or Control Person.

Not applicable.

 

Item 8.

Identification and Classification of Members of the Group

Not applicable.

 

Item 9.

Notice of Dissolution of a Group

Not applicable.

 

Item 10.

Certification

Not applicable.


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.

 

February 11, 2021
Date
/s/ Daniel C. Manges
Daniel C. Manges
Individually and as Trustee of the Manges Trust dated January 27, 2016