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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): April 29, 2021

COLUMBUS MCKINNON CORPORATION
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

New York
(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation)
0-27618 16-0547600
(Commission File Number) (IRS Employer Identification No.)
 
205 Crosspoint ParkwayBuffaloNY14068
(Address of principal executive offices)(Zip Code)

Registrant's telephone number including area code: (716) 689-5400
 
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(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)

Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
Title of each classTrading Symbol(s)Name of each exchange on which registered
Common Stock, $0.01 par value per shareCMCONASDAQ Global Select Market

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Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (§230.405 of this chapter) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (§240.12b-2 of this chapter).
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Item 1.01Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement.

On April 29, 2021, Columbus McKinnon Corporation (the “Company”) entered into an underwriting agreement (the “Underwriting Agreement”) with J.P. Morgan Securities LLC, as representative of the several underwriters (the “Underwriters”) listed on Schedule 1 therein, relating to the underwritten public offering (the “Offering”) by the Company of 3,750,000 shares of its common stock, par value $0.01 per share (the “Common Stock”), pursuant to the Company’s registration statement on Form S-1 (File No. 333-255375) and registration statement on Form S-1 pursuant to Rule 462(b) promulgated under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended (File. No. 333-255628). Pursuant to the Underwriting Agreement, the Company granted the Underwriters an option (the “Underwriters’ Option”) for 30 days to purchase an additional 562,500 shares of Common Stock, which option was exercised in full on April 30, 2021.

A copy of the Underwriting Agreement is filed as Exhibit 1.1 herewith and incorporated by reference herein.

Item 8.01Other Events.

On May 4, 2021, the Company issued a press release announcing the closing of the Offering and the full exercise of the Underwriters’ Option. A copy of the press release announcing the closing of the Offering and the full exercise of the Underwriters’ Option is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1 and is incorporated herein by reference.

Item 9.01Financial Statements and Exhibits.

EXHIBIT
NUMBER
  DESCRIPTION
      
  Underwriting Agreement, dated April 29, 2021, by and between Columbus McKinnon Corporation and J.P. Morgan Securities LLC, as representative of the several underwriters listed on Schedule 1 therein
Press Release dated May 4, 2021
104Cover Page Interactive Data File (the cover page XBRL tags are embedded within the Inline XBRL document)



SIGNATURES

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 thereunto duly authorized.

COLUMBUS McKINNON CORPORATION
  
/s/ Alan S. Korman
Alan S. Korman
Vice President Corporate Development, General
Counsel and Chief Human Resources Officer

Dated: May 4, 2021