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UNITED STATES

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

Washington, DC 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): June 10, 2021

 

 

RESOLUTE FOREST PRODUCTS INC.

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

 

 

 

Delaware   001-33776   98-0526415

(State or other jurisdiction

of incorporation)

 

(Commission

File Number)

 

(IRS Employer

Identification No.)

Resolute Forest Products Inc.

111 Robert-Bourassa Blvd., Suite 5000

Montreal, Quebec, Canada H3C 2M1

(Address, including zip code, of principal executive offices)

Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (514) 875-2160

 

 

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))

Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:

 

(Title of class)

 

(Trading

Symbol)

 

(Name of exchange

on which registered)

Common Stock, par value $0.001 per share   RFP   New York Stock Exchange
    Toronto Stock Exchange

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).

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 7.01

REGULATION FD DISCLOSURE.

On June 10, 2021, the Company issued a press release announcing a special dividend and additional investments. The press release is furnished as Exhibit 99.1 to this report and is incorporated herein by reference.

The information contained in Item 7.01 and Exhibit 99.1 of this Current Report on Form 8-K is being furnished and shall not be deemed “filed” for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended nor shall it be deemed incorporated by reference in any filing under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, except as shall be expressly set forth by specific reference in such filing.

 

ITEM 8.01

OTHER EVENT

On June 10, 2021, the Board of Directors of the Company approved a special dividend of $1.00 per share, payable on July 7, 2021, to shareholders of record at the close of business on June 28, 2021.

 

ITEM 9.01

FINANCIAL STATEMENTS AND EXHIBITS

 

Exhibit
No.
  

Description

99.1    Resolute Forest Products press release dated June 10, 2021, announcing a special dividend and additional investments.
104    Cover Page Interactive Data File (embedded within the Inline XBRL document).


SIGNATURES

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.

 

    RESOLUTE FOREST PRODUCTS INC.
Date: June 10, 2021     By:  

/s/ Jacques P. Vachon

    Name:   Jacques P. Vachon
    Title:   Senior Vice President and Chief Legal Officer