SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549
PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(d) OF
THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
DATE OF REPORT (DATE OF EARLIEST EVENT REPORTED)
November 15, 2018
COMMISSION FILE NUMBER 001-36285
Incorporated in the State of Delaware
I.R.S. Employer Identification Number 46-4559529
1301 Riverplace Boulevard, Jacksonville, Florida 32207
(Principal Executive Office)
Telephone Number: (904) 357-4600
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Rayonier Advanced Materials Inc.
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On November 15, 2018, Rayonier Advanced Materials Inc. (the “Company”) issued a press release announcing its intention to submit proposals to its stockholders seeking approval to modify certain provisions of its Articles of Incorporation (its “Charter”) and Bylaws to (1) declassify its Board of Directors and (2) amend the Company’s Charter to eliminate supermajority voting requirements that currently exist for certain amendments to the Company’s Charter and Bylaws. A copy of the Company’s press release is furnished herewith as Exhibit 99.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K.
The information in this Item 8.01 shall not be deemed “filed” for purposes of Section 18 of the U.S. Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the “Exchange Act”), or incorporated by reference in any filing under the Securities Act or the Exchange Act, except as shall be expressly set forth by specific reference in such filing.
Financial Statements and Exhibits
Press release entitled “Rayonier Advanced Materials Announces Proposed Declassification of Board of Directors and Elimination of Supermajority Voting Provisions” issued November 15, 2018.
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 hereunto duly authorized.
Rayonier Advanced Materials Inc. (Registrant)
/s/ MICHAEL R. HERMAN
Michael R. Herman
Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary
November 15, 2018