8-K 1 a81562_8k72513.htm JULY 25, 2013 a81562_8k72513.htm
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):  July 25, 2013
 
AVANTAIR, INC.

(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Its Charter)
 
Delaware

(State or Other Jurisdiction of Incorporation)

000-51115
20-1635240
(Commission File Number)
(IRS Employer Identification No.)
 
4311 General Howard Drive, Clearwater, Florida
33762
(Address of Principal Executive Offices)
(Zip Code)

(727) 539-0071

(Registrant’s Telephone Number, Including Area Code)
 

 

(Former Name or Former Address, if Changed Since Last Report)
 
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Item 1.03                      Bankruptcy or Receivership.
 
On July 25, 2013, certain creditors of Avantair, Inc. (the “Company”) filed an involuntary petition in the United States Bankruptcy Court, Middle District of Florida, sitting in Tampa, Florida, pursuant to Chapter 7 of Title 11 of the United States Code.  A trustee has not been appointed and the Company has twenty-one (21) days to respond to the petition, during which time it will continue to operate its business.  The Company has retained counsel in connection with the filing and is investigating the merits of the petition.
 
Item 5.02                       Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.
 
Effective July 26, 2013, Bret A. Holmes resigned his position as Chief Financial Officer of the Company to pursue other opportunities.



 
 

 

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 thereunto duly authorized.
 
 
AVANTAIR, INC.
Date:  July 30, 2013
     
 
By:
/s/Steven F. Santo
   
Steven F. Santo
   
Chief Executive Officer
   
(Authorized Officer and Principal Executive Officer)