0000928464-13-000255.txt : 20131008 0000928464-13-000255.hdr.sgml : 20131008 20131008093507 ACCESSION NUMBER: 0000928464-13-000255 CONFORMED SUBMISSION TYPE: SC 13D/A PUBLIC DOCUMENT COUNT: 1 FILED AS OF DATE: 20131008 DATE AS OF CHANGE: 20131008 SUBJECT COMPANY: COMPANY DATA: COMPANY CONFORMED NAME: Nuance Communications, Inc. CENTRAL INDEX KEY: 0001002517 STANDARD INDUSTRIAL CLASSIFICATION: SERVICES-PREPACKAGED SOFTWARE [7372] IRS NUMBER: 943156479 STATE OF INCORPORATION: DE FISCAL YEAR END: 0930 FILING VALUES: FORM TYPE: SC 13D/A SEC ACT: 1934 Act SEC FILE NUMBER: 005-49737 FILM NUMBER: 131140400 BUSINESS ADDRESS: STREET 1: 1 WAYSIDE ROAD CITY: BURLINGTON STATE: MA ZIP: 01803 BUSINESS PHONE: 781-565-5000 MAIL ADDRESS: STREET 1: 1 WAYSIDE ROAD CITY: BURLINGTON STATE: MA ZIP: 01803 FORMER COMPANY: FORMER CONFORMED NAME: SCANSOFT INC DATE OF NAME CHANGE: 19990312 FORMER COMPANY: FORMER CONFORMED NAME: VISIONEER INC DATE OF NAME CHANGE: 19951020 FILED BY: COMPANY DATA: COMPANY CONFORMED NAME: ICAHN CARL C CENTRAL INDEX KEY: 0000921669 STANDARD INDUSTRIAL CLASSIFICATION: UNKNOWN SIC - 0000 [0000] IRS NUMBER: 000000000 STATE OF INCORPORATION: NY FISCAL YEAR END: 1231 FILING VALUES: FORM TYPE: SC 13D/A BUSINESS ADDRESS: STREET 1: C/O ICAHN ASSOCIATES HOLDING LLC STREET 2: 767 FIFTH AVE., SUITE 4700 CITY: NEW YORK STATE: NY ZIP: 10153 BUSINESS PHONE: 212-702-4300 MAIL ADDRESS: STREET 1: C/O ICAHN ASSOCIATES HOLDING LLC STREET 2: 767 FIFTH AVE., SUITE 4700 CITY: NEW YORK STATE: NY ZIP: 10153 FORMER COMPANY: FORMER CONFORMED NAME: ICAHN CARL C ET AL DATE OF NAME CHANGE: 19950612 SC 13D/A 1 nuansch13damd1100813.htm nuansch13damd1100813.htm
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549

SCHEDULE 13D

Under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
(Amendment No. 1)*

Nuance Communications, Inc.
(Name of Issuer)

Common Stock, par value $0.001 per share
(Title of Class of Securities)

67020Y100
(CUSIP Number)

Keith Schaitkin, Esq.
Icahn Capital LP
767 Fifth Avenue, 47th Floor
New York, New York 10153
(212) 702-4300
(Name, Address and Telephone Number of Person Authorized to
Receive Notices and Communications)

October 7, 2013
(Date of Event which Requires Filing of this Statement)

If the filing person has previously filed a statement on Schedule 13G to report the acquisition that is the subject of this Schedule 13D, and is filing this schedule because of Section 240.13d-1(e), 240.13d-1(f) or 240.13d-1(g), check the following box / /.

NOTE: Schedules filed in paper format shall include a signed original and five copies of the schedule, including all exhibits. See Rule 13d-7 for other parties to whom copies are to be sent.

*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 disclosures provided in a prior cover page.

The information required on 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).

 
 

 


SCHEDULE 13D

Item 1.  Security and Issuer

This statement constitutes Amendment No. 1 to the Schedule 13D filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on August 29, 2013 (the "Initial Schedule 13D") on behalf of the Reporting Persons (as defined in the Initial Schedule 13D) with respect to the Common Stock, $0.001 par value per share (“Shares”), issued by Nuance Communications, Inc. (the “Issuer”), and hereby amends the Initial Schedule 13D to furnish the additional information set forth herein. All capitalized terms contained herein but not otherwise defined shall have the meanings ascribed to such terms in the Initial Schedule 13D.


Item 4.  Purpose of Transaction

         Item 4 of the Initial Schedule 13D is hereby amended by adding the following:

On October 7, 2013, the Reporting Persons entered into a Nomination and Standstill Agreement and a Confidentiality Agreement and issued a joint press release with the Issuer, copies of which are filed herewith as exhibits and incorporated herein by reference.


Item 6.  Contracts, Arrangements, Understandings or Relationship with Respect to Securities of the Issuer

         Item 6 of the Initial 13D is hereby amended by adding the following:

The disclosure set forth above in Item 4 is incorporated herein by reference.


Item 7.  Material to be Filed as Exhibits
 
       1. Nomination and Standstill Agreement between the Reporting Persons and the Issuer (incorporated by reference to Exhibit 99.1 to the Current Report on Form 8-K filed by the Issuer with the SEC on October 8, 2013).

       2. Confidentiality Agreement between the Reporting Persons and the Issuer (incorporated by reference to Exhibit 99.2 to the Current Report on Form 8-K filed by the Issuer with the SEC on October 8, 2013).

       3. Joint Press Release issued by the Reporting Persons and the Issuer (incorporated by reference to Exhibit 99.3 to the Current Report on Form 8-K filed by the Issuer with the SEC on October 8, 2013).


 
 

 

SIGNATURE

After reasonable inquiry and to the best of each of the undersigned knowledge and belief, each of the undersigned certifies that the information set forth in this statement is true, complete and correct.

Dated: October 8, 2013

ICAHN PARTNERS MASTER FUND LP
ICAHN PARTNERS MASTER FUND II LP
ICAHN PARTNERS MASTER FUND III LP
ICAHN OFFSHORE LP
ICAHN PARTNERS LP
ICAHN ONSHORE LP
BECKTON CORP.
HOPPER INVESTMENTS LLC
BARBERRY CORP.
HIGH RIVER LIMITED PARTNERSHIP
By: Hopper Investments LLC, general partner
By: Barberry Corp.

By:           /s/ Edward E. Mattner                                                      
Name: Edward E. Mattner
Title: Authorized Signatory


ICAHN CAPITAL LP
By: IPH GP LLC, its general partner
By: Icahn Enterprises Holdings L.P., its sole member
By: Icahn Enterprises G.P. Inc., its general partner
IPH GP LLC
By: Icahn Enterprises Holdings L.P., its sole member
By: Icahn Enterprises G.P. Inc., its general partner
ICAHN ENTERPRISES HOLDINGS L.P.
By: Icahn Enterprises G.P. Inc., its general partner
ICAHN ENTERPRISES G.P. INC.

By:           /s/ SungHwan Cho                                
Name: SungHwan Cho
Title: Chief Financial Officer



/s/ Carl C. Icahn                                
CARL C. ICAHN

[Signature Page of Amendment No. 1 to Schedule 13D – Nuance Communications, Inc.]