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UNITED STATES
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C.  20549




 
SCHEDULE 13G
 
Under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
(Amendment No.  )*
 
LIVENT CORPORATION
 (Name of Issuer)
Common Stock, par value $0.001 per share
(Title of Class of Securities)
53814L108
 (CUSIP Number)
March 4, 2019
 (Date of Event which Requires Filing of this Statement)
Check the appropriate box to designate the rule pursuant to which this Schedule is filed:
[     ] Rule 13d-1(b)
[ X ] Rule 13d-1(c)
[     ] Rule 13d-1(d)
* 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 the disclosures provided in a prior cover page.
The information required in 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).

Continued on following pages
Page 1 of 10 Pages
Exhibit Index: Page 8
 

SCHEDULE 13G
CUSIP No. 53814L108 Page 2 of 10 Pages
 
1
NAMES OF REPORTING PERSONS
 
 
GLENVIEW CAPITAL MANAGEMENT, LLC
 
 
 
 
2
CHECK THE APPROPRIATE BOX IF A MEMBER OF A GROUP
   
(a)
   
(b)
 
 
3
SEC USE ONLY
 
 
 
 
 
4
CITIZENSHIP OR PLACE OF ORGANIZATION
 
 
Delaware
 
 
 
 
NUMBER OF SHARES BENEFICIALLY OWNED BY EACH REPORTING PERSON WITH
5
SOLE VOTING POWER
 
 
0
 
 
 
 
6
SHARED VOTING POWER
 
 
11,844,047
 
 
 
 
7
SOLE DISPOSITIVE POWER
 
 
0
 
 
 
 
8
SHARED DISPOSITIVE POWER
 
 
11,844,047
 
 
 
 
9
AGGREGATE AMOUNT BENEFICIALLY OWNED BY EACH REPORTING PERSON
 
 
11,844,047
 
 
 
 
10
CHECK IF THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT IN ROW (9) EXCLUDES CERTAIN SHARES (SEE INSTRUCTIONS)
 
 
 
 
 
 
11
PERCENT OF CLASS REPRESENTED BY AMOUNT IN ROW (9)
 
 
8.11%
 
 
 
 
12
TYPE OF REPORTING PERSON (SEE INSTRUCTIONS)
 
 
OO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

SCHEDULE 13G
CUSIP No. 53814L108 Page 3 of 10 Pages
 
1
NAMES OF REPORTING PERSONS
 
 
LARRY ROBBINS
 
 
 
 
2
CHECK THE APPROPRIATE BOX IF A MEMBER OF A GROUP
   
(a)
   
(b)
 
 
3
SEC USE ONLY
 
 
 
 
 
4
CITIZENSHIP OR PLACE OF ORGANIZATION
 
 
United States of America
 
 
 
 
NUMBER OF SHARES BENEFICIALLY OWNED BY EACH REPORTING PERSON WITH
5
SOLE VOTING POWER
 
 
0
 
 
 
 
6
SHARED VOTING POWER
 
 
11,844,047
 
 
 
 
7
SOLE DISPOSITIVE POWER
 
 
0
 
 
 
 
8
SHARED DISPOSITIVE POWER
 
 
11,844,047
 
 
 
 
9
AGGREGATE AMOUNT BENEFICIALLY OWNED BY EACH REPORTING PERSON
 
 
11,844,047
 
 
 
 
10
CHECK IF THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT IN ROW (9) EXCLUDES CERTAIN SHARES (SEE INSTRUCTIONS)
 
 
 
 
 
 
11
PERCENT OF CLASS REPRESENTED BY AMOUNT IN ROW (9)
 
 
8.11%
 
 
 
 
12
TYPE OF REPORTING PERSON (SEE INSTRUCTIONS)
 
 
IN, HC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

SCHEDULE 13G
  Page 4 of 10 Pages
 
 
Item 1(a).
Name of Issuer:
 
Livent Corporation (the “Issuer”)
 
Item 1(b).
Address of Issuer’s Principal Executive Offices:
 
2929 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104

Item 2(a).
Name of Person Filing:

This Statement is filed on behalf of each of the following persons (collectively, the “Reporting Persons”):

i)  Glenview Capital Management, LLC (“Glenview Capital Management”);  and

ii) Larry Robbins (“Mr. Robbins”).
 
                               This Statement relates to Shares (as defined herein) held for the accounts of Glenview Capital Partners, L.P., a Delaware limited partnership (“Glenview Capital Partners”), Glenview Capital Master Fund, Ltd., a Cayman Islands exempted company (“Glenview Capital Master Fund”), Glenview Institutional Partners, L.P., a Delaware limited partnership (“Glenview Institutional Partners”), Glenview Offshore Opportunity Master Fund, Ltd., a Cayman Islands exempted company (“Glenview Offshore Opportunity Master Fund”), Glenview Capital Opportunity Fund, L.P., a Delaware limited partnership (“Glenview Capital Opportunity Fund”), GCM Equity Master Fund LP, a Cayman Islands exempted limited partnership (“GCM Master Fund”), and a separately managed account (the “Managed Account”).

Glenview Capital Management serves as investment manager to each of Glenview Capital Partners, Glenview Capital Master Fund, Glenview Institutional Partners, Glenview Offshore Opportunity Master Fund, Glenview Capital Opportunity Fund, GCM Master Fund and the Managed Account.  Mr. Robbins is the Chief Executive Officer of Glenview Capital Management.
 
Item 2(b).
Address of Principal Business Office or, if None, Residence:

The address of the principal business office of each of Glenview Capital Management and Mr. Robbins is 767 Fifth Avenue, 44th Floor, New York, New York 10153.

Item 2(c)
Citizenship:

i)  Glenview Capital Management is a Delaware limited liability company;

ii) Mr. Robbins is a citizen of the United States of America.

Item 2(d).
Title of Class of Securities:
 
Common Stock, par value $0.001 per share (the “Shares”)
 
Item 2(e).
CUSIP Number:
 
53814L108
 

SCHEDULE 13G
  Page 5 of 10 Pages
 
 
 
Item 3.
If This Statement is Filed Pursuant to §§240.13d-1(b) or 240.13d-2(b) or (c),
Check Whether the Person Filing is a:
 
This Item 3 is not applicable.
 
Item 4.
Ownership:
   
Item 4(a)
Amount Beneficially Owned:
 
As of March 13, 2019, each of Glenview Capital Management and Mr. Robbins may be deemed the beneficial owner of 11,844,047 Shares.  This amount consists of: (A) 289,869 Shares held for the account of Glenview Capital Partners; (B) 3,526,306 Shares held for the account of Glenview Capital Master Fund; (C) 1,090,347 Shares held for the account of Glenview Institutional Partners; (D) 2,825,718 Shares held for the account of Glenview Offshore Opportunity Master Fund; (E) 2,704,367 Shares held for the account of Glenview Capital Opportunity Fund; (F) 644,203 Shares held for the account of GCM Master Fund; and (G) 763,237 Shares held for the Managed Account.
 
Item 4(b)
Percent of Class:
 
As of March 13, 2019, each of the Reporting Persons may be deemed the beneficial owner of approximately 8.11% of Shares outstanding.  (There were 146,000,000 Shares outstanding as of December 31, 2018, according to the Issuer’s annual report on Form 10-K, filed February 28, 2019.)
 
Item 4(c)
Number of Shares as to which such person has:
 
 
(i) Sole power to vote or direct the vote:
0
   
(ii) Shared power to vote or direct the vote:
11,844,047
   
(iii) Sole power to dispose or direct the disposition of:
0
   
(iv) Shared power to dispose or direct the disposition of:
11,844,047
 
Item 5.
Ownership of Five Percent or Less of a Class:
 
This Item 5 is not applicable.
 
Item 6.
Ownership of More than Five Percent on Behalf of Another Person:
 
See disclosure in Items 2 and 4 hereof.  Certain funds listed in Item 2(a) are known to have the right to receive or the power to direct the receipt of dividends from, or the proceeds from the sale of, the Shares covered by this Statement that may be deemed to be beneficially owned by the Reporting Persons.
 
Item 7.
Identification and Classification of the Subsidiary Which Acquired the Security
Being Reported on By the Parent Holding Company or Control Person:

See disclosure in Item 2 hereof.
 

SCHEDULE 13G
  Page 6 of 10 Pages
 
 

Item 8.
Identification and Classification of Members of the Group:
 
This Item 8 is not applicable.
 
Item 9.
Notice of Dissolution of Group:
 
This Item 9 is not applicable.

Item 10.
Certification:
 
By signing below I certify that, to the best of my knowledge and belief, the securities referred to above were not acquired and are not held for the purpose of or with the effect of changing or influencing the control of the issuer of the securities and were not acquired and are not held in connection with or as a participant in any transaction having that purpose or effect, other than activities solely in connection with a nomination under §240.14a-11.
 

  Page 7 of 10 Pages
 
 
SIGNATURE
 
After reasonable inquiry and to the best of my knowledge and belief, I certify that the information set forth in this statement is true, complete and correct.
 
 
 
GLENVIEW CAPITAL MANAGEMENT, LLC
 
       
 
By:
/s/ Mark J. Horowitz  
   
Mark J. Horowitz
Co-President of Glenview Capital Management, LLC
 
       
       
 
LARRY ROBBINS
 
       
  By: /s/ Mark J. Horowitz  
    Mark J. Horowitz, attorney-in-fact for Larry Robbins  
       
 
March 14, 2019
 

Page 8 of 10 Pages
 
EXHIBIT INDEX
 
Ex.
 
Page No.
 
A
Joint Filing Agreement
9
B
Power of Attorney
10
 
 
 
 

 
  Page 9 of 10 Pages
 

EXHIBIT A

JOINT FILING AGREEMENT

The undersigned hereby agree that the statement on Schedule 13G with respect to the Common Stock, $0.001 par value per share of Livent Corporation dated as of March 14, 2019 is, and any amendments thereto (including amendments on Schedule 13D) signed by each of the undersigned shall be, filed on behalf of each of us pursuant to and in accordance with the provisions of Rule 13d-1(k) under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended.
 
 
 
GLENVIEW CAPITAL MANAGEMENT, LLC
 
       
 
By:
/s/ Mark J. Horowitz  
   
Mark J. Horowitz
Co-President of Glenview Capital Management, LLC
 
       
       
 
LARRY ROBBINS
 
       
  By: /s/ Mark J. Horowitz  
    Mark J. Horowitz, attorney-in-fact for Larry Robbins  
       
 
March 14, 2019
 
 
 

 
  Page 10 of 10 Pages
 
EXHIBIT B
 
 
POWER OF ATTORNEY


KNOW ALL MEN BY THESE PRESENT, that I, Larry Robbins, hereby make, constitute and appoint Mark J. Horowitz, acting individually, as my agent and attorney-in-fact for the purpose of executing in my name, (a) in my personal capacity or (b) in my capacity as Chief Executive Officer or in other capacities of Glenview Capital Management, LLC, a Delaware limited liability company, and each of its affiliates or entities advised or controlled by me or Glenview Capital Management, LLC, all documents, certificates, instruments, statements, filings and agreements (“documents”) to be filed with or delivered to any foreign or domestic governmental or regulatory body or required or requested by any other person or entity pursuant to any legal or regulatory requirement relating to the acquisition, ownership, management or disposition of securities, futures contracts or other investments, and any other documents relating or ancillary thereto, including, without limitation, all documents relating to filings with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) pursuant to the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, or the Securities and Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the “Act”), and the rules and regulations promulgated thereunder, including, without limitation: (1) all documents relating to the beneficial ownership of securities required to be filed with the SEC pursuant to Section 13(d) or Section 16(a) of the Act, including, without limitation: (a) any acquisition statements on Schedule 13D or Schedule 13G and any amendments thereto, (b) any joint filing agreements pursuant to Rule 13d-1(k), and (c) any initial statements of, or statements of changes in, beneficial ownership of securities on Form 3, Form 4 or Form 5 and (2) any information statements on Form 13F required to be filed with the SEC pursuant to Section 13(f) of the Act.

All past acts of the attorney-in-fact in furtherance of the foregoing are hereby ratified and confirmed.

This Power of Attorney revokes the previous Power of Attorney, executed by the undersigned on February 10, 2009, and shall remain in effect until revoked, in writing, by the undersigned.

IN WITNESS WHEREOF, the undersigned has executed this Power of Attorney, this 2nd day of February, 2016.

/s/ Larry Robbins
Larry Robbins