-----BEGIN PRIVACY-ENHANCED MESSAGE----- Proc-Type: 2001,MIC-CLEAR Originator-Name: webmaster@www.sec.gov Originator-Key-Asymmetric: MFgwCgYEVQgBAQICAf8DSgAwRwJAW2sNKK9AVtBzYZmr6aGjlWyK3XmZv3dTINen TWSM7vrzLADbmYQaionwg5sDW3P6oaM5D3tdezXMm7z1T+B+twIDAQAB MIC-Info: RSA-MD5,RSA, THzzzxeNxN4XMNSz2rsmoauFSLc4EwzYf51nAm1gIayVC29z6Ra4SrlNWhOipx7e 2oWLZSReC4zwOBBnkrRfFg== 0000921895-04-001583.txt : 20041008 0000921895-04-001583.hdr.sgml : 20041008 20041008132002 ACCESSION NUMBER: 0000921895-04-001583 CONFORMED SUBMISSION TYPE: SC 13D/A PUBLIC DOCUMENT COUNT: 1 FILED AS OF DATE: 20041008 DATE AS OF CHANGE: 20041008 SUBJECT COMPANY: COMPANY DATA: COMPANY CONFORMED NAME: ROTECH HEALTHCARE INC CENTRAL INDEX KEY: 0001175108 STANDARD INDUSTRIAL CLASSIFICATION: SERVICES-MISCELLANEOUS EQUIPMENT RENTAL & LEASING [7350] IRS NUMBER: 030408870 STATE OF INCORPORATION: DE FISCAL YEAR END: 1231 FILING VALUES: FORM TYPE: SC 13D/A SEC ACT: 1934 Act SEC FILE NUMBER: 005-78993 FILM NUMBER: 041071792 BUSINESS ADDRESS: BUSINESS PHONE: 407-822-4600 MAIL ADDRESS: STREET 1: 2600 TECHNOLOGY DRIVE STREET 2: SUITE 300 CITY: ORLANDO STATE: FL ZIP: 32804 FILED BY: COMPANY DATA: COMPANY CONFORMED NAME: STEEL PARTNERS II LP CENTRAL INDEX KEY: 0000915653 FILING VALUES: FORM TYPE: SC 13D/A BUSINESS ADDRESS: STREET 1: 590 MADISON AVENUE STREET 2: 32ND FLOOR CITY: NEW YORK STATE: NY ZIP: 10022 BUSINESS PHONE: 212-758-3232 MAIL ADDRESS: STREET 1: 590 MADISON AVENUE, 32ND FLOOR CITY: NY STATE: NY ZIP: 10022 FORMER COMPANY: FORMER CONFORMED NAME: STEEL PARTNERS II L P DATE OF NAME CHANGE: 19950627 SC 13D/A 1 form13da101874094_10012004.htm SC 13D/A sec document



                       SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
                              WASHINGTON, DC 20549
                                 --------------

                                  SCHEDULE 13D
                                 (Rule 13d-101)

             INFORMATION TO BE INCLUDED IN STATEMENTS FILED PURSUANT
            TO RULE 13d-1(a) AND AMENDMENTS THERETO FILED PURSUANT TO
                                  RULE 13d-2(a)

                               (Amendment No. 1)1

                             Rotech Healthcare Inc.
                             ----------------------
                                (Name of Issuer)

                         Common Stock, $.0001 Par Value
                         ------------------------------
                         (Title of Class of Securities)

                                    778669101
                                    ---------
                                 (CUSIP Number)

                              STEVEN WOLOSKY, ESQ.
                 OLSHAN GRUNDMAN FROME ROSENZWEIG & WOLOSKY LLP
                                Park Avenue Tower
                               65 East 55th Street
                            New York, New York 10022
                                 (212) 451-2300
                                 --------------
                  (Name, Address and Telephone Number of Person
                Authorized to Receive Notices and Communications)

                                 October 1, 2004
                                 ---------------
             (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 Rule  13d-1(e),  13d-1(f)  or  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.

                         (Continued on following pages)

                               (Page 1 of 7 Pages)

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1    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 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).




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CUSIP No. 778669101                 13D                        Page 2 of 7 Pages
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================================================================================
     1         NAME OF REPORTING PERSONS
               I.R.S. IDENTIFICATION NOS. OF ABOVE PERSONS (ENTITIES ONLY)

                                     STEEL PARTNERS II, L.P.
- --------------------------------------------------------------------------------
     2         CHECK THE APPROPRIATE BOX IF A MEMBER OF A GROUP*         (a) / /
                                                                         (b) / /
- --------------------------------------------------------------------------------
     3         SEC USE ONLY

- --------------------------------------------------------------------------------
     4         SOURCE OF FUNDS*
                     WC
- --------------------------------------------------------------------------------
     5         CHECK BOX IF DISCLOSURE OF LEGAL PROCEEDINGS IS REQUIRED
               PURSUANT TO ITEM 2(d) OR 2(e)                                 / /
- --------------------------------------------------------------------------------
     6         CITIZENSHIP OR PLACE OF ORGANIZATION

                     DELAWARE
- --------------------------------------------------------------------------------
  NUMBER OF        7      SOLE VOTING POWER
   SHARES
BENEFICIALLY                    2,950,450
  OWNED BY
    EACH
  REPORTING
 PERSON WITH   -----------------------------------------------------------------
                   8      SHARED VOTING POWER

                               - 0 -
               -----------------------------------------------------------------
                   9      SOLE DISPOSITIVE POWER

                               2,950,450
               -----------------------------------------------------------------
                  10      SHARED DISPOSITIVE POWER

                               - 0 -
- --------------------------------------------------------------------------------
     11        AGGREGATE AMOUNT BENEFICIALLY OWNED BY EACH REPORTING
               PERSON

                     2,950,450
- --------------------------------------------------------------------------------
     12        CHECK BOX IF THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT IN ROW (11) EXCLUDES CERTAIN
               SHARES*                                               / /
- --------------------------------------------------------------------------------
     13        PERCENT OF CLASS REPRESENTED BY AMOUNT IN ROW (11)

                     11.7%
- --------------------------------------------------------------------------------
     14        TYPE OF REPORTING PERSON*

                     PN
================================================================================

                      *SEE INSTRUCTIONS BEFORE FILLING OUT!




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CUSIP No. 778669101                 13D                        Page 3 of 7 Pages
- ----------------------------                           -------------------------


================================================================================
     1         NAME OF REPORTING PERSONS
               I.R.S. IDENTIFICATION NOS. OF ABOVE PERSONS (ENTITIES ONLY)

                                     STEEL PARTNERS, L.L.C.
- --------------------------------------------------------------------------------
     2         CHECK THE APPROPRIATE BOX IF A MEMBER OF A GROUP*         (a) / /
                                                                         (b) / /
- --------------------------------------------------------------------------------
     3         SEC USE ONLY

- --------------------------------------------------------------------------------
     4         SOURCE OF FUNDS*
                     OO
- --------------------------------------------------------------------------------
     5         CHECK BOX IF DISCLOSURE OF LEGAL PROCEEDINGS IS REQUIRED
               PURSUANT TO ITEM 2(d) OR 2(e)                                 / /
- --------------------------------------------------------------------------------
     6         CITIZENSHIP OR PLACE OF ORGANIZATION

                     DELAWARE
- --------------------------------------------------------------------------------
  NUMBER OF        7      SOLE VOTING POWER
   SHARES
BENEFICIALLY                    2,950,450
  OWNED BY
    EACH
  REPORTING
 PERSON WITH   -----------------------------------------------------------------
                   8      SHARED VOTING POWER

                               - 0 -
               -----------------------------------------------------------------
                   9      SOLE DISPOSITIVE POWER

                               2,950,450
               -----------------------------------------------------------------
                  10      SHARED DISPOSITIVE POWER

                               - 0 -
- --------------------------------------------------------------------------------
     11        AGGREGATE AMOUNT BENEFICIALLY OWNED BY EACH REPORTING
               PERSON

                     2,950,450
- --------------------------------------------------------------------------------
     12        CHECK BOX IF THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT IN ROW (11) EXCLUDES CERTAIN
               SHARES*                                               / /
- --------------------------------------------------------------------------------
     13        PERCENT OF CLASS REPRESENTED BY AMOUNT IN ROW (11)

                     11.7%
- --------------------------------------------------------------------------------
     14        TYPE OF REPORTING PERSON*

                     OO
================================================================================

                      *SEE INSTRUCTIONS BEFORE FILLING OUT!




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CUSIP No. 778669101                 13D                        Page 4 of 7 Pages
- ----------------------------                           -------------------------


================================================================================
     1         NAME OF REPORTING PERSONS
               I.R.S. IDENTIFICATION NOS. OF ABOVE PERSONS (ENTITIES ONLY)

                                     WARREN G. LICHTENSTEIN
- --------------------------------------------------------------------------------
     2         CHECK THE APPROPRIATE BOX IF A MEMBER OF A GROUP*         (a) / /
                                                                         (b) / /
- --------------------------------------------------------------------------------
     3         SEC USE ONLY

- --------------------------------------------------------------------------------
     4         SOURCE OF FUNDS*
                     OO
- --------------------------------------------------------------------------------
     5         CHECK BOX IF DISCLOSURE OF LEGAL PROCEEDINGS IS REQUIRED
               PURSUANT TO ITEM 2(d) OR 2(e)                                 / /
- --------------------------------------------------------------------------------
     6         CITIZENSHIP OR PLACE OF ORGANIZATION

                     DELAWARE
- --------------------------------------------------------------------------------
  NUMBER OF        7      SOLE VOTING POWER
   SHARES
BENEFICIALLY                    2,950,450
  OWNED BY
    EACH
  REPORTING
 PERSON WITH   -----------------------------------------------------------------
                   8      SHARED VOTING POWER

                               - 0 -
               -----------------------------------------------------------------
                   9      SOLE DISPOSITIVE POWER

                               2,950,450
               -----------------------------------------------------------------
                  10      SHARED DISPOSITIVE POWER

                               - 0 -
- --------------------------------------------------------------------------------
     11        AGGREGATE AMOUNT BENEFICIALLY OWNED BY EACH REPORTING
               PERSON

                     2,950,450
- --------------------------------------------------------------------------------
     12        CHECK BOX IF THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT IN ROW (11) EXCLUDES CERTAIN
               SHARES*                                               / /
- --------------------------------------------------------------------------------
     13        PERCENT OF CLASS REPRESENTED BY AMOUNT IN ROW (11)

                     11.7%
- --------------------------------------------------------------------------------
     14        TYPE OF REPORTING PERSON*

                     IN
================================================================================

                      *SEE INSTRUCTIONS BEFORE FILLING OUT!




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CUSIP No. 778669101                 13D                        Page 5 of 7 Pages
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          The following  constitutes  Amendment No. 1 ("Amendment No. 1") to the
Schedule 13D filed by the undersigned.  This Amendment No. 1 amends the Schedule
13D as specifically set forth.

    Item 3 is hereby amended and restated to read as follows:

Item 3.   SOURCE AND AMOUNT OF FUNDS OR OTHER CONSIDERATION.

          The aggregate  purchase  price of the 2,950,450  Shares owned by Steel
Partners II is $62,603,542, including brokerage commissions. The Shares owned by
Steel Partners II were acquired with partnership funds.

    The second paragraph of Item 5(a) is hereby amended and restated to read  as
follows:

          As of the close of  business  on October 5, 2004,  Steel  Partners  II
beneficially  owned 2,950,450 Shares,  constituting  approximately  11.7% of the
Shares  outstanding.  As the general  partner of Steel Partners II, Partners LLC
may be deemed to beneficially  own the 2,950,450  Shares owned by Steel Partners
II,  constituting  approximately  11.7% of the Shares  outstanding.  As the sole
executive  officer and  managing  member of Partners  LLC,  which in turn is the
general  partner  of Steel  Partners  II,  Mr.  Lichtenstein  may be  deemed  to
beneficially own the 2,950,450  Shares owned by Steel Partners II,  constituting
approximately 11.7% of the Shares outstanding.  Mr. Lichtenstein has sole voting
and  dispositive  power with  respect  to the  2,950,450  Shares  owned by Steel
Partners II by virtue of his authority to vote and dispose of such Shares.

    Item 5(c) is hereby amended to add the following:

          (c) Schedule A annexed hereto lists all  transactions by the Reporting
Persons in the Issuer's  Common  Stock since the filing of the initial  Schedule
13D. All of such transactions were effected in the open market.





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CUSIP No. 778669101                 13D                        Page 6 of 7 Pages
- ----------------------------                           -------------------------


                                   SIGNATURES

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


Dated:      October 8, 2004             STEEL PARTNERS II, L.P.

                                        By:  Steel Partners, L.L.C.
                                             General Partner


                                        By: /s/ Warren G. Lichtenstein
                                           -------------------------------------
                                           Warren G. Lichtenstein
                                           Managing Member


                                        STEEL PARTNERS, L.L.C.


                                        By: /s/ Warren G. Lichtenstein
                                           -------------------------------------
                                           Warren G. Lichtenstein
                                           Managing Member


                                        /s/ Warren G. Lichtenstein
                                        ----------------------------------------
                                        WARREN G. LICHTENSTEIN





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CUSIP No. 778669101                 13D                        Page 7 of 7 Pages
- ----------------------------                           -------------------------


                                   SCHEDULE A

     Transactions in the Shares Since the Filing of the Initial Schedule 13D
     -----------------------------------------------------------------------
Shares of Common Stock              Price Per                        Date of
      Purchased                     Share($)                        Purchase
      ---------                     --------                        --------

                             STEEL PARTNERS II, L.P.
                             -----------------------

       25,950                       19.0500                          9/22/04

      171,100                       19.7555                          9/30/04

       63,400                       20.2073                         10/01/04

                             STEEL PARTNERS, L.L.C.
                             ----------------------
                                     None

                             WARREN G. LICHTENSTEIN
                             ----------------------
                                     None



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