-----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, W2rmx7phLGvqAcERRlUkP4BF04f9Nn3sc9f97yNXuTSYpWtz5qGoJBc8s2qVWXzt FRP4FTQ0aGgALHHo6dmBTg== 0000921895-07-001489.txt : 20070706 0000921895-07-001489.hdr.sgml : 20070706 20070706171704 ACCESSION NUMBER: 0000921895-07-001489 CONFORMED SUBMISSION TYPE: SC 13D/A PUBLIC DOCUMENT COUNT: 1 FILED AS OF DATE: 20070706 DATE AS OF CHANGE: 20070706 SUBJECT COMPANY: COMPANY DATA: COMPANY CONFORMED NAME: ROTECH HEALTHCARE INC CENTRAL INDEX KEY: 0001175108 STANDARD INDUSTRIAL CLASSIFICATION: SERVICES-HOME HEALTH CARE SERVICES [8082] 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: 07968030 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 IRS NUMBER: 000000000 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: NEW YORK STATE: NY ZIP: 10022 FORMER COMPANY: FORMER CONFORMED NAME: STEEL PARTNERS II L P DATE OF NAME CHANGE: 19950627 SC 13D/A 1 sc13da801874094_07032007.htm sec document

                       SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
                              WASHINGTON, DC 20549

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                                  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. 8)(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)

                                  July 3, 2007
                                  ------------
             (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) / /
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     3         SEC USE ONLY

- --------------------------------------------------------------------------------
     4         SOURCE OF FUNDS*

                    WC
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     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                  3,534,940
  OWNED BY     -----------------------------------------------------------------
    EACH           8     SHARED VOTING POWER
 REPORTING
PERSON WITH                   - 0 -
               -----------------------------------------------------------------
                   9     SOLE DISPOSITIVE POWER

                              3,534,940
               -----------------------------------------------------------------
                  10     SHARED DISPOSITIVE POWER

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

                    3,534,940
- --------------------------------------------------------------------------------
    12         CHECK BOX IF THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT IN ROW (11) EXCLUDES
               CERTAIN SHARES*                                               / /
- --------------------------------------------------------------------------------
    13         PERCENT OF CLASS REPRESENTED BY AMOUNT IN ROW (11)

                    13.9%
- --------------------------------------------------------------------------------
    14         TYPE OF REPORTING PERSON*

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

                      *SEE INSTRUCTIONS BEFORE FILLING OUT!




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CUSIP No. 778669101                   13D                    Page 3 of 7 Pages
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================================================================================
     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                  3,534,940
  OWNED BY     -----------------------------------------------------------------
    EACH           8     SHARED VOTING POWER
 REPORTING
PERSON WITH                   - 0 -
               -----------------------------------------------------------------
                   9     SOLE DISPOSITIVE POWER

                              3,534,940
               -----------------------------------------------------------------
                  10     SHARED DISPOSITIVE POWER

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

                    3,534,940
- --------------------------------------------------------------------------------
    12         CHECK BOX IF THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT IN ROW (11) EXCLUDES
               CERTAIN SHARES*                                               / /
- --------------------------------------------------------------------------------
    13         PERCENT OF CLASS REPRESENTED BY AMOUNT IN ROW (11)

                    13.9%
- --------------------------------------------------------------------------------
    14         TYPE OF REPORTING PERSON*

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

                      *SEE INSTRUCTIONS BEFORE FILLING OUT!




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

                    USA
- --------------------------------------------------------------------------------
 NUMBER OF         7     SOLE VOTING POWER
   SHARES
BENEFICIALLY                  3,534,940
  OWNED BY     -----------------------------------------------------------------
    EACH           8     SHARED VOTING POWER
 REPORTING
PERSON WITH                   - 0 -
               -----------------------------------------------------------------
                   9     SOLE DISPOSITIVE POWER

                              3,534,940
               -----------------------------------------------------------------
                  10     SHARED DISPOSITIVE POWER

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

                    3,534,940
- --------------------------------------------------------------------------------
    12         CHECK BOX IF THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT IN ROW (11) EXCLUDES
               CERTAIN SHARES*                                               / /
- --------------------------------------------------------------------------------
    13         PERCENT OF CLASS REPRESENTED BY AMOUNT IN ROW (11)

                    13.9%
- --------------------------------------------------------------------------------
    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. 8 ("Amendment No. 8") to
the Schedule 13D filed by the  undersigned.  This  Amendment  No. 8 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 3,534,940 Shares owned by Steel
Partners II is approximately $73,857,224,  including brokerage commissions.  The
Shares owned by Steel Partners II were acquired with partnership funds.

      Item 5(a) is hereby amended and restated to read as follows:

            (a) The aggregate percentage of Shares reported owned by each person
named herein is based upon  25,505,270  Shares  outstanding,  which is the total
number of Shares  outstanding  as reported in the Issuer's  Quarterly  Report on
Form 10-Q for the quarter ended March 31, 2007, as filed with the Securities and
Exchange Commission on May 10, 2007.

            As of the close of  business  on July 5,  2007,  Steel  Partners  II
beneficially  owned 3,534,940 Shares,  constituting  approximately  13.9% of the
Shares  outstanding.  As the general  partner of Steel Partners II, Partners LLC
may be deemed to beneficially  own the 3,534,940  Shares owned by Steel Partners
II,  constituting  approximately  13.9% 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 3,534,940  Shares owned by Steel Partners II,  constituting
approximately 13.9% of the Shares outstanding.  Mr. Lichtenstein has sole voting
and  dispositive  power with  respect  to the  3,534,940  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  in the Shares
by the  Reporting  Persons  since the filing of Amendment  No. 7 to the 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
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                                   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: July 6, 2007                 STEEL PARTNERS II, L.P.

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

                                    By: /s/ Steven Wolosky
                                        -----------------------------------------------
                                        Steven Wolosky
                                        As Attorney In Fact for Warren G. Lichtenstein,
                                        Managing Member


                                    STEEL PARTNERS, L.L.C.

                                    By: /s/ Steven Wolosky
                                        -----------------------------------------------
                                        Steven Wolosky
                                        As Attorney In Fact for Warren G. Lichtenstein,
                                        Managing Member


                                    /s/ Steven Wolosky
                                    ---------------------------------------------------
                                    STEVEN WOLOSKY
                                    As Attorney In Fact for Warren G.Lichtenstein,
                                    Individually




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

        Transactions in the Shares Since the Filing of Amendment No. 7 to
                                 the Schedule 13D
       -----------------------------------------------------------------

   Shares of Common Stock           Price Per                  Date of
     Purchased / (Sold)             Share($)               Purchase / Sale
     ------------------             --------               ---------------

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


      (120,000)                     1.1000                   06/26/07

      (150,000)                     1.0600                   07/03/07


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


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


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