-----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, BetpcOzHm5QTHvT211pjuWJEUTg0MzW0AAPg7j58N09LBv3Kdh2YDPM45PlxQNEd HyKQzF1i9Py5xVt/2W3vRA== 0001144204-10-066135.txt : 20101213 0001144204-10-066135.hdr.sgml : 20101213 20101213164833 ACCESSION NUMBER: 0001144204-10-066135 CONFORMED SUBMISSION TYPE: SC 13G PUBLIC DOCUMENT COUNT: 3 FILED AS OF DATE: 20101213 DATE AS OF CHANGE: 20101213 GROUP MEMBERS: DAVID E. SHAW SUBJECT COMPANY: COMPANY DATA: COMPANY CONFORMED NAME: Global Cash Access Holdings, Inc. CENTRAL INDEX KEY: 0001318568 STANDARD INDUSTRIAL CLASSIFICATION: FINANCE SERVICES [6199] IRS NUMBER: 200723270 STATE OF INCORPORATION: DE FISCAL YEAR END: 1231 FILING VALUES: FORM TYPE: SC 13G SEC ACT: 1934 Act SEC FILE NUMBER: 005-81401 FILM NUMBER: 101248433 BUSINESS ADDRESS: STREET 1: 3525 EAST POST ROAD STREET 2: SUITE 120 CITY: LAS VEGAS STATE: NV ZIP: 89120 BUSINESS PHONE: 705-855-3000 MAIL ADDRESS: STREET 1: 3525 EAST POST ROAD STREET 2: SUITE 120 CITY: LAS VEGAS STATE: NV ZIP: 89120 FORMER COMPANY: FORMER CONFORMED NAME: GCA Holdings, Inc. DATE OF NAME CHANGE: 20050222 FILED BY: COMPANY DATA: COMPANY CONFORMED NAME: D. E. SHAW & CO, L.P. CENTRAL INDEX KEY: 0001009268 IRS NUMBER: 133695715 STATE OF INCORPORATION: DE FISCAL YEAR END: 1231 FILING VALUES: FORM TYPE: SC 13G BUSINESS ADDRESS: STREET 1: 120 WEST FORTY-FIFTH STREET STREET 2: 39TH FLOOR CITY: NEW YORK STATE: NY ZIP: 10036 BUSINESS PHONE: 2124780000 MAIL ADDRESS: STREET 1: 120 WEST FORTY-FIFTH STREET STREET 2: 39TH FLOOR CITY: NEW YORK STATE: NY ZIP: 10036 FORMER COMPANY: FORMER CONFORMED NAME: SHAW D E & CO L P /NY/ DATE OF NAME CHANGE: 19990421 SC 13G 1 v205268_sc13g.htm

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

Washington, D.C. 20549

SCHEDULE 13G

Under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
 
 
Global Cash Access Holdings, Inc.
(Name of Issuer)


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


378967103
(CUSIP Number)
 
 
December 1, 2010
(Date of Event Which Requires Filing of this Statement)
 
Check the following box to designate the rule pursuant to which the Schedule is filed:

o
Rule 13d-1(b)
 
x
Rule 13d-1(c)
 
o
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).


 

CUSIP No. 378967103
 
 
 
1.
Names of Reporting Persons
I.R.S. Identification Nos. of above persons (entities only)
D. E. Shaw & Co., L.P.
13-3695715
 
       
 
2.
Check the Appropriate Box if a Member of a Group (See Instructions)
 
   
(a)
o
 
   
(b)
o
 
         
 
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
3,161,510
 
           
     
7.
Sole Dispositive Power
-0-
 
           
     
8.
Shared Dispositive Power
3,258,410
 
           
 
9.
Aggregate Amount Beneficially Owned by Each Reporting Person
3,258,410
 
       
 
10.
Check if the Aggregate Amount in Row (9) Excludes Certain Shares (See Instructions) o
 
       
 
11.
Percent of Class Represented by Amount in Row (9)
5.0%
 
       
 
12.
Type of Reporting Person (See Instructions)
IA, PN
 
 

 
CUSIP No. 378967103
 
   
 
1.
Names of Reporting Persons
I.R.S. Identification Nos. of above persons (entities only)
David E. Shaw
 
       
 
2.
Check the Appropriate Box if a Member of a Group (See Instructions)
 
   
(a)
o
 
 
   
(b)
o
   
         
 
3.
SEC Use Only
 
       
 
4.
Citizenship or Place of Organization
United States
 
       
Number of
Shares
Beneficially
Owned by
Each
Reporting
Person With
5.
Sole Voting Power
-0-
 
       
     
6.
Shared Voting Power
3,161,510
 
           
     
7.
Sole Dispositive Power
-0-
 
           
     
8.
Shared Dispositive Power
3,258,410
 
 
 
9.
Aggregate Amount Beneficially Owned by Each Reporting Person
3,258,410
 
       
 
10.
Check if the Aggregate Amount in Row (9) Excludes Certain Shares (See Instructions) o
 
       
 
11.
Percent of Class Represented by Amount in Row (9)
5.0%
 
       
 
12.
Type of Reporting Person (See Instructions)
IN
 
 

 
 
Item 1.
   
(a)
 
Name of Issuer
   
Global Cash Access Holdings, Inc.
     
(b)
 
Address of Issuer's Principal Executive Offices
   
3525 East Post Road, Suite 120
Las Vegas, Nevada 89120
     
Item 2.
   
(a)
 
Name of Person Filing
   
D. E. Shaw & Co., L.P.
David E. Shaw
     
(b)
 
Address of Principal Business Office or, if none, Residence
   
The business address for each reporting person is:
120 W. 45th Street, 39th Floor
New York, NY 10036
     
(c)
 
Citizenship
   
D. E. Shaw & Co., L.P. is a limited partnership organized under the laws of the state of Delaware.
David E. Shaw is a citizen of the United States of America.
     
(d)
 
Title of Class of Securities
   
Common Stock, $0.001 par value
     
(e)
 
CUSIP Number
   
378967103
  
Item 3.
If this statement is filed pursuant to Rule 13d-1(b) or 13d-2(b) or (c), check whether the person filing is a:
 
     
Not Applicable
 

Item 4.
Ownership
 
     
As of December 3, 2010:
 
(a) Amount beneficially owned:
 
D. E. Shaw & Co., L.P.:
3,258,410 shares
This is composed of (i) 1,425,570 shares in the name of D. E. Shaw Valence Portfolios, L.L.C., (ii) 1,343,264 shares in the name of D. E. Shaw Oculus Portfolios, L.L.C., and (iii) 489,576 shares under the management of D. E. Shaw Investment Management, L.L.C.
   
David E. Shaw:
3,258,410 shares
This is composed of (i) 1,425,570 shares in the name of D. E. Shaw Valence Portfolios, L.L.C., (ii) 1,343,264 shares in the name of D. E. Shaw Oculus Portfolios, L.L.C., and (iii) 489,576 shares under the management of D. E. Shaw Investment Management, L.L.C.
   
 

(b) Percent of class:
 
D. E. Shaw & Co., L.P.:
5.0%
 
David E. Shaw:
5.0%
 
(c) Number of shares to which the person has:
 
(i)      Sole power to vote or to direct the vote:
 
D. E. Shaw & Co., L.P.:
-0- shares
 
David E. Shaw:
-0- shares
 
(ii)     Shared power to vote or to direct the vote:
 
D. E. Shaw & Co., L.P.:
3,161,510 shares
 
David E. Shaw:
3,161,510 shares
 
(iii)    Sole power to dispose or to direct the disposition of:
 
D. E. Shaw & Co., L.P.:
-0- shares
 
David E. Shaw:
-0- shares
 
(iv)    Shared power to dispose or to direct the disposition of:
 
D. E. Shaw & Co., L.P.:
3,258,410 shares
 
David E. Shaw:
3,258,410 shares
 
David E. Shaw does not own any shares directly.  By virtue of David E. Shaw’s position as President and sole shareholder of D. E. Shaw & Co., Inc., which is the general partner of D. E. Shaw & Co., L.P., which in turn is the managing member and investment adviser of D. E. Shaw Valence Portfolios, L.L.C., the investment adviser of D. E. Shaw Oculus Portfolios, L.L.C., and the managing member of D. E. Shaw Investment Management, L.L.C., and by virtue of David E. Shaw’s position as President and sole shareholder of D. E. Shaw & Co. II, Inc., which is the managing member of D. E. Shaw & Co., L.L.C., which in turn is the managing member of D. E. Shaw Oculus Portfolios, L.L.C., David E. Shaw may be deemed to have the shared power to vote or direct the vote of 3,161,510 shares, and the shared power to dispose or direct the disposition of 3,258,410 shares, the 3,258,410 shares as described above constituting 5.0% of the outstanding shares and, therefore, David E. Shaw may be deemed to be the beneficial owner of such shares.  David E. Shaw disclaims beneficial ownership of such 3,258,410 shares.
 
Item 5.
Ownership of Five Percent or Less of a Class
Not Applicable
 
Item 6.
Ownership of More than Five Percent on Behalf of Another Person
Not Applicable
 
Item 7.
Identification and Classification of the Subsidiary Which Acquired the Security Being Reported on By the Parent Holding Company or Control Person
Not Applicable
 
Item 8.
Identification and Classification of Members of the Group
Not Applicable
 
Item 9.
Notice of Dissolution of Group
Not Applicable
 
Item 10.
Certification
By signing below, each of D. E. Shaw & Co., L.P. and David E. Shaw certify that, to the best of such reporting person’s 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 such purposes or effect.
 

 

SIGNATURE
 
After reasonable inquiry and to the best of their knowledge and belief, the undersigned certify that the information set forth in this statement is true, complete and correct.  A Power of Attorney, dated October 24, 2007, granted by David E. Shaw in favor of Rochelle Elias, is attached hereto.

Dated: December 13, 2010
     
  D. E. Shaw & Co., L.P.
 
 
 
 
 
 
  By:    /s/ Rochelle Elias
 
Rochelle Elias
Chief Compliance Officer
 
     
  David E. Shaw
 
 
 
 
 
 
  By:    /s/ Rochelle Elias
 
Rochelle Elias
Attorney-in-Fact for David E. Shaw
 
 

 
EX-1 2 v205268_ex-1.htm
Exhibit 1

POWER OF ATTORNEY
FOR CERTAIN FILINGS
UNDER THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934

I, David E. Shaw, hereby make, constitute, and appoint each of:

Anne Dinning,

Rochelle Elias,

Julius Gaudio,

John Liftin,

Louis Salkind,

Stuart Steckler,

Maximilian Stone, and

Eric Wepsic,

acting individually, as my agent and attorney-in-fact, with full power of substitution, for the purpose of, from time to time, executing in my name and/or my capacity as President of D. E. Shaw & Co., Inc. (acting for itself or as the general partner of D. E. Shaw & Co., L. P. and general partner, managing member, or manager of other entities, any of which in turn may be acting for itself or other entities) all documents, certificates, instruments, statements, other filings, and amendments to the foregoing (collectively, “documents”) determined by such person to be necessary or appropriate to comply with ownership or control-person reporting requirements imposed by any United States or non-United States governmental or regulatory authority, including without limitation Forms 3, 4, 5, and 13F and Schedules 13D and 13G required to be filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission; and delivering, furnishing, or filing any such documents to or with the appropriate governmental or regulatory authority.  Any such determination shall be conclusively evidenced by such person’s execution, delivery, furnishing, and/or filing of the applicable document.

This power of attorney shall be valid from the date hereof and replaces the power granted on February 24, 2004, which is hereby cancelled.

IN WITNESS HEREOF, I have executed this instrument as of the date set forth below.

Date:  October 24, 2007

DAVID E. SHAW, as President of
D. E. Shaw & Co., Inc.
/s/ David E. Shaw
New York, New York

EX-2 3 v205268_ex-2.htm
Exhibit 2
 
JOINT FILING AGREEMENT

In accordance with Rule 13d-1(k)(1) under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, each of the undersigned Reporting Persons hereby agrees to the joint filing, along with all other such Reporting Persons, on behalf of each of them of a statement on Schedule 13G (including amendments thereto) with respect to the Common Stock, $0.001 par value, of Global Cash Access Holdings, Inc., and that this Agreement be included as an Exhibit to such joint filing.  This Agreement may be executed in any number of counterparts, all of which taken together shall constitute one and the same instrument.

IN WITNESS WHEREOF, each of the undersigned hereby executes this Agreement as of this 13th day of December, 2010.

 
     
  D. E. Shaw & Co., L.P.
 
 
 
 
 
 
  By:    /s/ Rochelle Elias
 
Rochelle Elias
Chief Compliance Officer
 
     
  David E. Shaw
 
 
 
 
 
 
  By:    /s/ Rochelle Elias
 
Rochelle Elias
Attorney-in-Fact for David E. Shaw
 

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