0000921895-14-002324.txt : 20141110 0000921895-14-002324.hdr.sgml : 20141110 20141107191221 ACCESSION NUMBER: 0000921895-14-002324 CONFORMED SUBMISSION TYPE: SC 13G PUBLIC DOCUMENT COUNT: 2 FILED AS OF DATE: 20141110 DATE AS OF CHANGE: 20141107 SUBJECT COMPANY: COMPANY DATA: COMPANY CONFORMED NAME: PLY GEM HOLDINGS INC CENTRAL INDEX KEY: 0001284807 STANDARD INDUSTRIAL CLASSIFICATION: MILLWOOD, VENEER, PLYWOOD & STRUCTURAL WOOD MEMBERS [2430] IRS NUMBER: 200645710 STATE OF INCORPORATION: DE FISCAL YEAR END: 1231 FILING VALUES: FORM TYPE: SC 13G SEC ACT: 1934 Act SEC FILE NUMBER: 005-87835 FILM NUMBER: 141206239 BUSINESS ADDRESS: STREET 1: 5020 WESTON PARKWAY STREET 2: SUITE 400 CITY: CARY STATE: NC ZIP: 27513 BUSINESS PHONE: 919-677-3900 MAIL ADDRESS: STREET 1: 5020 WESTON PARKWAY STREET 2: SUITE 400 CITY: CARY STATE: NC ZIP: 27513 FILED BY: COMPANY DATA: COMPANY CONFORMED NAME: Raging Capital Management, LLC CENTRAL INDEX KEY: 0001444376 IRS NUMBER: 204306350 STATE OF INCORPORATION: DE FISCAL YEAR END: 1231 FILING VALUES: FORM TYPE: SC 13G BUSINESS ADDRESS: STREET 1: TEN PRINCETON AVENUE STREET 2: PO BOX 228 CITY: ROCKY HILL STATE: NJ ZIP: 08553-0228 BUSINESS PHONE: 6099100954 MAIL ADDRESS: STREET 1: TEN PRINCETON AVENUE STREET 2: PO BOX 228 CITY: ROCKY HILL STATE: NJ ZIP: 08553-0228 SC 13G 1 sc13g07738ply_11072014.htm SCHEDULE 13G sc13g07738ply_11072014.htm
UNITED STATES
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549

SCHEDULE 13G
(Rule 13d-102)

INFORMATION TO BE INCLUDED IN STATEMENTS FILED PURSUANT
TO RULES 13d-1(b), (c), AND (d) AND AMENDMENTS THERETO FILED
PURSUANT TO RULE 13d-2(b)
 
(Amendment No.   )1
 

Ply Gem Holdings, Inc.
 (Name of Issuer)
 
Common Stock, $0.01 par value
 (Title of Class of Securities)
 
72941W100
 (CUSIP Number)
 
November 7, 2014
 (Date of Event Which Requires Filing of this Statement)
 
 

Check the appropriate box to designate the rule pursuant to which this Schedule is filed:
 
   x  Rule 13d-1(b)
 
   o  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. 72941W100
 
 
1
NAME OF REPORTING PERSON
 
Raging Capital Master Fund, Ltd.
2
CHECK THE APPROPRIATE BOX IF A MEMBER OF A GROUP
  (a) o
  (b) o
3
SEC USE ONLY
 
4
CITIZENSHIP OR PLACE OF ORGANIZATION
 
CAYMAN ISLANDS
NUMBER OF SHARES BENEFICIALLY OWNED BY EACH REPORTING PERSON WITH
5
SOLE VOTING POWER
 
- 0 -
6
SHARED VOTING POWER
 
3,591,000
7
SOLE DISPOSITIVE POWER
 
- 0 -
8
SHARED DISPOSITIVE POWER
 
3,591,000
9
AGGREGATE AMOUNT BENEFICIALLY OWNED BY EACH REPORTING PERSON
 
3,591,000
10
CHECK BOX IF THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT IN ROW (9) EXCLUDES CERTAIN SHARES
 
¨
11
PERCENT OF CLASS REPRESENTED BY AMOUNT IN ROW (9)
 
5.3%
12
TYPE OF REPORTING PERSON
 
CO

 
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CUSIP NO. 72941W100
 
1
NAME OF REPORTING PERSON
 
Raging Capital Management, LLC
2
CHECK THE APPROPRIATE BOX IF A MEMBER OF A GROUP
  (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
 
3,591,000
7
SOLE DISPOSITIVE POWER
 
- 0 -
8
SHARED DISPOSITIVE POWER
 
3,591,000
9
AGGREGATE AMOUNT BENEFICIALLY OWNED BY EACH REPORTING PERSON
 
3,591,000
10
CHECK BOX IF THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT IN ROW (9) EXCLUDES CERTAIN SHARES
 
¨
11
PERCENT OF CLASS REPRESENTED BY AMOUNT IN ROW (9)
 
5.3%
12
TYPE OF REPORTING PERSON
 
IA

 
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CUSIP NO. 72941W100
 
1
NAME OF REPORTING PERSON
 
William C. Martin
2
CHECK THE APPROPRIATE BOX IF A MEMBER OF A GROUP
  (a) o
  (b) o
3
SEC USE ONLY
 
4
CITIZENSHIP OR PLACE OF ORGANIZATION
 
USA
NUMBER OF SHARES BENEFICIALLY OWNED BY EACH REPORTING PERSON WITH
5
SOLE VOTING POWER
 
- 0 -
6
SHARED VOTING POWER
 
3,591,000
7
SOLE DISPOSITIVE POWER
 
- 0 -
8
SHARED DISPOSITIVE POWER
 
3,591,000
9
AGGREGATE AMOUNT BENEFICIALLY OWNED BY EACH REPORTING PERSON
 
3,591,000
10
CHECK BOX IF THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT IN ROW (9) EXCLUDES CERTAIN SHARES
 
¨
11
PERCENT OF CLASS REPRESENTED BY AMOUNT IN ROW (9)
 
5.3%
12
TYPE OF REPORTING PERSON
 
IN

 
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CUSIP NO. 72941W100
 
Item 1(a).
Name of Issuer:

Ply Gem Holdings, Inc.

Item 1(b).
Address of Issuer’s Principal Executive Offices:

5020 Weston Parkway, Suite 400
Cary, North Carolina 27513
 
Item 2(a).
Name of Person Filing:
 
This statement is filed by Raging Capital Master Fund, Ltd., a Cayman Islands exempted company (“Raging Master”), Raging Capital Management, LLC, a Delaware limited liability company (“Raging Capital”), and William C. Martin.  Each of the foregoing is referred to as a “Reporting Person” and collectively as the “Reporting Persons.”
 
Raging Capital is the Investment Manager of Raging Master.  William C. Martin is the Chairman, Chief Investment Officer and Managing Member of Raging Capital.  By virtue of these relationships, each of Raging Capital and William C. Martin may be deemed to beneficially own the Issuer’s Common Stock, $0.01 par value, directly owned by Raging Master.
 
Item 2(b).
Address of Principal Business Office or, if none, Residence:
 
The principal business address of each of Raging Capital and William C. Martin is Ten Princeton Avenue, PO Box 228, Rocky Hill, New Jersey 08553.  The principal business address of Raging Master is c/o Ogier Fiduciary Services (Cayman) Limited, 89 Nexus Way, Camana Bay, Grand Cayman KY 1-9007, Cayman Islands.
 
Item 2(c).
Citizenship:
 
Raging Master is organized under the laws of the Cayman Islands.  Raging Capital is organized under the laws of the State of Delaware.  William C. Martin is a citizen of the United States of America.
 
Item 2(d).
Title of Class of Securities:
 
Common Stock, $0.01 par value (the “Shares”).
 
Item 2(e).
CUSIP Number:
 
72941W100
 
Item 3.
If this statement is filed pursuant to Section 240.13d-1(b) or 240.13d-2(b) or (c), check whether the person filing is a:
 
 
 
/  /
Not Applicable
 
 
(a)
/  /
Broker or dealer registered under Section 15 of the Act (15 U.S.C. 78o).
 
 
(b)
/  /
Bank as defined in Section 3(a)(6) of the Act (15 U.S.C. 78c).
 
 
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CUSIP NO. 72941W100
 
 
(c)
/  /
Insurance company as defined in Section 3(a)(19) of the Act (15 U.S.C. 78c).
 
 
(d)
/  /
Investment company registered under Section 8 of the Investment Company Act of 1940 (15 U.S.C. 80a-8).
 
 
(e)
/X/
Investment adviser in accordance with Section 240.13d-1(b)(1)(ii)(E).
 
 
(f)
/  /
Employee benefit plan or endowment fund in accordance with Section 240.13d-1(b)(1)(ii)(F).
 
 
(g)
/  /
Parent holding company or control person in accordance with Section 240.13d-1(b)(1)(ii)(G).
 
 
(h)
/  /
Savings association as defined in Section 3(b) of the Federal Deposit Insurance Act (12 U.S.C. 1813).
 
 
(i)
/  /
Church plan that is excluded from the definition of an investment company under Section 3(c)(14) of the Investment Company Act (15 U.S.C. 80a-3).
 
 
(j)
/  /
Non-U.S. institution in accordance with Section 240.13d-1(b)(1)(ii)(J).
 
 
(k)
/  /
Group, in accordance with Section 240.13d-1(b)(1)(ii)(J).
 
Item 4.
Ownership.
 
All ownership information reported in this Item 4 is as of November 7, 2014.
 
Raging Master
 
 
(a)
Amount beneficially owned:
 
3,591,000 Shares
 
 
(b)
Percent of class:
 
5.3% (based upon 67,845,371 Shares outstanding, which is the total number of Shares outstanding as of November 7, 2014 as reported in the Issuer’s Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on November 7, 2014).
 
 
(c)
Number of shares as to which such person has:
 
 
(i)
Sole power to vote or to direct the vote
 
0 Shares
 
 
(ii)
Shared power to vote or to direct the vote
 
3,591,000 Shares
 
 
(iii)
Sole power to dispose or to direct the disposition of
 
0 Shares
 
 
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CUSIP NO. 72941W100
 
 
(iv)
Shared power to dispose or to direct the disposition of
 
3,591,000 Shares
 
Raging Capital
 
 
(a)
Amount beneficially owned:
 
3,591,000 Shares*
 
 
(b)
Percent of class:
 
5.3% (based upon 67,845,371 Shares outstanding, which is the total number of Shares outstanding as of November 7, 2014 as reported in the Issuer’s Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on November 7, 2014).
 
 
(c)
Number of shares as to which such person has:
 
 
(i)
Sole power to vote or to direct the vote
 
0 Shares
 
 
(ii)
Shared power to vote or to direct the vote
 
3,591,000 Shares*
 
 
(iii)
Sole power to dispose or to direct the disposition of
 
0 Shares
 
 
(iv)
Shared power to dispose or to direct the disposition of
 
3,591,000 Shares*
 
____________________
* Shares directly owned by Raging Master.
 
Mr. Martin
 
 
(a)
Amount beneficially owned:
 
3,591,000 Shares*
 
 
(b)
Percent of class:
 
5.3% (based upon 67,845,371 Shares outstanding, which is the total number of Shares outstanding as of November 7, 2014 as reported in the Issuer’s Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on November 7, 2014).
 
 
(c)
Number of shares as to which such person has:
 
 
(i)
Sole power to vote or to direct the vote
 
0 Shares
 
 
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CUSIP NO. 72941W100
 
 
(ii)
Shared power to vote or to direct the vote
 
3,591,000 Shares*
 
 
(iii)
Sole power to dispose or to direct the disposition of
 
0 Shares
 
 
(iv)
Shared power to dispose or to direct the disposition of
 
3,591,000 Shares*
 
____________________
* Shares directly owned by Raging Master.
 
As the Investment Manager of Raging Master, Raging Capital may be deemed to beneficially own the Shares directly owned by Raging Master.  As the Chairman, Chief Investment Officer and Managing Member of Raging Capital, Mr. Martin may be deemed to beneficially own the Shares directly owned by Raging Master.
 
The filing of this Schedule 13G shall not be construed as an admission that the Reporting Persons are, for purposes of Section 13(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, the beneficial owners of any of the Shares reported herein.  Each of the Reporting Persons specifically disclaims beneficial ownership of the Shares reported herein that are not directly owned by such Reporting Person.
 
Item 5.
Ownership of Five Percent or Less of a Class.
 
If this statement is being filed to report the fact that as of the date hereof the reporting person has ceased to be the beneficial owner of more than five percent of the class of securities, check the following [  ].
 
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.
 
See Exhibit 99.1.
 
Item 9.
Notice of Dissolution of Group.
 
Not Applicable.
 
Item 10.
Certifications.
 
By signing below I certify that, to the best of my knowledge and belief, the securities referred to above were acquired and are held in the ordinary course of business and 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.
 
 
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CUSIP NO. 72941W100
 
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:  November 7, 2014
Raging Capital Master Fund, Ltd.
   
 
By:
Raging Capital Management, LLC
Investment Manager
   
 
By:
/s/ Frederick C. Wasch
   
Name:
Frederick C. Wasch
   
Title:
Chief Financial Officer


 
Raging Capital Management, LLC
   
 
By:
/s/ Frederick C. Wasch
   
Name:
Frederick C. Wasch
   
Title:
Chief Financial Officer


 
/s/ Frederick C. Wasch
 
Frederick C. Wasch as attorney-in-fact for William C. Martin
 
 
 
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EX-99.1 2 ex991to13g07738ply_11072014.htm JOINT FILING AGREEMENT ex991to13g07738ply_11072014.htm
Exhibit 99.1
 
JOINT FILING AGREEMENT
 
In accordance with Rule 13d-1(k)(1)(iii) under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, the persons named below agree to the joint filing on behalf of each of them of a Statement on Schedule 13G dated November 7, 2014 (including amendments thereto) with respect to the Common Stock, $0.01 par value, of Ply Gem Holdings, Inc.  This Joint Filing Agreement shall be filed as an Exhibit to such Statement.
 
Dated:  November 7, 2014
Raging Capital Master Fund, Ltd.
   
 
By:
Raging Capital Management, LLC
Investment Manager
   
 
By:
/s/ Frederick C. Wasch
   
Name:
Frederick C. Wasch
   
Title:
Chief Financial Officer


 
Raging Capital Management, LLC
   
 
By:
/s/ Frederick C. Wasch
   
Name:
Frederick C. Wasch
   
Title:
Chief Financial Officer


 
/s/ Frederick C. Wasch
 
Frederick C. Wasch as attorney-in-fact for William C. Martin