-----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, Mr0c6YIBQHglx4N+wca5hn6dVvXvqo50kPof8NzaET07fLEuDtwXaM9hxX4tl4M4 Qu0b+hP6ee4s5Kr3pz3Hug== 0000921895-08-001984.txt : 20080708 0000921895-08-001984.hdr.sgml : 20080708 20080707181447 ACCESSION NUMBER: 0000921895-08-001984 CONFORMED SUBMISSION TYPE: SC 13D/A PUBLIC DOCUMENT COUNT: 1 FILED AS OF DATE: 20080708 DATE AS OF CHANGE: 20080707 SUBJECT COMPANY: COMPANY DATA: COMPANY CONFORMED NAME: ADAPTEC INC CENTRAL INDEX KEY: 0000709804 STANDARD INDUSTRIAL CLASSIFICATION: COMPUTER COMMUNICATIONS EQUIPMENT [3576] IRS NUMBER: 942748530 STATE OF INCORPORATION: DE FISCAL YEAR END: 0331 FILING VALUES: FORM TYPE: SC 13D/A SEC ACT: 1934 Act SEC FILE NUMBER: 005-38119 FILM NUMBER: 08941780 BUSINESS ADDRESS: STREET 1: 691 S MILPITAS BLVD STREET 2: M/S25 CITY: MILPITAS STATE: CA ZIP: 95035 BUSINESS PHONE: 4089458600 MAIL ADDRESS: STREET 1: 691 SOUTH MILPITAS BLVD STREET 2: M/S25 CITY: MILPITAS STATE: CA ZIP: 95035 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 sc13da901874121_07022008.htm sc13da901874121_07022008.htm
UNITED STATES
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549

SCHEDULE 13D
(Rule 13d-101)

INFORMATION TO BE INCLUDED IN STATEMENTS FILED PURSUANT
TO § 240.13d-1(a) AND AMENDMENTS THERETO FILED PURSUANT TO
§ 240.13d-2(a)

(Amendment No. 9)1

Adaptec, Inc.
(Name of Issuer)

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

00651F108
(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 2, 2008
(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 §§ 240.13d-1(e), 240.13d-1(f) or 240.13d-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 § 240.13d-7 for other parties to whom copies are to be sent.


_______________
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 (“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. 00651F108
 
1
NAME OF REPORTING PERSON
 
STEEL PARTNERS II, L.P.
2
CHECK THE APPROPRIATE BOX IF A MEMBER OF A GROUP
  (a) o
  (b) o
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 SHARES BENEFICIALLY OWNED BY EACH REPORTING PERSON WITH
7
SOLE VOTING POWER
 
20,926,416
8
SHARED VOTING POWER
 
- 0 -
9
SOLE DISPOSITIVE POWER
 
20,926,416
10
SHARED DISPOSITIVE POWER
 
- 0 -
11
AGGREGATE AMOUNT BENEFICIALLY OWNED BY EACH REPORTING PERSON
 
20,926,416
12
CHECK BOX IF THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT IN ROW (11) EXCLUDES CERTAIN SHARES
 
¨
13
PERCENT OF CLASS REPRESENTED BY AMOUNT IN ROW (11)
 
17.3%
14
TYPE OF REPORTING PERSON
 
PN

2

CUSIP NO. 00651F108
 
1
NAME OF REPORTING PERSON
 
STEEL PARTNERS II GP LLC
2
CHECK THE APPROPRIATE BOX IF A MEMBER OF A GROUP
  (a) o
  (b) o
3
SEC USE ONLY
 
4
SOURCE OF FUNDS
 
AF
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 SHARES BENEFICIALLY OWNED BY EACH REPORTING PERSON WITH
7
SOLE VOTING POWER
 
20,926,416
8
SHARED VOTING POWER
 
- 0 -
9
SOLE DISPOSITIVE POWER
 
20,926,416
10
SHARED DISPOSITIVE POWER
 
- 0 -
11
AGGREGATE AMOUNT BENEFICIALLY OWNED BY EACH REPORTING PERSON
 
20,926,416
12
CHECK BOX IF THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT IN ROW (11) EXCLUDES CERTAIN SHARES
 
¨
13
PERCENT OF CLASS REPRESENTED BY AMOUNT IN ROW (11)
 
17.3%
14
TYPE OF REPORTING PERSON
 
OO

3

CUSIP NO. 00651F108
 
1
NAME OF REPORTING PERSON
 
STEEL PARTNERS II MASTER FUND L.P.
2
CHECK THE APPROPRIATE BOX IF A MEMBER OF A GROUP
  (a) o
  (b) o
3
SEC USE ONLY
 
4
SOURCE OF FUNDS
 
AF
5
CHECK BOX IF DISCLOSURE OF LEGAL PROCEEDINGS IS REQUIRED PURSUANT TO ITEM 2(d) OR 2(e)
 
¨
6
CITIZENSHIP OR PLACE OF ORGANIZATION
 
CAYMAN ISLANDS
NUMBER OF SHARES BENEFICIALLY OWNED BY EACH REPORTING PERSON WITH
7
SOLE VOTING POWER
 
20,926,416
8
SHARED VOTING POWER
 
- 0 -
9
SOLE DISPOSITIVE POWER
 
20,926,416
10
SHARED DISPOSITIVE POWER
 
- 0 -
11
AGGREGATE AMOUNT BENEFICIALLY OWNED BY EACH REPORTING PERSON
 
20,926,416
12
CHECK BOX IF THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT IN ROW (11) EXCLUDES CERTAIN SHARES
 
¨
13
PERCENT OF CLASS REPRESENTED BY AMOUNT IN ROW (11)
 
17.3%
14
TYPE OF REPORTING PERSON
 
PN

4

CUSIP NO. 00651F108
 
1
NAME OF REPORTING PERSON
 
STEEL PARTNERS LLC
2
CHECK THE APPROPRIATE BOX IF A MEMBER OF A GROUP
  (a) o
  (b) o
3
SEC USE ONLY
 
4
SOURCE OF FUNDS
 
AF
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 SHARES BENEFICIALLY OWNED BY EACH REPORTING PERSON WITH
7
SOLE VOTING POWER
 
20,926,416
8
SHARED VOTING POWER
 
- 0 -
9
SOLE DISPOSITIVE POWER
 
20,926,416
10
SHARED DISPOSITIVE POWER
 
- 0 -
11
AGGREGATE AMOUNT BENEFICIALLY OWNED BY EACH REPORTING PERSON
 
20,926,416
12
CHECK BOX IF THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT IN ROW (11) EXCLUDES CERTAIN SHARES
 
¨
13
PERCENT OF CLASS REPRESENTED BY AMOUNT IN ROW (11)
 
17.3%
14
TYPE OF REPORTING PERSON
 
OO

5

CUSIP NO. 00651F108
 
1
NAME OF REPORTING PERSON
 
WARREN G. LICHTENSTEIN
2
CHECK THE APPROPRIATE BOX IF A MEMBER OF A GROUP
  (a) o
  (b) o
3
SEC USE ONLY
 
4
SOURCE OF FUNDS
 
AF
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 SHARES BENEFICIALLY OWNED BY EACH REPORTING PERSON WITH
7
SOLE VOTING POWER
 
20,926,416
8
SHARED VOTING POWER
 
- 0 -
9
SOLE DISPOSITIVE POWER
 
20,926,416
10
SHARED DISPOSITIVE POWER
 
- 0 -
11
AGGREGATE AMOUNT BENEFICIALLY OWNED BY EACH REPORTING PERSON
 
20,926,416
12
CHECK BOX IF THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT IN ROW (11) EXCLUDES CERTAIN SHARES
 
¨
13
PERCENT OF CLASS REPRESENTED BY AMOUNT IN ROW (11)
 
17.3%
14
TYPE OF REPORTING PERSON
 
IN

6

CUSIP NO. 00651F108
 
1
NAME OF REPORTING PERSON
 
JACK L. HOWARD
2
CHECK THE APPROPRIATE BOX IF A MEMBER OF A GROUP
  (a) o
  (b) o
3
SEC USE ONLY
 
4
SOURCE OF FUNDS
 
 
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 SHARES BENEFICIALLY OWNED BY EACH REPORTING PERSON WITH
7
SOLE VOTING POWER
 
- 0 - *
8
SHARED VOTING POWER
 
- 0 -
9
SOLE DISPOSITIVE POWER
 
- 0 - *
10
SHARED DISPOSITIVE POWER
 
- 0 -
11
AGGREGATE AMOUNT BENEFICIALLY OWNED BY EACH REPORTING PERSON
 
- 0 - *
12
CHECK BOX IF THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT IN ROW (11) EXCLUDES CERTAIN SHARES
 
¨
13
PERCENT OF CLASS REPRESENTED BY AMOUNT IN ROW (11)
 
0% *
14
TYPE OF REPORTING PERSON
 
IN

* See Item 5.
 
7

CUSIP NO. 00651F108
 
1
NAME OF REPORTING PERSON
 
JOHN J. QUICKE
2
CHECK THE APPROPRIATE BOX IF A MEMBER OF A GROUP
  (a) o
  (b) o
3
SEC USE ONLY
 
4
SOURCE OF FUNDS
 
 
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 SHARES BENEFICIALLY OWNED BY EACH REPORTING PERSON WITH
7
SOLE VOTING POWER
 
- 0 - *
8
SHARED VOTING POWER
 
- 0 -
9
SOLE DISPOSITIVE POWER
 
- 0 - *
10
SHARED DISPOSITIVE POWER
 
- 0 -
11
AGGREGATE AMOUNT BENEFICIALLY OWNED BY EACH REPORTING PERSON
 
- 0 - *
12
CHECK BOX IF THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT IN ROW (11) EXCLUDES CERTAIN SHARES
 
¨
13
PERCENT OF CLASS REPRESENTED BY AMOUNT IN ROW (11)
 
0% *
14
TYPE OF REPORTING PERSON
 
IN

* See Item 5.
8

CUSIP NO. 00651F108

The following constitutes Amendment No. 9 to the Schedule 13D filed by the undersigned (“Amendment No. 9”).  This Amendment No. 9 amends the Schedule 13D as specifically set forth.
 
Item 3.
Source and Amount of Funds or Other Consideration.
 
Item 3 is hereby amended and restated to read as follows:
 
The aggregate purchase price of the 20,926,416 Shares owned by Steel Partners II is approximately $76,325,147, including brokerage commissions.  The Shares owned by Steel Partners II were acquired with partnership funds.
 
Steel Partners II effects purchases of securities primarily through margin accounts maintained for it with prime brokers, which may extend margin credit to it as and when required to open or carry positions in the margin accounts, subject to applicable federal margin regulations, stock exchange rules and the prime brokers’ credit policies.  In such instances, the positions held in the margin accounts are pledged as collateral security for the repayment of debit balances in the accounts.
 
Item 5.
Interest in Securities of the Issuer.
 
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 120,623,158 Shares outstanding, which is the total number of Shares outstanding as of May 30, 2008 as reported in the Issuer’s amended annual report on Form 10-K/A for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2008, filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on June 16, 2008.
 
As of the close of business on July 3, 2008, Steel Partners II beneficially owned 20,926,416 Shares, constituting approximately 17.3% of the Shares outstanding.  By virtue of their relationships with Steel Partners II discussed in further detail in Item 2, each of Steel GP LLC, Steel Master, Partners LLC and Warren G. Lichtenstein may be deemed to beneficially own the Shares owned by Steel Partners II.
 
Each of Jack L. Howard and John J. Quicke, as members of a “group” with the other Reporting Persons for purposes of Rule 13d-5(b)(1) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, may be deemed to beneficially own the Shares owned by Steel Partners II.
 
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. 8 to the Schedule 13D.  All of such transactions were effected in the open market.
 
9

CUSIP NO. 00651F108
 
 
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 7, 2008
STEEL PARTNERS II, L.P.
   
 
By:
Steel Partners II GP LLC
General Partner
   
 
By:
/s/ Sanford Antignas
   
Sanford Antignas
as Attorney-In-Fact for Warren G. Lichtenstein,
Managing Member


 
STEEL PARTNERS II GP LLC
   
 
By:
/s/ Sanford Antignas
   
Sanford Antignas
as Attorney-In-Fact for Warren G. Lichtenstein,
Managing Member


 
STEEL PARTNERS II MASTER FUND L.P.
   
 
By:
Steel Partners II GP LLC
General Partner
   
 
By:
/s/ Sanford Antignas
   
Sanford Antignas
as Attorney-In-Fact for Warren G. Lichtenstein,
Managing Member


 
STEEL PARTNERS LLC
   
 
By:
/s/ Sanford Antignas
   
Sanford Antignas
as Attorney-In-Fact for Warren G. Lichtenstein,
Manager


 
/s/ Sanford Antignas
 
SANFORD ANTIGNAS
as Attorney-In-Fact for Warren G. Lichtenstein

 
10

CUSIP NO. 00651F108

 
/s/ Jack L. Howard
 
JACK L. HOWARD


 
/s/ John J. Quicke
 
JOHN J. QUICKE
 
 
11

CUSIP NO. 00651F108
 
 
SCHEDULE A
 
Transactions in the Securities of the Issuer Since the Filing of Amendment No. 8 to the Schedule 13D
 
Class of
Security
Securities
Purchased*
 
Price ($)
Date of
Purchase

STEEL PARTNERS II, L.P.
 
Common Stock
50,000
 
3.2000
06/09/08
Common Stock
18,382
 
3.1912
06/09/08
Common Stock
10,000
 
3.1966
06/10/08
Common Stock
25,000
 
3.1994
06/11/08
Common Stock
150,000
 
3.2000
06/11/08
Common Stock
113,725
 
3.2000
06/11/08
Common Stock
155,000
 
3.2000
06/12/08
Common Stock
31,954
 
3.2000
06/12/08
Common Stock
8,100
 
3.2000
06/19/08
Common Stock
50,000
 
3.2000
06/19/08
Common Stock
100
 
3.2000
06/20/08
Common Stock
5,453
 
3.2000
06/23/08
Common Stock
50,000
 
3.2000
06/24/08
Common Stock
8,149
 
3.2000
06/24/08
Common Stock
75,000
 
3.2000
06/27/08
Common Stock
69,298
 
3.2000
06/27/08
Common Stock
48,300
 
3.2000
06/30/08
Common Stock
62,880
 
3.2000
06/30/08
Common Stock
6,382
 
3.2000
07/01/08
Common Stock
25,000
 
3.2000
07/01/08
Common Stock
22,000
 
3.2000
07/01/08
Common Stock
300,286
 
3.1980
07/02/08
Common Stock
66,339
 
3.1372
07/03/08
 
 
12

CUSIP NO. 00651F108

 
STEEL PARTNERS II GP LLC
 
None
 
STEEL PARTNERS II MASTER FUND L.P.
 
None
 
STEEL PARTNERS LLC
 
None
 
WARREN G. LICHTENSTEIN
 
None
 
JACK L. HOWARD
 
None
 
JOHN J. QUICKE
 
None

 


 

 
_________________________
 
* Transactions effected pursuant to a Rule 10b5-1 Purchase Trading Plan Agreement adopted by Steel Partners II, L.P.
 
 
13
-----END PRIVACY-ENHANCED MESSAGE-----