-----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, CdXzXZYjrGVPk8Durym+b4XjTxfE5Lo04spQ1GOPDHzl3RANz4MGFIKLevRqYwsw 2SfhxFdWd2Kct+oZzx6pTQ== 0000921895-07-002573.txt : 20071108 0000921895-07-002573.hdr.sgml : 20071108 20071108172005 ACCESSION NUMBER: 0000921895-07-002573 CONFORMED SUBMISSION TYPE: SC 13D/A PUBLIC DOCUMENT COUNT: 2 FILED AS OF DATE: 20071108 DATE AS OF CHANGE: 20071108 SUBJECT COMPANY: COMPANY DATA: COMPANY CONFORMED NAME: SCHULMAN A INC CENTRAL INDEX KEY: 0000087565 STANDARD INDUSTRIAL CLASSIFICATION: PLASTICS, MATERIALS, SYNTH RESINS & NONVULCAN ELASTOMERS [2821] IRS NUMBER: 340514850 STATE OF INCORPORATION: DE FISCAL YEAR END: 0831 FILING VALUES: FORM TYPE: SC 13D/A SEC ACT: 1934 Act SEC FILE NUMBER: 005-17767 FILM NUMBER: 071226970 BUSINESS ADDRESS: STREET 1: 3550 W MARKET ST CITY: AKRON STATE: OH ZIP: 44333 BUSINESS PHONE: 3306663751 MAIL ADDRESS: STREET 1: 3550 W MARKET STREET CITY: AKRON STATE: OH ZIP: 44333 FILED BY: COMPANY DATA: COMPANY CONFORMED NAME: RAMIUS CAPITAL GROUP LLC CENTRAL INDEX KEY: 0001050154 IRS NUMBER: 133937658 STATE OF INCORPORATION: DE FISCAL YEAR END: 1231 FILING VALUES: FORM TYPE: SC 13D/A BUSINESS ADDRESS: STREET 1: 666 THIRD AVENUE STREET 2: 26TH FLOOR CITY: NEW YORK STATE: NY ZIP: 10017 BUSINESS PHONE: 2128457900 MAIL ADDRESS: STREET 1: 666 THIRD AVENUE STREET 2: 26TH FLOOR CITY: NEW YORK STATE: NY ZIP: 10017 SC 13D/A 1 sc13da106297022_11082007.htm 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)

                                A. Schulman, Inc.
                                -----------------
                                (Name of Issuer)

                     Common Stock, Par Value $1.00 Per Share
                     ---------------------------------------
                         (Title of Class of Securities)

                                    808194104
                                    ---------
                                 (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)

                                November 8, 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 24 Pages)


- --------
(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. 808194104                   13D                    Page 2 of 24 Pages
- ----------------------                                    ----------------------


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

                    PARCHE, LLC
- --------------------------------------------------------------------------------
     2         CHECK THE APPROPRIATE BOX IF A MEMBER OF A GROUP*         (a) /X/
                                                                         (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                  327,738
  OWNED BY     -----------------------------------------------------------------
    EACH           8     SHARED VOTING POWER
 REPORTING
PERSON WITH                   - 0 -
               -----------------------------------------------------------------
                   9     SOLE DISPOSITIVE POWER

                              327,738
               -----------------------------------------------------------------
                  10     SHARED DISPOSITIVE POWER

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

                    327,738
- --------------------------------------------------------------------------------
    12         CHECK BOX IF THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT IN ROW (11) EXCLUDES
               CERTAIN SHARES*                                               / /
- --------------------------------------------------------------------------------
    13         PERCENT OF CLASS REPRESENTED BY AMOUNT IN ROW (11)

                    1.2%
- --------------------------------------------------------------------------------
    14         TYPE OF REPORTING PERSON*

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

                      *SEE INSTRUCTIONS BEFORE FILLING OUT!



- ----------------------                                    ----------------------
CUSIP No. 808194104                   13D                    Page 3 of 24 Pages
- ----------------------                                    ----------------------


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

                    RCG ENTERPRISE, LTD
- --------------------------------------------------------------------------------
     2         CHECK THE APPROPRIATE BOX IF A MEMBER OF A GROUP*         (a) /X/
                                                                         (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

                    Cayman Islands
- --------------------------------------------------------------------------------
 NUMBER OF         7     SOLE VOTING POWER
   SHARES
BENEFICIALLY                  327,738
  OWNED BY     -----------------------------------------------------------------
    EACH           8     SHARED VOTING POWER
 REPORTING
PERSON WITH                   - 0 -
               -----------------------------------------------------------------
                   9     SOLE DISPOSITIVE POWER

                              327,738
               -----------------------------------------------------------------
                  10     SHARED DISPOSITIVE POWER

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

                    327,738
- --------------------------------------------------------------------------------
    12         CHECK BOX IF THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT IN ROW (11) EXCLUDES
               CERTAIN SHARES*                                               / /
- --------------------------------------------------------------------------------
    13         PERCENT OF CLASS REPRESENTED BY AMOUNT IN ROW (11)

                    1.2%
- --------------------------------------------------------------------------------
    14         TYPE OF REPORTING PERSON*

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

                      *SEE INSTRUCTIONS BEFORE FILLING OUT!



- ----------------------                                    ----------------------
CUSIP No. 808194104                   13D                    Page 4 of 24 Pages
- ----------------------                                    ----------------------


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

                    STARBOARD VALUE AND OPPORTUNITY MASTER FUND LTD.
- --------------------------------------------------------------------------------
     2         CHECK THE APPROPRIATE BOX IF A MEMBER OF A GROUP*         (a) /X/
                                                                         (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

                    Cayman Islands
- --------------------------------------------------------------------------------
 NUMBER OF         7     SOLE VOTING POWER
   SHARES
BENEFICIALLY                  998,073
  OWNED BY     -----------------------------------------------------------------
    EACH           8     SHARED VOTING POWER
 REPORTING
PERSON WITH                   - 0 -
               -----------------------------------------------------------------
                   9     SOLE DISPOSITIVE POWER

                              998,073
               -----------------------------------------------------------------
                  10     SHARED DISPOSITIVE POWER

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

                    998,073
- --------------------------------------------------------------------------------
    12         CHECK BOX IF THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT IN ROW (11) EXCLUDES
               CERTAIN SHARES*                                               / /
- --------------------------------------------------------------------------------
    13         PERCENT OF CLASS REPRESENTED BY AMOUNT IN ROW (11)

                    3.6%
- --------------------------------------------------------------------------------
    14         TYPE OF REPORTING PERSON*

                    CO
================================================================================

                      *SEE INSTRUCTIONS BEFORE FILLING OUT!



- ----------------------                                    ----------------------
CUSIP No. 808194104                   13D                    Page 5 of 24 Pages
- ----------------------                                    ----------------------


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

                    STARBOARD VALUE & OPPORTUNITY FUND, LLC
- --------------------------------------------------------------------------------
     2         CHECK THE APPROPRIATE BOX IF A MEMBER OF A GROUP*         (a) /X/
                                                                         (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                  736,984
  OWNED BY     -----------------------------------------------------------------
    EACH           8     SHARED VOTING POWER
 REPORTING
PERSON WITH                   - 0 -
               -----------------------------------------------------------------
                   9     SOLE DISPOSITIVE POWER

                              736,984
               -----------------------------------------------------------------
                  10     SHARED DISPOSITIVE POWER

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

                    736,984
- --------------------------------------------------------------------------------
    12         CHECK BOX IF THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT IN ROW (11) EXCLUDES
               CERTAIN SHARES*                                               / /
- --------------------------------------------------------------------------------
    13         PERCENT OF CLASS REPRESENTED BY AMOUNT IN ROW (11)

                    2.6%
- --------------------------------------------------------------------------------
    14         TYPE OF REPORTING PERSON*

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

                      *SEE INSTRUCTIONS BEFORE FILLING OUT!



- ----------------------                                    ----------------------
CUSIP No. 808194104                   13D                    Page 6 of 24 Pages
- ----------------------                                    ----------------------


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

                    RCG STARBOARD ADVISORS, LLC
- --------------------------------------------------------------------------------
     2         CHECK THE APPROPRIATE BOX IF A MEMBER OF A GROUP*         (a) /X/
                                                                         (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                  2,062,795
  OWNED BY     -----------------------------------------------------------------
    EACH           8     SHARED VOTING POWER
 REPORTING
PERSON WITH                   - 0 -
               -----------------------------------------------------------------
                   9     SOLE DISPOSITIVE POWER

                              2,062,795
               -----------------------------------------------------------------
                  10     SHARED DISPOSITIVE POWER

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

                    2,062,795
- --------------------------------------------------------------------------------
    12         CHECK BOX IF THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT IN ROW (11) EXCLUDES
               CERTAIN SHARES*                                               / /
- --------------------------------------------------------------------------------
    13         PERCENT OF CLASS REPRESENTED BY AMOUNT IN ROW (11)

                    7.4%
- --------------------------------------------------------------------------------
    14         TYPE OF REPORTING PERSON*

                    IA, OO
================================================================================

                      *SEE INSTRUCTIONS BEFORE FILLING OUT!



- ----------------------                                    ----------------------
CUSIP No. 808194104                   13D                    Page 7 of 24 Pages
- ----------------------                                    ----------------------


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

                    RAMIUS CAPITAL GROUP, L.L.C.
- --------------------------------------------------------------------------------
     2         CHECK THE APPROPRIATE BOX IF A MEMBER OF A GROUP*         (a) /X/
                                                                         (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                  2,062,795
  OWNED BY     -----------------------------------------------------------------
    EACH           8     SHARED VOTING POWER
 REPORTING
PERSON WITH                   - 0 -
               -----------------------------------------------------------------
                   9     SOLE DISPOSITIVE POWER

                              2,062,795
               -----------------------------------------------------------------
                  10     SHARED DISPOSITIVE POWER

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

                    2,062,795
- --------------------------------------------------------------------------------
    12         CHECK BOX IF THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT IN ROW (11) EXCLUDES
               CERTAIN SHARES*                                               / /
- --------------------------------------------------------------------------------
    13         PERCENT OF CLASS REPRESENTED BY AMOUNT IN ROW (11)

                    7.4%
- --------------------------------------------------------------------------------
    14         TYPE OF REPORTING PERSON*

                    IA, OO
================================================================================

                      *SEE INSTRUCTIONS BEFORE FILLING OUT!



- ----------------------                                    ----------------------
CUSIP No. 808194104                   13D                    Page 8 of 24 Pages
- ----------------------                                    ----------------------


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

                    C4S & CO., L.L.C.
- --------------------------------------------------------------------------------
     2         CHECK THE APPROPRIATE BOX IF A MEMBER OF A GROUP*         (a) /X/
                                                                         (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                  2,062,795
  OWNED BY     -----------------------------------------------------------------
    EACH           8     SHARED VOTING POWER
 REPORTING
PERSON WITH                   - 0 -
               -----------------------------------------------------------------
                   9     SOLE DISPOSITIVE POWER

                              2,062,795
               -----------------------------------------------------------------
                  10     SHARED DISPOSITIVE POWER

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

                    2,062,795
- --------------------------------------------------------------------------------
    12         CHECK BOX IF THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT IN ROW (11) EXCLUDES
               CERTAIN SHARES*                                               / /
- --------------------------------------------------------------------------------
    13         PERCENT OF CLASS REPRESENTED BY AMOUNT IN ROW (11)

                    7.4%
- --------------------------------------------------------------------------------
    14         TYPE OF REPORTING PERSON*

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

                      *SEE INSTRUCTIONS BEFORE FILLING OUT!



- ----------------------                                    ----------------------
CUSIP No. 808194104                   13D                    Page 9 of 24 Pages
- ----------------------                                    ----------------------


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

                    PETER A. COHEN
- --------------------------------------------------------------------------------
     2         CHECK THE APPROPRIATE BOX IF A MEMBER OF A GROUP*         (a) /X/
                                                                         (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                  - 0 -
  OWNED BY     -----------------------------------------------------------------
    EACH           8     SHARED VOTING POWER
 REPORTING
PERSON WITH                   2,062,795
               -----------------------------------------------------------------
                   9     SOLE DISPOSITIVE POWER

                              - 0 -
               -----------------------------------------------------------------
                  10     SHARED DISPOSITIVE POWER

                              2,062,795
- --------------------------------------------------------------------------------
    11         AGGREGATE AMOUNT BENEFICIALLY OWNED BY EACH REPORTING
               PERSON

                    2,062,795
- --------------------------------------------------------------------------------
    12         CHECK BOX IF THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT IN ROW (11) EXCLUDES
               CERTAIN SHARES*                                               / /
- --------------------------------------------------------------------------------
    13         PERCENT OF CLASS REPRESENTED BY AMOUNT IN ROW (11)

                    7.4%
- --------------------------------------------------------------------------------
    14         TYPE OF REPORTING PERSON*

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

                      *SEE INSTRUCTIONS BEFORE FILLING OUT!



- ----------------------                                    ----------------------
CUSIP No. 808194104                   13D                    Page 10 of 24 Pages
- ----------------------                                    ----------------------


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

                    MORGAN B. STARK
- --------------------------------------------------------------------------------
     2         CHECK THE APPROPRIATE BOX IF A MEMBER OF A GROUP*         (a) /X/
                                                                         (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                  - 0 -
  OWNED BY     -----------------------------------------------------------------
    EACH           8     SHARED VOTING POWER
 REPORTING
PERSON WITH                   2,062,795
               -----------------------------------------------------------------
                   9     SOLE DISPOSITIVE POWER

                              - 0 -
               -----------------------------------------------------------------
                  10     SHARED DISPOSITIVE POWER

                              2,062,795
- --------------------------------------------------------------------------------
    11         AGGREGATE AMOUNT BENEFICIALLY OWNED BY EACH REPORTING
               PERSON

                    2,062,795
- --------------------------------------------------------------------------------
    12         CHECK BOX IF THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT IN ROW (11) EXCLUDES
               CERTAIN SHARES*                                               / /
- --------------------------------------------------------------------------------
    13         PERCENT OF CLASS REPRESENTED BY AMOUNT IN ROW (11)

                    7.4%
- --------------------------------------------------------------------------------
    14         TYPE OF REPORTING PERSON*

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

                      *SEE INSTRUCTIONS BEFORE FILLING OUT!



- ----------------------                                    ----------------------
CUSIP No. 808194104                   13D                    Page 11 of 24 Pages
- ----------------------                                    ----------------------


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

                    JEFFREY M. SOLOMON
- --------------------------------------------------------------------------------
     2         CHECK THE APPROPRIATE BOX IF A MEMBER OF A GROUP*         (a) /X/
                                                                         (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                  - 0 -
  OWNED BY     -----------------------------------------------------------------
    EACH           8     SHARED VOTING POWER
 REPORTING
PERSON WITH                   2,062,795
               -----------------------------------------------------------------
                   9     SOLE DISPOSITIVE POWER

                              - 0 -
               -----------------------------------------------------------------
                  10     SHARED DISPOSITIVE POWER

                              2,062,795
- --------------------------------------------------------------------------------
    11         AGGREGATE AMOUNT BENEFICIALLY OWNED BY EACH REPORTING
               PERSON

                    2,062,795
- --------------------------------------------------------------------------------
    12         CHECK BOX IF THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT IN ROW (11) EXCLUDES
               CERTAIN SHARES*                                               / /
- --------------------------------------------------------------------------------
    13         PERCENT OF CLASS REPRESENTED BY AMOUNT IN ROW (11)

                    7.4%
- --------------------------------------------------------------------------------
    14         TYPE OF REPORTING PERSON*

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

                      *SEE INSTRUCTIONS BEFORE FILLING OUT!



- ----------------------                                    ----------------------
CUSIP No. 808194104                   13D                    Page 12 of 24 Pages
- ----------------------                                    ----------------------


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

                    THOMAS W. STRAUSS
- --------------------------------------------------------------------------------
     2         CHECK THE APPROPRIATE BOX IF A MEMBER OF A GROUP*         (a) /X/
                                                                         (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                  - 0 -
  OWNED BY     -----------------------------------------------------------------
    EACH           8     SHARED VOTING POWER
 REPORTING
PERSON WITH                   2,062,795
               -----------------------------------------------------------------
                   9     SOLE DISPOSITIVE POWER

                              - 0 -
               -----------------------------------------------------------------
                  10     SHARED DISPOSITIVE POWER

                              2,062,795
- --------------------------------------------------------------------------------
    11         AGGREGATE AMOUNT BENEFICIALLY OWNED BY EACH REPORTING
               PERSON

                    2,062,795
- --------------------------------------------------------------------------------
    12         CHECK BOX IF THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT IN ROW (11) EXCLUDES
               CERTAIN SHARES*                                               / /
- --------------------------------------------------------------------------------
    13         PERCENT OF CLASS REPRESENTED BY AMOUNT IN ROW (11)

                    7.4%
- --------------------------------------------------------------------------------
    14         TYPE OF REPORTING PERSON*

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

                      *SEE INSTRUCTIONS BEFORE FILLING OUT!



- ----------------------                                    ----------------------
CUSIP No. 808194104                   13D                    Page 13 of 24 Pages
- ----------------------                                    ----------------------


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

                    MICHAEL CAPORALE, JR.
- --------------------------------------------------------------------------------
     2         CHECK THE APPROPRIATE BOX IF A MEMBER OF A GROUP*         (a) /X/
                                                                         (b) / /
- --------------------------------------------------------------------------------
     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         7     SOLE VOTING POWER
   SHARES
BENEFICIALLY                  - 0 -
  OWNED BY     -----------------------------------------------------------------
    EACH           8     SHARED VOTING POWER
 REPORTING
PERSON WITH                   -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 INSTRUCTIONS BEFORE FILLING OUT!

                      **SEE ITEM 5



- ----------------------                                    ----------------------
CUSIP No. 808194104                   13D                    Page 14 of 24 Pages
- ----------------------                                    ----------------------


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

                    LEE MEYER
- --------------------------------------------------------------------------------
     2         CHECK THE APPROPRIATE BOX IF A MEMBER OF A GROUP*         (a) /X/
                                                                         (b) / /
- --------------------------------------------------------------------------------
     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         7     SOLE VOTING POWER
   SHARES
BENEFICIALLY                  - 0 -
  OWNED BY     -----------------------------------------------------------------
    EACH           8     SHARED VOTING POWER
 REPORTING
PERSON WITH                   -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 INSTRUCTIONS BEFORE FILLING OUT!

                      **SEE ITEM 5



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

                    MARK R. MITCHELL
- --------------------------------------------------------------------------------
     2         CHECK THE APPROPRIATE BOX IF A MEMBER OF A GROUP*         (a) /X/
                                                                         (b) / /
- --------------------------------------------------------------------------------
     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         7     SOLE VOTING POWER
   SHARES
BENEFICIALLY                  - 0 -
  OWNED BY     -----------------------------------------------------------------
    EACH           8     SHARED VOTING POWER
 REPORTING
PERSON WITH                   -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 INSTRUCTIONS BEFORE FILLING OUT!

                      **SEE ITEM 5



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

                    YEVGENY V. RUZHITSKY
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     2         CHECK THE APPROPRIATE BOX IF A MEMBER OF A GROUP*         (a) /X/
                                                                         (b) / /
- --------------------------------------------------------------------------------
     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         7     SOLE VOTING POWER
   SHARES
BENEFICIALLY                  - 0 -
  OWNED BY     -----------------------------------------------------------------
    EACH           8     SHARED VOTING POWER
 REPORTING
PERSON WITH                   -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 INSTRUCTIONS BEFORE FILLING OUT!

                      **SEE ITEM 5



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            The following  constitutes Amendment No. 1 to the Schedule 13D filed
by the  undersigned  ("Amendment  No.  1").  The  undersigned,  except  for  RCG
Enterprise,  Ltd and Messrs. Caporale, Jr., Meyer, Mitchell and Ruzhitsky,  were
previously  part of a Section  13(d)  reporting  group that  included  Barington
Investments,  L.P., RJG Capital Partners, L.P., D.B. Zwirn Special Opportunities
Fund, L.P. and certain of their respective  affiliates (the "Barington  Group").
The  undersigned,  except for RCG  Enterprise,  Ltd and Messrs.  Caporale,  Jr.,
Meyer,  Mitchell and Ruzhitsky,  ceased to be members of the Barington  Group on
March 30, 2007. For ownership and other information  relating to the undersigned
prior to the filing of this Schedule 13D, as amended,  please make  reference to
the Schedule 13D filed by the  undersigned,  except for RCG Enterprise,  Ltd and
Messrs.  Caporale,  Jr., Meyer, Mitchell and Ruzhitsky,  with the Securities and
Exchange  Commission  (the "SEC") on April 2, 2007 and the Schedule 13D filed by
Barington  Companies  Equity  Partners,  L.P.  with the SEC on June 6, 2005,  as
amended by that  certain  Amendment  No. 1 filed on July 1, 2005,  that  certain
Amendment No. 2 filed on August 3, 2005,  that certain  Amendment No. 3 filed on
August 25, 2005,  that certain  Amendment No. 4 filed on September 8, 2005, that
certain  Amendment No. 5 filed on September 13, 2005, that certain Amendment No.
6 filed on September 28, 2005, that certain Amendment No. 7 filed on October 11,
2005,  that  certain  Amendment  No. 8 filed on October 25,  2005,  that certain
Amendment  No. 9 filed on May 30, 2006,  that certain  Amendment No. 10 filed on
June 1, 2006,  that certain  Amendment No. 11 filed on September 28, 2006,  that
certain  Amendment No. 12 filed on October 10, 2006, that certain  Amendment No.
13 filed on October 12, 2006, that certain Amendment No. 14 filed on October 26,
2006 and that certain Amendment No. 15 filed on November 6, 2006.

Item 2 is hereby amended to add the following:

            RCG  Enterprise,  Ltd and Yevgeny V.  Ruzhitsky  are hereby added as
Reporting  Persons to this Schedule 13D (together,  with the original  Reporting
Persons, the "Ramius Group").

            RCG  Enterprise,  Ltd  ("RCG  Enterprise")  is an  exempted  company
organized  under the laws of the Cayman Islands.  The principal  business of RCG
Enterprise is serving as a private  investment  fund. RCG Enterprise is the sole
non-managing  member of Parche and owns all economic interests  therein.  Ramius
Capital serves as the investment  manager of RCG Enterprise.  The address of the
principal  business and  principal  office of RCG  Enterprise  is c/o Citco Fund
Services  (Cayman  Islands)  Limited,  Corporate  Center,  West Bay Road,  Grand
Cayman,  Cayman Islands,  British West Indies. The officers and directors of RCG
Enterprise and their respective principal occupations and business addresses are
set forth on Schedule B and are incorporated by reference in this Item 2.

            Yevgeny V.  Ruzhitsky  ("Mr.  Ruzhitsky")  is a  participant  in the
Ramius Group's proxy  solicitation in connection with the 2007 annual meeting of
shareholders of the Issuer. Mr. Ruzhitsky's principal occupation is serving as a
Vice  President  of  Ramius  Capital.  The  principal  business  address  of Mr.
Ruzhitsky is c/o Ramius Capital Group, L.L.C., 666 Third Avenue, 26th Floor, New
York,  New York,  10017.  Mr.  Ruzhitsky  is a citizen of the  United  States of
America.



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            No  Reporting   Person,   nor  any  person   listed  on  Schedule  B
incorporated  by  reference  hereto,  has,  during  the last  five  years,  been
convicted in a criminal  proceeding  (excluding  traffic  violations  or similar
misdemeanors).

            No  Reporting   Person,   nor  any  person   listed  on  Schedule  B
incorporated by reference hereto, has, during the last five years, been party to
a  civil  proceeding  of  a  judicial  or   administrative   body  of  competent
jurisdiction and as a result of such proceeding was or is subject to a judgment,
decree  or final  order  enjoining  future  violations  of,  or  prohibiting  or
mandating activities subject to, federal or state securities laws or finding any
violation with respect to such laws.

Item 5 is hereby amended and restated as follows:

            The  aggregate  percentage of Shares  reported  owned by each person
named  herein is based upon  27,940,539  Shares  outstanding,  as of October 23,
2007,  which is the total  number  of  Shares  outstanding  as  reported  in the
Issuer's  Annual  Report on Form 10-K,  filed with the  Securities  and Exchange
Commission on October 31, 2007.

A. Parche

      (a)   As of the date of this  filing,  Parche  beneficially  owns  327,738
            Shares.

            Percentage: 1.2% as of the date hereof.

      (b)   1. Sole power to vote or direct vote: 327,738
            2. Shared power to vote or direct vote: 0
            3. Sole power to dispose or direct the disposition: 327,738
            4. Shared power to dispose or direct the disposition: 0

      (c)   Parche has not entered into any transactions in the Shares since the
            filing of the Schedule 13D.

B.    Starboard

      (a)   As of the date of this filing,  Starboard  beneficially owns 998,073
            Shares.

            Percentage: 3.6% as of the date hereof.

      (b)   1. Sole power to vote or direct vote: 998,073
            2. Shared power to vote or direct vote: 0
            3. Sole power to dispose or direct the disposition: 998,073
            4. Shared power to dispose or direct the disposition: 0

      (c)   Starboard has not entered into any  transactions in the Shares since
            the filing of the Schedule 13D.

C.    Starboard Value

      (a)   As of the date of this filing,  Starboard  Value  beneficially  owns
            736,984 Shares.



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            Percentage: 2.6% as of the date hereof.

      (b)   1. Sole power to vote or direct vote: 736,984
            2. Shared power to vote or direct vote: 0
            3. Sole power to dispose or direct the disposition: 736,984
            4. Shared power to dispose or direct the disposition: 0

      (c)   Starboard Value has not entered into any  transactions in the Shares
            since the filing of the Schedule 13D.

D.    RCG Enterprise

      (a)   RCG Enterprise,  as the sole non-managing member of Parche and owner
            of all  economic  interests  therein,  may be deemed the  beneficial
            owner of the 327,738 Shares owned by Parche.

            Percentage: 1.2% as of the date hereof.

      (b)   1. Sole power to vote or direct vote: 327,738
            2. Shared power to vote or direct vote: 0
            3. Sole power to dispose or direct the disposition: 327,738
            4. Shared power to dispose or direct the disposition: 0

      (c)   RCG Enterprise has not entered into any  transactions  in the Shares
            since the filing of the Schedule 13D.

E.    RCG Starboard Advisors

      (a)   RCG Starboard Advisors, as the managing member of each of Parche and
            Starboard  Value and the  investment  manager of  Starboard,  may be
            deemed  the  beneficial  owner of the (i)  998,073  Shares  owned by
            Starboard,  (ii) 327,738  Shares  owned by Parche and (iii)  736,984
            Shares owned by Starboard Value.

            Percentage: 7.4% as of the date hereof.

      (b)   1. Sole power to vote or direct vote: 2,062,795
            2. Shared power to vote or direct vote: 0
            3. Sole power to dispose or direct the disposition: 2,062,795
            4. Shared power to dispose or direct the disposition: 0

      (c)   RCG Starboard  Advisors has not entered into any transactions in the
            Shares since the filing of the Schedule 13D.

F.    Ramius Capital

      (a)   Ramius Capital, as the sole member of RCG Starboard Advisors, may be
            deemed  the  beneficial  owner of the (i)  998,073  Shares  owned by
            Starboard,  (ii) 327,738  Shares  owned by Parche and (iii)  736,984
            Shares owned by Starboard Value.



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            Percentage: 7.4% as of the date hereof.

      (b)   1. Sole power to vote or direct vote: 2,062,795
            2. Shared power to vote or direct vote: 0
            3. Sole power to dispose or direct the disposition: 2,062,795
            4. Shared power to dispose or direct the disposition: 0

      (c)   Ramius Capital has not entered into any  transactions  in the Shares
            since the filing of the Schedule 13D.

G. C4S

      (a)   C4S, as the  managing  member of Ramius  Capital,  may be deemed the
            beneficial owner of the (i) 998,073 Shares owned by Starboard,  (ii)
            327,738  Shares  owned by Parche and (iii)  736,984  Shares owned by
            Starboard Value.

            Percentage: 7.4% as of the date hereof.

      (b)   1. Sole power to vote or direct vote: 2,062,795
            2. Shared power to vote or direct vote: 0
            3. Sole power to dispose or direct the disposition: 2,062,795
            4. Shared power to dispose or direct the disposition: 0

      (c)   C4S has not entered  into any  transactions  in the Shares since the
            filing of the Schedule 13D.

H. Mr. Cohen, Mr. Stark, Mr. Strauss and Mr. Solomon

      (a)   Messrs.  Cohen, Stark,  Strauss and Solomon, as the managing members
            of C4S,  may be deemed  the  beneficial  owners  of the (i)  998,073
            Shares owned by Starboard,  (ii) 327,738  Shares owned by Parche and
            (iii) 736,984 Shares owned by Starboard Value.

            Percentage: 7.4% as of the date hereof.

      (b)   1. Sole power to vote or direct vote: 0
            2. Shared power to vote or direct vote: 2,062,795
            3. Sole power to dispose or direct the disposition: 0
            4. Shared power to dispose or direct the disposition: 2,062,795

      (c)   None of Messrs.  Cohen, Stark,  Strauss and Solomon has entered into
            any transactions in the Shares since the filing of the Schedule 13D.



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I.    None of Messrs.  Caporale,  Jr., Meyer  Mitchell and Ruzhitsky  directly
      owns any  Shares  nor have they  entered  into any  transactions  in the
      Shares since the filing of the Schedule 13D.  Each of Messrs.  Caporale,
      Jr.,  Meyer,  Mitchell and  Ruzhitsky,  as a member of a "group" for the
      purposes  of  Section  13(d)(3)  of the 1934 Act,  may be deemed to be a
      beneficial  owner of the (i) 998,073  Shares  owned by  Starboard,  (ii)
      327,738  Shares  owned by  Parche  and  (iii)  736,984  Shares  owned by
      Starboard  Value.  Each of Messrs.  Caporale,  Jr.,  Meyer  Mitchell  or
      Ruzhitsky disclaims beneficial  ownership of such Shares,  except to the
      extent of their pecuniary interest therein.

      (d)   No person  other  than the  Reporting  Persons  is known to have the
            right to receive,  or the power to direct the  receipt of  dividends
            from, or proceeds from the sale of, such Shares.

      (e)   Not applicable.

Item 6 is hereby amended to add the following:

            On November 8, 2007,  the Reporting  Persons  entered into Amendment
No. 1 to the Joint Filing and  Solicitation  Agreement,  dated as of October 22,
2007, to add RCG Enterprise and Mr. Ruzhitsky as parties thereto. A copy of this
Amendment No. 1 is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1 and is incorporated herein by
reference.

Item 7 is hereby amended to add the following exhibit:

            Exhibit 99.1   Amendment No. 1, dated November 8, 2007, to the Joint
                           Filing and  Solicitation  Agreement dated October 22,
                           2007, by and among  Starboard  Value and  Opportunity
                           Master Fund Ltd., Starboard Value & Opportunity Fund,
                           LLC, Parche, LLC, RCG Starboard Advisors, LLC, Ramius
                           Capital Group,  L.L.C.,  C4S & Co., L.L.C.,  Peter A.
                           Cohen, Morgan B. Stark, Thomas W. Strauss, Jeffrey M.
                           Solomon,  Michael  Caporale,  Jr., Lee Meyer and Mark
                           Mitchell.



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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: November 8, 2007

PARCHE, LLC                            RCG STARBOARD ADVISORS, LLC
                                       By: Ramius Capital Group, L.L.C.,
STARBOARD VALUE & OPPORTUNITY              its sole member
FUND, LLC
By: RCG Starboard Advisors, LLC,       RAMIUS CAPITAL GROUP, L.L.C.
    their managing member              By: C4S & Co., L.L.C.,
                                           as managing member
STARBOARD VALUE AND OPPORTUNITY
MASTER FUND LTD.                       C4S & CO., L.L.C.
By: RCG Starboard Advisors, LLC,
    its investment manager

                           By: /s/ Jeffrey M. Solomon
                               -------------------------
                               Name:  Jeffrey M. Solomon
                               Title: Authorized Signatory


/s/ Jeffrey M. Solomon                 /s/ Mark Mitchell
- -------------------------              -------------------------
JEFFREY M. SOLOMON                     MARK MITCHELL
Individually and as attorney-in-fact
for Peter A. Cohen, Morgan B. Stark,
Thomas W. Strauss, Michael Caporale,
Jr. and Lee Meyer


/s/ Yevgeny V. Ruzhitsky
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YEVGENY V. RUZHITSKY



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                                   SCHEDULE B

                  DIRECTORS AND OFFICERS OF RCG ENTERPRISE, LTD

NAME AND POSITION           PRINCIPAL OCCUPATION        PRINCIPAL BUSINESS ADDRESS

Morgan B. Stark             Managing Member of C4S &    666 Third Avenue
Director                    Co., L.L.C., which is the   26th Floor
                            Managing Member of Ramius   New York, New York 10017
                            Capital Group, L.L.C.

Marran Ogilvie              General Counsel of Ramius   666 Third Avenue
Director                    Capital Group, L.L.C.       26th Floor
                                                        New York, New York 10017

CFS Company Ltd.            Nominee Company registered  c/o Citco Fund Services
Director                    with Cayman Islands         (Cayman Islands) Limited
                            Monetary Authority and is   Corporate Center
                            affiliated with             West Bay Road
                            Administrator of the Fund   Grand Cayman, Cayman
                                                        Islands
                                                        British West Indies

CSS Corporation Ltd.        Affiliate of the            c/o Citco Fund Services
Secretary                   Administrator of the Fund   (Cayman Islands) Limited
                                                        Corporate Center
                                                        West Bay Road
                                                        Grand Cayman, Cayman
                                                        Islands
                                                        British West Indies



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                                  EXHIBIT INDEX

      Exhibit                                                 Exhibit Number
      -------                                                 --------------

      Amendment No. 1, dated November 8, 2007, to the              99.1
      Joint Filing and Solicitation Agreement dated
      October 22, 2007, by and among Starboard Value and
      Opportunity Master Fund Ltd., Starboard Value &
      Opportunity Fund, LLC, Parche, LLC, RCG Starboard
      Advisors, LLC, Ramius Capital Group, L.L.C., C4S &
      Co., L.L.C., Peter A. Cohen, Morgan B. Stark,
      Thomas W. Strauss, Jeffrey M. Solomon, Michael
      Caporale, Jr., Lee Meyer and Mark Mitchell.


EX-99.1 2 ex991sc13da106297022_110807.htm sec document

                                                                    Exhibit 99.1


                               AMENDMENT NO. 1 TO

                     JOINT FILING AND SOLICITATION AGREEMENT

      WHEREAS,  Starboard  Value and  Opportunity  Master  Fund  Ltd.,  a Cayman
Islands exempted  company,  Starboard Value & Opportunity  Fund, LLC, a Delaware
limited liability  company,  Parche,  LLC, a Delaware limited liability company,
RCG  Starboard  Advisors,  LLC, a Delaware  limited  liability  company,  Ramius
Capital Group,  L.L.C., a Delaware limited liability company, C4S & Co., L.L.C.,
a Delaware limited liability company, Peter A. Cohen, Morgan B. Stark, Thomas W.
Strauss, Jeffrey M. Solomon, Michael Caporale, Jr., Lee Meyer, and Mark Mitchell
entered into a Joint Filing and Solicitation  Agreement on October 22, 2007 (the
"Agreement") for the purpose of seeking representation on the Board of Directors
of A. Schulman, Inc., a Delaware corporation (the "Company"), at the 2007 annual
meeting of  stockholders  of the Company,  or any other meeting of  stockholders
held in lieu thereof,  and any  adjournments,  postponements,  reschedulings  or
continuations  thereof and for the purpose of taking all other action  necessary
to achieve the foregoing; and

      WHEREAS,  RCG  Enterprise,  Ltd, a Cayman  Islands  exempted  company  and
Yevgeny V. Ruzhitsky (the "New Members"),  wish to join the Group (as defined in
the Agreement).

      NOW, IT IS AGREED, this 8th day of November 2007 by the parties hereto:

      1. In accordance with Rule 13d-1(k)(1)(iii)  under the Securities Exchange
Act of 1934, as amended, the New Members agree to the joint filing on its behalf
of statements  on Schedule 13D with respect to the  securities of the Company to
the extent required under  applicable  securities laws. The New Members agree to
be  bound  by the  other  terms of the  Agreement  (a copy of which is  attached
hereto), the terms of which are incorporated herein and made a part hereof.

      2. This Agreement may be executed in counterparts,  each of which shall be
deemed an original and all of which,  taken together,  shall  constitute but one
and the same instrument, which may be sufficiently evidenced by one counterpart.


                            [SIGNATURE PAGE FOLLOWS]




      IN WITNESS WHEREOF, the parties hereto have caused this Amendment No. 1 to
be executed as of the day and year first above written.

PARCHE, LLC                            RCG STARBOARD ADVISORS, LLC
                                       By: Ramius Capital Group, L.L.C.,
STARBOARD VALUE & OPPORTUNITY              its sole member
FUND, LLC
By: RCG Starboard Advisors, LLC,       RAMIUS CAPITAL GROUP, L.L.C.
    their managing member              By: C4S & Co., L.L.C.,
                                           as managing member
STARBOARD VALUE AND OPPORTUNITY
MASTER FUND LTD.                       C4S & CO., L.L.C.
By: RCG Starboard Advisors, LLC,
    its investment manager

                           By: /s/ Jeffrey M. Solomon
                               -------------------------
                               Name:  Jeffrey M. Solomon
                               Title: Authorized Signatory


/s/ Jeffrey M. Solomon                 /s/ Mark Mitchell
- -------------------------              -------------------------
JEFFREY M. SOLOMON                     MARK MITCHELL
Individually and as attorney-in-fact
for Peter A. Cohen, Morgan B. Stark,
Thomas W. Strauss, Michael Caporale,
Jr. and Lee Meyer


/s/ Yevgeny V. Ruzhitsky
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YEVGENY V. RUZHITSKY


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