SC 13G/A 1 zoviosch13g.htm SCHEDULE 13G

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

Washington, D.C. 20549

 

SCHEDULE 13G

 

Under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

(Amendment No. 3)*

 

ZOVIO, INC.

(Name of Issuer)

 

Common Stock, $0.01 Par Value

(Title of Class of Securities)

 

98979V102

(CUSIP Number)

 

August 31, 2022

(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)

[   ]  Rule 13d-1(c)

[   ]  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. 98979V102

 

1 NAMES OF REPORTING PERSONS
  Heartland Advisors, Inc.
2

CHECK THE APPROPRIATE BOX IF A MEMBER OF A GROUP

(a) [  ]

(b) [  ]

3 SEC USE ONLY
4 CITIZENSHIP OR PLACE OF ORGANIZATION
  Wisconsin, U.S.A.
NUMBER OF
SHARES
BENEFICIALLY
OWNED BY
EACH 
REPORTING
PERSON WITH
5 SOLE VOTING POWER
0
6 SHARED VOTING POWER
0
7 SOLE DISPOSITIVE POWER
0
8 SHARED DISPOSITIVE POWER
0
9

AGGREGATE AMOUNT BENEFICIALLY OWNED BY EACH REPORTING PERSON

0

10 CHECK BOX IF THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT IN ROW (9) EXCLUDES 
CERTAIN SHARES 
[  ]
11 PERCENT OF CLASS REPRESENTED BY AMOUNT IN ROW 9
0%
12 TYPE OF REPORTING PERSON
IA
       

 

 

 
 

 

CUSIP NO. 98979V102

 

1 NAMES OF REPORTING PERSONS
  William R. Nasgovitz
2

CHECK THE APPROPRIATE BOX IF A MEMBER OF A GROUP

(a) [  ]

(b) [  ]

3 SEC USE ONLY
4 CITIZENSHIP OR PLACE OF ORGANIZATION
  U.S.A.
NUMBER OF
SHARES
BENEFICIALLY
OWNED BY
EACH 
REPORTING
PERSON WITH
5 SOLE VOTING POWER
0
6 SHARED VOTING POWER
0
7 SOLE DISPOSITIVE POWER
0
8 SHARED DISPOSITIVE POWER
0
9

AGGREGATE AMOUNT BENEFICIALLY OWNED BY EACH REPORTING PERSON

0

10 CHECK BOX IF THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT IN ROW (9) EXCLUDES 
CERTAIN SHARES 
[  ]
11 PERCENT OF CLASS REPRESENTED BY AMOUNT IN ROW 9
0%
12 TYPE OF REPORTING PERSON
IN
       
 
 

 

Item 1.  
(a)

Name of Issuer:

Zovio, Inc.

   
(b)

Address of Issuer’s Principal Executive Offices:

1811 E. Northrop Blvd.

Chandler, AZ 85286

Item 2.  
(a)

Name of Persons Filing:

(1)    Heartland Advisors, Inc.

(2)    William R. Nasgovitz

 
 
  Heartland Advisors, Inc. is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Heartland Holdings, Inc.
(b)

Address of Principal Business Office:

All reporting persons may be contacted at:

790 North Water Street, Suite 1200

Milwaukee, WI 53202

   
(c)

Citizenship:

Heartland Advisors, Inc. is a Wisconsin corporation. William R. Nasgovitz is a United States citizen.

   
(d)

Title of Class of Securities:

Common Stock

   
(e)

CUSIP Number:

98979V102

 

 
 

 

Item 3. If this statement is filed pursuant to Rule 13d-1(b), or 13d-2(b) or (c), check whether the person filing is a(n):
       
  (a)   Broker or dealer registered under Section 15 of the Act;
       
  (b)   Bank as defined in Section 3(a)(6) of the Act;
       
  (c)   Insurance company as defined in Section 3(a)(19) of the Act;
       
  (d)   Investment company registered under Section 8 of the Investment Company Act of 1940;
       
  (e) X *Investment adviser in accordance with Rule 13d-1(b)(1)(ii)(E);
       
  (f)   Employee benefit plan or endowment fund in accordance with Rule 13d-1(b)(1)(ii)(F);
       
  (g) X *Parent holding company or control person in accordance with Rule 13d-1(b)(1)(ii)(G);
       
  (h)   Savings association as defined in Section 3(b) of the Federal Deposit Insurance Act;
   
  (i)   Church plan that is excluded from the definition of an investment company under Section 3(c)(14) of the Investment Company Act of 1940;
   
       
  (j)   A non-U.S. institution in accordance with § 240.13d-1(b)(1)(ii)(J); or
       
  (k)   Group, in accordance with § 240.13d-1(b)(1)(ii)(K).
      *The persons filing this Schedule 13G are Heartland Advisors, Inc., an investment adviser registered with the SEC and William R. Nasgovitz, Chief Executive Officer and control person of Heartland Advisors, Inc. The reporting persons do not admit that they constitute a group.
   
Item 4. Ownership
     
  (a) Amount beneficially owned:
     
    0 shares may be deemed beneficially owned within the meaning of Rule 13d-3 of the Act by (1) Heartland Advisors, Inc. by virtue of its investment discretion and/or voting authority granted by certain clients; and (2) William R. Nasgovitz by virtue of his control of Heartland Advisors, Inc.
     
    Mr. Nasgovitz disclaims beneficial ownership of any shares reported on the Schedule.
     
  (b) Percent of Class: 0%
     
  (c) For information on voting and dispositive power with respect to the above listed shares, see Items 5-9 on the Cover Pages.
 
 

 

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 5 percent of the class of securities, check the following [X]  
     
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.

See Item 3.

Item 8.

Identification and Classification of Members of the Group.

Not applicable.

Item 9.

Notice of Dissolution of Group.

Not applicable

Item 10.  Certification.
   
  By signing below, the undersigned certify that, to the best of their 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, other than activities solely in connection with a nomination under §240.14a-11.

 

 
 

 

 

SIGNATURE

After reasonable inquiry and to the best of their knowledge and belief, the undersigned certify that the information set forth in this statement is true, complete and correct.

 

Date: September 9, 2022

 

 

WILLIAM R. NASGOVITZ   HEARTLAND ADVISORS, INC.
     
     
By: /s/ Vinita K. Paul   By: /s/ Vinita K. Paul
Vinita K. Paul   Vinita K. Paul

As Attorney in Fact for

William R. Nasgovitz

    Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary

 

 

EXHIBIT INDEX

     
Exhibit   Description
     
1   Joint Filing Agreement
     
2   Power of Attorney

 

 
 

EXHIBIT 1 – JOINT FILING AGREEMENT

 

JOINT FILING AGREEMENT

 

In accordance with Rule 13d-1(k)(1) under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, each of the undersigned hereby agrees to the joint filing with the other reporting person of a statement on Schedule 13G (including amendments thereto) with respect to the Common Stock, $0.01 par value, of Zovio, Inc. and that this Agreement be included as an Exhibit to such joint filing.

 

IN WITNESS WHEREOF, the undersigned hereby execute this Agreement this 9th day of September 2022.

 

 

WILLIAM R. NASGOVITZ   HEARTLAND ADVISORS, INC.
     
By:  /s/ Vinita K. Paul   By: /s/ Vinita K. Paul
Vinita K. Paul   Vinita K. Paul
As Attorney in Fact for
William R. Nasgovitz
    Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary

 

 
 

EXHIBIT 2 – POWER OF ATTORNEY

 

Power of Attorney

For Executing Forms 3, 4 and 5 and Schedule 13G/13D

Know all by these present, that the undersigned constitutes and appoints Vinita K. Paul his true and lawful attorney-in-fact to:

(1)       complete and execute for and on behalf of the undersigned Forms 3, 4 and 5 in accordance with Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the “Act”) and the rules thereunder, or any successor laws and regulations;

(2)       complete and execute for and on behalf of the undersigned filings on Schedule 13G and Schedule 13D in accordance with Section 13(d) of the Act, and the rules thereunder, or any successor laws and regulations;

(3)       do and perform any and all acts for and on behalf of the undersigned which may be necessary or desirable to complete the execution of any such Forms 3, 4 or 5 or Schedules 13D and 13G and the timely filing of such forms with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission and any other authority; and

(4)       take any other action of any type whatsoever in connection with the foregoing which, in the opinion of such attorney-in-fact, may be of benefit to, in the best interest of, or legally required by, the undersigned, it being understood that the documents executed by such attorney-in-fact on behalf of the undersigned pursuant to the Power of Attorney shall be in such form and shall contain such terms and conditions as such attorney-in-fact may approve in his or her discretion.

The undersigned hereby grants to such attorney-in-fact full power and authority to do and perform all and every act and thing whatsoever requisite, necessary and proper to be done in the exercise of any of the rights and powers herein granted, as fully to all intents and purposes as the undersigned might or could do if personally present, with full power of substitution or revocation and hereby ratifies and confirms all that such attorney-in-fact shall lawfully do or cause to be done by virtue of this power of attorney and the rights and powers herein granted. The undersigned acknowledges that the foregoing attorney-in-fact, in serving in such capacity at the request of the undersigned, is not assuming any of the undersigned’s responsibilities to comply with Section 16 or Section 13(d) of the Act and the rules thereunder.

This Power of Attorney shall remain in full force and effect until the undersigned is no longer required to file Forms 3, 4 or 5, or Schedule 13G/13D, unless earlier revoked by the undersigned in a writing delivered to the foregoing attorney-in-fact.

IN WITNESS WHEREOF, the undersigned has caused this Power of Attorney to be executed as of this 7th day of September, 2022.

 

/s/ William R. Nasgovitz                    

William R. Nasgovitz