SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549
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The Manitowoc Company, Inc.
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Item 5.04.Temporary Suspension of Trading under Registrant’s Employee Benefit Plans.
The Manitowoc Company, Inc. (the “Company”) has provided notice to participants in The Manitowoc Company, Inc. 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan (the “Plan”) that there will be a blackout period with respect to the Plan’s Company Stock Fund. The blackout period is required in connection with the Plan’s transition to a new recordkeeper, Fidelity Investments. The blackout period will permit the transmission and verification of data concerning the accounts under the Plan from the existing recordkeeper to the new recordkeeper.
The blackout period is expected to begin on October 29, 2019 at 4:00 p.m. Eastern Time and to end during the week of November 24, 2019. The exact date on which the blackout period will end is not known at this time because it will depend on when the process of transferring and verifying data to Fidelity Investments is complete.
On October 11, 2019, the Company provided a notice to its directors and executive officers informing them that, during the blackout period, they will be restricted from purchasing, acquiring, selling or otherwise transferring common stock or other equity securities of the Company except as otherwise permitted by Regulation BTR. A copy of the notice provided to the Company’s directors and executive officers is filed hereto as Exhibit 99 and incorporated by reference herein.
The Company’s shareholders and other interested persons may obtain, without charge, the actual beginning and ending dates of the blackout period by contacting Thomas L. Doerr, Jr., the Company’s Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary, at the Company, 11270 West Park Place, Suite 1000, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, or by phone at (414) 760-4600.
Item 9.01Financial Statements and Exhibits.
(d)Exhibits. The exhibits listed in the exhibit index below are being filed herewith:
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Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
THE MANITOWOC COMPANY, INC.
Date: October 11, 2019By: /s/ Thomas L. Doerr, Jr.
Thomas L. Doerr, Jr.
Senior Vice President, General Counsel