As filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on March 16, 2020
Registration No. 333-219970
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
POST-EFFECTIVE AMENDMENT NO. 1
UNDER THE SECURITIES ACT OF 1933
PATTERN ENERGY GROUP INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
|(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation or organization)||(I.R.S. Employer Identification No.)|
1088 Sansome Street
San Francisco, CA 94111
(Address, including zip code, and telephone number, including area code, of registrants principal executive offices)
Dyann S. Blaine
Pattern Energy Group Inc.
1088 Sansome Street
San Francisco, CA 94111
(Name, address, including zip code, and telephone number, including area code, of agent for service)
Scott Petepiece, Esq.
Sean Skiffington, Esq.
Shearman & Sterling LLP
599 Lexington Avenue
New York, NY 10022
Telephone: (212) 848-4000
Approximate date of commencement of proposed sale to the public: Not Applicable
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DEREGISTRATION OF UNSOLD SECURITIES
This Post-Effective Amendment No. 1 relates to the Registration Statement on Form S-3 (No. 333-219970), filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on August 15, 2017 (the Registration Statement), of Pattern Energy Group Inc. (the Company), to deregister any and all securities, registered but unsold or otherwise unissued as of the date hereof under the Registration Statement, which registered an indeterminate number of shares of Class A common stock, shares of preferred stock, debt securities, warrants, purchase contracts, subscription receipts and units of the Company (collectively, securities).
On November 3, 2019, the Company entered into an Agreement and Plan of Merger with Pacific US Inc., a Delaware corporation (Parent), and Pacific BidCo US Inc., a Delaware corporation and wholly owned subsidiary of Parent (Merger Sub), providing for, among other things, the merger of Merger Sub with and into the Company, with the Company continuing as the surviving corporation and wholly owned subsidiary of Parent (the Merger). The Merger became effective on March 16, 2020, upon the filing of the certificate of merger with the Secretary of State of the State of Delaware.
As a result of the Merger, the Company has terminated all offerings of its securities pursuant to the Registration Statement. In accordance with an undertaking made by the Company in the Registration Statement to remove from registration, by means of a post-effective amendment, any securities registered under the Registration Statement that remain unsold at the termination of the offering, the Company hereby removes from registration all of such securities of the Company registered under the Registration Statement as of the date of this Post-Effective Amendment No. 1.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, the registrant, Pattern Energy Group Inc., certifies that it has reasonable grounds to believe that it meets all of the requirements for filing on Form S-3 and has duly caused this Post-Effective Amendment No. 1 to the Registration Statement to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned, thereunto duly authorized, in San Francisco, California, as of March 16, 2020.
|PATTERN ENERGY GROUP INC.|
|Dyann S. Blaine|
No other person is required to sign this Post-Effective Amendment No. 1 in reliance upon Rule 478 under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended.