0001193125-17-042921 SC 13G 2 20170214 20170214 ELEMENT PARTNERS II G.P.,L.P. ELEMENT PARTNERS II G.P.,LLC ELEMENT PARTNERS II INTRAFUND, L.P. TPI COMPOSITES, INC 0001455684 3510 201590775 SC 13G 34 005-89834 17606987 8501 N SCOTTSDALE ROAD GAINEY CENTER II, SUITE 100 SCOTTSDALE AZ 85253 480-305-8910 8501 N SCOTTSDALE ROAD GAINEY CENTER II, SUITE 100 SCOTTSDALE AZ 85253 TPI COMPOSITES INC 20090206 ELEMENT PARTNERS II LP 0001435350 000000000 DE SC 13G C/O ELEMENT VENTURE PARTNERS LLC THREE RADNOR CORPORATE CENTER, SUITE 410 RADNOR PA 19087 610-964-8004 C/O ELEMENT VENTURE PARTNERS LLC THREE RADNOR CORPORATE CENTER, SUITE 410 RADNOR PA 19087 SC 13G 1 d304567dsc13g.htm SC 13G SC 13G

 

 

UNITED STATES

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

Washington, D.C. 20549

 

 

SCHEDULE 13G

UNDER THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934

(Amendment No.     )*

 

 

TPI Composites, Inc.

(Name of Issuer)

 

 

Common Stock, par value $0.01 per share

(Title of Class of Securities)

87266J104

(CUSIP Number)

December 31, 2016

(Date of Event Which Requires Filing of this Statement)

 

 

Check the appropriate box to designate the rule pursuant to which this Schedule is filed:

☐ 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. 87266J104   SCHEDULE 13G   Page 2 of 8 Pages

 

  1.   

NAMES OF REPORTING PERSONS

 

Element Partners II, L.P.

  2.  

CHECK THE APPROPRIATE BOX IF A MEMBER OF A GROUP

(a)  ☐        (b)  ☒

 

  3.  

SEC USE ONLY

 

  4.  

CITIZENSHIP OR PLACE OF ORGANIZATION

 

Delaware

NUMBER OF

SHARES

BENEFICIALLY

OWNED BY

EACH

REPORTING

PERSON

WITH

   5.    

SOLE VOTING POWER

 

9,361,066

   6.   

SHARED VOTING POWER

 

0

   7.   

SOLE DISPOSITIVE POWER

 

9,361,066

   8.   

SHARED DISPOSITIVE POWER

 

0

  9.  

AGGREGATE AMOUNT BENEFICIALLY OWNED BY EACH REPORTING PERSON

 

9,361,066

10.  

CHECK BOX IF THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT IN ROW (9) EXCLUDES CERTAIN SHARES    ☐

 

11.  

PERCENT OF CLASS REPRESENTED BY AMOUNT IN ROW 9

 

27.7%(1)

12.  

TYPE OF REPORTING PERSON

 

PN

 

(1) The percent of class was calculated based on 33,736,863 shares of common stock issued and outstanding as of October 31, 2016, as disclosed in the Issuer’s Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on November 9, 2016.


CUSIP No. 87266J104   SCHEDULE 13G   Page 3 of 8 Pages

 

  1.   

NAMES OF REPORTING PERSONS

 

Element Partners II Intrafund, L.P.

  2.  

CHECK THE APPROPRIATE BOX IF A MEMBER OF A GROUP

(a)  ☐        (b)  ☒

 

  3.  

SEC USE ONLY

 

  4.  

CITIZENSHIP OR PLACE OF ORGANIZATION

 

Delaware

NUMBER OF

SHARES

BENEFICIALLY

OWNED BY

EACH

REPORTING

PERSON

WITH

   5.    

SOLE VOTING POWER

 

142,545

   6.   

SHARED VOTING POWER

 

0

   7.   

SOLE DISPOSITIVE POWER

 

142,545

   8.   

SHARED DISPOSITIVE POWER

 

0

  9.  

AGGREGATE AMOUNT BENEFICIALLY OWNED BY EACH REPORTING PERSON

 

142,545

10.  

CHECK BOX IF THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT IN ROW (9) EXCLUDES CERTAIN SHARES    ☐

 

11.  

PERCENT OF CLASS REPRESENTED BY AMOUNT IN ROW 9

 

0.4%(1)

12.  

TYPE OF REPORTING PERSON

 

PN


CUSIP No. 87266J104   SCHEDULE 13G   Page 4 of 8 Pages

 

  1.   

NAMES OF REPORTING PERSONS

 

Element Partners II G.P., L.P.

  2.  

CHECK THE APPROPRIATE BOX IF A MEMBER OF A GROUP

(a)  ☐        (b)  ☒

 

  3.  

SEC USE ONLY

 

  4.  

CITIZENSHIP OR PLACE OF ORGANIZATION

 

Delaware

NUMBER OF

SHARES

BENEFICIALLY

OWNED BY

EACH

REPORTING

PERSON

WITH

   5.    

SOLE VOTING POWER

 

9,503,611

   6.   

SHARED VOTING POWER

 

0

   7.   

SOLE DISPOSITIVE POWER

 

9,503,611

   8.   

SHARED DISPOSITIVE POWER

 

0

  9.  

AGGREGATE AMOUNT BENEFICIALLY OWNED BY EACH REPORTING PERSON

 

9,503,611

10.  

CHECK BOX IF THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT IN ROW (9) EXCLUDES CERTAIN SHARES    ☐

 

11.  

PERCENT OF CLASS REPRESENTED BY AMOUNT IN ROW 9

 

28.1%(1)

12.  

TYPE OF REPORTING PERSON

 

PN


CUSIP No. 87266J104   SCHEDULE 13G   Page 5 of 8 Pages

 

  1.   

NAMES OF REPORTING PERSONS

 

Element II G.P., LLC

  2.  

CHECK THE APPROPRIATE BOX IF A MEMBER OF A GROUP

(a)  ☐        (b)  ☒

 

  3.  

SEC USE ONLY

 

  4.  

CITIZENSHIP OR PLACE OF ORGANIZATION

 

United States

NUMBER OF

SHARES

BENEFICIALLY

OWNED BY

EACH

REPORTING

PERSON

WITH

   5.    

SOLE VOTING POWER

 

9,503,611

   6.   

SHARED VOTING POWER

 

0

   7.   

SOLE DISPOSITIVE POWER

 

9,503,611

   8.   

SHARED DISPOSITIVE POWER

 

0

  9.  

AGGREGATE AMOUNT BENEFICIALLY OWNED BY EACH REPORTING PERSON

 

9,503,611

10.  

CHECK BOX IF THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT IN ROW (9) EXCLUDES CERTAIN SHARES    ☐

 

11.  

PERCENT OF CLASS REPRESENTED BY AMOUNT IN ROW 9

 

28.1%(1)

12.  

TYPE OF REPORTING PERSON

 

OO


CUSIP No. 87266J104   SCHEDULE 13G   Page 6 of 8 Pages
Item 1.     Issuer
  (a)   Name of Issuer:
    TPI Composites, Inc. (the “Issuer”)
  (b)   Address of Issuer’s Principal Executive Offices:
    8501 N. Scottsdale Rd., Gainey Center II, Suite 100, Scottsdale, AZ 85253
Item 2.     Filing Person
  (a) – (c)   Name of Persons Filing; Address; Citizenship:
       (i)    Element Partners II, L.P. (“EP II LP”);
       (ii)    Element Partners II Intrafund, L.P. (“EP II Intrafund”);
       (iii)    Element Partners II G.P., L.P. (“EP II GP”), which is the sole general partner of EP II LP and EP II Intrafund;
       (iv)    Element II G.P., LLC (“Element II LLC” and collectively with EP II LP, EP II Intrafund and EP II GP, the “Reporting Persons”), which is the sole general partner of EP II GP.
    The address of the principal business office of each of the Reporting Persons is Element Partners, 565 E. Swedesford Road, Suite 207, Wayne, PA 19087.
    EP II LP, EP II Intrafund, and EP II GP are Delaware limited partnerships. Element II LLC is a Delaware limited liability company.
  (d)   Title of Class of Securities:
    Common Stock, par value $0.01 per share, of the Issuer (“Common Stock”)
  (e)  

CUSIP Number:

 

87266J104

Item 3.   If this statement is filed pursuant to Rules 13d-1(b), or 13d-2(b) or (c), check whether the person filing is a:
  Not Applicable.
Item 4.   Ownership.        
  (a) and (b)   Amount beneficially owned:
       (i)    EP II LP directly owns 9,361,066 shares of Common Stock, which represents approximately 27.7% of the outstanding shares of Common Stock.
       (ii)    EP II Intrafund directly owns 142,545 shares of Common Stock, which represents approximately 0.4% of the outstanding shares of Common Stock
       (iii)    EP II GP is the general partner of EP II LP and EP II Intrafund and may be deemed to beneficially own the shares of Common Stock held by EP II LP and EP II Intrafund.
       (iv)    Element II LLC is the general partner of EP II GP and may be deemed to beneficially own the shares of Common Stock held by EP II LP and EP II Intrafund.


CUSIP No. 87266J104   SCHEDULE 13G   Page 7 of 8 Pages

 

(c)    Number of shares as to which such person has:       
     Number of Shares of Common Stock  

Reporting Person

   (i)      (ii)      (iii)      (iv)  

EP II LP

     9,361,066             0         9,361,066             0   

EP II Intrafund

     142,545         0         142,545         0   

EP II GP

     9,503,611         0         9,503,611         0   

Element II LLC

     9,503,611         0         9,503,611         0   
  (i) Sole power to vote or direct the vote
  (ii) Shared power to vote or to direct the vote
  (iii) Sole power to dispose or to direct the disposition of
  (iv) Shared power to dispose or to direct the disposition of

The percent of class was calculated based on 33,736,863 shares of Common Stock issued and outstanding as of October 31, 2016, as disclosed in the Issuer’s Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on November 9, 2016.

 

Item 5. Ownership of Five Percent or Less of a Class.

 

     Not applicable.

 

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.

 

     Not applicable.

 

Item 8. Identification and Classification of Members of the Group.

 

     Not applicable.

 

Item 9. Notice of Dissolution of Group.

 

     Not applicable.

 

Item 10. Certification.

 

     Not applicable.


CUSIP No. 87266J104   SCHEDULE 13G   Page 8 of 8 Pages

SIGNATURE

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

Date: February 14, 2017

 

ELEMENT PARTNERS II, L.P.
By:   Element Partners II G.P., L.P.
Its:   General Partner
By:   Element II G.P., LLC
Its:   General Partner
By:   /s/ Michael DeRosa
Name:   Michael DeRosa
Title:   Managing Member
ELEMENT PARTNERS II INTRAFUND, L.P.
By:   Element Partners II G.P., L.P.
Its:   General Partner
By:   Element II G.P., LLC
Its:   General Partner
By:   /s/ Michael DeRosa
Name:   Michael DeRosa
Title:   Managing Member
ELEMENT PARTNERS II G.P., L.P.
By:   Element II G.P., LLC
Its:   General Partner
By:   /s/ Michael DeRosa
Name:   Michael DeRosa
Title:   Managing Member
ELEMENT PARTNERS II G.P., LLC
By:   /s/ Michael DeRosa
Name:   Michael DeRosa
Title:   Managing Member
EX-99.1 2 d304567dex991.htm EX-99.1 EX-99.1

EXHIBIT 99.1

Joint Filing Agreement

The undersigned acknowledge and agree that the foregoing statement on Schedule 13G is filed on behalf of each of the undersigned and that all subsequent amendments to this statement on Schedule 13G shall be filed on behalf of each of the undersigned without the necessity of filing additional joint filing statements. The undersigned acknowledge that each shall be responsible for the timely filing of such amendments, and for the completeness and accuracy of the information concerning him, her or it contained herein, but shall not be responsible for the completeness and accuracy of the information concerning the other entities or persons, except to the extent that he, she or it knows or has reason to believe that such information is inaccurate.

Dated: February 14, 2017

 

ELEMENT PARTNERS II, L.P.
By:   Element Partners II G.P., L.P.
Its:   General Partner
By:   Element II G.P., LLC
Its:   General Partner
By:   /s/ Michael DeRosa
Name:   Michael DeRosa
Title:   Managing Member
ELEMENT PARTNERS II INTRAFUND, L.P.
By:   Element Partners II G.P., L.P.
Its:   General Partner
By:   Element II G.P., LLC
Its:   General Partner
By:   /s/ Michael DeRosa
Name:   Michael DeRosa
Title:   Managing Member
ELEMENT PARTNERS II G.P., L.P.
By:   Element II G.P., LLC
Its:   General Partner
By:   /s/ Michael DeRosa
Name:   Michael DeRosa
Title:   Managing Member
ELEMENT PARTNERS II G.P., LLC
By:   /s/ Michael DeRosa
Name:   Michael DeRosa
Title:   Managing Member