UNITED STATES

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

Washington, D.C. 20549

SCHEDULE 13D

(Rule 13d-101)

INFORMATION TO BE INCLUDED IN STATEMENTS FILED PURSUANT

TO § 240.13d-1(a) AND AMENDMENTS THERETO FILED PURSUANT TO

§ 240.13d-2(a)

(Amendment No. 4)1

SciPlay Corporation

(Name of Issuer)

Common Stock, $0.001 par value

(Title of Class of Securities)

809087109

(CUSIP Number)

ARNAUD AJDLER

C/O ENGINE CAPITAL MANAGEMENT, LP

1345 Avenue of the Americas, 33rd Floor

New York, New York 10105

(212) 321-0048

 

ANDREW FREEDMAN, ESQ.

SEBASTIAN ALSHEIMER, ESQ.

OLSHAN FROME WOLOSKY LLP

1325 Avenue of the Americas

New York, New York 10019

(212) 451-2300

(Name, Address and Telephone Number of Person

Authorized to Receive Notices and Communications)

 

August 9, 2022

(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 §§ 240.13d-1(e), 240.13d-1(f) or 240.13d-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 § 240.13d-7 for other parties to whom copies are to be sent.

 

 

 

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 (“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. 809087109

  1   NAME OF REPORTING PERSON  
         
        ENGINE CAPITAL LP  
  2   CHECK THE APPROPRIATE BOX IF A MEMBER OF A GROUP (a) ☐
        (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         768,348  
OWNED BY   8   SHARED VOTING POWER  
EACH          
REPORTING         - 0 -  
PERSON WITH   9   SOLE DISPOSITIVE POWER  
         
          768,348  
    10   SHARED DISPOSITIVE POWER  
           
          - 0 -  
  11   AGGREGATE AMOUNT BENEFICIALLY OWNED BY EACH REPORTING PERSON  
         
        768,348  
  12   CHECK BOX IF THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT IN ROW (11) EXCLUDES CERTAIN SHARES     ☐
       
           
  13   PERCENT OF CLASS REPRESENTED BY AMOUNT IN ROW (11)  
         
        3.3%  
  14   TYPE OF REPORTING PERSON  
         
        PN  

  

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  1   NAME OF REPORTING PERSON  
         
        ENGINE JET CAPITAL, L.P.  
  2   CHECK THE APPROPRIATE BOX IF A MEMBER OF A GROUP (a) ☐
        (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         137,228  
OWNED BY   8   SHARED VOTING POWER  
EACH          
REPORTING         - 0 -  
PERSON WITH   9   SOLE DISPOSITIVE POWER  
         
          137,228  
    10   SHARED DISPOSITIVE POWER  
           
          - 0 -  
  11   AGGREGATE AMOUNT BENEFICIALLY OWNED BY EACH REPORTING PERSON  
         
        137,228  
  12   CHECK BOX IF THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT IN ROW (11) EXCLUDES CERTAIN SHARES     ☐
       
           
  13   PERCENT OF CLASS REPRESENTED BY AMOUNT IN ROW (11)  
         
        Less than 1%  
  14   TYPE OF REPORTING PERSON  
         
        PN  

  

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  1   NAME OF REPORTING PERSON  
         
        ENGINE AIRFLOW CAPITAL, L.P.  
  2   CHECK THE APPROPRIATE BOX IF A MEMBER OF A GROUP (a) ☐
        (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         264,592  
OWNED BY   8   SHARED VOTING POWER  
EACH          
REPORTING         - 0 -  
PERSON WITH   9   SOLE DISPOSITIVE POWER  
         
          264,592  
    10   SHARED DISPOSITIVE POWER  
           
          - 0 -  
  11   AGGREGATE AMOUNT BENEFICIALLY OWNED BY EACH REPORTING PERSON  
         
        264,592  
  12   CHECK BOX IF THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT IN ROW (11) EXCLUDES CERTAIN SHARES     ☐
       
           
  13   PERCENT OF CLASS REPRESENTED BY AMOUNT IN ROW (11)  
         
        1.1%  
  14   TYPE OF REPORTING PERSON  
         
        PN  

  

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  1   NAME OF REPORTING PERSON  
         
        ENGINE CAPITAL MANAGEMENT, LP  
  2   CHECK THE APPROPRIATE BOX IF A MEMBER OF A GROUP (a) ☐
        (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         1,170,168  
OWNED BY   8   SHARED VOTING POWER  
EACH          
REPORTING         - 0 -  
PERSON WITH   9   SOLE DISPOSITIVE POWER  
         
          1,170,168  
    10   SHARED DISPOSITIVE POWER  
           
          - 0 -  
  11   AGGREGATE AMOUNT BENEFICIALLY OWNED BY EACH REPORTING PERSON  
         
        1,170,168  
  12   CHECK BOX IF THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT IN ROW (11) EXCLUDES CERTAIN SHARES     ☐
       
           
  13   PERCENT OF CLASS REPRESENTED BY AMOUNT IN ROW (11)  
         
        4.95%  
  14   TYPE OF REPORTING PERSON  
         
        PN  

  

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  1   NAME OF REPORTING PERSON  
         
        ENGINE CAPITAL MANAGEMENT GP, LLC  
  2   CHECK THE APPROPRIATE BOX IF A MEMBER OF A GROUP (a) ☐
        (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         1,170,168  
OWNED BY   8   SHARED VOTING POWER  
EACH          
REPORTING         - 0 -  
PERSON WITH   9   SOLE DISPOSITIVE POWER  
         
          1,170,168  
    10   SHARED DISPOSITIVE POWER  
           
          - 0 -  
  11   AGGREGATE AMOUNT BENEFICIALLY OWNED BY EACH REPORTING PERSON  
         
        1,170,168  
  12   CHECK BOX IF THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT IN ROW (11) EXCLUDES CERTAIN SHARES     ☐
       
           
  13   PERCENT OF CLASS REPRESENTED BY AMOUNT IN ROW (11)  
         
        4.95%  
  14   TYPE OF REPORTING PERSON  
         
        OO  

  

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  1   NAME OF REPORTING PERSON  
         
        ENGINE INVESTMENTS, LLC  
  2   CHECK THE APPROPRIATE BOX IF A MEMBER OF A GROUP (a) ☐
        (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         905,576  
OWNED BY   8   SHARED VOTING POWER  
EACH          
REPORTING         - 0 -  
PERSON WITH   9   SOLE DISPOSITIVE POWER  
         
          905,576  
    10   SHARED DISPOSITIVE POWER  
           
          - 0 -  
  11   AGGREGATE AMOUNT BENEFICIALLY OWNED BY EACH REPORTING PERSON  
         
        905,576  
  12   CHECK BOX IF THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT IN ROW (11) EXCLUDES CERTAIN SHARES     ☐
       
           
  13   PERCENT OF CLASS REPRESENTED BY AMOUNT IN ROW (11)  
         
        3.8%  
  14   TYPE OF REPORTING PERSON  
         
        OO  

  

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  1   NAME OF REPORTING PERSON  
         
        ENGINE INVESTMENTS II, LLC  
  2   CHECK THE APPROPRIATE BOX IF A MEMBER OF A GROUP (a) ☐
        (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         264,592  
OWNED BY   8   SHARED VOTING POWER  
EACH          
REPORTING         - 0 -  
PERSON WITH   9   SOLE DISPOSITIVE POWER  
         
          264,592  
    10   SHARED DISPOSITIVE POWER  
           
          - 0 -  
  11   AGGREGATE AMOUNT BENEFICIALLY OWNED BY EACH REPORTING PERSON  
         
        264,592  
  12   CHECK BOX IF THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT IN ROW (11) EXCLUDES CERTAIN SHARES     ☐
       
           
  13   PERCENT OF CLASS REPRESENTED BY AMOUNT IN ROW (11)  
         
        1.1%  
  14   TYPE OF REPORTING PERSON  
         
        OO  

  

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  1   NAME OF REPORTING PERSON  
         
        ARNAUD AJDLER  
  2   CHECK THE APPROPRIATE BOX IF A MEMBER OF A GROUP (a) ☐
        (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  
         
        BELGIUM  
NUMBER OF   7   SOLE VOTING POWER  
SHARES          
BENEFICIALLY         1,170,168  
OWNED BY   8   SHARED VOTING POWER  
EACH          
REPORTING         - 0 -  
PERSON WITH   9   SOLE DISPOSITIVE POWER  
         
          1,170,168  
    10   SHARED DISPOSITIVE POWER  
           
          - 0 -  
  11   AGGREGATE AMOUNT BENEFICIALLY OWNED BY EACH REPORTING PERSON  
         
        1,170,168  
  12   CHECK BOX IF THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT IN ROW (11) EXCLUDES CERTAIN SHARES     ☐
       
           
  13   PERCENT OF CLASS REPRESENTED BY AMOUNT IN ROW (11)  
         
        4.95%  
  14   TYPE OF REPORTING PERSON  
         
        IN  

  

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The following constitutes Amendment No. 4 to the Schedule 13D filed by the undersigned (“Amendment No. 4”). This Amendment No. 4 amends the Schedule 13D as specifically set forth herein.

Item 3.Source and Amount of Funds or Other Consideration.

Item 3 is hereby amended as follows:

The Shares purchased by each of Engine Capital, Engine Jet and Engine Airflow were purchased with working capital (which may, at any given time, include margin loans made by brokerage firms in the ordinary course of business). The aggregate purchase price of the 768,348 Shares beneficially owned by Engine Capital is approximately $10,288,180, including brokerage commissions. The aggregate purchase price of the 137,228 Shares beneficially owned by Engine Jet is approximately $1,834,738, including brokerage commissions. The aggregate purchase price of the 264,592 Shares beneficially owned by Engine Airflow is approximately $3,498,910, including brokerage commissions.

Item 5.Interest in Securities of the Issuer.

Items 5(a) – (c) and (e) are hereby amended and restated as follows:

The aggregate percentage of Shares reported owned by each person named herein is based upon 23,627,455 Shares outstanding as of August 5, 2022, which is the total number of Shares outstanding as reported in the Issuer’s Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on August 9, 2022.

A.Engine Capital
(a)As of the close of business on August 9, 2022, Engine Capital directly owned 768,348 Shares.

Percentage: Approximately 3.3%

(b)1. Sole power to vote or direct vote: 768,348
2. Shared power to vote or direct vote: 0
3. Sole power to dispose or direct the disposition: 768,348
4. Shared power to dispose or direct the disposition: 0

 

B.Engine Jet
(a)As of the close of business on August 9, 2022, Engine Jet directly owned 137,228 Shares.

Percentage: Less than 1%

(b)1. Sole power to vote or direct vote: 137,228
2. Shared power to vote or direct vote: 0
3. Sole power to dispose or direct the disposition: 137,228
4. Shared power to dispose or direct the disposition: 0

 

C.Engine Airflow
(a)As of the close of business on August 9, 2022, Engine Jet directly owned 264,592 Shares.

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Percentage: Approximately 1.1%

(b)1. Sole power to vote or direct vote: 264,592
2. Shared power to vote or direct vote: 0
3. Sole power to dispose or direct the disposition: 264,592
4. Shared power to dispose or direct the disposition: 0

 

D.Engine Management
(a)Engine Management, as the investment manager of each of Engine Capital, Engine Jet and Engine Airflow, may be deemed to beneficially own the 1,170,168 Shares owned in the aggregate by Engine Capital, Engine Jet and Engine Airflow.

Percentage: Approximately 4.95%

(b)1. Sole power to vote or direct vote: 1,170,168
2. Shared power to vote or direct vote: 0
3. Sole power to dispose or direct the disposition: 1,170,168
4. Shared power to dispose or direct the disposition: 0

 

E.Engine GP
(a)Engine GP, as the general partner of Engine Management, may be deemed to beneficially own the 1,170,168 Shares owned in the aggregate by Engine Capital, Engine Jet and Engine Airflow.

Percentage: Approximately 4.95%

(b)1. Sole power to vote or direct vote: 1,170,168
2. Shared power to vote or direct vote: 0
3. Sole power to dispose or direct the disposition: 1,170,168
4. Shared power to dispose or direct the disposition: 0

 

F.Engine Investments
(a)Engine Investments, as the general partner of each of Engine Capital and Engine Jet, may be deemed to beneficially own the 905,576 Shares owned in the aggregate by Engine Capital and Engine Jet.

Percentage: Approximately 3.8%

(b)1. Sole power to vote or direct vote: 905,576
2. Shared power to vote or direct vote: 0
3. Sole power to dispose or direct the disposition: 905,576
4. Shared power to dispose or direct the disposition: 0

 

G.Engine Investments II
(a)Engine Investments II, as the general partner of Engine Airflow, may be deemed to beneficially own the 264,592 Shares owned in the aggregate by Engine Airflow.

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Percentage: Approximately 1.1%

(b)1. Sole power to vote or direct vote: 264,592
2. Shared power to vote or direct vote: 0
3. Sole power to dispose or direct the disposition: 264,592
4. Shared power to dispose or direct the disposition: 0

 

H.Arnaud Ajdler
(a)Mr. Ajdler, as the managing partner of Engine Management and the managing member of each of Engine GP, Engine Investments and Engine Investments II, may be deemed to beneficially own the 1,170,168 Shares owned in the aggregate by Engine Capital, Engine Jet and Engine Airflow.

Percentage: Approximately 4.95%

(b)1. Sole power to vote or direct vote: 1,170,168
2. Shared power to vote or direct vote: 0
3. Sole power to dispose or direct the disposition: 1,170,168
4. Shared power to dispose or direct the disposition: 0

 

The filing of this Schedule 13D shall not be deemed an admission that the Reporting Persons are, for purposes of Section 13(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, the beneficial owners of any securities of the Issuer that he or it does not directly own. Each of the Reporting Persons specifically disclaims beneficial ownership of the securities reported herein that he or it does not directly own.

(c)The transactions in the Shares since the filing of Amendment No. 3 to the Schedule 13D by certain of the Reporting Persons are set forth on Schedule A attached hereto and are incorporated herein by reference.
(e)As of August 9, 2022, the Reporting Persons ceased to beneficially own 5% or more of the Shares.

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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: August 11, 2022

 

  Engine Capital, L.P.
   
  By:

Engine Investments, LLC,

General Partner

     
  By:

/s/ Arnaud Ajdler

    Name: Arnaud Ajdler
    Title: Managing Member

 

 

  Engine Jet Capital, L.P.
   
  By:

Engine Investments, LLC,

General Partner

     
  By:

/s/ Arnaud Ajdler

    Name: Arnaud Ajdler
    Title: Managing Member

 

 

  Engine Airflow Capital, L.P.
   
  By:

Engine Investments II, LLC,

General Partner

     
  By:

/s/ Arnaud Ajdler

    Name: Arnaud Ajdler
    Title: Managing Member

 

 

  Engine Capital Management, LP
   
  By:

Engine Capital Management GP, LLC,

General Partner

     
  By:

/s/ Arnaud Ajdler

    Name: Arnaud Ajdler
    Title: Managing Member

 

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  Engine Capital Management GP, LLC
   
  By:

/s/ Arnaud Ajdler

    Name: Arnaud Ajdler
    Title: Managing Member

 

 

  Engine Investments, LLC
   
  By:

/s/ Arnaud Ajdler

    Name: Arnaud Ajdler
    Title: Managing Member

 

 

  Engine Investments II, LLC
   
  By:

/s/ Arnaud Ajdler

    Name: Arnaud Ajdler
    Title: Managing Member
       
       
 

/s/ Arnaud Ajdler

  Arnaud Ajdler

 

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SCHEDULE A

 

Transactions in the Shares of the Issuer Since the Filing of Amendment No. 3 to the Schedule 13D

 

Nature of Transaction Amount of Securities
Purchased/(Sold)
Price per Share ($) Date of Purchase/Sale

 

ENGINE CAPITAL LP

 

Sale of Class A Common Stock (8,485) 13.1002 08/02/2022
Sale of Class A Common Stock (25,454) 13.0543 08/02/2022
Sale of Class A Common Stock (8,485) 13.0500 08/03/2022
Sale of Class A Common Stock (12,063) 13.1743 08/03/2022
Sale of Class A Common Stock (31,643) 12.6377 08/04/2022
Sale of Class A Common Stock (42,423) 12.6594 08/05/2022

 

ENGINE JET CAPITAL, L.P.

Sale of Class A Common Stock (1,515) 13.1002 08/02/2022
Sale of Class A Common Stock (4,546) 13.0543 08/02/2022
Sale of Class A Common Stock (1,515) 13.0500 08/03/2022
Sale of Class A Common Stock (2,155) 13.1743 08/03/2022
Sale of Class A Common Stock (5,651) 12.6377 08/04/2022
Sale of Class A Common Stock (7,577) 12.6594 08/05/2022

 

ENGINE AIRFLOW CAPITAL, L.P.

 

Sale of Class A Common Stock (43,823) 12.5598 08/08/2022
Sale of Class A Common Stock (69,691) 12.5271 08/09/2022