SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)
of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of Earliest Event Reported): April 27, 2017
PATTERN ENERGY GROUP INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction
Pier 1, Bay 3
San Francisco, CA 94111
(Address and zip code of principal executive offices)
(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
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Item 7.01 Regulation FD Disclosure.
On April 27, 2017, Pattern Energy Group Inc. (“Pattern Energy”) issued a press release announcing it had published a white paper (the “White Paper”) on its website outlining the business model, investment thesis and phases of development. A copy of the press release is furnished as Exhibit 99.1 and a copy of the White Paper is attached as Exhibit 99.2 to this Current Report on Form 8-K. The White Paper is also available in the “Investors” section of the Company’s website at http://investors.patternenergy.com/ under “Events & Presentations.”
The information included in this Current Report on Form 8-K under this Item 7.01 (including Exhibits 99.1 and 99.2 hereto) is being “furnished” and shall not be deemed to be “filed” for the purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, or otherwise subject to the liabilities of Section 18, nor shall it be incorporated by reference into a filing under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, or the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, except as shall be expressly set forth by specific reference in such filing. The information included in this Current Report on Form 8-K under this Item 7.01 (including Exhibits 99.1 and 99.2 hereto) will not be deemed an admission as to the materiality of any information required to be disclosed solely to satisfy the requirements of Regulation FD.
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.
Press release issued by Pattern Energy Group Inc. dated April 27, 2017
White Paper available April 27, 2017
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, Pattern Energy Group Inc. has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
Dated: April 28, 2017
PATTERN ENERGY GROUP INC.
/s/ Kim H. Liou
Kim H. Liou