Document


As filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on August 26, 2019
Registration No. 333-213377

UNITED STATES
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549

POST-EFFECTIVE AMENDMENT NO. 1 TO
FORM S-3 REGISTRATION STATEMENT
Under
The Securities Act of 1933

BRIGGS & STRATTON CORPORATION
(Exact name of Registrant as specified in its charter)


Wisconsin
(State or other jurisdiction
of incorporation or organization)
39-0182330
(I.R.S. Employer
Identification No.)

12301 West Wirth Street
Wauwatosa, Wisconsin 53222
(414) 259-5333
(Address, including zip code, and telephone number,
including area code, of Registrant’s principal executive offices)

Mark A Schwertfeger
Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Briggs & Stratton Corporation
12301 West Wirth Street
Wauwatosa, Wisconsin 53222
(414) 259-5333
(Name, address, including zip code, and telephone number,
including area code, of agent for service)

Copy to:

Ryan P. Morrison
Quarles & Brady LLP
411 East Wisconsin Avenue
Milwaukee, WI 53202
(414) 277-5000

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 to the Registration Statement on Form S-3 (File No. 333-213377) (the “Registration Statement”) filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on August 30, 2016 by co-registrants Briggs & Stratton Corporation (the “Registrant”) and Briggs & Stratton Power Products Group, LLC, which was subsequently merged into the Registrant, pertaining to the registration of an unspecified number of debt securities and subsidiary guarantees (collectively, the “Securities”) of the Registrant, is being filed to deregister unsold Securities of the Registrant that were registered under the Registration Statement because the Registrant no longer qualifies as a “well-known seasoned issuer,” as defined in Rule 405 under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended.

Accordingly, the Registrant hereby terminates the effectiveness of the Registration Statement and, in accordance with undertakings made by the Registrant in the Registration Statement to remove from registration by means of a post-effective amendment any Securities that had been registered but remained unsold at the termination of the offering, removes from registration any and all Securities of the Registrant registered but unsold under the Registration Statement as of the date hereof.

SIGNATURES
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Act of 1933, the Registrant certifies that it has reasonable grounds to believe that it meets all of the requirements for filing this Post-Effective Amendment to Form S-3 and has duly caused this Post-Effective Amendment to the Registration Statement to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned, thereunto duly authorized, in the City of Wauwatosa, State of Wisconsin, on August 26, 2019.

BRIGGS & STRATTON CORPORATION

By: /s/ Mark A. Schwertfeger
    
Name: Mark A. Schwertfeger
Title: Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

No other person is required to sign this Post-Effective Amendment to the Registration Statement in reliance upon Rule 478 of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended.