SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of
the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): January 23, 2013
TECUMSEH PRODUCTS COMPANY
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (734) 585-9500
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report.)
Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions (see General Instruction A.2. below):
On January 23, 2013, we issued a press release announcing our exploration of strategic alternatives. We are furnishing a copy as Exhibit 99.1 to this report, which exhibit is incorporated into this Item 7.01 by reference.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
NOTE: The information in Item 7.01 and in Exhibit 99.1 shall not be deemed to be “filed” for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, or otherwise subject to the liability of that section, and shall not be incorporated by reference into any registration statement or other document filed under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, or the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, except as shall be expressly set forth by specific reference in the filing. The inclusion of any information in Item 7.01 is not an admission as to the materiality of the information.