As filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on August 30, 2007
Registration No. 333-40199
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
POST-EFFECTIVE AMENDMENT NO. 1
REGISTRATION STATEMENT UNDER THE SECURITIES ACT OF 1933
FRIENDLY ICE CREAM CORPORATION
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
|(State or other jurisdiction of
incorporation or organization)
1855 Boston Road
Wilbraham, MA 01095
(Address of Principal Executive Offices) (Zip Code)
FRIENDLY ICE CREAM CORPORATION LIMITED STOCK COMPENSATION PROGRAM
(Full title of the plan)
Robert K. Sawyer, Jr.
Vice President and Secretary
Friendly Ice Cream Corporation
1855 Boston Road, Wilbraham, MA 01095
(Name and address of agent for service)
(Telephone number, including area code, of agent for service)
REMOVAL OF SHARES FROM REGISTRATION
This Post-Effective Amendment No. 1 to the Registration Statement on Form S-8 is being filed in order to deregister all securities remaining unsold under that certain Registration Statement on Form S-8 (Registration No. 333-40199) which was filed on November 14, 1997 to register 400,742 shares of the common stock of Friendly Ice Cream Corporation (the Company) issuable under the Friendly Ice Cream Corporation Limited Stock Compensation Program (the Plan).
On August 30, 2007, pursuant to an Agreement and Plan of Merger, dated as of June 17, 2007 (the Merger Agreement), by and among the Company, Freeze Operations, Inc. (Merger Sub) and Freeze Operations Holding Corp. (Freeze Operations), Merger Sub merged with and into the Company (the Merger), with the Company surviving the Merger and becoming a wholly owned subsidiary of Freeze Operations.
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 on Form S-8 and has duly caused this Post-Effective Amendment No. 1 to the Registration Statement to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned, thereunto duly authorized, in the City of Wilbraham, Massachusetts, on the 30th day of August, 2007.
|FRIENDLY ICE CREAM CORPORATION|
|Paul V. Hoagland|
|Chief Financial Officer and Executive|
|Vice President - Administration|