Schedule 13G

UNITED STATES
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

Washington, D.C. 20549

SCHEDULE 13G

Under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
(Amendment No.   )*

Trio Merger Corp.
(Name of Issuer)
Common Stock, par value $.0001 per share
(Title of Class of Securities)
896697208
(CUSIP Number)
June 21, 2011
(Date of Event Which Requires Filing of this Statement)

Check the appropriate box to designate the rule pursuant to which this Schedule is filed:

     o Rule 13d-1(b)

     þ Rule 13d-1(c)

     o Rule 13d-1(d)

* 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 the disclosures provided in a prior cover page.

The information required in 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.
 
896697208 
 

 

           
1   NAMES OF REPORTING PERSONS
Fir Tree Value Master Fund, L.P.
     
     
2   CHECK THE APPROPRIATE BOX IF A MEMBER OF A GROUP (SEE INSTRUCTIONS)

  (a)   o
  (b)   o
     
3   SEC USE ONLY
   
   
     
4   CITIZENSHIP OR PLACE OF ORGANIZATION
   
  Cayman Islands
       
  5   SOLE VOTING POWER
     
NUMBER OF   0
       
SHARES 6   SHARED VOTING POWER
BENEFICIALLY    
OWNED BY   422,850
       
EACH 7   SOLE DISPOSITIVE POWER
REPORTING    
PERSON   0
       
WITH: 8   SHARED DISPOSITIVE POWER
     
    422,850
     
9   AGGREGATE AMOUNT BENEFICIALLY OWNED BY EACH REPORTING PERSON
   
  422,850
     
10   CHECK IF THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT IN ROW (9) EXCLUDES CERTAIN SHARES (SEE INSTRUCTIONS)
   
  o
     
11   PERCENT OF CLASS REPRESENTED BY AMOUNT IN ROW (9)
   
  4.9%
     
12   TYPE OF REPORTING PERSON (SEE INSTRUCTIONS)
   
  PN

2


 

                     
CUSIP No.
 
896697208 
 

 

           
1   NAMES OF REPORTING PERSONS
Fir Tree Capital Opportunity Master Fund, L.P.
     
     
2   CHECK THE APPROPRIATE BOX IF A MEMBER OF A GROUP (SEE INSTRUCTIONS)

  (a)   o
  (b)   o
     
3   SEC USE ONLY
   
   
     
4   CITIZENSHIP OR PLACE OF ORGANIZATION
   
  Cayman Islands
       
  5   SOLE VOTING POWER
     
NUMBER OF   0
       
SHARES 6   SHARED VOTING POWER
BENEFICIALLY    
OWNED BY   77,150
       
EACH 7   SOLE DISPOSITIVE POWER
REPORTING    
PERSON   0
       
WITH: 8   SHARED DISPOSITIVE POWER
     
    77,150
     
9   AGGREGATE AMOUNT BENEFICIALLY OWNED BY EACH REPORTING PERSON
   
  77,150
     
10   CHECK IF THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT IN ROW (9) EXCLUDES CERTAIN SHARES (SEE INSTRUCTIONS)
   
  o
     
11   PERCENT OF CLASS REPRESENTED BY AMOUNT IN ROW (9)
   
  0.9%
     
12   TYPE OF REPORTING PERSON (SEE INSTRUCTIONS)
   
  PN

3


 

                     
CUSIP No.
 
896697208 
 

 

           
1   NAMES OF REPORTING PERSONS
Fir Tree, Inc.
     
     
2   CHECK THE APPROPRIATE BOX IF A MEMBER OF A GROUP (SEE INSTRUCTIONS)

  (a)   o
  (b)   o
     
3   SEC USE ONLY
   
   
     
4   CITIZENSHIP OR PLACE OF ORGANIZATION
   
  New York
       
  5   SOLE VOTING POWER
     
NUMBER OF   0
       
SHARES 6   SHARED VOTING POWER
BENEFICIALLY    
OWNED BY   500,000
       
EACH 7   SOLE DISPOSITIVE POWER
REPORTING    
PERSON   0
       
WITH: 8   SHARED DISPOSITIVE POWER
     
    500,000
     
9   AGGREGATE AMOUNT BENEFICIALLY OWNED BY EACH REPORTING PERSON
   
  500,000
     
10   CHECK IF THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT IN ROW (9) EXCLUDES CERTAIN SHARES (SEE INSTRUCTIONS)
   
  o
     
11   PERCENT OF CLASS REPRESENTED BY AMOUNT IN ROW (9)
   
  5.8%
     
12   TYPE OF REPORTING PERSON (SEE INSTRUCTIONS)
   
  CO

4


 

SCHEDULE 13G
This Schedule 13G (this “Schedule 13G”) is being filed on behalf of Fir Tree Value Master Fund, L.P., a Cayman Islands exempted limited partnership (“Fir Tree Value”), Fir Tree Capital Opportunity Master Fund, L.P., a Cayman Islands exempted limited partnership (“Fir Tree Capital”), and Fir Tree, Inc., a New York corporation (“Fir Tree”), relating to Common Stock, par value $.0001 per share (the “Common Stock”), of Trio Merger Corp., a Delaware corporation (the “Issuer”), purchased by Fir Tree Value and Fir Tree Capital. Fir Tree is the investment manager of each of Fir Tree Value and Fir Tree Capital. Fir Tree Value, Fir Tree Capital and Fir Tree are collectively referred to herein as the “Reporting Persons.”
Item 1(a)  
Name of Issuer.
Trio Merger Corp.
Item 1(b)  
Address of Issuer’s Principal Executive Offices.
777 Third Avenue
37th Floor
New York, NY 10017
Item 2(a)  
Name of Person Filing.
Item 2(b)  
Address of Principal Business Office.
Item 2(c)  
Place of Organization.
Fir Tree Value Master Fund, L.P.
c/o Citco Fund Services (Cayman Islands) Limited
89 Nexus Way, Camana Bay
Box 31106
Grand Cayman KY1-1205, Cayman Islands
A Cayman Islands exempted limited partnership
Fir Tree Capital Opportunity Master Fund, L.P.
c/o Citco Fund Services (Cayman Islands) Limited
89 Nexus Way, Camana Bay
Box 31106
Grand Cayman KY1-1205, Cayman Islands
A Cayman Islands exempted limited partnership
Fir Tree, Inc.
505 Fifth Avenue
23rd Floor
New York, New York 10017
A New York corporation

 

5


 

Fir Tree is the investment manager of each of Fir Tree Value and Fir Tree Capital, and has been granted investment discretion over portfolio investments, including the Common Stock, held by Fir Tree Value and Fir Tree Capital.
Item 2(d)  
Title of Class of Securities.
Common Stock, par value $.0001 per share (the “Common Stock”)
Item 2(e)  
CUSIP.
896697208
Item 3  
Reporting Person.
The person filing is not listed in Items 3(a) through 3(j).
Item 4  
Ownership.
  (a)  
Fir Tree Value is the beneficial owner of 422,850 shares of Common Stock. Fir Tree Capital is the beneficial owner of 77,150 shares of Common Stock. Fir Tree may be deemed to beneficially own the shares of Common Stock held by Fir Tree Value and Fir Tree Capital as a result of being the investment manager of each of Fir Tree Value and Fir Tree Capital.
 
  (b)  
Fir Tree Value beneficially owns 422,850 shares of Common Stock, which represents approximately 4.9% of the shares of Common Stock outstanding. Fir Tree Capital beneficially owns 77,150 shares of Common Stock, which represents approximately 0.9% of the shares of Common Stock outstanding. Collectively, the Reporting Persons beneficially own 500,000 shares of Common Stock, which represents approximately 5.8% of the shares of Common Stock outstanding. These percentages are determined by dividing the number of shares of Common Stock beneficially held by each of the Reporting Persons, by 8,625,000, the number of shares of Common Stock issued and outstanding as of June 21, 2011, as reported in the Issuer’s 424B4 Prospectus filed on June 22, 2011.
 
  (c)  
Fir Tree Value may direct the vote and disposition of 422,850 shares of Common Stock. Fir Tree Capital may direct the vote and disposition of 77,150 shares of Common Stock. Fir Tree has been granted investment discretion over the shares of Common Stock held by Fir Tree Value and Fir Tree Capital, and thus, has the shared power to direct the vote and disposition of 500,000 shares of Common Stock.
Item 5  
Ownership of Five Percent or Less of a Class.
Inapplicable.

 

6


 

Item 6  
Ownership of More Than Five Percent on Behalf of Another Person.
Inapplicable.
Item 7  
Identification and Classification of the Subsidiary which Acquired the Security Being Reported On by the Parent Holding Company.
Inapplicable.
Item 8  
Identification and Classification of Members of the Group.
Inapplicable.
Item 9  
Notice of Dissolution of Group.
Inapplicable.
Item 10  
Certification.
By signing below I certify that, to the best of my knowledge and belief, the securities referred to above were not acquired and are not held for the purpose of or with the effect of changing or influencing the control of the issuer of the securities and were not acquired and are not held in connection with or as a participant in any transaction having that purpose or effect.

 

7


 

SIGNATURE
After reasonable inquiry and to the best of my knowledge and belief, I certify that the information set forth in this statement is true, complete and correct.
Date: July 1, 2011
         
  FIR TREE VALUE MASTER FUND, L.P.
 
 
  By:   FIR TREE, INC., its Manager   
     
    By:   /s/ Jeffrey Tannenbaum   
    Name:   Jeffrey Tannenbaum   
    Title:   President   
 
  FIR TREE CAPITAL OPPORTUNITY MASTER FUND, L.P.
 
 
  By:   FIR TREE, INC., its Manager   
     
    By:   /s/ Jeffrey Tannenbaum   
    Name:   Jeffrey Tannenbaum   
    Title:   President   
 
  FIR TREE, INC.
 
 
  By:   /s/ Jeffrey Tannenbaum   
  Name: Jeffrey Tannenbaum   
  Title: President   

 

8


 

EXHIBIT 1
JOINT FILING AGREEMENT
In accordance with Rule 13d-1(k) under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, the undersigned agree to the joint filing on behalf of each of them of a Statement on Schedule 13G (including any and all amendments thereto) with respect to the shares of Common Stock issued by Trio Merger Corp., a Delaware corporation, and further agree that this Joint Filing Agreement shall be included as an Exhibit to such joint filings.
The undersigned further agree that each party hereto is responsible for the timely filing of such Statement on Schedule 13G and any amendments thereto, and for the accuracy and completeness of the information concerning such party contained therein; provided, however, that no party is responsible for the accuracy or completeness of the information concerning any other party, unless such party knows or has reason to believe that such information is inaccurate.
This Joint Filing Agreement may be signed in counterparts with the same effect as if the signature on each counterpart were upon the same instrument.
IN WITNESS WHEREOF, the undersigned have executed this Agreement as of July 1, 2011.
         
  FIR TREE VALUE MASTER FUND, L.P.
 
 
  By:   FIR TREE, INC., its Manager   
     
    By:   /s/ Jeffrey Tannenbaum   
    Name:   Jeffrey Tannenbaum   
    Title:   President   
 
  FIR TREE CAPITAL OPPORTUNITY MASTER FUND, L.P.
 
 
  By:   FIR TREE, INC., its Manager   
     
    By:   /s/ Jeffrey Tannenbaum   
    Name:   Jeffrey Tannenbaum   
    Title:   President   
 
  FIR TREE, INC.
 
 
  By:   /s/ Jeffrey Tannenbaum   
  Name: Jeffrey Tannenbaum   
  Title: President   
 

 

9