As filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on February 24, 2023
No. 333- 248478
UNITED STATES
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
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POST-EFFECTIVE AMENDMENT NO. 1
TO
FORM S-3
UNDER
THE SECURITIES ACT OF 1933
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AVAYA HOLDINGS CORP.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
Delaware
(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation
or organization)
26-1119726
(I.R.S. Employer Identification No.)
350 Mt. Kemble Avenue
Morristown, New Jersey 07960
(908) 953-6000

(Address, including zip code, and telephone number, including area code, of registrant’s principal executive offices)
___________________
Vito Carnevale
Senior Vice President and General Counsel
Avaya Holdings Corp.
350 Mt. Kemble Avenue Morristown, New Jersey 07960
(908) 953-6000
(Name, address, including zip code, and telephone number, including area code, of agent for service)
___________________
Copies to:
Joshua N. Korff, P.C.
Michael Kim, P.C.
Kirkland & Ellis LLP
601 Lexington Avenue
New York, NY 10022
United States
(212) 446-4800
Approximate date of commencement of proposed sale to the public: Not applicable.
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DEREGISTRATION OF SECURITIES
This Post-Effective Amendment No. 1 (this “Post-Effective Amendment”) relates to the Registration Statement on Form S-3 (File No. 333-248478) (the “Registration Statement”) filed by Avaya Holdings Corp. (the “Company”) with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (the “Commission”) on August 28, 2020, registering up to 22,123,022 shares of the Company’s common stock par value, $0.01 per share.
As previously disclosed on February 14, 2023, the Company and certain of its direct and indirect subsidiaries commenced voluntary cases (the “Chapter 11 Cases”) under chapter 11 of title 11 of the United States Code in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Texas.
As a result of the Chapter 11 Cases, the Company has terminated any and all offerings and sales of securities pursuant to the Registration Statement. In accordance with an undertaking made by the Company in the Registration Statement to remove from registration, by means of a post-effective amendment, any of the securities of the Company that had been registered under the Registration Statement which remain unsold at the termination of such offering, the Company hereby removes from registration by means of this Post-Effective Amendment any and all such securities registered but unsold under the Registration Statement. The Registration Statement is hereby amended, as appropriate, to reflect the deregistration of such securities and the Company hereby terminates the effectiveness of the Registration Statement.




SIGNATURE
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-3 and has duly caused this Post-Effective Amendment to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned, thereunto duly authorized, in the City of New York, State of New York, on February 24, 2023.
AVAYA HOLDINGS CORP.
By: /s/ Shefali Shah     
Name: Shefali Shah
Title: Executive Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer
Pursuant to Rule 478 under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, no other person is required to sign this Post-Effective Amendment.

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