Amedisys 8-K 2007
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): October 29, 2007 (October 24, 2007)
Commission File Number: 0-24260
(Exact Name of Registrant as specified in Charter)
5959 S. Sherwood Forest Blvd., Baton Rouge, LA 70816
(Address of principal executive offices including zip code)
(225) 292-2031 or (800) 467-2662
(Registrants telephone number, including area code)
(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:
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Section 1 Registrants Business and Operations
Item 1.01. Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement
On October 24, 2007, Amedisys, Inc. (the Company) entered into a Credit and Guaranty Agreement among the Company and its wholly-owned subsidiary, Amedisys Holding, L.L.C., as Borrowers, substantially all of its other subsidiaries, as Guarantors, CIBC Inc., JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A., UBS Loan Finance LLC, and Regions Bank, as Lenders, CIBC World Markets Corp., as Joint Lead Arranger and Joint Book Runner, JPMorgan Securities, Inc., as Joint Lead Arranger, Joint Book Runner and Syndication Agent, and Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce, New York Agency, as Administrative Agent (the Credit Agreement). The Credit Agreement provides for a $100 Million revolving credit facility with a maturity date of October 24, 2010, and also provides for swingline loans and issuance of letters of credit subject to sublimits for each. Loan proceeds under the Credit Agreement may be used by the Company for working capital and general corporate purposes, including acquisitions. The Credit Agreement permits an increase in the revolving credit facility to $200 million upon compliance with the terms negotiated for the increase. Availability of loans under the Credit Agreement is subject to accuracy of representations and warranties and compliance with affirmative and negative covenants set forth therein, including an interest coverage ratio and total leverage ratio. Termination of availability of additional loans and immediate maturity of outstanding loans under the Credit Agreement may occur, at the request of the Lenders, upon a Change of Control of the Company (as defined in the Credit Agreement).
The foregoing summary of the Credit Agreement is qualified in its entirety by the terms and conditions set forth in the Credit Agreement, a copy of which is filed with this Current Report on Form 8-K as Exhibit 10.1. The Credit Agreement is incorporated herein by reference.
Section 9 Financial Statements and Exhibits
Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits
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.