Arbinet-thexchange 8-K 2010
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
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Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): November 23, 2010
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Item 1.01 Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement.
On November 23, 2010, Arbinet Corporation (“Arbinet”) and Silicon Valley Bank (“SVB”) entered into the Third Amendment to Non-Recourse Receivables Purchase Agreement (the “Third Amendment”). The Third Amendment further amends that certain Non-Recourse Receivables Purchase Agreement, dated as of November 28, 2005, as amended (the “Receivable Purchase Agreement”), whereby SVB agreed to purchase from Arbinet, on a revolving basis, all right, title and interest in the payment of all sums owing or to be owed based on certain invoices from certain trading customers and suppliers of Arbinet, not to exceed an aggregate of $10.0 million. The Third Amendment, among other things, extends the term of the Receivable Purchase Agreement from November 26, 2010 to February 26, 2011 and adds a financial covenant that requires Arbinet to maintain liquidity of at least $7.5 million at all times.
In addition, on November 23, 2010, Arbinet and SVB entered into the Eighth Amendment to Accounts Receivable Financing Agreement (the “Eighth Amendment,” and together with the Third Amendment, the “Amendments”). The Eighth Amendment further amends that certain Accounts Receivable Financing Agreement, dated as of February 3, 2003, as amended, pursuant to which Arbinet may borrow from time to time up to $25.0 million under a secured revolving facility. The Eighth Amendment, among other things, extends the term of the current secured revolving facility from November 26, 2010 to February 26, 2011 and adds a financial covenant that requires Arbinet to maintain liquidity of at least $7.5 million at all times. Arbinet is required to pay SVB a modification fee of $20,000 in connection with the Eighth Amendment.
The foregoing description of the Amendments is qualified in its entirety by reference to the full text of the Amendments, copies of which are filed as Exhibits 10.1 and 10.2 hereto and incorporated by reference into this Current Report on Form 8-K.
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.
Date: November 30, 2010