Ferro 8-K 2016
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549
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Item 1.01 Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement.
On January 25, 2016, Ferro Corporation (the “Company”) amended its senior credit agreement (the “Credit Agreement”) by entering into the Incremental Assumption Agreement, by and among the Company, PNC Bank, National Association, as the administrative agent, the collateral agent and as an issuer, JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A., as an issuer, and various financial institutions as lenders (the “Incremental Agreement”). Capitalized terms used herein but not otherwise defined shall have the meanings prescribed to such terms in the Credit Agreement.
The lenders and the agents (and each of their respective subsidiaries or affiliates) under the Incremental Assumption Agreement have in the past provided, and may in the future provide, investment banking, cash management, underwriting, lending, commercial banking, trust, leasing services, foreign exchange and other advisory services to, or engage in transactions with, the Company and its respective subsidiaries or affiliates. These parties have received, and may in the future receive, customary compensation from the Company and its respective subsidiaries or affiliates, for such services.
The foregoing summary is qualified in its entirety by reference to the text of the Incremental Agreement, which is filed as Exhibit 10.1 hereto and is incorporated herein by reference.
Item 2.03 Creation of a Direct Financial Obligation.
The information set forth in Item 1.01 is incorporated herein by reference into this Item 2.03.
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.