GT Advanced Technologies Inc. 8-K 2010
WASHINGTON, DC 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of report (Date of earliest event reported): March 9, 2010
GT SOLAR INTERNATIONAL, INC.
(EXACT NAME OF REGISTRANT AS SPECIFIED IN ITS CHARTER)
243 Daniel Webster Highway
Merrimack, New Hampshire 03054
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Item 1.01. Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement.
On March 9, 2010, GT Solar International, Inc. (the Company) entered into an Underwriting Agreement (the Underwriting Agreement), by and among the Company, GT Solar Holdings, LLC, as selling stockholder (the Selling Stockholder), and UBS Securities LLC and Credit Suisse Securities (USA) LLC, as representatives of the underwriters named therein (the Underwriters), in connection with the offering of 25,000,000 shares of the Companys common stock (the Offering), sold by the Selling Stockholder at a public offering price of $4.85 per share, less discounts and commissions of $0.21825 per share. Under the terms of the Underwriting Agreement, the Selling Stockholder has granted the Underwriters a 30-day option to purchase up to 3,750,000 additional shares to cover over-allotments, if any. The Company will not receive any proceeds from the Offering. The Offering is being made pursuant to the Companys effective registration statement on Form S-3 (Registration No. 333-161300), as amended, as supplemented by a prospectus supplement dated March 9, 2010 (the Registration Statement).
The Underwriting Agreement contains customary representations, warranties and covenants. It also provides for customary conditions to closing and indemnification rights of the parties. The closing of the Offering is expected to occur on March 15, 2010.
The foregoing summary of the Underwriting Agreement is qualified in its entirety by reference to the actual Underwriting Agreement, which is filed as Exhibit 1.1 hereto. In connection with the Offering, the Underwriting Agreement is being filed with this Current Report on Form 8-K to be incorporated by reference into the Registration Statement.
On March 10, 2010, the Company issued a press release announcing the pricing of the Offering described in Item 1.01 of this report. A copy of the press release is attached as Exhibit 99.1 hereto, and is incorporated by reference herein.
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, thereunto duly authorized.