GT Advanced Technologies Inc. 8-K 2014
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): December 23, 2014
GT Advanced Technologies Inc.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation)
243 Daniel Webster Highway, Merrimack, New Hampshire 03054
(Address of principal executive offices)
(Registrant’s Telephone Number, Including Area Code)
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Item 8.01. Other Events
As previously disclosed in a Current Report on Form 8-K filed by GT Advanced Technologies Inc. (the “Company”), on October 6, 2014, the Company and certain of its subsidiaries (collectively, the “Debtors”) filed voluntary petitions in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of New Hampshire (the “Bankruptcy Court”) for reorganization relief under the provisions of Chapter 11 of Title 11 of the United States Code. The Debtors’ Chapter 11 cases (the “Chapter 11 Cases”) are being jointly administered under the caption In re GT Advanced Technologies Inc., et al, Case No. 14-11916-HJB.
As also previously disclosed in a Current Report on Form 8-K filed by the Company, on December 19, 2014, the Company and Apple Inc. (and a related party) entered into an Amended and Restated Adequate Protection and Settlement Agreement which was approved by the Bankruptcy Court.
On December 23, 2014, the Company issued a press release announcing that, following the Bankruptcy Court’s recent approval of its Settlement Agreement with Apple, the Company is now pursuing ASF® furnace opportunities for sapphire cover glass applications across the broader smartphone market as well as ongoing opportunities in the LED and Industrial markets. A copy of the press release is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1.
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.
GT ADVANCED TECHNOLOGIES INC.
Dated: December 23, 2014
/s/ Hoil Kim
By: Hoil Kim
Its: Vice President, Chief Administrative Officer, General
Counsel and Secretary
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