Globalstar 8-K 2013
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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): August 22, 2013 (August 21, 2013)
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Item 1.01 Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement
As previously announced, on July 31, 2013, Globalstar, Inc. (the “Company” or “Globalstar”) entered into a Global Deed of Amendment and Restatement (the “GARA”) with Thermo Funding Company LLC (“Thermo”), Globalstar’s domestic subsidiaries (the “Subsidiary Guarantors”), a syndicate of bank lenders, including BNP Paribas, Societe Generale, Natixis, Credit Agricole Corporate and Investment Bank and Credit Industrial et Commercial as arrangers and BNP Paribas as the security agent and COFACE Agent, providing for the amendment and restatement of Globalstar’s existing $586.3 million senior secured credit facility (the “COFACE Facility’) dated as of June 5, 2009 (as previously amended, the “Existing Credit Agreement”) and certain related credit documents.
The GARA, as amended by the Deed of Amendment among the parties dated August 21, 2013, became effective on August 22, 2013 and waived all of Globalstar’s existing defaults under the Existing Credit Agreement, extended the term of the facility by two and a half years (postponing an aggregate of $235.3 million in principal payments through 2019), and restructured the financial covenants. See Globalstar’s Current Report on Form 8-K filed August 6, 2013 for a description of the material terms of the GARA, the changes to the terms of the COFACE Facility and the Amended and Restated Loan Agreement with Thermo.
Copies of the GARA and related material documents are attached hereto as Exhibits 10.1, 10.2, 10.3 and 10.4.
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: August 22, 2013