INGERSOLL RAND CO LTD 8-K 2012
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 – March 15, 2012
(Date of earliest event reported)
INGERSOLL-RAND PUBLIC LIMITED COMPANY
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
170/175 Lakeview Drive
Airside Business Park
Swords, Co. Dublin
(Address of principal executive offices, including zip code)
(Registrant’s phone number, including area code)
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
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Item 1.01. Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement.
On March 15, 2012, Ingersoll-Rand Global Holding Company Limited (the “Borrower”), Ingersoll-Rand plc (“IR Parent”), Ingersoll-Rand Company Limited (“IR Company Limited”), Ingersoll-Rand International Holding Limited (“IR International” and, together with IR Parent and IR Company Limited, the “Guarantors”), JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A., as Administrative Agent, Citibank, N.A., as Syndication Agent, Bank of America, N.A., BNP Paribas, Deutsche Bank Securities Inc., Goldman Sachs Bank USA, Morgan Stanley MUFG Loan Partners, LLC, and Mizuho Corporate Bank, Ltd., as Documentation Agents, and J.P. Morgan Securities LLC and Citigroup Global Markets Inc., as joint lead arrangers and joint bookrunners, and certain lending institutions from time to time parties thereto, entered into a new $1 billion senior unsecured revolving credit agreement (the “2012 Revolving Credit Agreement”). The 2012 Revolving Credit Agreement has a term of 5 years. The proceeds of the 2012 Revolving Credit Agreement will be used (i) for working capital purposes of IR Parent, the Borrower and their respective subsidiaries, (ii) to support the commercial paper programs of the Borrower and (iii) for other general corporate purposes of IR Parent, the Borrower and their respective subsidiaries.
All obligations under the 2012 Revolving Credit Agreement will be guaranteed on a senior basis by the Guarantors. The 2012 Revolving Credit Agreement will contain negative and affirmative covenants and events of default customary for credit facilities of this type.
The foregoing description of the 2012 Revolving Credit Agreement is included to provide you with information regarding its terms. It does not purport to be a complete description and is qualified in its entirety by reference to the full text of the 2012 Revolving Credit Agreement, which is filed as Exhibit 10.1 hereto and is incorporated herein by reference.
Item 1.02. Termination of a Material Definitive Agreement.
Effective March 15, 2012, the Borrower and the Guarantors terminated the Credit Agreement dated as of May 26, 2010 among the Borrower, the Guarantors, J.P. Morgan Chase Bank, N.A., as Administrative Agent, Citibank, N.A., as Syndication Agent, Bank of America, N.A., BNP Paribas, Deutsche Bank Securities Inc., Goldman Sachs Bank US and Morgan Stanley MUFG Loan Partners, LLC, as Documentation Agents, and J.P. Morgan Securities Inc. and Citigroup Global Markets Inc., as joint lead arrangers and joint bookrunners; and certain other lending institutions (the “2010 Revolving Credit Agreement”). The 2010 Revolving Credit Agreement was a $1 billion senior unsecured revolving credit agreement that was due to expire in 2013. The 2012 Revolving Credit Agreement replaced the 2010 Revolving Credit Agreement.
Item 2.03. Creation of a Direct Financial Obligation or an Obligation under an Off-Balance Sheet Arrangement of a Registrant.
The information in Item 1.01 is incorporated herein by reference.
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.