Mondelez International, Inc. 8-K 2006
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): September 6, 2006
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Item 1.01. Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement.
The information described below under Item 2.03. Creation of a Direct Financial Obligation or an Obligation under an Off-Balance Sheet Arrangement of a Registrant is hereby incorporated by reference into this Item 1.01.
Item 2.03. Creation of a Direct Financial Obligation or an Obligation under an Off-Balance Sheet Arrangement of a Registrant.
On September 6, 2006 (the Completion Date), Kraft Foods International, Inc. and Nabisco Euro Holdings Ltd. (NEH), each a wholly owned subsidiary of Kraft Foods Inc. (Kraft), completed a previously announced transaction (the Transaction) with United Biscuits Group (Investments) Limited, Deluxestar Limited, UB Overseas Limited and UB Investments (Netherlands) B.V. (collectively, UB). As part of the Transaction, NEH acquired the former Spanish and Portuguese operations of UB (the Business). On the Completion Date, UB transferred to NEH the ownership interests of Sheffield Investments, S.L. (Sheffield), the holding company for the Business.
On the Completion Date, Sheffield had approximately EUR 431.7 million of indebtedness that was borrowed pursuant to the terms of a EUR 440,000,000 364-Day term loan facility, dated as of August 25, 2006 (the Credit Agreement), among Sheffield, the initial lenders named therein, and Citibank International plc, as administrative agent (Citibank). Those borrowings have remained outstanding after the Completion Date. The Credit Agreement terminates on August 24, 2007.
Effective on the Completion Date, Kraft agreed to unconditionally and irrevocably guarantee all obligations of Sheffield under the Credit Agreement, pursuant to the terms of a guaranty, dated as of August 25, 2006, in favor of Citibank (the Guaranty). The Guaranty requires Kraft to maintain a minimum net worth of not less than $20.0 billion and provides for some limitations on Krafts ability to create new liens on its assets or properties.
The foregoing descriptions of the Credit Agreement and Guaranty are qualified in their entirety by reference to the complete terms and conditions of the Credit Agreement and the Guaranty, as applicable, which are filed as Exhibits 10.1 and 10.2, respectively, to this Current Report on Form 8-K.
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.
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