Quidel 8-K 2007
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): April 5, 2007
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in its Charter)
Registrants telephone number, including area code: (858) 552-1100
(Former Name or Former Address, if Changed Since Last Report)
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Item 1.01 Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement.
Quidel Corporation (the Company) entered into an amendment, dated as of April 5, 2007, (the Third Amendment) to its Credit Agreement, dated as of January 31, 2005, by and among the Company, certain lenders from time to time a party thereto and Bank of America, N.A., as agent and L/C issuer (the Credit Agreement). The Company entered into the Third Amendment to amend certain commercial bank loan covenants to allow for an increase in the amount of shares that the Company may repurchase under its current stock repurchase program. A copy of the Third Amendment to the Credit Agreement is attached as Exhibit 10.1 hereto and is incorporated herein by reference.
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.
The following exhibit is filed with this current report on Form 8-K:
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.