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): November 28, 2012
Eastman Kodak Company
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
Registrants telephone number, including area code: (585) 724-4000
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report.)
Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions:
Item 7.01 Regulation FD Disclosure
On November 28, 2012, Eastman Kodak Company (the Company) announced that it has entered into a commitment letter to secure $830 million in Junior Debtor-in-Possession Financing with the ten investors comprising the Steering Committee of the Second Lien Noteholders Committee.
In connection with the negotiation and execution of the commitment letter and the filing of this report on Form 8-K, the commitment letter has been made available to certain parties.
Item 8.01 Other Events
On November 28, 2012, the Company issued a press release describing the Junior Debtor-in-Possession Financing. A copy of the press release is attached as Exhibit 99.2, and is incorporated herein by reference.
The commitment letter and certain other documents related to the financing will be filed with the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York.
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits
The information set forth above in Item 7.01 of this report on Form 8-K and the attached Exhibit 99.1 shall not be deemed filed for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 or otherwise subject to the liabilities in that section.
CAUTIONARY STATEMENT PURSUANT TO SAFE HARBOR PROVISIONS OF THE PRIVATE SECURITIES LITIGATION REFORM ACT OF 1995
This report on Form 8-K, including the exhibits attached hereto, includes forward-looking statements as that term is defined under the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Forward-looking statements include statements concerning the Companys plans, objectives, goals, strategies, future events, future revenue or performance, capital expenditures, liquidity, financing needs, business trends, and other information that is not historical information. When used in this report on Form 8-K, including the exhibits attached hereto, the words estimates, expects, anticipates, projects, plans, intends, believes, predicts, forecasts, or future or conditional verbs, such as will, should, could, or may, and variations of such words or similar expressions are intended to identify forward-looking statements. All forward-looking statements, including, without limitation, managements examination of historical operating trends and data, are based upon the Companys expectations and various assumptions. Future events or results may differ from those anticipated or expressed in these forward-looking statements. Important factors that could cause actual events or results to differ materially from these forward-looking statements include, among others, the risks and uncertainties described in more detail in the Companys most recent Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2011, Quarterly Reports on Form 10-Q for the quarters ended March 31, 2012, June 30, 2012 and September 30, 2012, under the headings Business, Risk Factors, and Managements Discussion and Analysis of Financial Condition and Results of OperationsLiquidity and Capital Resources, and those described in filings made by the Company with the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York and in other filings the Company makes with the SEC from time to time, as well as the following: the Companys ability to successfully emerge from Chapter 11 as a profitable sustainable company; the ability of the Company and its subsidiaries to develop, secure approval of and consummate one or more plans of reorganization with respect to the Chapter 11 cases; the Companys ability to improve its operating structure, financial results and profitability; the ability of the Company to achieve cash forecasts, financial projections, and projected growth; our ability to raise sufficient proceeds from the sale of businesses and non-core assets; the businesses the Company expects to emerge from Chapter 11; the ability of the company to discontinue certain businesses or operations; the ability of the Company to continue as a going concern; the Companys ability to comply with the Earnings Before Interest, Taxes, Depreciation and Amortization (EBITDA) covenants in its Debtor-in-Possession Credit Agreement; our ability to obtain additional financing; the potential adverse effects of the Chapter 11 proceedings on the Companys liquidity, results of operations, brand or business prospects; the monetization of our digital imaging patent portfolio; the outcome of our intellectual property patent litigation matters; the Companys ability to generate or raise cash and maintain a cash balance sufficient to service its debt and financing arrangements and to fund continued investments, capital needs, restructuring payments and service its debt; our ability to fairly resolve legacy liabilities; the resolution of claims against the company; our ability to retain key executives, managers and employees; our ability to maintain product reliability and quality and growth in relevant markets; our ability to effectively anticipate technology trends and develop and market new products, solutions and technologies; and the impact of the global economic environment on the Company. There may be other factors that may cause the Companys actual results to differ materially from the forward-looking statements. All forward-looking statements attributable to the Company or persons acting on its behalf apply only as of the date of this report on Form 8-K, including the exhibits attached hereto, and are expressly qualified in their entirety by the cautionary statements included in this report. The Company undertakes no obligation to update or revise forward-looking statements to reflect events or circumstances that arise after the date made or to reflect the occurrence of unanticipated events.
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.