SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
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Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): December 19, 2012
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Item 1.02 Termination of a Material Definitive Agreement
On December19, 2012, Federal-Mogul Corporation (the Company), announced that it has entered into a Termination Agreement, dated December 19, 2012, with IEH FM Holdings LLC, pursuant to which the parties agreed to terminate, as of December 19, 2012, the Investment Agreement entered into on December 2, 2012, by and between the parties to the Termination Agreement (the Investment Agreement). The Termination Agreement provides that the rights and obligations of the parties to the Investment Agreement are terminated, and none of the parties will have any further rights or obligations except for limited obligations relating to indemnification and each party remaining responsible for its own expenses. The Investment Agreement provided for, among other things, the issuance of approximately $150 million of common stock in a private placement and a subsequent rights offering of common stock to Company shareholders. No investment was made or common stock issued pursuant to the Investment Agreement, and the Company did not incur any termination fees in connection with the Termination Agreement.
Section 8 Other Events
Item 8.01 Other Events.
On December 19, 2012, the Company announced that it had withdrawn its plans to amend its existing credit facility and to extend maturities under its credit facility from 2013 to 2017.
The press release announcing the Termination Agreement and withdrawal of the Companys plans to amend its existing credit facility is filed as Exhibit 99.1 hereto and incorporated herein by reference.
Section 9Financial Statements and Exhibits
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.
99.1 Press Release issued on December 19, 2012
Forward Looking Statements
This Current Report on Form 8-K contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 (the Reform Act), including statements relating to the completion of the rights offering. Forward-looking statements give current expectations or forecasts of future events. Words such as anticipate, believe, estimate, expect, intend, may, plan, seek and other words and terms of similar meaning in connection with discussions of future operating or financial performance signify forward-looking statements. The Company also, from time to time, may provide oral or written forward-looking statements in other materials released to the public. Such statements are made in good faith by the Company pursuant to the Safe Harbor provisions of the Reform Act.
Any or all forward-looking statements included in this report or in any other public statements may ultimately be incorrect. Forward-looking statements may involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors, which may cause the actual results, performance, experience or achievements of the Company to differ materially from any future results, performance, experience or achievements expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. The Company undertakes no obligation to update any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events, or otherwise.
All of the forward-looking statements are qualified in their entirety by reference to the factors discussed under Risk Factors in the Companys Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2011 (the Annual Report) filed on February 28, 2012, as well as the risks and uncertainties discussed elsewhere in the Annual Report and this report. Other factors besides those listed could also materially affect the Companys business.
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.