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): January 30, 2013
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Section 1 Registrants Business and Operations
Item 1.01. Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement
On January 30, 2013, Lear Corporation (the Company) entered into an amendment and restatement (the Amended and Restated Credit Agreement) of its senior secured Amended and Restated Credit Agreement among the Company, the lenders party thereto and JP Morgan Chase Bank N.A., as Administrative Agent. JP Morgan Securities LLC, Citigroup Global Markets Inc. and Barclays Bank PLC acted as joint lead arrangers and joint bookrunners. The Amended and Restated Credit Agreement, among other things, (i) extends the maturity of the Companys revolving credit facility from June 17, 2016 to January 30, 2018; (ii) increases the amount available under the revolving credit facility from $500 million to $1 billion; and (iii) reduces the interest rates payable on outstanding borrowings under the revolving credit facility, as described below.
Advances under the revolving credit facility generally bear interest at a variable rate per annum equal to (i) the Eurocurrency Rate (as defined in the Amended and Restated Credit Agreement), plus an adjustable margin of 1.00% to 2.25% based on the Companys corporate rating (1.50% as of the date of this Current Report), payable on the last day of each applicable interest period but in no event less frequently than quarterly; or (ii) the ABR (as defined in the Amended and Restated Credit Agreement), plus an adjustable margin of 0% to 1.25% based on the Companys corporate rating (0.50% as of the date of this Current Report), payable quarterly. The Amended and Restated Credit Agreement provides for lower facility fees of 0.25% to 0.50% of the total amount committed under the revolving credit facility (0.35% as of the date of this Current Report).
The covenants under the Amended and Restated Credit Agreement were modified to, among other things, reflect the amendments described above and provide additional flexibility with respect to certain actions.
The obligations of the Company under the Amended and Restated Credit Agreement are guaranteed by certain of its United States subsidiaries.
The descriptions of the Amended and Restated Credit Agreement set forth above are qualified in their entirety by reference to the Amended and Restated Credit Agreement filed as Exhibit 10.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K and incorporated by reference herein.
Section 2 Financial Information
Item 2.03. Creation of a Direct Financial Obligation or an Obligation under an Off-Balance Sheet Arrangement of the Registrant.
The information provided in Item 1.01 of this Current Report on Form 8-K is incorporated by reference into this Item 2.03.
Section 9 Financial Statements and Exhibits
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 thereunto duly authorized.