Applied Optoelectronics, Inc. (NASDAQ:AAOI) Files An 8-K Termination of a Material Definitive Agreement

Applied Optoelectronics, Inc. (NASDAQ:AAOI) Files An 8-K Termination of a Material Definitive Agreement
Item 1.02 Termination of a Material Definitive Agreement.

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On October 5, 2017, Prime World International Holdings Ltd. (the “Company”), a wholly owned subsidiary of Applied Optoelectronics, Inc., entered into an Early Termination Agreement (the “Termination Agreement”) with Chailease Finance Co., Ltd. (“Chailease”), to which the Finance Lease Agreement executed on March 31, 2016 (the “Original Agreement”) was terminated effective on October 6, 2017. Under the terms of the Termination Agreement, the Company agreed to pay Chailease 124,788,007 New Taiwan Dollars which includes all costs and expenses associated with the early termination, and Chailease agreed to transfer title to the Company of all property contemplated under the Original Agreement.

The foregoing description of the Termination Agreement does not purport to be a complete statement of the parties’ rights and obligations under the Termination Agreement and is qualified in its entirety by reference to the full text of the Termination Agreement which is attached as Exhibit 10.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K and incorporated by reference herein.

Item 2.03

Creation of a Direct Financial Obligation or an Obligation Under an Off-Balance Sheet Arrangement of a Registrant.

The information contained in Item 1.02 of this Current Report on Form 8-K with respect to the Financing Agreements is incorporated by reference herein and made a part hereof.

Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.

(d) Exhibits

EX-10.1 2 ao_ex1001.htm EARLY TERMINATION AGREEMENT Exhibit 10.1     Early Termination Agreement   Party A: Prime World International Holdings Ltd.,…
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About Applied Optoelectronics, Inc. (NASDAQ:AAOI)

Applied Optoelectronics, Inc. is a vertically integrated provider of fiber-optic networking products. The Company offers its products for approximately three networking end markets, such as Internet data center; cable television (CATV), and fiber-to-the-home (FTTH). The Company designs and manufactures a range of optical communications products at varying levels of integration, from components, subassemblies and modules to turnkey equipment. The Company’s customers in the Internet data center market include Internet-based (Web 2.0) data center operators, to whom it supplies optical transceivers that plug into switches and servers within the data center, and allow these network devices to send and receive data over fiber optic cables. To the CATV market, it supplies a range of products, including lasers, transmitters and turnkey equipment, as well as headend, node and distribution equipment. Its manufacturing sites are located at Sugar Land, Texas; Ningbo, China, and Taipei, Taiwan.

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