Astrotech Corporation (NASDAQ:ASTC) Files An 8-K Material Modification to Rights of Security Holders

Astrotech Corporation (NASDAQ:ASTC) Files An 8-K Material Modification to Rights of Security Holders
ITEM 3.03Material Modification to Rights of Securities Holders

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As previously disclosed, on July 29, 2009, the Board of Directors of Astrotech Corporation (the “Company”) declared a dividend of one preferred share purchase right (a “Right”) for each outstanding share of common stock, no par value per share, of the Company.As previously disclosed, the description and terms of the rights are set forth in a Rights Agreement (the “Rights Agreement”) between the Company and American Stock Transfer & Trust Company, LLC, as Rights Agent (the “Rights Agent”).Under the terms of the Rights Agreement, the Rights were to expire on August 10, 2010 (the “Expiration Date”) unless the Expiration Date was extended or unless the Rights were earlier redeemed or exchanged by the Company.As previously disclosed, on July 29, 2010, the Company and the Rights Agent entered into Amendment One to the Rights Agreement, which extended the Expiration Date from August 10, 2010 to August 10, 2011.As previously disclosed, on August 10, 2011, the Company and the Rights Agent entered into Amendment Two to the Rights Agreement, which extended the Expiration Date from August 10, 2011 to August 10, 2012.As previously disclosed, on August 10, 2012, the Company and the Rights Agent entered into Amendment Three to the Rights Agreement, which extended the Expiration Date from August 10, 2012 to August 10, 2013.As previously disclosed, on August 6, 2013, the Company and the Rights Agent entered into Amendment Four to the Rights Agreement, which extended the Expiration Date from August 10, 2013 to August 10, 2014.As previously disclosed, on June 9, 2014, the Company and the Rights Agent entered into Amendment Five to the Rights Agreement, which extended the Expiration Date from August 10, 2014 to August 10, 2015, amended and restated the definition of “Acquiring Person” to cure an ambiguity and amended and restated Section 27 to provide that, until the Distribution Date (as defined in the Rights Agreement), the Board of Directors may supplement the Rights Agreement without the approval of any holders of certificates evidencing the Rights.As previously disclosed, on August 5, 2015, the Company and the Rights Agent entered into Amendment Six to the Rights Agreement, which extended the Expiration Date from August 10, 2015 to August 10, 2016 and decreased the Purchase Price for each one one-thousandth of a share of the Company’s Series D Junior Participating Preferred Stock purchasable to the exercise of a Right as provided in the Rights Agreement from $6.50 to $3.06. As previously disclosed, on August 4, 2016, the Company and the Rights Agent entered into Amendment Seven to the Rights Agreement, which extended the Expiration Date from August 10, 2016 to August 10, 2017 and decreased the Purchase Price for each one one-thousandth of a share of the Company’s Series D Junior Participating Preferred Stock purchasable to the exercise of a Right as provided in the Rights Agreement from $3.06 to $2.29. As previously disclosed, on July 20, 2017, the Company and the Rights Agent entered into Amendment Eight to the Rights Agreement, which extends the Expiration Date from August 10, 2017 to August 10, 2018 and increases the Purchase Price for each one one-thousandth of a share of the Company’s Series D Junior Participating Preferred Stock purchasable to the exercise of a Right as provided in the Rights Agreement from $2.29 to $3.31. As previously disclosed, on February 22, 2018, the Company and the Rights Agent entered into Amendment Nine to the Rights Agreement, to which, among other things, the governing law of the Rights Agreement was changed from the State of Washington to the State of Delaware and the preferred stock of the Company purchasable upon exercise of the Rights was changed from one-thousandth of a share of Series D Junior Participating Preferred Stock to one one-thousandth of a share of Series A Junior Participating Preferred.

On August 6, 2018, the Company and the Rights Agent entered into Amendment Ten to the Rights Agreement (the “Amendment”), which extends the Expiration Date from August 10, 2018 to August 10, 2019 and increases the Purchase Price for each one one-thousandth of a share of the Company’s Series A Junior Participating Preferred Stock purchasable to the exercise of a Right as provided in the Rights Agreement from $3.31 to $16.55.

The foregoing description of the Amendment does not purport to be complete and is qualified in its entirety by reference to the Amendment, which is incorporated by reference herein as Exhibit 4.1.

ITEM 9.01Financial Statements and Exhibits

(d) Exhibits:

Exhibit No.

Description

4.1

Amendment Ten to Rights Agreement, dated as of August 6, 2018, between Astrotech Corporation and American Stock Transfer & Trust Company, LLC, as Rights Agent.

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EX-4.1 2 astc-ex41_6.htm EX-4.1 AMENDMENT 10 TO RIGHTS AGREEMENT astc-ex41_6.htm EXHIBIT 4.1   AMENDMENT TEN TO RIGHTS AGREEMENT     THIS AMENDMENT TEN TO RIGHTS AGREEMENT (this “Amendment”),…
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About Astrotech Corporation (NASDAQ:ASTC)

Astrotech Corporation is a science and technology development and commercialization company. The Company invents, acquires and commercializes technological innovations sourced from internal research, universities, laboratories and research institutions. The Company operates through two business units: Astro Scientific and Astral Images Corporation (Astral). The Astro Scientific is a technology incubator that commercializes technologies, and includes the operations of subsidiaries, such as 1st Detect Corporation (1st Detect) and Astrogenetix, Inc. (Astrogenetix). Astral segment provides film digitization, image correction and enhancement technology. It offers systems containing off-the-shelf hardware with integrated Astral software, software products and scanning or enhancement services. The Astral segment offers products, including Astral Black ICE, Astral Color ICE and Astral HDR ICE. The Company’s product portfolio also consists of MMS-1000 and OEM-1000.

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