Atlanticus Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ:ATLC) Files An 8-K Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement

Atlanticus Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ:ATLC) Files An 8-K Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement
Item 1.01.

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Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement.

On November 22, 2017, Atlanticus Holdings Corporation (the “Company”) and certain of its subsidiaries (the “Subsidiary Guarantors”) entered into the Third Amendment to Loan and Security Agreement (the “Amendment”) with respect to the Loan and Security Agreement, dated November 26, 2014 (the “Original Agreement”) and as amended by the First Amendment to Loan and Security Agreement dated as of November 23, 2015 (the “First Amendment”) and the Second Amendment to Loan and Security Agreement dated as of November 22, 2016 (the “Second Amendment”), among the Company, the Subsidiary Guarantors and Dove Ventures, LLC, a Nevada limited liability company (“Dove”).

The Amendment extended the termination date of the $40.0 million term loan provided under the Second Amendment from November 22, 2017 to November 21, 2018. The foregoing description is a summary of the Amendment and is qualified in its entirety by reference to the Amendment, which will be filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) as an exhibit to the Company’s Annual Report on Form 10-K for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2017. For more information regarding the Original Agreement, see the Form 8-K filed by the Company with the SEC on December 2, 2014 and the copy of the Original Agreement filed with the SEC as Exhibit 10.15 to the Company’s Annual Report on Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2014. For more information regarding the First Amendment, see the Form 8-K filed by the Company with the SEC on November 30, 2015. For more information regarding the Second Amendment, see the Form 8-K filed by the Company with the SEC on November 29, 2017.

Dove is a limited liability company owned by three trusts. David G. Hanna is the sole shareholder and the President of the corporation that serves as the sole trustee of one of the trusts, and David G. Hanna and members of his immediate family are the beneficiaries of this trust. Frank J. Hanna, III is the sole shareholder and the President of the corporation that serves as the sole trustee of the other two trusts, and Frank J. Hanna, III and members of his immediate family are the beneficiaries of these other two trusts.

David G. Hanna is the Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board of the Company. David G. Hanna possesses the power to vote and dispose of the shares of Common Stock held by a limited liability company that is one of the two largest shareholders of the Company, and Frank J. Hanna, III possesses the power to vote and dispose of the shares of Common Stock held by another limited liability company that is also one of the two largest shareholders of the Company.

Item 2.03.

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

To the extent applicable, the information contained in Item 1.01 of this Current Report is incorporated by reference into this Item 2.03.


About Atlanticus Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ:ATLC)

Atlanticus Holdings Corporation is focused on providing financial services. Through its subsidiaries, the Company offers an array of financial products and services. The Company operates through two segments: Credit and Other Investments, and Auto Finance. The Company’s Credit and Other Investments segment includes its point-of-sale and direct-to-consumer finance operations, investments in and servicing of its various credit card receivables portfolios and other product development and limited investment in consumer finance technology platforms that capitalize on its credit infrastructure. The Company’s Auto Finance segment operations are principally conducted through its CAR platform, which purchases and services loans secured by automobiles from or for a pre-qualified network of independent automotive dealers and automotive finance companies in the buy-here, pay-here used car business. The Company also provides loan servicing activities.

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