Avon Products, Inc. (NYSE:AVP) Files An 8-K Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement

Avon Products, Inc. (NYSE:AVP) Files An 8-K Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement
Item 1.01 Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement.

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Revolving Facility Agreement

On February 12, 2019, Avon Products, Inc., a New York corporation (the “Company” or “Avon”), and Avon International Capital, p.l.c., an indirect wholly-owned English subsidiary of the Company (“AIC”), entered into a EUR 200.0 million multicurrency revolving facility agreement with each of Citigroup Global Markets Limited and others, as mandated lead arrangers and bookrunners, the financial institutions named therein, as original lenders, Citibank Europe plc, UK Branch, as agent, and Citibank, N.A., London Branch, as common security agent (the “Revolving Facility Agreement”). The Revolving Facility Agreement has replaced the Company’s $400.0 million Revolving Credit Agreement, dated as of June 5, 2015, among the Company, Avon International Operations, Inc. (“AIO”), each of the banks and other lenders from time to time party thereto and Citibank, N.A., as administrative agent, among others, as amended, restated, supplemented, modified, renewed and refunded (the “2015 Revolving Credit Agreement”). The 2015 Revolving Credit Agreement was terminated on February 12, 2019 prior to its scheduled expiration on June 5, 2020. There were no amounts drawn under the 2015 Revolving Credit Agreement on the date of termination and no early termination penalties were incurred by the Company or AIO.

The terms and conditions contained in the Revolving Facility Agreement include affirmative, negative and financial covenants, which are customary for financings of this type, including, among other things, limits on the ability of the Company, AIC or any restricted subsidiary to, subject to certain exceptions, incur liens, incur debt, make restricted payments, make investments or merge, consolidate or dispose of all or substantially all of its assets, as well as a minimum interest coverage ratio and a maximum total leverage ratio. The Revolving Facility Agreement also includes events of default customary for facilities of this type (with customary grace periods, as applicable), including provisions under which, upon the occurrence of an event of default, all outstanding loans may be accelerated and/or the lenders’ commitments may be terminated. Also under such provisions, upon the occurrence of certain insolvency or bankruptcy related events of default, all amounts payable under theRevolving Facility Agreement shall automatically become immediately due and payable, and the lenders’ commitments will automatically terminate.

The Revolving Facility Agreement provides for a three-year senior secured EUR 200.0 million multicurrency revolving facility; provided, however, that the Revolving Facility Agreement shall terminate on the 91st day prior to the maturity of the Company’s 4.600% senior unsecured notes due 2020 (or a permitted refinancing of any of these notes) if on such 91st day, the applicable indebtedness is not redeemed, repaid, discharged, defeased or otherwise refinanced in full.

All obligations of AIC under the Revolving Facility Agreement are unconditionally guaranteed by the Company, AIO and each other material United States or English restricted subsidiary of the Company (collectively, the “Obligors”), in each case, subject to certain exceptions.

The obligations of the Obligors are secured by first priority liens on and security interests in substantially all of the assets of the Obligors, in each case, subject to certain exceptions.

There are no amounts outstanding under the Revolving Facility Agreement. The amount available to be drawn on under the Revolving Facility Agreement is reduced by any standby letters of credit granted by AIC or any Obligor under the Revolving Facility Agreement, including the standby letters of credit granted by AIO under the 2015 Revolving CreditAgreement that were rolled over into the Revolving Facility Agreement, which, as of December 31, 2018, were approximately $29 million. The Revolving Facility Agreement is available for working capital and other general corporate purposes. Amounts available under the Revolving Facility Agreement may be borrowed, repaid and reborrowed by AIC from

time to time until the maturity of the Revolving Facility Agreement. Voluntary prepayments and commitment reductions requested by AIC under the Revolving Facility Agreement are permitted at any time without fee (other than customary breakage costs relating to the prepayment of any drawn loans) upon proper notice and subject to a minimum euro requirement.

Borrowings under the Revolving Facility Agreement bear interest at a rate per annum, which will be, at AIC’s option, either LIBOR or EURIBOR (for any loan in euros) plus 225 basis points, in each case, subject to adjustment based upon a leveraged-based pricing grid. Certain of the financial institutions that are parties to the Revolving Facility Agreement provide financial services to the Company and its affiliates such as investment banking, cash management, bank guarantees and derivative arrangements.

The foregoing description of the Revolving Facility Agreement does not purport to be complete and is qualified in its entirety by reference to the Revolving Facility Agreement, attached hereto as Exhibit 10.1, and incorporated herein by reference.

Item 1.02 Termination of a Material Definitive Agreement.

The disclosure required by this item is included in Item 1.01 and is incorporated herein by reference.

Item 2.03 Creation of a Direct Financial Obligation or an Obligation under an Off-Balance Sheet Arrangement of a Registrant.

The disclosure required by this item is included in Item 1.01 and is incorporated herein by reference.

Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.

(d) Exhibits

Exhibit No.

Description

10.1

Multicurrency Revolving Facility Agreement, dated as of February 12, 2019, by and among Avon International Capital p.l.c., as borrower, Avon Products, Inc., the other obligors party thereto from time to time, the lenders party thereto from time to time, Citibank Europe plc, UK Branch, as agent, Citibank, N.A., London Branch, as common security agent, and the other parties party thereto from time to time.

AVON PRODUCTS INC Exhibit
EX-10.1 2 a19-7_ex10point1.htm REVOLVING FACILITY AGREEMENT EXECUTION VERSION Dated 12 February,…
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About Avon Products, Inc. (NYSE:AVP)

Avon Products, Inc. is a manufacturer and marketer of beauty and related products. The Company’s product categories are Beauty, and Fashion and Home. Beauty consists of skincare (which includes personal care), fragrance and color (cosmetics). Fashion and Home consists of fashion jewelry, watches, apparel, footwear, accessories, gift and decorative products, housewares, entertainment and leisure products, children’s products and nutritional products. The Company’s segments are based on geographic operations and include commercial business units in Latin America; Europe, Middle East and Africa, and Asia Pacific. The Company’s business is conducted primarily in one channel, direct selling. The Company’s products include Anew Clinical Overnight Hydration Mask, Anew Power Serum, Ultra Color Indulgence Lip Color, SuperExtend Winged Out Mascara, Big & False Lash Volume Mascara, Outspoken Party! by Fergie Fragrance and Avon Attraction for Him and for Her Fragrances.

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