CAMBREX CORPORATION (NYSE:CBM) Files An 8-K Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement

CAMBREX CORPORATION (NYSE:CBM) Files An 8-K Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement
Item 1.01 Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement

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On January 2, 2019, Cambrex Corporation (the “Company”), the Subsidiary Borrowers party thereto and the Subsidiary Guarantors party thereto entered into a credit agreement(the “Credit Agreement”) relating to a five-year $200 million term loan (the “Term Loan”) and $600 million revolving credit facility (the “Revolver” and together with the Term Loan, the “Credit Facilities”) with Wells Fargo Bank, National Association, as administrative agent, and the lenders party thereto from time to time. The loans under the Credit Agreement bear interest based upon, at the Company’s option, either LIBOR plus a margin ranging from 1.25% to 2.00% based upon the Company’s Leverage Ratio (as defined in the Credit Agreement) or the Alternate Base Rate (as defined in the Credit Agreement) plus a margin ranging from 0.25% to 1.00% based upon the Company’s Leverage Ratio. The Credit Agreement includes the ability to incur incremental facilities up to the sum of $200 million plus an unlimited additional amount subject to compliance with a Leverage Ratio of 3.00 to 1.00, to which the Company may increase the revolving credit commitments or increase the existing class of term loans or establish an additional class of term loans. The Credit Agreement also includes two financial covenants determined by reference to the Company’s Leverage Ratio and its Interest Coverage Ratio (as defined in the Credit Agreement). The Company’s obligations under the Credit Agreement are secured by a security interest in substantially all of the assets of the Company and certain of its material domestic subsidiaries.

The foregoing description of the Credit Agreement does not purport to be complete and is subject to, and qualified in its entirety by, the full text of the Credit Agreement, a copy of which is filed as Exhibit 10.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K and is incorporated into this Item 1.01 by reference herein.

Item 2.01 Completion of Acquisition or Disposition of Assets

On January 2, 2019 the Company completed the previously announced acquisition of Avista Pharma Solutions, Inc., a Delaware corporation (“Avista”). to the terms of the Agreement and Plan of Merger (the “Merger Agreement”), dated as of November 19, 2018, by and among the Company, Avista, Aviator Merger Sub, Inc., a Delaware corporation (“Merger Sub”), Ampersand 2006 Limited Partnership (“Ampersand 2006”) and Ampersand 2011 Limited Partnership, Merger Sub merged with and into Avista, with Avista continuing as the surviving corporation and a wholly owned subsidiary of the Company (the “Merger”).

An aggregate purchase price of approximately U.S. $252 million in cash was paid to Avista’s stockholders as consideration. Avista is a contract development, manufacturing, and testing organization with headquarters in Durham, North Carolina.

The foregoing description of the Merger Agreement does not purport to be complete and is qualified in its entirety by reference to the Merger Agreement, a copy of which will be filed as an exhibit to the Company’s Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ending December 31, 2018.

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

The information in Item 1.01 is incorporated herein by reference.

Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits

(a) Financial Statements of Businesses Acquired

Financial statements required to be filed by this Item will be filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission as soon as practicable, but not later than 71 calendar days after the date on which this Current Report on Form 8-K is required to be filed.

(b) Pro Forma Financial Information

Financial statements required to be filed by this Item will be filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission as soon as practicable, but not later than 71 calendar days after the date on which this Current Report on Form 8-K is required to be filed.

CAMBREX CORP Exhibit
EX-10.1 2 cbm-ex101_6.htm EX-10.1 cbm-ex101_6.htm EXHIBIT 10.1   Execution Version   Published CUSIP Number: 13201FAG1 Revolving Credit CUSIP Number: 13201FAJ5 Term Loan CUSIP Number: 13201FAH9       $800,…
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About CAMBREX CORPORATION (NYSE:CBM)

Cambrex Corporation (Cambrex) is a life sciences company. The Company provides products and services for the development and commercialization of new and generic therapeutics. The Company supplies its products and services across the world to generic pharmaceutical companies. Cambrex operates through three segments, which are manufacturing facilities. The Company’s manufacturing facilities are located in the Europe and the United States. The Company’s business consists of the custom development and manufacture of pharmaceutical ingredients derived from organic chemistry. The Company’s products include active pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs), pharmaceutical intermediates and other fine chemicals. The Company’s products and services are sold around the world under trademarks that are owned by the Company. This includes Profarmaco, which is registered around the world as a word and design mark. Its products are sold through a combination of direct sales and independent agents.

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