LivaNova PLC (NASDAQ:LIVN) Files An 8-K Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement
Item 1.01 Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement
On February 25, 2019, LivaNova Plc (the “Company”) entered into a commitment letter (the “Commitment Letter”) with Bank of America Merrill Lynch International DAC, Barclays Bank PLC, BNP Paribas, London Branch and Intesa Sanpaolo S.p.A. (the last four together, the “Banks”.)
to the Commitment Letter, the Company appoints each of the Banks as a mandated lead arranger, underwriter and bookrunner in respect of a multicurrency term loan facility (the “Facility”) in the aggregate amount of $350 million.
The commitment of the Banks to arrange and underwrite the Facility is made subject to the satisfaction of certain conditions precedent, including, but not limited to the following: (a) compliance by the Company with all the terms of the Commitment Letter, the appended term sheet, and the fee letter in respect of fees owed to the Banks (the “Fee Letter”) (one such condition precedent being the repayment of any funds drawn under the 2018 $70 million revolving facility made available by Barclays Bank PLC), (b) accuracy and completeness of the Company (or group company) representations and warranties required by each of the Commitment Letter, the associated term sheet and the Fee Letter, (c) the execution and delivery of the agreement in respect of the Facility and associated documents no later than April 26, 2019 and (d) satisfactory completion of client identification procedures.
to the Fee Letter, the Company is obligated to pay certain fees to the Banks.
Item 1.01 Creation of a Direct Financial Obligation
The information set forth in Item 1.01 of this Current Report on Form 8-K is incorporated by reference into this Item 1.01.
About LivaNova PLC (NASDAQ:LIVN)
LivaNova PLC is a medical technology company. The Company operates through three segments: Cardiac Surgery, Cardiac Rhythm Management (CRM) and Neuromodulation. The Cardiac Surgery business unit is engaged in the development, production and sale of cardiovascular surgery products, including oxygenators, heart-lung machines, perfusion tubing systems and systems for autotransfusion and autologous blood washing. The CRM business unit develops, manufactures and markets products for the diagnosis, treatment and management of heart rhythm disorders and heart failure. CRM offers products, including leads and delivery systems, and information systems. The Neuromodulation business unit designs, develops and markets neuromodulation-based medical devices for the treatment of epilepsy and depression. Through the Neuromodulation business unit, the Company markets its implantable VNS Therapy systems that deliver vagus nerve stimulation therapy for the treatment of epilepsy and depression.