SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D. C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): March 25, 2015
Applied Optoelectronics, Inc.
(Exact name of Registrant as specified in its charter)
|(State or incorporation)||(Commission File Number)||(I.R.S. Employer Identification No.)|
13115 Jess Pirtle Blvd.
Sugar Land, TX 77478
(address of principal executive offices and zip code)
(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)
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|Item 1.01||Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement.|
On March 25, 2015, Applied Optoelectronics, Inc. (the “Company”) renewed its US$4 million, one year revolving credit facility, originally dated December 20, 2013 (the “Credit Facility”), with Mega International Commercial Bank Co., Ltd. in Taiwan (the “Bank”). Borrowings under the Credit Facility will be used for general corporate purposes.
The Company may draw upon the Credit Facility from November 28, 2014 until November 27, 2015. The term of each draw shall not exceed 180 days. The Company will make monthly payments of accrued interest with the final monthly payment being for all principal and all accrued interest not yet paid.
The Company’s obligations under the Credit Facility will be secured by the Company’s US$4 million cash deposit in a one-year CD with the Bank. Borrowings under the Credit Facility for U.S. Dollars will bear interest at a rate equal to the London Interbank Offered Rate (LIBOR) plus 1.0%, divided by 0.946; for New Taiwan Dollar borrowings interest will bear at a rate equal to the Bank’s base lending rate plus 0.76%; and for all other currency borrowings interest will bear at a rate equal to the Bank’s base lending rate plus 1.0% divided by 0.946. The current Bank base lending rate is 2.875%.
The agreement for the Credit Facility contains representations and warranties, and events of default applicable to the Company that are customary for agreements of this type.
The foregoing description of the Credit Facility does not purport to be a complete statement of the parties’ rights and obligations under the agreement for the Credit Facility and is qualified in its entirety by reference to the full text of the US$4 Million Credit Facility Agreement, dated March 25, 2015, copies of which are attached as Exhibit 10.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K and incorporated by reference herein.
Creation of a Direct Financial Obligation or an Obligation under an Off-Balance Sheet Arrangement of a Registrant.
The information contained in Item 1.01 of this Current Report on Form 8-k with respect to the Amendment is incorporated by reference herein and made a part hereof.
|Item 9.01||Financial Statements and Exhibits.|
|10.1||Translation of US$4 Million Credit Facility Agreement, dated March 25, 2015, between Applied Optoelectronics, Inc. and Mega International Commercial Bank Co., Ltd|
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the Company has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
|Date: March 31, 2015||APPLIED OPTOELECTRONICS, INC.|
|By:||/s/ David C. Kuo|
|Name||David C. Kuo,|
|Title:||General Counsel and Secretary|