Amendment No. 6 to Amended and Restated Credit Agreement, dated as of March 15, 2019, by and among NN, Inc., certain NN, Inc. subsidiaries named therein, SunTrust Bank, as administrative agent, and certain lenders named therein
AMENDMENT NO. 6 TO AMENDED AND RESTATED CREDIT AGREEMENT
This AMENDMENT NO. 6 TO AMENDED AND RESTATED CREDIT AGREEMENT (this Amendment) is entered into as of March 15, 2019 among NN, Inc., a Delaware corporation (the Borrower), the Guarantors, the Lenders signatory hereto that are party to the Credit Agreement referred to below and SunTrust Bank, as the administrative agent (the Administrative Agent).
WHEREAS, reference is hereby made to the Amended and Restated Credit Agreement, dated as of September 30, 2016 (as amended by the Incremental Amendment to Amended and Restated Credit Agreement, dated as of October 31, 2016, Amendment No. 1 to Amended and Restated Credit Agreement, dated as of April 3, 2017, Amendment No. 2 to Amended and Restated Credit Agreement, dated as of August 15, 2017, Amendment No. 3 to Amended and Restated Credit Agreement, dated as of November 24, 2017, Amendment No. 4 to Amended and Restated Credit Agreement, dated as of May 7, 2018, and Amendment No. 5 to Amended and Restated Credit Agreement, dated as of December 26, 2018, and as the same may be further amended, restated, amended and restated, supplemented, extended, refinanced or otherwise modified prior to the date hereof, the Credit Agreement), by and among the Borrower, the Lenders party thereto, the Administrative Agent and the other parties from time to time party thereto. Capitalized terms used in this Amendment but not defined herein shall have the meaning assigned to such terms in the Credit Agreement, as amended by this Amendment (as so amended, the Amended Credit Agreement);
WHEREAS, the Borrower has requested that the Credit Agreement be amended to, among other things, modify the definition of Consolidated Net Earnings set forth therein, pursuant to the terms of the Credit Agreement; and
WHEREAS, pursuant to Section 10.01 of the Credit Agreement, the consent of the Required Lenders is required for the effectiveness of the amendments to the Credit Agreement set forth herein, and each of the Lenders whose consent is required has agreed to the foregoing as evidenced by its signature to this Amendment.
In consideration of the premises and mutual covenants herein and for other valuable consideration, the Borrower, the Administrative Agent and the Lenders party hereto constituting the Required Lenders agree as follows:
Section 1. Definitions. Unless otherwise defined herein, each capitalized term used in this Amendment and not defined herein shall be defined in accordance with the Credit Agreement.
Section 2. Amendments.
(a) The definition of Consolidated Net Earnings in Section 1.01 of the Credit Agreement is hereby amended by adding the following parenthetical between the words losses and for in subpart (a) thereof:
(which includes for the avoidance of doubt, impairment charges or write-offs with respect to goodwill and other intangible assets)
Section 3. Conditions to Effectiveness.
3.1 This Amendment shall become effective on the date (such date, the Sixth Amendment Effective Date) that the following conditions shall have been satisfied:
(a) the Administrative Agent (or its counsel) shall have received counterparts of this Amendment that, when taken together, bear the signatures of (A) Lenders constituting the Required Lenders, (B) the Administrative Agent, (C) the Borrower and (D) the Guarantors;
(b) the Administrative Agent shall have received from the Borrower all reasonable and documented out-of-pocket expenses (including the reasonable fees and expenses of counsel for the Administrative Agent and the Arrangers) incurred in connection with this Amendment to the extent invoiced one business day prior to the Sixth Amendment Effective Date;
(c) the Administrative Agent shall have received a certificate from the Borrower, dated as of the Sixth Amendment Effective Date, certifying that the conditions set forth in clauses (e) and (f) of this Section 3.1 have been satisfied;
(d) the Administrative Agent shall have received such opinions of counsel from counsel to the Loan Parties, each of which shall be addressed to the Administrative Agent and the Lenders and dated the Sixth Amendment Effective Date and in form and substance reasonably satisfactory to the Administrative Agent;
(e) the representations and warranties of the Borrower and each other Loan Party contained in Article V of the Credit Agreement or any other Loan Document, or which are contained in any document furnished at any time under or in connection herewith or therewith, shall be true and correct in all material respects (or, with respect to representations and warranties modified by a materiality or Material Adverse Effect standard, in all respects) on and as of the Sixth Amendment Effective Date, except to the extent that such representations and warranties specifically refer to an earlier date, in which case they shall be true and correct in all material respects (or, with respect to representations and warranties modified by a materiality or Material Adverse Effect standard, in all respects) as of such earlier date;
(f) both before and immediately after giving effect to this Amendment, there shall exist no Default or Event of Default; and
(g) the Borrower shall have paid to the Administrative Agent, (i) for the account of each Term Lender that has returned an executed counterpart to this Amendment to the Administrative Agent prior to 12:00 p.m., New York City time, on Friday, March 15, 2019, a fee in an amount equal to 0.025% of the aggregate principal amount of such Term Lenders Term Loans outstanding under the Credit Agreement immediately prior to the Sixth Amendment Effective Date and (ii) for the account of each Revolving Credit Lender that has returned an executed counterpart to this Amendment to the Administrative Agent prior to 12:00 p.m., New York City time, on Friday, March 15, 2019, a fee in an amount equal to 0.025% of the aggregate principal amount of such Revolving Credit Lenders Revolving Credit Commitments under the Credit Agreement immediately prior to the Sixth Amendment Effective Date.
Section 4. Acknowledgments and Affirmations of the Loan Parties. Each Loan Party hereby expressly acknowledges the terms of this Amendment and confirms and reaffirms, as of the date hereof, (i) the covenants and agreements contained in each Loan Document to which it is a party, including, in each case, such covenants and agreements as in effect immediately after giving effect to this Amendment and the transactions contemplated hereby and thereby, (ii) its guarantee of the Obligations under the Guaranty and (iii) its grant of Liens on the Collateral to secure the Obligations pursuant to the Collateral Documents; provided that, on and after the effectiveness of this Amendment, each reference in the Guaranty and in each of the other Loan Documents to the Credit Agreement, thereunder, thereof or words of like import shall mean and be a reference to the Amended Credit Agreement. Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, the Collateral Documents to which such Loan Party is a party and all of the Collateral described therein do, and shall continue to secure, payment of all of the Obligations.
Section 5. Miscellaneous.
5.1 Representations and Warranties. The Borrower and each Guarantor, by signing below, hereby represents and warrants to the Administrative Agent and the Lenders that:
(i) it has the legal power and authority to execute and deliver this Amendment;
(ii) the officers executing this Amendment on its behalf have been duly authorized to execute and deliver the same and bind it with respect to the provisions hereof;
(iii) the execution and delivery hereof by it and the performance and observance by it of the provisions hereof do not conflict with, result in a breach in any of the provisions of, constitute a default under, or result in the creation of a Lien (other than Liens permitted under Section 7.01 of the Credit Agreement) upon any assets or property of any Loan Party under the provisions of, (a) such Loan Partys Organization Documents, (b) any material agreement to which any Loan Party is a party, (c) any order, injunction, writ or decree of any Governmental Authority or (d) any Law, except with respect to any conflict, breach, default or violation referred to in clauses (c) and (d) above, solely to the extent that such conflicts, breaches, defaults or violations, either individually or in the aggregate, would not reasonably be expected to have a Material Adverse Effect;
(iv) this Amendment constitutes its valid and binding obligation in every respect, enforceable in accordance with its terms, except as the enforceability thereof may be limited by bankruptcy, insolvency or other similar laws of general application affecting the enforcement of creditors rights or by general principles of equity limiting the availability of equitable remedies;
(v) no Default or Event of Default exists under the Credit Agreement, nor will any occur immediately after the execution and delivery of this Amendment or by the performance or observance of any provision hereof; and
(vi) each of the representations and warranties set forth in Article V of the Credit Agreement is true and correct in all material respects (or, with respect to representations and warranties modified by a materiality or Material Adverse Effect standard, in all respects) as of the date hereof, except to the extent that any thereof expressly relate to an earlier date, in which case such representations and warranties shall have been true and correct in all material respects (or, with respect to representations and warranties modified by a materiality or Material Adverse Effect standard, in all respects) as of the date when made.
5.2 Credit Agreement Unaffected. Each reference to the Credit Agreement or in any other Loan Document shall hereafter be construed as a reference to the Credit Agreement as amended hereby. Except as herein otherwise specifically provided, all provisions of the Credit Agreement shall remain in full force and effect and be unaffected hereby. This Amendment is a Loan Document.
5.3 Guarantor Acknowledgment. Each Guarantor, by signing this Amendment:
(i) consents and agrees to and acknowledges the terms of this Amendment;
(ii) acknowledges and agrees that all of the Loan Documents to which such Guarantor is a party or otherwise bound shall continue in full force and effect and that all of such Guarantors obligations thereunder shall be valid and enforceable and shall not be impaired or limited by the execution or effectiveness of this Amendment;
(iii) represents and warrants to the Administrative Agent and the Lenders that all representations and warranties made by such Guarantor and contained in this Amendment or any other Loan Document to which it is a party are true and correct in all material respects on and as of the date hereof to the same extent as though made on and as of the date hereof, except to the extent that any thereof expressly relate to an earlier date; and
(iv) acknowledges and agrees that (A) notwithstanding the conditions to effectiveness set forth in this Amendment, such Guarantor is not required by the terms of the Credit Agreement or any other Loan Document to which such Guarantor is a party to consent to the amendments to the Credit Agreement effected pursuant to this Amendment and (B) nothing in the Credit Agreement, this Amendment or any other Loan Document shall be deemed to require the consent of such Guarantor to any future amendments or modifications to the Credit Agreement.
5.4 Waiver. The Borrower and each Guarantor, by signing below, hereby waives and releases the Administrative Agent and each of the Lenders and their respective Related Parties from any and all claims, offsets, defenses and counterclaims of which the Borrower and any Guarantor is aware, such waiver and release being with full knowledge and understanding of the circumstances and effect thereof and after having consulted legal counsel with respect thereto.
5.5 Entire Agreement. This Amendment, together with the Credit Agreement and the other Loan Documents integrate all the terms and conditions mentioned herein or incidental hereto and supersede all oral representations and negotiations and prior writings with respect to the subject matter hereof.
5.6 Counterparts. This Amendment may be executed in counterparts (and by different parties hereto in different counterparts), each of which shall constitute an original but all of which when taken together shall constitute a single contract. Delivery of an executed counterpart of a signature page of this Amendment by telecopy or e-mail (including in a .pdf format) shall be effective as delivery of a manually executed counterpart of this Amendment.
5.7 Governing Law; Submission to Jurisdiction; Venue; Waiver of Jury Trial. THIS AMENDMENT AND ANY CLAIMS, CONTROVERSY, DISPUTE OR CAUSE OF ACTION (WHETHER IN CONTRACT OR TORT OR OTHERWISE) BASED UPON, ARISING OUT OF OR RELATING TO THIS AMENDMENT AND THE TRANSACTIONS CONTEMPLATED HEREBY SHALL BE GOVERNED BY, AND CONSTRUED IN ACCORDANCE WITH, THE LAW OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK. SECTIONS 10.14 AND 10.15 OF THE CREDIT AGREEMENT ARE HEREBY INCORPORATED BY REFERENCE INTO THIS AMENDMENT AND SHALL APPLY MUTATIS MUTANDIS HERETO.
5.8 Lead Arrangers. Each party hereto agrees that no Arranger (including the Sixth Amendment Arranger) shall have any duties or obligations under any Loan Documents to any Lender or any Loan Party arising from such designation as an Arranger or Sixth Amendment Arranger, as applicable.
5.9 Severability. Any term or provision of this Amendment which is invalid or unenforceable in any jurisdiction shall, as to that jurisdiction, be ineffective to the extent of such invalidity or unenforceability without rendering invalid or unenforceable the remaining terms and provisions of this Amendment or affecting the validity or enforceability of any of the terms or provisions of this Amendment in any other jurisdiction. If any provision of this Amendment is so broad as to be unenforceable, the provision shall be interpreted to be only so broad as would be enforceable.
5.10 No Novation. The parties hereto acknowledge and agree that the amendment of the Credit Agreement pursuant to this Amendment and all other Loan Documents amended and/or executed and delivered in connection herewith shall not constitute a novation of the Credit Agreement and the other Loan Documents as in effect prior to the Sixth Amendment Effective Date.
IN WITNESS WHEREOF, this Amendment has been duly executed and delivered as of the date first above written.
|NN, INC., as the Borrower|
|By:||/s/ Thomas C. Burwell, Jr.|
|Name:||Thomas C. Burwell, Jr.|
|Title:||Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer|
Amendment No. 6 to Amended and Restated Credit Agreement
Acknowledged and agreed to by each of the undersigned Guarantors:
INDUSTRIAL MOLDING CORPORATION
PNC ACQUISITION COMPANY, INC.
PMC USA ACQUISITION COMPANY, INC.
PMC ACQUISITION COMPANY, INC.
NN PRECISION PLASTICS, INC.
CAPROCK MANUFACTURING, INC.
CAPROCK ENCLOSURES, LLC
PRECISION ENGINEERED PRODUCTS HOLDINGS, INC.
PRECISION ENGINEERED PRODUCTS LLC
BRAININ-ADVANCE INDUSTRIES LLC
WAUCONDA TOOL & ENGINEERING LLC
LACEY MANUFACTURING COMPANY, LLC
GENERAL METAL FINISHING LLC
MATRIX I LLC
BOSTON ENDO-SURGICAL TECHNOLOGIES LLC
CONNECTICUT PLASTICS LLC
ADVANCED PRECISION PRODUCTS, INC.
TRIGON INTERNATIONAL LLC
NN LIFE SCIENCES DESIGN & DEVELOPMENT, LLC
NN LIFE SCIENCES VANDALIA, LLC
PMG INTERMEDIATE HOLDING CORPORATION
PMG ACQUISITION CORPORATION
PARAGON MEDICAL, INC.
PARAGON MEDICAL INTERNATIONAL, INC.
PARAGON ACQUISITION CORP.
PLATINUM SURGICAL INSTRUMENTS, INC.
SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA TECHNICAL ARTS, INC.
|By:||/s/ Matthew S. Heiter|
Name: Matthew S. Heiter
Title: Vice President or Secretary, as applicable
Amendment No. 6 to Amended and Restated Credit Agreement
|SUNTRUST BANK, as Administrative Agent|
|By:||/s/ Anika Kirs|
Name: Anika Kirs
Title: Vice President
Amendment No. 6 to Amended and Restated Credit Agreement