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): November 21, 2016
Warner Music Group Corp.
(Exact name of Registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction
New York, New York
|(Address of principal executive offices)||(Zip Code)|
Registrants telephone number, including area code: (212) 275-2000
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|Item 1.01.||Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement.|
Senior Term Loan Credit Agreement Amendment
On November 21, 2016, WMG Acquisition Corp. (Acquisition Corp.), a subsidiary of Warner Music Group Corp., entered into an amendment (the Senior Term Loan Credit Agreement Amendment) to the credit agreement, dated November 1, 2012 (as amended by the amendments dated as of May 9, 2013 and July 13, 2016) (the Senior Term Loan Credit Agreement), among Acquisition Corp., the guarantors party thereto, the lenders party thereto and Credit Suisse AG, as administrative agent, governing Acquisition Corp.s senior secured term loan facility with Credit Suisse AG, as administrative agent, and the other financial institutions and lenders from time to time party thereto. The Senior Term Loan Credit Agreement Amendment has extended the maturity date of the Senior Term Loan Credit Agreement to November 1, 2023, subject, in certain circumstances, to a springing maturity inside the maturity date of certain of Acquisition Corp.s other outstanding indebtedness and increased the principal amount outstanding by $27.5 million to $1,006 million.
|Item 2.03||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 concerning Acquisition Corp.s direct financial obligations under the Senior Term Loan Credit Agreement Amendment is incorporated herein by reference.
|Item 8.01||Other Events|
On November 21, 2016, Acquisition Corp. redeemed 10%, or $27.5 million of its 5.625% Senior Secured Notes due 2022 (the 5.625% Secured Notes). The redemption price was equal to 103% of the principal amount of the 5.625% Secured Notes, plus accrued and unpaid interest to, but not including the redemption date. Following the partial redemption by Acquisition Corp. of the 5.625% Secured Notes, $247,500,000 of the 5.625% Secured Notes remain outstanding.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
|WARNER MUSIC GROUP CORP.|
|BY:||/s/ Paul M. Robinson|
|Paul M. Robinson|
|Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary|
Date: November 21, 2016