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): February 1, 2019
Applied Optoelectronics, Inc.
(Exact name of Registrant as specified in its charter)
|(State or incorporation)||(Commission File Number)||(I.R.S. Employer Identification No.)|
13139 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 February 1, 2019, Applied Optoelectronics, Inc. (the “Company”) executed a Second Amendment to Loan Agreement, with Branch Banking and Trust Company (the “Lender”).
The original loan agreement with the Lender, executed on September 28, 2017, and a first amendment to the original loan agreement, executed on March 30, 2018, provided the Company with a three-year $60 million line of credit; a $26 million five-year capital expenditure loan (the “CapEx Loan”) and a $21.5 million seventy-month real estate term loan for the Company’s plant and facilities in Sugar Land, Texas.
The Second Amendment to Loan Agreement extends the CapEx Loan end date from March 30, 2019 to September 30, 2019, requires the Company to provide to the Lender monthly financial statements and revises certain financial covenants.
The foregoing description of the Second Amendment to Loan Agreement does not purport to be a complete statement of the parties’ rights and obligations under the Second Amendment to Loan Agreement and is qualified in its entirety by reference to the full text of the Second Amendment to Loan Agreement, dated February 1, 2019, copies of which are attached as Exhibit 10.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K and incorporated by reference herein.
|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 of this Current Report on Form 8-K with respect to the Credit Facility is incorporated by reference herein and made a part hereof.
|Item 9.01||Financial Statements and Exhibits.|
|10.1||Second Amendment to Loan Agreement, dated February 1, 2019, between Applied Optoelectronics, Inc. and Branch Banking and Trust Company.|
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.
|Date: February 7, 2019||APPLIED OPTOELECTRONICS, INC.|
|By: /s/ David C. Kuo|
|David C. Kuo|
|General Counsel and Secretary|