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UNITED STATES

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

Washington, D.C. 20549

 

FORM 8-K

 

CURRENT REPORT

 

Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

 

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): October 19, 2020

 

HAYNES INTERNATIONAL, INC.

(Exact name of registrant as specified in

its charter)

 

Delaware   001-33288   06-1185400

(State or other jurisdiction of

incorporation or organization)

 

(Commission File

Number)

 

(I.R.S. Employer

Identification No.)

 

1020 West Park Avenue

Kokomo, Indiana

  46904-9013
(Address of principal executive offices)   (Zip Code)

 

Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (765) 456-6000

 

Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:

 

Tile of each class Trading Symbol Name of each exchange on which registered
Common Stock, par value $.001 per share HAYN NASDAQ Global Market

 

Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions:

 

¨ Written communications pursuant to Rule 425 under the Securities Act (17 CFR 230.425)

 

¨ Soliciting material pursuant to Rule 14a-12 under the Exchange Act (17CFR240.14a-12)

 

¨ Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 14d-2(b) under the Exchange Act (17CFR240.14d-2(b))

 

¨ Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 13e-4(c) under the Exchange Act (17CFR240.13e-4(c))

 

Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (§230.405 of this chapter) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (§240.12b-2 of this chapter).

 

Emerging growth company ¨

 

If an emerging growth company, indicate by check mark if the registrant has elected not to use the extended transition period for complying with any new or revised financial accounting standards provided pursuant to Section 13(a) of the Exchange Act. ¨

 

 

 

 

 

 

Item 1.01. Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement

 

On October 19, 2020, the Company and JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A. entered into a Credit Agreement (the “Credit Agreement”) and related Pledge and Security Agreement with certain other lenders (the “Security Agreement”, and, together with the Credit Agreement, the “Credit Documents”). The Credit Documents replaced the Third Amended and Restated Loan and Security Agreement and related agreements, dated as of July 14, 2011, as amended, previously entered into between the Company and Wells Fargo Capital Finance, LLC with certain other lenders (the “Previous Facility”). The Credit Agreement provides for revolving loans in the maximum amount of $100.0 million, subject to a borrowing base and certain reserves. The Credit Agreement permits an increase in the maximum revolving loan amount from $100.0 million up to an aggregate amount of $170.0 million at the request of the borrower if certain conditions are met. Borrowings under the revolving credit facility bear interest, at the Company’s option, at either JPMorgan’s “prime rate”, plus 1.25% - 1.75% per annum, or the adjusted Eurodollar rate used by the lender, plus 2.25% - 2.75% per annum (with a LIBOR floor of 0.5%).

 

The Company must pay monthly, in arrears, a commitment fee of 0.425% per annum on the unused amount of the revolving credit facility total commitment. For letters of credit, the Company must pay a fronting fee of 0.125% per annum as well as customary fees for issuance, amendments and processing.

 

The Company is subject to certain covenants as to fixed charge coverage ratios and other customary covenants, including covenants restricting the incurrence of indebtedness, the granting of liens and the sale of assets. The covenant pertaining to fixed charge coverage ratios is only effective in the event the amount of excess availability under the revolver is less than the greater of (i) 12.5% of the maximum credit revolving loan amount and (ii) $12.5 million. The Company is permitted to pay dividends and repurchase common stock if certain financial metrics are met. The Company may pay quarterly cash dividends up to $3.5 million per fiscal quarter so long as the Company is not in default under the Credit Documents.

 

Borrowings under the Credit Agreement are collateralized by a pledge of substantially all of the U.S. assets of the Company, including the equity interests in its U.S. subsidiaries, but excluding the four-high Steckel rolling mill and related assets, which are pledged to Titanium Metals Corporation (“TIMET”) to secure the performance of the Company’s obligations under a Conversion Services Agreement with TIMET (see discussion of TIMET at Note 16 in the Company’s Notes to Consolidated Financial Statements in its Annual Report on Form 10-K). Borrowings under the Credit Agreement are also secured by a pledge of a 100% equity interest in each of the Company’s direct foreign subsidiaries.

 

The above is a summary of the terms of the Credit Documents and is qualified in its entirety by reference to the Credit Agreement, a copy of which has been filed as Exhibit 10.1 to this Form 8-K.

 

Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits

 

(d)            Exhibits

 

10.1Credit Agreement, dated as of October 19, 2020, by and between the Company, JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A. and certain other lenders.
104Cover Page Interactive Data File (formatted in Inline XBRL and contained in Exhibit 101)

 

 

SIGNATURES

 

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.

 

 

Haynes International, Inc.

   
   
Date: October 20, 2020 By: /s/ Janice Gunst
  Janice Gunst
  Vice President – General Counsel