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Item 1.01 Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement.
Sixth Amendment to Credit Agreement
On May 3, 2021, SP Holdco I, Inc., a Delaware corporation (“Holdings”), and Surgery Center Holdings, Inc., a Delaware corporation (the “Borrower”) and certain wholly-owned subsidiaries of the Borrower party thereto from time to time, entered into a sixth amendment to credit agreement, dated as of May 3, 2021 (the “Sixth Amendment”), with Jefferies Finance LLC, as administrative agent and collateral agent, and the other financial institutions and lenders party thereto, which amended the credit agreement, originally dated as of August 31, 2017, by and among the Borrower, Holdings, certain wholly-owned subsidiaries of the Borrower party thereto from time to time, Jefferies Finance LLC, as administrative agent and collateral agent, and the other financial institutions party thereto from time to time (as amended prior to May 3, 2021) (the “Credit Agreement”). The Sixth Amendment provides for, among other things, a new tranche of term loans under the Credit Agreement in an aggregate original principal amount of approximately $1,545,304,544 (the “New Term Loans”), which New Term Loans replace or refinance in full all of the existing term loans outstanding under the Credit Agreement (as in effect immediately prior to the Sixth Amendment), all as further set forth in the Sixth Amendment. The New Term Loans mature on August 31, 2026 (or, if at least $185 million of the Borrower’s 6.750% senior unsecured notes due 2025 shall have not either been repaid, repurchased or redeemed or refinanced with indebtedness having a maturity date not earlier than 91 days after August 31, 2026 by no later than April 1, 2025, then April 1, 2025). The New Term Loans shall bear interest at a rate per annum equal to (x) LIBOR plus a margin of 3.75% per annum (LIBOR with respect to the New Term Loans shall be subject to a floor of 0.75%) or (y) an alternate base rate (which will be the highest of (i) the prime rate, (ii) 0.5% per annum above the federal funds effective rate and (iii) one-month LIBOR plus 1.00% per annum (the alternate base rate with respect to the New Term Loans shall be subject to a floor of 1.75%)) plus a margin of 2.75% per annum. The New Term Loans are subject to quarterly amortization in an aggregate original principal amount of approximately 1.0% per annum. Voluntary prepayments of the New Term Loan are permitted, in whole or in part, with prior notice, without premium or penalty (except LIBOR breakage costs and a call premium in the case of certain repricing events within a specified period of time after May 3, 2021, as further set forth in the Sixth Amendment).
Item 2.03 Creation of a Direct Financial Obligation or an Obligation under an Off-Balance Sheet Arrangement of a Registrant.
The information set forth, or incorporated by reference, in Item 1.01 above with respect to the Sixth Amendment is hereby incorporated by reference into this Item 2.03, insofar as it relates to the information required to be disclosed under this Item 2.03.
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.
|10.1||Sixth Amendment to the Credit Agreement, dated as of May 3, 2021, by and among SP Holdco I, Inc., Surgery Center Holdings, Inc., the other Guarantors party thereto Jefferies Finance LLC and the other lenders party thereto.|
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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: May 5, 2021||SURGERY PARTNERS, INC.|
|By:||/s/ Thomas F. Cowhey|
|Thomas F. Cowhey|
|Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer|