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): June 1, 2021
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
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2811 Airpark Drive
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Entry into Material Definitive Agreement.
On June 1, 2021, Landec Corporation (the “Company”) and Curation Foods, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of the Company (“Curation Foods”) entered into and closed a Share Purchase Agreement (the “Purchase Agreement”) with Newell Capital Corporation and Newell Brothers Investment 2 Corp., as Purchasers (the “Purchasers”) and Windset Holdings 2010 Ltd. (“Windset”), pursuant to which Curation Foods sold all of its equity interests of Windset to the Purchasers in exchange for an aggregate purchase price of $45.1 million (the “Sale”). Pursuant to the terms of the Purchase Agreement, Curation Foods also retained certain rights to additional purchase price consideration in the event of certain transactions or equity issuances involving Windset until September 2022. The Purchase Agreement includes various representations, warranties and covenants of the parties generally customary for a transaction of this nature.
Concurrently consummation of the Sale, the Company used the net proceeds of the Sale of approximately $41.2 million to repay borrowings under the Company’s credit and guaranty agreement, dated December 31, 2020, with Goldman Sachs Specialty Lending Group, L.P. as lender, administrative agent and collateral agent, and certain affiliates of Guggenheim Credit Services, LLC, as lenders.
The foregoing description of the Purchase Agreement is not complete and is qualified in its entirety by reference to the full text of such agreement, which is attached as Exhibit 10.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K and incorporated herein by reference. The representations, warranties and covenants contained in the Purchase Agreement were made only for the purposes of such agreement and as of specific dates, were made solely for the benefit of the parties to the Purchase Agreement and may be intended not as statements of fact, but rather as a way of allocating risk to one of the parties if those statements prove to be inaccurate.
Item 7.01 Regulation FD Disclosure.
On June 1, 2021, the Company issued a press release announcing the Sale, which is attached as Exhibit 99.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K and is incorporated herein by reference.
The disclosure contained in this Item 7.01 and Exhibit 99.1 shall not be deemed “filed” for purposes of Section 18 of the Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the “Exchange Act”), or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that section, nor shall it be deemed incorporated by reference in any filing under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, or the Exchange Act, regardless of any general incorporation language in such filings.
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.
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: June 1, 2021
|By:||/s/ John Morberg|
|Chief Financial Officer|