U.S. 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): July 27, 2021
ADVANCED EMISSIONS SOLUTIONS, INC.
(Name of registrant as specified in its charter)
|Delaware|| ||001-37822|| ||27-5472457|
|(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation)|| ||(Commission File Number)|| ||(I.R.S. Employer Identification Number)|
8051 E. Maplewood Avenue, Suite 210, Greenwood Village, CO
|(Address of principal executive offices) || ||(Zip Code)|
Registrant's telephone number, including area code: (720) 598-3500
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
|Class|| ||Trading Symbol||Name of each exchange on which registered|
|Common stock, par value $0.001 per share|| ||ADES||NASDAQ Global Market|
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 July 29, 2021, Advanced Emissions Solutions, Inc. (the "Company"), a Delaware corporation, ADA-ES, Inc., a Colorado corporation and wholly-owned subsidiary of the Company, and BOK, NA dba Bank of Oklahoma (the "Lender"), entered into the Sixteenth Amendment (the "Sixteenth Amendment") to the 2013 Loan and Security Agreement (the "Line of Credit").
The Sixteenth Amendment amends certain terms and conditions related to collateral securing the Line of Credit.
The foregoing description of the Sixteenth Amendment does not purport to be complete and is qualified in its entirety by reference to the full text of the Sixteenth Amendment, which is filed as Exhibit 10.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K.
|Item 1.02||Termination of a Material Definitive Agreement|
As previously reported in the Current Report on Form 8-K dated April 22, 2020 by the Company, on April 21, 2020, the Company entered into a loan (the "PPP Loan") evidenced by a promissory note, under the Paycheck Protection Program sponsored by the U.S. Small Business Administration ("SBA") through the Lender providing for $3.3 million in proceeds, which amount was funded to the Company on April 21, 2020. The PPP Loan was made pursuant to the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (the "CARES Act") and is administered by the SBA.
On July 27, 2021, the Company received formal notification in the form of a letter dated July 19, 2021 from the Lender that the SBA approved the Company’s PPP Loan forgiveness application for the Company’s Loan in the amount of $3.3 million (including accrued interest).
|Item 9.01||Financial Statements and Exhibits.|
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the Registrant duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
Date: July 29, 2021
| ||Advanced Emissions Solutions, Inc.|
| ||/s/ Greg Marken|
| ||Greg Marken|
| ||Interim Chief Executive Officer|