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): December 11, 2018
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 December 11, 2018, Prime World International Holdings Ltd. (“Prime World”), a wholly owned subsidiary of Applied Optoelectronics, Inc. entered into a one-year credit facility totaling NT$150 million (the “Credit Facility”) with CTBC Bank Co., Ltd. (the “Bank”). Borrowing under the Credit Facility will be used for short-term working capital.
Prime World may draw upon the Credit Facility from December 11, 2018 until October 31, 2019. The term of each draw shall be up to 120 days. Under the Credit Facility borrowing in New Taiwan Dollars will bear interest at a rate equal to the Bank’s Enterprise Swap Index Rate plus 1.2%; for all foreign currency borrowing interest will bear at a rate equal to the Bank’s Cost of Fund lending rate plus 1.2%. As of the execution of the Credit Facility, the Bank’s Enterprise Swap Index Rate and Cost of Funds lending rate is 0.69% and 3.40% respectively. At the end of the draw term, Prime World will make payment for all principal and accrued interest.
The agreements for the Credit Facility contain representations and warranties, and events of default applicable to Prime World that are customary for agreements of this type.
The foregoing description of the Credit Facility does not purport to be a complete statement of the parties’ rights and obligations under the Credit Facility and is qualified in its entirety by reference to the translation of the full text of the Individually Negotiated Terms and Conditions, Approval Notice, General Agreement for Omnibus Credit Lines and Promissory Note which are attached as Exhibits 10.1 through 10.4 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 Financing Agreements is incorporated by reference herein and made a part hereof.
|Item 9.01||Financial Statements and Exhibits.|
|10.1||Translation of Agreement for Individually Negotiated Terms and Conditions between, Prime World International Holdings, Ltd., and CTBC Bank, Ltd.|
|10.2||Translation of Approval Notice between, Prime World International Holdings, Ltd., and CTBC Bank, Ltd.|
|10.3||Translation of General Agreement for Omnibus Credit Lines between, Prime World International Holdings, Ltd., and CTBC Bank, Ltd.|
|10.4||Translation of Promissory Note between, Prime World International Holdings, Ltd., and CTBC Bank, Ltd.|
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.
|Applied Optoelectronics, Inc.|
|By: /s/ DAVID C. KUO|
|David C. Kuo|
|General Counsel and Vice President|
|Date: December 17, 2018|