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): April 30, 2018
THE GEO GROUP, INC.
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in its Charter)
(State or Other Jurisdiction
|(Commission File Number)|| |
|621 NW 53rd Street, Suite 700, Boca Raton, Florida||33487|
|(Address of Principal Executive Offices)||(Zip Code)|
Registrants telephone number, including area code (561) 893-0101
(Former Name or Former Address, if Changed Since Last Report)
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|Section 1||Registrants Business and Operations|
|Item 1.01.||Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement.|
On April 30, 2018, The GEO Group, Inc. (GEO or the Company) entered into that certain Amendment No.1 to Third Amended and Restated Credit Agreement (the Amendment) by and among the Refinancing Lenders party thereto, the other lenders party thereto, GEO and GEO Corrections Holdings, Inc. and BNP Paribas, as Administrative Agent. The Amendment, among other things, provides for the refinancing of all of GEOs existing senior secured term loans with refinancing term loans in the aggregate principal amount of $792.0 million (Refinancing Term Loans) and makes certain other modifications to GEOs senior secured credit agreement. The interest rate applicable to the Refinancing Term Loans is equal to LIBOR plus 2.00% (with a LIBOR floor of 0.75%).
The foregoing summary is qualified in its entirety by reference to the Amendment, a copy of which is filed with this report as Exhibit 10.1 and is incorporated herein by reference. Capitalized terms used in the foregoing summary and not defined are defined in the Amendment.
|Section 2||Financial Information|
|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 above is incorporated herein by reference.
|Section 9||Financial Statements and Exhibits|
|Item 9.01.||Financial Statements and Exhibits.|
|10.1||Amendment No. 1 to the Third Amendment and Restated Credit Agreement, dated as of April 30, 2018, by and among The GEO Group, Inc., GEO Corrections Holdings, Inc., BNP Paribas, as administrative agent for the lenders, the refinancing lenders party thereto and each other lender party thereto.|
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.
|THE GEO GROUP, INC.|
|May 4, 2018||By:||/s/ Brian R. Evans|
|Date||Brian R. Evans|
|Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer|
|(Principal Financial Officer)|