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): November 1, 2018
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
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Item 1.01 Entry Into a Material Definitive Agreement.
On October 30, 2018, AMETEK, Inc. (the Company) along with certain of its foreign subsidiaries amended and restated its credit agreement dated as of September 22, 2011, as amended and restated as of March 10, 2016 (the Credit Agreement), with the lenders from time to time party thereto, JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A., as Administrative Agent and Bank of America, N.A., PNC Bank, National Association, SunTrust Bank and Wells Fargo Bank, National Association, as Co-Syndication Agents. The Credit Agreement amends and restates the Companys existing $850 million revolving credit facility, which was due to expire in March 2021. The Credit Agreement consists of a five-year revolving credit facility in an aggregate principal amount of $1.5 billion with a final maturity date in October 2023. The revolving credit facility total borrowing capacity excludes an accordion feature that permits the Company to request up to an additional $500 million in revolving credit commitments at any time during the life of the Credit Agreement under certain conditions. The Credit Agreement places certain restrictions on allowable additional indebtedness.
This description of the Credit Agreement is a summary only and is qualified in its entirety by the terms of the Credit Agreement. For further details, see Note 12 to the Consolidated Financial Statements included in Part I, Item 1 of the Companys Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q Q filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) on November 2, 2018. The Credit Agreement was filed as Exhibit 10.4 to the Companys Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q filed with the SEC on November 2, 2018 and is incorporated herein by reference.
Item 2.02 Results of Operations and Financial Condition.
On November 1, 2018, the Company issued a press release announcing its financial results for the three and nine months ended September 30, 2018. A copy of the release is furnished as Exhibit 99.1 and incorporated by reference herein. This Current Report on Form 8-K and the press release attached hereto are being furnished pursuant to Item 2.02 of Form 8-K.
The information shall not be deemed filed for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the Exchange Act), or otherwise subject to the liabilities under that Section and shall not be deemed to be incorporated by reference into any filing by the Company under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, or the Exchange Act, except as shall be expressly set forth by specific reference in such a filing.
Item 2.03 Creation of a Direct Financial Obligation or an Obligation Under Off-Balance Sheet Arrangement of a Registrant.
The information set forth in Item 1.01 is incorporated herein by reference.
Item 8.01 Other Events.
On November 1, 2018, the Company issued a press release announcing it has acquired Telular Corporation and Forza Silicon Corporation. A copy of the release is furnished as Exhibit 99.2 to this Current Report on Form 8-K.
On November 1, 2018, the Company issued a press release announcing it has amended its revolving credit facility. A copy of the release is furnished as Exhibit 99.3 to this Current Report on Form 8-K.
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.
|99.1||Press release, dated November 1, 2018, AMETEK Announces Third Quarter Results and Raises 2018 Guidance|
|99.2||Press release, dated November 1, 2018, AMETEK Completes Two Acquisitions|
|99.3||Press release, dated November 1, 2018, AMETEK Announces Amended Revolving Credit Facility|
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.
|November 2, 2018||By:||/s/ THOMAS M. MONTGOMERY|
|Name: Thomas M. Montgomery|
|Title: Senior Vice President Comptroller|