SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549
Current Report Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the
Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of Earliest Event Reported): June 8, 2018
Tyson Foods, Inc.
(Exact name of Registrant as specified in its charter)
(State of incorporation or organization)
(Commission File Number)
(IRS Employer Identification No.)
2200 West Don Tyson Parkway, Springdale, AR 72762-6999
(Address, including zip code, and telephone number, including area code, of
Registrant’s principal executive offices)
(Former name, former address and former fiscal year, if applicable)
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Item 1.01. Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement.
Amendment No. 4 to Term Loan Agreement
On June 8, 2018, the Company entered into a fourth amendment of an April 7, 2015 term loan agreement by and between the Company and Bank of America, N.A. (the “Term Loan Agreement”) under which Term Loan Agreement the Company borrowed a principal amount of $500 million. This amendment increases the principal amount borrowed by the Company under the Term Loan Agreement to $750 million. Except as modified by the fourth amendment, the terms of the Term Loan Agreement remain the same. Proceeds from the borrowings were used, in part, to fund an acquisition, and for other general corporate purposes.
The foregoing description of the fourth amendment to the Term Loan Agreement is summary in nature and is qualified in its entirety by reference to this amendment, a copy of which is attached hereto as Exhibit 10.1, and incorporated herein by reference.
Item 2.03. Creation of a Direct Financial Obligation or an Obligation under an Off-Balance Sheet Arrangement of a Registrant.
The information provided in Item 1.01 of this Form 8-K is hereby incorporated into this Item 2.03.
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 12, 2018
TYSON FOODS, INC.
/s/ R. Read Hudson
R. Read Hudson
Senior Vice President, Associate General
Counsel and Secretary