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 31, 2013
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
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|12325 Emmet Street|
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Item 1.01. Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement.
On August 2, 2013 (the “Effective Date”), Transgenomic, Inc. (“Transgenomic”) entered into an amendment (the “Amendment”) to its Loan and Security Agreement, dated March 13, 2013, with Third Security, LLC and its affiliates (the “Lenders”) for a revolving line of credit and a term loan (the “Loan Agreement”). The Amendment, which became effective as of June 30, 2013, reduces Transgenomic’s future minimum revenue covenants under the Loan Agreement.
The foregoing description of the Amendment does not purport to be a complete description of all terms of the Amendment and is qualified in its entirety by reference to the full text of the Amendment, a copy of which is filed as an exhibit to this Current Report on Form 8-K.
Item 2.03. Creation of a Direct Financial Obligation or an Obligation under an Off-Balance Sheet Arrangement of a Registrant.
The information disclosed in Item 1.01 above is incorporated herein by reference.
Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.
|10.1||First Amendment to Loan and Security Agreement among Transgenomic, Inc., Third Security Senior Staff 2008 LLC, as administrative agent and a lender, and the other lenders party thereto, dated August 2, 2013|
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.
|August 6, 2013|
|By:||/s/ MARK P. COLONNESE|
|Mark P. Colonnese|
|Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer|