KALA Kala Pharmaceuticals
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): May 4, 2021
Kala Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
(Exact Name of Company as Specified in its Charter)
(State or Other Jurisdiction
490 Arsenal Way, Suite 120
(Address of Principal Executive Offices) (Zip Code)
Company’s telephone number, including area code: (781) 996-5252
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Common Stock, $0.001 par value per share
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Item 1.01. Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement.
Loan and Security Agreement
On May 4, 2021 (the “Closing Date”), Kala Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (the “Company”) entered into a Loan and Security Agreement (the “Loan Agreement”) by and among the Company and Oxford Finance LLC, in its capacity as lender (in such capacity, the “Lender”), and in its capacity as collateral agent (in such capacity, the “Agent”), pursuant to which a term loan of up to an aggregate principal amount of $125.0 million is available to the Company, consisting of (i) a tranche A term loan that was disbursed on the Closing Date in the aggregate principal amount of $80.0 million; (ii) a contingent tranche B term loan in the aggregate principal amount of $20.0 million available to the Company through June 30, 2023 and within 90 days of the Company achieving trailing 6-month product revenue equal to or greater than $75.0 million, subject to certain other terms and conditions; and (iii) a contingent tranche C term loan in the aggregate principal amount of $25.0 million available to the Company through December 31, 2023 and within 90 days of the Company achieving trailing 6-month product revenue equal to or greater than $100 million, subject to certain other terms and conditions.
The term loans bear interest at a floating rate equal to the greater of 30-day LIBOR and 0.11%, plus 7.89%. The Loan Agreement provides for interest-only payments until December 1, 2024 if neither the tranche B term loan nor the tranche C term loan are made, and until June 1, 2025 if either the tranche B term loan or the tranche C term loan is made (the “Amortization Date”). The aggregate outstanding principal balance of the term loans are required to be repaid in monthly installments starting on the Amortization Date based on a repayment schedule equal to (i) 18 months if neither the tranche B term loan nor the tranche C term loan is made and (ii) 12 months if either the tranche B term loan or the tranche C term loan is made. All unpaid principal and accrued and unpaid interest with respect to each term loan is due and payable in full on May 1, 2026 (the “Maturity Date”).
The Company paid a facility fee of $400,000 on the Closing Date and has agreed to pay a facility fee of $100,000 upon closing of the tranche B term loan and a $125,000 facility fee upon the closing of the tranche C term loan. The Company will be required to make a final payment fee of 7.00% of the original principal amount of any funded term loan payable on the earlier of (i) the prepayment of the term loan in full or (ii) the Maturity Date. At the Company’s option, the Company may elect to prepay all, but not less than all, of the outstanding loans, subject to a prepayment fee equal to the following percentage of the principal amount being prepaid: 3.00% if an advance is prepaid during the first 12 months following the applicable advance date, 2.00% if an advance is prepaid after 12 months but prior to 24 months following the applicable advance date, and 1.00% if an advance is prepaid any time after 24 months following the applicable advance date but prior to the Maturity Date.
In connection with its entry into the Loan Agreement, the Company granted the Agent a security interest in substantially all of the Company’s personal property owned or later acquired, including intellectual property. The Loan Agreement also contains customary representations and warranties and affirmative and negative covenants, as well as customary events of default. Certain of the customary negative covenants limit the ability of the Company and certain of its subsidiaries, among other things, to incur future debt, grant liens, make investments, make acquisitions, distribute dividends, make certain restricted payments and sell assets, subject in each case to certain exceptions. The failure by the Company to comply with these covenants would result in an event of default under the Loan Agreement and could result in the acceleration of the obligations owed pursuant to the Loan Agreement.
The foregoing description of the Loan Agreement does not purport to be complete and is qualified in its entirety by reference to the full text of the Loan Agreement which is filed as Exhibit 10.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K and incorporated herein by reference.
Item 1.02. Termination of a Material Definitive Agreement.
On May 4, 2021, concurrently with the closing of the Loan Agreement and the initial borrowing of the tranche A loan, the Company utilized substantially all of the proceeds from the tranche A loan, to repay in full all outstanding amounts owed under the Company’s Credit Agreement, dated October 1, 2018, as amended, by and among the Company and Athyrium Opportunities III Acquisition LP as lender and administrative agent (the “2018 Credit Agreement”), and terminated all commitments by the lenders to extend further credit thereunder and all guarantees and security interests granted by the Company to the lenders thereunder. In connection with the termination of the 2018 Credit Agreement, the Company paid to the lenders a prepayment premium of $2.25 million and an exit fee of $750,000.
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 is incorporated herein by reference
Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.
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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.
KALA PHARMACEUTICALS, INC.
Date: May 5, 2021
/s/ Eric L. Trachtenberg
Name: Eric L. Trachtenberg
Title: General Counsel, Chief Compliance Officer & Corporate Secretary