FRGI Fiesta Restaurant
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 1, 2021
Fiesta Restaurant Group, Inc.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction
(Commission File Number)
|14800 Landmark Boulevard, Suite 500, Dallas, Texas||75254|
|(Address of principal executive offices)||(Zip Code)|
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code (972) 702-9300
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report.)
Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
Title of Each Class
|Trading Symbol||Name of Each Exchange on Which Registered|
|Common Stock, par value $0.01 per share||FRGI||The NASDAQ Global Select Market|
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ITEM 1.01. ENTRY INTO A MATERIAL DEFINITIVE AGREEMENT.
On July 1, 2021, Fiesta Restaurant Group, Inc. (“Fiesta”) entered into a Stock Purchase Agreement (the “Purchase Agreement”) with YTC Enterprises, LLC (the “Buyer”) and Yadav Enterprises, Inc. pursuant to which Fiesta has agreed to sell the Taco Cabana® restaurant brand to Buyer through the sale of all of the outstanding capital stock of Taco Cabana, Inc., the parent company of the Taco Cabana business (the “Transaction”), for a cash purchase price of $85 million, subject to reduction for (i) closing adjustments of approximately $4.55 million related to maintenance and repair work at the Taco Cabana restaurants and landscaping restoration as a result of Winter Storm Uri, and (ii) certain other working capital adjustments as set forth in the Purchase Agreement. Fiesta expects to use the net proceeds of the Transaction to full repay Fiesta’s outstanding term loan borrowings of approximately $74.6 million under its senior credit facility and to pay Transaction fees and a loan prepayment premium of approximately $4.6 million. The Purchase Agreement contains certain representations and warranties, covenants and indemnities as specified therein, including such provisions as are customary for a transaction of this nature. The Transaction is subject to customary closing conditions as set forth in the Purchase Agreement.
The foregoing description of the Purchase Agreement does not purport to be complete and is qualified in its entirety by reference to the Purchase Agreement, which is attached hereto as Exhibit 2.1 and is incorporated by reference herein.
ITEM 9.01. FINANCIAL STATEMENTS AND EXHIBITS.
|2.1||Stock Purchase Agreement dated as of July 1, 2021 among Fiesta Restaurant Group, Inc., YTC Enterprises, LLC and Yadav Enterprises, Inc.|
|104||Cover Page Interactive Data File (formatted as Inline XBRL)|
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.
FIESTA RESTAURANT GROUP, INC.
Date: July 7, 2021
|By:||/s/ Louis DiPietro|
|Title:||Senior Vice President,|
Chief Legal and People Officer,
General Counsel and Secretary