LIVN LivaNova

Filed: 24 Feb 21, 9:44pm




Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): February 24, 2021

LivaNova PLC
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in its Charter)
England and Wales001-3759998-1268150
(State or Other Jurisdiction
of Incorporation)
File Number)
(IRS Employer
Identification No.)

20 Eastbourne Terrace
London, W2 6LG
United Kingdom
(Address of Principal Executive Offices)

+44 20 33250660
(Registrant’s Telephone Number, Including Area Code)

(Former Name or Former Address, if Changed Since Last Report)

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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
Title of each classTrading Symbol(s)Name on each exchange on which registered
Ordinary Shares - £1.00 par value per shareLIVNNASDAQ Global Market

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Item 1.01 Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement

Amendment to Senior Secured Term Loan Facility

On February 24, 2021 LivaNova USA, Inc., as borrower (in such capacity, the “Borrower”), and LivaNova PLC, as holdings (in such capacity, “Holdings”), entered into an amendment (the “Amendment”) to the credit agreement, dated June 10, 2020 (the “Credit Agreement” and, as amended, the “Amended Credit Agreement”) with Ares Capital Corporation, as administrative agent and collateral agent (the “Agent”), and the other lenders from time to time parties thereto (the “Lenders”).

Pursuant to the Amendment, the definition of “Consolidated EBITDA” is amended to add back a non-cash reserve or accrual in an amount not to exceed $43,000,000 as a loss contingency liability as required under GAAP in connection with the clean-up of a hazardous waste storage site and contaminated areas located in Saluggia, Italy, solely in the case of the periods ending December 31, 2020, March 31, 2021, June 30, 2021 and September 30, 2021.

The Amendment also provides for LivaNova, Inc. and CardiacAssist, Inc., subsidiaries of LivaNova USA, Inc., to be additional borrowers under the Credit Agreement and for ACF Finco I LP to replace Ares Capital Corporation as
administrative agent and collateral agent to the Credit Agreement.

The Amended Credit Agreement is governed by New York law.

The foregoing is a summary only and does not purport to be a complete description of all of the terms, provisions, covenants, and agreements contained in the Amended Credit Agreement, and is subject to and qualified in its entirety by reference to the full text of the Amended Credit Agreement, which is filed as Exhibit 10.1 hereto.

Item 2.03 Creation of a Direct Financial Obligation or an Obligation under an Off Balance Sheet Arrangement of a Registrant.

The information set forth under Item 1.01 above is incorporated by reference into this Item 2.03.

Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits

(d) 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.
LivaNova PLC
Date: February 24, 2021
By:/s/ Keyna Skeffington
Name: Keyna Skeffington
Title: Senior Vice President & General Counsel