HCMC Healthier Choices Management
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):December 31, 2018
HEALTHIER CHOICES MANAGEMENT CORP.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
|(State or Other Jurisdiction||(Commission File Number)||(I.R.S. Employer|
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3800 N. 28th Way, #1
Hollywood, Florida 33020
(Address of Principal Executive Office) (Zip Code)
(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)
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Item 1.01 Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement.
On December 31, 2018, two subsidiaries of Healthier Choices Management Corp. (the “Company”), Healthy Choice Markets 2, LLC, a Florida limited liability company (“HCM2” and a “Borrower”), The Vitamin Store, LLC, a Florida limited liability company (“TVS” and a “Borrower”) entered into a Term Loan Credit Agreement (the “Credit Agreement”) with Professional Bank, a Florida banking corporation (the “Bank”). In connection with the Credit Agreement, the Borrowers issued a Term Note (the “Term Note”) in the principal amount of $1,400,000 in favor of the Bank. The Term Note bears interest at a rate equal to two (2%) percentage points in excess of that rate shown in the Wall Street Journal as the prime rate, adjusted annually. The proceeds of the Term Note are to be used for acquisitions and for general working capital requirements.
The Credit Agreement contains a customary financial covenant for a minimum debt service coverage ratio of 1.25 to 1.0. The Credit Agreement also contains various affirmative and negative covenants, such as the delivery of financial statements, tax authority compliance, maintenance of property, limitations on additional debt and other standard clauses. The Credit Agreement has a maturity of five years. In addition, the Credit Agreement provides for monthly payments of $22,333, and mandatory prepayments with a portion of excess cash flow.
The obligations under the Credit Agreement and the Term Note are guaranteed by the Company and its wholly owned subsidiary, Healthy U Wholesale, Inc.
The foregoing descriptions of the Credit Agreement and the Term Note are qualified in their entirety by reference to Exhibits 10.1 and 10.2, respectively, 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 set forth above under Item 1.01 of this Current Report on Form 8-K is hereby incorporated into this Item 2.03 by reference.
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.
|HEALTHIER CHOICES MANAGEMENT CORP.|
|Date: January 7, 2019||By:||/s/ Jeffrey Holman|
Chief Executive Officer