Lifetime Brands (LCUT)

Filed: 29 Dec 21, 5:17pm

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 28, 2021

Lifetime Brands, Inc.
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Its Charter)
(State or Other Jurisdiction
of Incorporation)
File Number)
(IRS Employer
Identification No.)

1000 Stewart Avenue, Garden City, New York 11530
(Address of Principal Executive Offices) (Zip Code)
(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
Name of each exchange
on which registered
Common Stock, $0.01 par valueLCUTThe NASDAQ Global Select Market
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Item 1.01 Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement

On December 28, 2021, Lifetime Brands, Inc. (the “Company”) entered into Amendment No. 1 (the “Amendment”) to amend that certain Credit Agreement, dated as of March 2, 2018, by and among the Company, the other Borrowers and other Loan Parties party thereto, the Lenders party thereto (each as defined therein), and JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A., as administrative agent (the “ABL Credit Agreement”), to, among other things, make certain changes with respect to the interest rate benchmarks (the “Benchmarks”) used to calculate the rate at which interest accrues on the loans, commitments, and/or other extensions of credit under the ABL Credit Agreement. Specifically, the Amendment provides a mechanism for determining an alternative rate of interest upon the occurrence of certain events relating to the availability of LIBOR and/or other applicable Benchmarks provided for in the ABL Credit Agreement.
The foregoing description of the terms and conditions of the Amendment does not purport to be complete and is qualified in its entirety by reference to the full text of the Amendment, which is attached hereto as Exhibit 10.1 and incorporated herein by reference.

Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.

(d) Exhibits.

See the Exhibit Index below, which is incorporated by reference herein.


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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.
Lifetime Brands, Inc.
By:/s/ Laurence Winoker
Laurence Winoker
Senior Vice President – Finance, Treasurer and Chief Financial Officer
Date: December 29, 2021