SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549
CURRENT REPORT PURSUANT
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SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported) July 30, 2021
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Item 1.01 Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement.
On July 30, 2021, Avnet, Inc. (the “Company”) and Avnet Receivables Corporation, a wholly owned subsidiary of the Company (“ARC”), entered into Amendment No. 3 to the Fourth Amended and Restated Receivables Purchase Agreement, dated August 16, 2018, as amended, with Wells Fargo Bank, N.A., as agent, and the financial institutions and companies party thereto (the “RPA Amendment”), relating to the Company’s trade accounts receivable securitization program (the “Securitization Program”), which was due to expire on July 30, 2021. Under the terms of the RPA Amendment, the term of the Securitization Program was extended to August 31, 2021. The other provisions of the Securitization Program remain unchanged. The Company and ARC expect to renew the Securitization Program on or prior to the extended expiration date, and the Company and ARC expect the renewal to be on substantially similar terms to those of the existing Securitization Program.
The description of the RPA Amendment set forth above is only a summary of its material terms and does not purport to be complete, and is qualified in its entirety by reference to the full and complete terms contained in the RPA Amendment. Some or all of the parties to the RPA Amendment, or their affiliates, have in the past provided investment or commercial banking services to the Company and its affiliates for which they received customary fees and expenses and they may provide similar services in the future.
Item 2.03 Creation of a Direct Financial Obligation or an Obligation under an Off-Balance Sheet Arrangement of a Registrant.
The disclosure required hereunder is provided under Item 1.01 above relating to the Securitization Program and is incorporated herein by reference.
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.
Date: August 5, 2021
/s/ Thomas Liguori
Name: Thomas Liguori
Title: Chief Financial Officer