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Form 8-K for TRANSDIGM GROUP INC


1-Jul-2013

Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement, Creation of a Direct Financial Ob


Item 1.01. Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement.

TransDigm Inc. ("TransDigm"), a wholly-owned subsidiary of TransDigm Group Incorporated ("TD Group"), formed a new subsidiary, Whippany Actuation Systems, LLC ("Whippany"), to consummate the previously-announced acquisition (the "Acquisition") of certain assets of GE Aviation's Electromechanical Actuation Division, for a total purchase price of approximately $150 million in cash, subject to post-closing adjustments. Whippany, located in Whippany, New Jersey, manufactures proprietary, highly engineered aerospace electromechanical motion control subsystems for civil and military applications, with product offerings including control electronics, motors, high power mechanical transmissions and actuators.

Sixth Supplemental Indenture

In accordance with the terms of that certain Indenture, dated as of December 14, 2010, by and among TransDigm, TD Group, the subsidiary guarantors named therein and The Bank of New York Mellon Trust Company, N.A., as trustee (the "Trustee"), as supplemented by the First Supplemental Indenture thereto, dated as of September 22, 2011, the Second Supplemental Indenture thereto, dated as of December 9, 2011, the Third Supplemental Indenture thereto, dated as of February 15, 2012, the Fourth Supplemental Indenture thereto, dated as of September 14, 2012, and the Fifth Supplemental Indenture thereto, dated as of June 5, 2013 (collectively, the "2018 Notes Indenture"), TransDigm, TD Group, Whippany, certain other direct and indirect subsidiaries of TransDigm named therein and the Trustee entered into a Sixth Supplemental Indenture to the 2018 Notes Indenture, dated as of June 26, 2013 (the "Sixth Supplemental Indenture"). Pursuant to the terms of the Sixth Supplemental Indenture, Whippany agreed to, among other things, guarantee all of the indebtedness of TransDigm outstanding under the 2018 Notes Indenture.

Second Supplemental Indenture

In addition, in accordance with the terms of that certain Indenture, dated as of October 15, 2012, by and among TransDigm, TD Group, the subsidiary guarantors named therein and the Trustee (the "2020 Notes Indenture"), as supplemented by the First Supplemental Indenture thereto, dated as of June 5, 2013 (together, the "2020 Notes Indenture"), TransDigm, TD Group, Whippany, certain other direct and indirect subsidiaries of TransDigm named therein and the Trustee entered into a Second Supplemental Indenture to the 2020 Notes Indenture, dated as of June 26, 2013 (the "Second Supplemental Indenture," together with the Sixth Supplemental Indenture, the "Supplemental Indentures"). Pursuant to the terms of the Second Supplemental Indenture, Whippany agreed to, among other things, guarantee all of the indebtedness of TransDigm outstanding under the 2020 Notes Indenture.

Joinder Agreements

On June 26, 2013, in accordance with the terms of the Amended and Restated Credit Agreement, dated as of February 28, 2013 (the "Senior Secured Credit Facility"), among TransDigm, TD Group, the subsidiaries of TransDigm named therein, Credit Suisse AG and the other agents and lenders named therein, Whippany and Credit Suisse AG entered into a Joinder Agreement to the Senior Secured Credit Facility and Supplement No. 2 to the Guarantee and Collateral Agreement (as defined below) (collectively, the "Joinder Agreements"). Pursuant to the terms of the Joinder Agreements, Whippany has agreed that it will be deemed to be a "Loan Party" and a "Subsidiary Guarantor" for all purposes under the Senior Secured Credit Facility and a "Grantor" and "Subsidiary Guarantor" under the Guarantee and Collateral Agreement, dated as of June 23, 2006, as amended and restated as of December 6, 2010, as further amended and restated as of February 14, 2011 and as further amended and restated as of February 28, 2013 (as so amended and restated, the "Guarantee and Collateral Agreement"), among TransDigm, TD Group, the subsidiaries of TransDigm named therein and Credit Suisse AG, as administrative agent and collateral agent.

The lenders and the agents (and each of their respective subsidiaries or affiliates) of the Senior Secured Credit Facility have in the past provided, and may in the future provide, investment banking, cash management, underwriting, lending, commercial banking, trust, leasing services, foreign exchange and other advisory services to, or engage in transactions with, TransDigm and TD Group and their respective subsidiaries or affiliates. These parties have received, and may in the future receive, customary compensation from TransDigm and TD Group and their respective subsidiaries or affiliates for such services.


The above summaries of the Supplemental Indentures and the Joinder Agreements are qualified in their entirety by reference to the Supplemental Indentures and the Joinder Agreements, which are attached hereto as Exhibits 4.1, 4.2, 10.1 and 10.2, respectively, and are incorporated herein by reference.



Item 2.03. Creation of a Direct Financial Obligation.

The information set forth in Item 1.01 is incorporated herein by reference into this Item 2.03.



Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.

(d) Exhibits

4.1 Sixth Supplemental Indenture to the Indenture dated as of December 14, 2010, dated as of June 26, 2013, among TransDigm Inc., TransDigm Group Incorporated, the guarantors listed on the signature pages thereto and The Bank of New York Mellon Trust Company, N.A., as trustee.

4.2 Second Supplemental Indenture to the Indenture dated as of October 15, 2012, dated as of June 26, 2013, among TransDigm Inc., TransDigm Group Incorporated, the guarantors listed on the signature pages thereto and The Bank of New York Mellon Trust Company, N.A., as trustee.

10.1    Joinder Agreement, dated as of June 26, 2013, between Whippany Actuation
        Systems, LLC and Credit Suisse AG, as agent, to the Amended and Restated
        Credit Agreement, dated as of February 28, 2013.

10.2    Supplement No. 2, dated as of June 26, 2013, between Whippany Actuation
        Systems, LLC and Credit Suisse AG, as agent, to the Guarantee and
        Collateral Agreement, dated as of June 23, 2006, as amended and restated.


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