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Form 8-K for WESTINGHOUSE AIR BRAKE TECHNOLOGIES CORP


20-Dec-2013

Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement, Termination


Item 1.01. Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement.

On December 19, 2013, Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies Corporation (the "Company"), and certain other subsidiaries of the Company entered into an amended and restated $800.0 million revolving credit facility (the "Revolving Credit Facility"), which includes a letter of credit sub-facility of up to $125.0 million and a swing line sub facility of $30.0 million, pursuant to the terms and conditions of a First Amended and Restated Refinancing Credit Agreement, dated as of December 19, 2013 (the "Credit Agreement"), by and among the Company, Wabtec Cooperatief UA, as borrowers, certain subsidiaries of the Company as guarantors and the lenders party thereto and PNC Bank, National Association, as Administrative Agent, PNC Capital Markets LLC and J.P. Morgan Securities LLC, as Joint Lead Arrangers and Joint Bookrunners, JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A., as Syndication Agent, and Citizens Bank of Pennsylvania, Bank of America, N.A., Branch Banking and Trust Company and The Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ, LTD., as Co-Documentation Agents. The Revolving Credit Facility contains an accordion feature allowing the Company to request increases to the borrowing commitments under the Revolving Credit Facility of up to $400.0 million in the aggregate.

The Revolving Credit Facility matures on December 19, 2018 and is unsecured. The obligations of the Company under the Revolving Credit Facility have been guaranteed by certain of the Company's subsidiaries. The applicable interest rate for borrowings under the Revolving Credit Facility includes interest rate spreads based on the Company's leverage ratio that range between 0.75% and 1.75% for LIBOR-based borrowings and 0.00% and 0.75% for Base Rate (as defined in the Credit Agreement) based borrowings.

The Credit Agreement contains customary affirmative and negative covenants for credit facilities of this type, including limitations on the Company and certain of the Company's other subsidiaries (collectively, the "Loan Parties") with respect to, among other things, indebtedness, liens, investments, mergers and acquisitions, dispositions of assets and transactions with affiliates. So long as no event of default exists, the Company is permitted to (i) pay dividends and
(ii) repurchase common stock or repurchase indebtedness without limitation, so long as the Company is in compliance with financial statement ratios after giving effect to such payments or repurchases.

The Credit Agreement provides for customary events of default, including a failure to pay principal, interest or fees when due, failure to comply with covenants, the fact that any representation or warranty made by any of the Loan Parties is materially incorrect, the occurrence of an event of default under certain other indebtedness of Loan Parties, the commencement of certain insolvency or receivership events affecting any of the Loan Parties and the occurrence of a change in control of any of the Loan Parties (subject to certain permitted transactions as described in the Credit Agreement). Upon the occurrence of an event of default, the commitments of the lenders may be terminated, and all outstanding obligations of the Loan Parties under the Revolving Credit Facility may be declared immediately due and payable.

The foregoing is a summary of the material terms and conditions of the Credit Agreement and not a complete discussion of the document. Accordingly, the foregoing is qualified in its entirety by reference to the full text of the Credit Agreement, which will be filed as an exhibit to the Company's Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2013. In addition, on December 20, 2013, the Company issued a press release regarding the Credit Agreement. A copy of the press release is filed as Exhibit 99.1 to this Current Report and is incorporated by reference.



Item 1.02. Termination of a Material Definitive Contract.

Effective December 19, 2013, that certain Refinancing Credit Agreement, dated as of November 7, 2011 (as amended, the "Prior Credit Agreement"), by and among the Company, certain of the Company's subsidiaries, the other Credit Parties signatory thereto, the Lenders signatory thereto from time to time, PNC Bank, National Association, as Administrative Agent, PNC Capital Markets LLC, and J.P. Morgan Securities Inc., as Joint Lead Arrangers and Joint Bookrunners, and JPMorgan Chase Bank, as Syndication Agent, Citizens Bank of Pennsylvania, Bank of America, N.A., Branch Banking and Trust Company and The Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ, LTD., as Co-Documentation Agents, was amended and restated by the Credit Agreement described under Item 1.01 above. The Prior Credit Agreement was due to expire in November 2016 and provided for maximum borrowings of $600.0 million, a floating interest rate on based on LIBOR and customary financial and other covenants and events of default. The Company was in compliance with all applicable financial covenants and other restrictions under the Prior Credit Facility as of the date of the Credit Agreement.



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

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



Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.

d) Exhibits:

99.1 - Press release dated December 20, 2013.


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