Washington, D.C. 20549





Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of

the Securities Exchange Act of 1934


Date of Report: October 24, 2018

(Date of earliest event reported)


Intrepid Potash, Inc.

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)


(State or other jurisdiction
of incorporation)


File Number)


(I.R.S. Employer
Identification Number)


1001 17th Street, Suite 1050

Denver, Colorado 80202

(Address of principal executive offices and zip code)


(303) 296-3006

(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)


707 17th Street, Suite 4200

Denver, Colorado 80202

(Former Name or Former Address, if changed since last report)


Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions:


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Item 1.01                   Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement


Amendment to Credit Agreement


On October 24, 2018, Intrepid Potash, Inc. (“Intrepid”) and certain of its subsidiaries entered into a Second Amendment to Credit Agreement (the “Credit Agreement Amendment”), which amends that certain Credit Agreement, dated as of October 31, 2016, and amended as of June 30, 2017, by and among Intrepid, Bank of Montreal (“BMO”), as administrative agent, and the other lenders party thereto (as amended, restated, supplemented, or otherwise modified from time to time, the “Credit Agreement”).


The Credit Agreement Amendment, among other things, (1) increases the amount of available borrowings under an asset-based lending facility from a maximum of $35 million to $50 million, subject to monthly borrowing base adjustments, (2) reduces certain interest and fee percentages payable by Intrepid in respect of its unused commitments and outstanding borrowings, and (3) extends the maturity date of the asset-based lending facility to October 31, 2023.


Except as amended by the Credit Agreement Amendment, the terms of the Credit Agreement remain unchanged.  The description set forth above is qualified in its entirety by the Credit Agreement Amendment, a copy of which is filed as Exhibit 10.1 to this report and incorporated by reference into this Item 1.01.


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


The disclosure required by this item and contained in Item 1.01 above in this Form 8-K is incorporated by reference.


Item 9.01                   Financial Statements and Exhibits


(d)  Exhibits.


Exhibit No.





Second Amendment to Credit Agreement, dated as of October 24, 2018, by and among Intrepid Potash, Inc., the subsidiaries party thereto, Bank of Montreal, as administrative agent, and the lenders party thereto.






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.


Dated: October 25, 2018







/s/ Margaret McCandless


Margaret McCandless


Vice President, General Counsel, and Secretary