SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
October 4, 2016
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported)
S&W SEED COMPANY
(Exact Name of Company as Specified in Its Charter)
7108 North Fresno Street, Suite 380
Fresno, CA 93720
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Item 1.01 Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement.
On October 4, 2016, S&W Seed Company (the "Company") entered into a Second Amendment Agreement, effective as of September 30, 2016 ("Amendment"), amending the Company's Credit and Security Agreement, dated as of September 22, 2015 (as amended, the "Credit Agreement"), with KeyBank National Association ("KeyBank").
The Amendment, among other things: (i) temporarily increases the Company's borrowing capacity under the revolving line of credit under the Credit Agreement from $20.0 million to (a) up to $25.0 million during the period commencing on October 1, 2016 and ending on November 30, 2016, and (b) up to $30.0 million during the period commencing on February 1, 2017 and ending on March 31, 2017; (ii) temporarily allows for a $4.0 million over-advance, beyond amounts otherwise available based on the borrowing base calculations under the Credit Agreement, until February 28, 2017; and (iii) temporarily expands the borrowing base under the Credit Agreement, by reducing the reserves that KeyBank may establish with respect to grower payables to seventy five percent (75%) during the period commencing on August 31, 2016 and ending on February 28, 2017.
Except as modified by the Amendment, all terms and conditions of the Credit Agreement remain in full force and effect.
Item 2.03 Creation of a Direct Financial Obligation or an Obligation under an Off-Balance Sheet Arrangement of a Registrant.
The information set forth in Item 1.01 of this current report is incorporated herein by reference.
Item 8.01 Other Events.
Between June 30, 2016 and October 4, 2016, holders of the 8% Senior Secured Convertible Debentures previously issued by the Company on December 31, 2014 have converted approximately $2.0 million of such convertible debentures into shares of common stock of the Company pursuant to and in accordance with the terms thereof. As of October 4, 2016, the aggregate amount of principal outstanding on the convertible debentures has been reduced to $3.1 million.
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 thereunto duly authorized.
|S&W SEED COMPANY|
|By: /s/ Matthew K. Szot|
|Matthew K. Szot|
|Executive Vice President of Finance and Administration and Chief Financial Officer|
Date: October 6, 2016