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UNITED STATES

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

Washington, D.C. 20549

 

 

FORM 8-K

 

 

CURRENT REPORT

Pursuant to Section 13 OR 15(d)

of The Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): February 26, 2021

Commission File Number: 1-35106

 

 

AMC Networks Inc.

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

 

 

 

Delaware   27-5403694

(State or other jurisdiction

of incorporation or organization)

 

(I.R.S. Employer

Identification No.)

11 Penn Plaza,  
New York, NY   10001
(Address of principal executive offices)   (Zip Code)

(212) 324-8500

(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)

Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:

 

 

 

Title of each class

 

Trading

Symbol(s)

 

Name of each exchange

on which registered

Class A Common Stock, par value $0.01 per share   AMCX   The NASDAQ Stock Market LLC

 

 

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:

 

Written communications pursuant to Rule 425 under the Securities Act (17 CFR 230.425)

 

Soliciting material pursuant to Rule 14a-12 under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14a-12)

 

Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 14d-2(b) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14d-2(b))

 

Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 13e-4(c) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.13e-4(c))

Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (§230.405 of this chapter) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (§240.12b-2 of this chapter).

Emerging Growth Company ☐

If an emerging growth company, indicate by check mark if the registrant has elected not to use the extended transition period for complying with any new or revised financial accounting standards provided pursuant to Section 13(a) of the Exchange Act. ☐

 

 

 


Item 1.02

Termination of a Material Definitive Agreement.

Information set forth in Item 8.01 below, as to the satisfaction and discharge of the Indenture governing the Notes (as defined below), is incorporated by reference into this Item 1.02.

 

Item 8.01

Other Events.

Redemption of 4.75% Senior Notes due 2022 and Satisfaction and Discharge of the Indenture

Effective as of February 26, 2021 (the “Redemption Date”), AMC Networks Inc. (the “Company”) redeemed all of the outstanding $400 million principal amount of its 4.75% Senior Notes due 2022 (the “Notes”) at a redemption price equal to 100.000% of the principal amount thereof plus accrued and unpaid interest thereon to the Redemption Date, in accordance with the terms of the Indenture, dated as of December 17, 2012 (the “Base Indenture”), as supplemented by the First Supplemental Indenture, dated as of December 17, 2012 (together with the Base Indenture, the “Indenture”), in each case, among the Company, each of the guarantors party thereto (the “Guarantors”) and U.S. Bank National Association, as Trustee (the “Trustee”). The Company previously notified the holders of the Notes on January 26, 2021 that it had elected to redeem the Notes on the Redemption Date.

The Company has irrevocably deposited with the Trustee sufficient funds to fund the redemption of the Notes. As a result, the Company and the Guarantors under the Notes have been released from their respective obligations under the Notes and the Indenture pursuant to the satisfaction and discharge provisions thereunder, effective as of the Redemption Date.


SIGNATURES

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.

Date: February 26, 2021

 

AMC NETWORKS INC.
By:  

/s/ Anne G. Kelly

  Name:   Anne G. Kelly
  Title:   Senior Vice President and Corporate Secretary
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