Form 8-K CATERPILLAR INC For: Aug 31
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
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Item 1.02. Termination of a Material Definitive Agreement
On August 27, 2020, Caterpillar Inc. (“Caterpillar”) delivered notice of its intent, effective September 2, 2020, to terminate the Credit Agreement (the “Short Term Facility”), dated April 21, 2020, among Caterpillar and Caterpillar Financial Services Corporation (“Cat Financial” and, collectively, the “Borrowers”), certain financial institutions named therein, Citibank, N.A., as the agent, Citibank, N.A., BofA Securities, Inc., JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A., and Société Générale, as joint lead arrangers and joint bookrunners.
No amounts were drawn on the Short Term Facility and no early termination penalties were incurred by the Borrowers in connection with the termination of the Short Term Facility.
Certain of the lenders and agents party to the Short Term Facility, as well as certain of their respective affiliates, have performed, and may in the future perform, for Caterpillar and its subsidiaries, various commercial banking, investment banking, underwriting and other financial advisory services, for which they have received and may in the future receive customary fees and expenses.
The material terms and conditions of the Short Term Facility were described in Caterpillar’s Current Report on Form 8-K filed on April 24, 2020, and are incorporated by reference herein.
The foregoing description is qualified in its entirety by the terms and provisions of the Short Term Facility which is filed as an exhibit to this report and incorporated herein by reference.
Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.
The following is furnished as an exhibit to this report:
The cover page from this Current Report on Form 8-K, formatted in Inline XBRL
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.
August 31, 2020
/s/ Suzette M. Long
Suzette M. Long
Chief Legal Officer, General Counsel & Corporate Secretary