SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)
of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported):
April 17, 2019
COLUMBIA SPORTSWEAR COMPANY
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction
14375 Northwest Science Park Drive
Portland, Oregon 97229
(Address of principal executive offices) (Zip code)
(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
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ITEM 1.01 ENTRY INTO A MATERIAL DEFINITIVE AGREEMENT.
On April 17, 2019, Columbia Sportswear Company entered into an Amended and Restated Credit Agreement (the “Restated Credit Agreement”) with Wells Fargo Bank, National Association, as the administrative agent for the lenders and as a lender, and Bank of America, N.A., as a lender. The Restated Credit Agreement removes certain financial covenant requirements and extends the maturity date to August 1, 2023.
The Restated Credit Agreement, filed as exhibit 10.1 to this Form 8-K, is incorporated into this Item 1.01 by reference.
ITEM 2.03 CREATION OF A DIRECT FINANCIAL OBLIGATION OR AN OBLIGATION UNDER AN OFF-BALANCE SHEET ARRANGEMENT OF A REGISTRANT.
The information disclosed under Item 1.01 is incorporated into this Item 2.03 by this reference.
ITEM 9.01 FINANCIAL STATEMENTS AND EXHIBITS.
Amended and Restated Credit Agreement dated April 17, 2019, among Columbia Sportswear Company, Wells Fargo Bank, National Association, as the administrative agent for the lenders and as a lender, and Bank of America, N.A., as a lender.
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.
COLUMBIA SPORTSWEAR COMPANY
Dated: April 22, 2019
/S/ JIM A. SWANSON
Jim A. Swanson
Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer