$REGN Form 8-K

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Form 8-K for REGENERON PHARMACEUTICALS INC


24-Feb-2016

Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement

Item 1.01. Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement.On February 19, 2016, Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (“Regeneron” or the “Company”) entered into the Second Amendment (the “Second Amendment”) to the Master Terms and Conditions for Warrants, dated as of October 18, 2011 (the “Master Terms”), as supplemented by a confirmation dated October 18, 2011 (the “Confirmation”) and as amended by the Amendment dated May 13, 2014 (the “First Amendment”), with Citibank, N.A. (“Citi”). The Master Terms, as supplemented by the Confirmation and amended by the First Amendment, are referred to below as the “Warrant Agreement.” The Warrant Agreement governed the remaining outstanding warrants issued by the Company to Citi in 2011 in connection with the issuance of Regeneron’s 1.875% convertible senior notes and the related hedging transactions.

Pursuant to the Second Amendment, Regeneron and Citi have agreed to reduce the remaining number of warrants held by Citi by up to 975,142, or 97%, for an aggregate amount payable by Regeneron not to exceed $214.8 million. The reduction in the number of warrants will be determined on a daily basis based on the number of warrants with respect to which Citi has closed out its hedge positions on a trading day during the period starting on February 22, 2016 and ending no later than May 5, 2016 (the “Transaction Period”). Each payment amount (a “Daily Amendment Payment”) will be based on the volume-weighted average of the per share prices at which Citi purchases shares of Regeneron common stock, par value $0.001 per share (“Common Stock”), in order to close out its hedge positions in respect of such warrants on a trading day during the Transaction Period, and will be due on the third business day following each such trading day.

In its sole discretion, Regeneron may satisfy any Daily Amendment Payment in cash or by delivering shares of Common Stock (“Settlement Shares”) to Citi (or its designee) with a value equal to such Daily Amendment Payment, as determined by Citi in good faith and in commercially reasonable manner (taking into account a commercially reasonable illiquidity discount in the case of any unregistered Settlement Shares). If, following the sale of Settlement Shares by or on behalf of Citi on the conditions set forth in the Second Amendment, it is determined that the net proceeds thereof are less than the applicable Daily Amendment Payment, Regeneron will become obligated to cover the shortfall either in cash or by delivery of additional shares of Common Stock (“Makewhole Shares”). The maximum aggregate number of Settlement Shares and Makewhole Shares required to be delivered by Regeneron upon settlement of all Daily Amendment Payments settled in Common Stock may not exceed 250,000 (the “Share Cap”). If Regeneron elects to settle any Daily Amendment Payment in Common Stock and such settlement would otherwise require delivery of shares of Common Stock in excess of the Share Cap, Regeneron will not be required to cover the shortfall in cash or otherwise.

The Second Amendment also contains customary representations, warranties and covenants of the Company and Citi, respectively.

The foregoing description of the Second Amendment is qualified in its entirety by reference to the full text of the Second Amendment, a copy of which will be filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission as an exhibit to the Company’s Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q for the quarterly period ending March 31, 2016.


 

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