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): March 27, 2019




(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)




Delaware    1-11311    13-3386776

(State or other

jurisdiction of incorporation)



File Number)


(IRS Employer

Identification Number)


21557 Telegraph Road, Southfield, MI    48033
(Address of principal executive offices)    (Zip Code)

(248) 447-1500

(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)


(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)



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Section 8 – Other Events

Item 8.01 Other Events.

On March 27, 2019, Lear Corporation (the “Company”) entered into an extension agreement (the “Extension Agreement”) related to its credit agreement, dated August 8, 2017, to extend the maturity date of its $1.75 billion unsecured revolving credit facility by one year to August 8, 2023. The maturity date of its $250.0 million unsecured term loan facility remains August 8, 2022.

The description of the Extension Agreement is qualified in its entirety by reference to the full text of the Extension Agreement, a copy of which is filed herewith as Exhibit 10.1 and is incorporated by reference herein.

Section 9 – Financial Statements and Exhibits

Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.

(d) Exhibits:


Exhibit No.



10.1    Extension Agreement, dated March 27, 2019, related to the Credit Agreement, dated as of August  8, 2017, among the Company, the foreign subsidiary borrowers from time to time party thereto, the lenders from time to time party thereto, HSBC Securities (USA) Inc., as syndication agent, Barclays Bank PLC, Citibank N.A. and Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Incorporated, as co-documentation agents, and JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A., as administrative agent.




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.


    Lear Corporation
Date: March 27, 2019     By:  

/s/ Jeffrey H. Vanneste

    Name:   Jeffrey H. Vanneste
    Title:   Senior Vice President and
      Chief Financial Officer