THERMO FISHER SCIENTIFIC INC. : Conclusion of a fabric definitive settlement, termination of a fabric definitive association, creation of a direct monetary obligation or obligation underneath an off-balance sheet association of a registrant, different occasions, monetary statements and paperwork to be conviction (kind 8 -Ok)

Article 1.01. The conclusion of an necessary definitive settlement.

At January 7, 2022, Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. (the “Firm”) has entered into a brand new $ 5.0 billion 5 yr unsecured revolving credit score facility (the “Credit score Facility”) underneath a credit score settlement (the “Credit score Settlement”) between the Firm, sure subsidiaries of the Firm every so often therein events as named debtors, Financial institution of America, NA., as an administrative agent and a syndicate of lenders every so often celebration to it. The credit score facility replaces the Firm’s current credit score facility $ 3.0 billion 5 yr unsecured revolving credit score facility underneath this credit score settlement dated December 4, 2020, among the many Firm, sure Subsidiaries of the Firm every so often that are events thereto as Designated Debtors, Financial institution of America, NA., as administrative agent and a syndicate of lenders every so often celebration to it, which terminated when the credit score facility got here into impact. Capitalized phrases used on this Kind 8-Ok and never outlined herein could have the meanings ascribed to them within the Credit score Settlement, which is connected to this Kind 8-Ok as Exhibit 10.1.

The Credit score Facility expires and any quantity excellent hereunder will turn out to be due and payable on January 7, 2027, topic to limitless extensions of 1 yr on the request of the Firm and with the settlement of the lenders. The credit score facility additionally comprises an enlargement choice permitting the Firm to request will increase of as much as an extra complete. $ 1.0 billion lenders who select to make this improve obtainable, topic to sure circumstances being met. Proceeds from loans underneath the credit score facility could also be used for working capital, capital expenditures, acquisitions, share repurchases, debentures and different securities, debt refinancing present and future and for different basic company functions. The Firm intends to restrict borrowings underneath the Credit score Facility to quantities that would depart ample borrowing capability underneath the CP program (as outlined beneath) in order that it could borrow, if vital, to redeem all CP Notes in circulation as they fall due. If no Default or Occasion of Default has occurred, (i) every SOFR Time period Mortgage, Each day Charge Mortgage in Various Forex and Time period Mortgage in Various Forex (together with every Mortgage line denominated in euros), will bear curiosity on the principal excellent thereof for every curiosity interval at a variable price per yr equal to the SOFR time period, the each day price of the choice foreign money involved or the ahead price of the choice foreign money involved , respectively, for that curiosity interval plus a margin of 0.795% to 1.300% based mostly on the Firm’s long-term credit score scores and (ii) every base price mortgage (together with every Swing Mortgage line denominated in {dollars}) will bear curiosity on the principal excellent thereof from the borrowing date relevant at a variable price per yr equal to the bottom price plus a margin of 0.000% to 0.300% based mostly on the ranking of long-term credit score of the Firm. As well as, the Firm has agreed to pay a facility charge equal to a floating price between 0.80% and 0.200% every year based mostly on the credit standing of the Firm’s long-term debt multiplied by the precise each day quantity. commitments, regardless of the use, quarterly in arrears on the final working day of every month of March, June, September and December, from the earliest of those dates after the deadline.

The Firm has unconditionally and irrevocably assured the obligations of every of its subsidiaries within the occasion {that a} subsidiary is designated as a borrower underneath the credit score facility. The credit score settlement comprises the standard circumstances precedent, declarations and ensures, constructive and detrimental restrictive covenants, occasions of default and indemnities. Restrictive covenants embody restrictions on privileges and elementary adjustments. These commitments are topic to quite a lot of necessary exceptions and reservations. The credit score settlement additionally requires a minimal consolidated web curiosity protection ratio of three.5 to 1.0 on the final day of any fiscal quarter. Sure adjustments accountable for the Firm would represent an occasion of default underneath the Credit score Facility. Upon the prevalence and through the persistence of an Occasion of Default, Lenders might declare unpaid advances and all different obligations underneath the Credit score Facility instantly due and payable. Borrowings underneath the Credit score Facility are prepayable on the choice of the Firm, in complete or partly, with out premium or penalty.

The foregoing description of the Credit score Settlement is simply a abstract of the rights of the events underneath such settlement and is certified in its entirety by reference to the complete textual content of the Credit score Settlement (together with displays connected), which is filed as Exhibit 10.1 and integrated by reference herein.

Within the regular course of enterprise, sure of the Credit score Settlement Lenders and their associates have offered, and should sooner or later present, funding banking, business banking, money administration, international alternate providers. or different monetary providers to the Firm for which they’ve acquired compensation and should obtain compensation sooner or later.

Article 1.02. Termination of a Materials Definitive Settlement.

The data set out above in Merchandise 1.01 is integrated by reference on this Merchandise 1.02.

Article 2.03. Creation of a direct monetary obligation or obligation underneath an off-balance sheet association of a registrant.

The data set out above in Part 1.01 is integrated by reference into this Part 2.03.


Merchandise 8.01.  Different Occasions.



On or about January 10, 2022, the Firm intends to extend the scale of its
we business paper program (the “USCP Program”) and its euro business paper program (the “ECP Program” and along with the USCP program, the “CP Program”) to allow the issuance of economic paper notes (“ CP Notes ”) throughout the framework of the CP program in an mixture principal quantity not exceeding $ 5 billion (or its equal in different currencies) excellent at any time. Previous to this improve, the USCP program licensed the Firm to concern business paper with an mixture principal quantity not exceeding $ 1.5 billion at any time in circulation and the ECP program has enabled the Firm to concern business paper with a complete principal quantity not exceeding 1.5 billion euros at any time in circulation. Underneath the USCP program, maturities might not exceed 397 days from the date of concern and are denominated in we {dollars}. As a part of the ECP Program, maturities might not exceed 183 days and could also be denominated in euros, we {dollars}, Japanese yen, British kilos, Swiss francs, Canadian {dollars} or different currencies. CP Notes are issued at a reduction to par (or at a premium to par, within the occasion of detrimental rates of interest), or, alternatively, are bought at par and bear variable rates of interest on a set or variable foundation. .

Now and again, Business Paper Brokers and sure of their associates underneath the CP Program have offered, and should sooner or later present, business banking, funding banking and different buying and selling providers. monetary recommendation to the Firm and its associates for which the brokers have acquired or will gather customary charges and bills.

The CP Notes won’t be registered underneath the Securities Act or state securities legal guidelines. CP tickets can’t be provided or bought in United States the shortage of registration or an relevant exemption from the registration necessities of the Securities Act and relevant state legal guidelines. The data contained on this present report on Kind 8-Ok doesn’t represent a suggestion to promote or a solicitation of a suggestion to purchase securities.

Merchandise 9.01.  Monetary Statements and Reveals.



(d)  Reveals.



See the index of attachments herein.








Exhibit                                 Description
Quantity
  10.1       Credit score Settlement, dated January 7, 2022, amongst Thermo Fisher
           Scientific Inc., sure Subsidiaries of Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc.
           every so often celebration thereto, Financial institution of America, N.A., as
           Administrative Agent and every lender every so often celebration
           thereto.

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