Form 8-K
AMERICAN OUTDOOR BRANDS CORP NASDAQ false 0001092796 0001092796 2020-01-06 2020-01-06





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): January 6, 2020


American Outdoor Brands Corporation

(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Charter)







(State or other jurisdiction

of incorporation)



File Number)


(IRS Employer

Identification No.)

2100 Roosevelt Avenue

Springfield, Massachusetts 01104

(Address of principal executive offices) (Zip Code)

(800) 331-0852

(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)


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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:

Title of each class





Name of each exchange

on which registered

Common Stock, Par Value $.001 per Share




Nasdaq Global Market Select

Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (17 §CRF 230.405) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (17 CFR §240.12b-2).

Emerging growth company  

If an emerging growth company, indicate by check mark if the registrant has elected not to use the extended transition period for complying with any new or revised financial accounting standards provided pursuant to Section 13(a) of the Exchange Act.  



Item 1.02. Termination of a Material Definitive Agreement.

On January 6, 2020, or the Redemption Date, we completed the redemption of the entire $75.0 million outstanding principal balance of outstanding 5.000% Senior Notes due 2020, or the Notes, at a redemption price equal to 100.00% of the principal amount of the Notes, plus accrued and unpaid interest on the Notes to, but not including, the Redemption Date. We previously disclosed our intention to redeem the Notes in our Current Report on Form 8-K filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on November 26, 2019. As a result of the redemption, the indenture, dated as of February 28, 2018, between us and The Bank of New York Mellon Trust Company, N.A., as trustee, governing the Notes was satisfied and discharged as of the Redemption Date. We did not incur any early termination penalties in connection with the redemption of the Notes.


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.





Date: January 9, 2020





/s/ Jeffrey D. Buchanan




Jeffrey D. Buchanan




Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer,
Chief Administrative Officer, and Treasurer