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 23, 2019 (April 22, 2019)
ACUITY BRANDS, INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction of
Company or organization)
(Commission File Number)
1170 Peachtree St., N.E., Suite 2300, Atlanta, GA
(Address of principal executive offices)
Registrant's telephone number, including area code: 404-853-1400
(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 22, 2019, Acuity Brands, Inc., a Delaware corporation (the “Company”) and Acuity Brands Lighting, Inc., a Delaware corporation (“ABL” and together with the Company, collectively “Borrowers”) entered into an amendment (the “Amendment”) to the Company’s credit agreement, dated as of June 29, 2018, by and among the Borrowers, the subsidiaries from time to time party thereto, the lenders party thereto, and JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A., as administrative agent. The Amendment extends the expiration of the availability period for the $400.0 million unsecured delayed draw term loan facility to December 31, 2019 from June 29, 2019.
The above description of the Amendment is qualified in its entirety by reference to the copy of the Amendment attached hereto as Exhibit 10.1.
Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.
Amendment No. 1 dated as of April 22, 2019 to Credit Agreement dated as of June 29, 2018.
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.
Date: April 23, 2019
ACUITY BRANDS, INC.
/s/ Richard K. Reece
Richard K. Reece
Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer