SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, DC 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15 (d) of
the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (date of earliest event reported):
December 5, 2012
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation)
(Commission File Number)
(I.R.S. Employer Identification No.)
259 North Radnor-Chester Road, Suite 100
Radnor, PA 19087-5283
(Address of principal executive offices)
Registrant's telephone number, including area code: (610) 687-5253
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Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement.
On December 5, 2012, Airgas, Inc. (the “Company”) entered into the Third Amendment (the “Amendment”) to the Third Amended and Restated Receivables Purchase Agreement dated March 17, 2010 (the “Receivables Purchase Agreement”) among the Company, as servicer, Radnor Funding Corp., a bankruptcy-remote special purpose entity and wholly-owned subsidiary of the Company, as seller, the members of the various purchaser groups from time to time party thereto and The Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ, Ltd., New York Branch, as administrator (in such capacity, the “Administrator”). The Amendment extends the expiration date of the Receivables Purchase Agreement from December 21, 2013 to December 4, 2015. The maximum amount of borrowings available to the Company under the Receivables Purchase Agreement remained unchanged as a result of the Amendment.
The foregoing description of the Amendment to the Receivables Purchase Agreement is qualified by reference in its entirety to a copy of the Amendment, which is filed herewith as an exhibit and incorporated in this Item 1.01 by reference.
Creation of a Direct Financial Obligation or an Obligation under an Off-Balance Sheet Arrangement of a Registrant.
The information set forth in Item 1.01 is incorporated herein by reference.
Financial Statements and Exhibits.
Exhibit 10.1 - Third Amendment to the Third Amended and Restated Receivables Purchase Agreement, dated as of December 5, 2012, among Airgas Inc., as Servicer, Radnor Funding Corp., as Seller, the members of the various purchaser groups from time to time party thereto and the Administrator.
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.
Dated: December 6, 2012
/s/ Thomas M. Smyth
Thomas M. Smyth
Vice President and Controller
(Principal Accounting Officer)
Third Amendment to the Third Amended and Restated Receivables Purchase Agreement, dated as of December 5, 2012, among Airgas, Inc., as Servicer, Radnor Funding Corp., as Seller, the members of the various purchaser groups from time to time party thereto and the Administrator.