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 21, 2011
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction
259 North Radnor-Chester Road, Suite 100
Radnor, PA 19087-5283
(Address of principal executive offices)
(Registrants telephone number, including area code)
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|Item 1.01.||Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement.|
On December 21, 2011, Airgas, Inc. (the Company) entered into the Second 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 March 15, 2013 to December 21, 2013 and reduces the Companys marginal cost of funding under the Receivables Purchase Agreement.
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.
|Item 2.03.||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.
|Item 9.01.||Financial Statements and Exhibits.|
Exhibit 10.1 - Second Amendment to the Third Amended and Restated Receivables Purchase Agreement, dated as of December 21, 2011, 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 22, 2011|
|Thomas M. Smyth|
|Vice President & Controller|
|(Principal Accounting Officer)|
|Exhibit 10.1||Second Amendment to the Third Amended and Restated Receivables Purchase Agreement, dated as of December 21, 2011, 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.|