Short-term and Long-term Borrowings
|3 Months Ended|
Mar. 31, 2020
|Debt Disclosure [Abstract]|
|Short-Term and Long-Term Borrowings||
The Company had $3.8 million of outstanding letters of credit as of March 31, 2020 and December 31, 2019, and approximately $13.7 million and $5.8 million in short-term borrowings as of March 31, 2020 and December 31, 2019, respectively.
Long-term borrowings at March 31, 2020 and December 31, 2019 are as follows (in thousands):
Unsecured Revolving Credit Facility
On November 21, 2019, the Company entered into a $500.0 million unsecured revolving credit facility, which matures on November 21, 2024 (the “2019 Credit Agreement”), with Bank of America, N.A., as administrative agent and joint lead arranger, HSBC Bank USA, N.A. and JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A., as joint lead arrangers, and other lenders. The 2019 Credit Agreement replaced the Company’s then existing $250.0 million loan and security agreement dated June 30, 2015 with Bank of America, N.A., MUFG Union Bank, N.A. and HSBC Bank USA, National Association that was set to expire on June 30, 2020. The 2019 Credit Agreement may be increased by up to $250.0 million under certain conditions and provides for the issuance of letters of credit up to a maximum of $100.0 million and swingline loans up to a maximum of $25.0 million. The Company may use the proceeds from the 2019 Credit Agreement for working capital and other lawful corporate purposes. At the Company’s option, any loan (other than swingline loans) will bear interest at a rate equal to (a) LIBOR plus an applicable margin between 1.125% and 1.625% based upon the Company’s Total Adjusted Net Leverage Ratio (as defined in the 2019 Credit Agreement) or (b) a base rate (defined as the highest of (i) the Federal Funds Rate plus 0.50%, (ii) the Bank of America prime rate and (iii) LIBOR plus 1.00%) plus an applicable margin between 0.125% and 0.625% based upon the Company’s Total Adjusted Net Leverage Ratio. Any swingline loan will bear interest at the base rate. The Company will pay a variable commitment fee of between 0.125% and 0.25% of the actual daily unused amount of each lender’s commitment, and will also pay a variable letter of credit fee of between 1.125% and 1.625% on the maximum amount available to be drawn under each issued and outstanding letter of credit, both of which are based upon the Company’s Total Adjusted Net Leverage Ratio. The 2019 Credit Agreement contains customary affirmative and negative covenants for credit facilities of this type, including covenants that limit the ability of the Company and its subsidiaries to, among other things, incur debt, grant liens, make certain acquisitions, dispose of assets, effect a change of control of the Company, make certain restricted payments including certain dividends and stock redemptions, make certain investments or loans, enter into certain transactions with affiliates and certain prohibited uses of proceeds. The 2019 Credit Agreement also requires that the total adjusted net leverage ratio not exceed 3.75, except in the event of an acquisition in which case the ratio may be increased at the Company’s election to 4.25 for the quarter in which such acquisition occurs and for the next three quarters thereafter. As of March 31, 2020, the Company’s adjusted net leverage ratio was 1.05. The 2019 Credit Agreement provides for customary events of default including payment defaults, breaches of representations or warranties or covenants, cross defaults with certain other indebtedness to third parties, certain judgments/awards/orders, a change of control, bankruptcy and insolvency events, inability to pay debts, ERISA defaults, and invalidity or impairment of the 2019 Credit Agreement or any loan documentation related thereto, with, in certain circumstances, cure periods. Certain of the lenders party to the 2019 Credit Agreement, and their respective affiliates, have performed, and may in the future perform for the Company and the Company’s subsidiaries, various commercial banking, investment banking, underwriting and other financial advisory services, for which they have received, and will receive, customary fees and expenses. The Company paid origination, arrangement and legal fees of $1.6 million on the 2019 Credit Agreement, which are being amortized to interest expense over the five-year life of the facility. On March 19, 2020, as a precautionary measure to maximize liquidity and to increase available cash on hand, the Company borrowed $490.0 million on its unsecured revolving credit facility. The proceeds will be available to be used for working capital, general corporate or other purposes. As of March 31, 2020, there was $490.0 million outstanding under the 2019 Credit Agreement, which is classified as long-term borrowings in the Company’s condensed consolidated balance sheets. As of December 31, 2019, there was no amount outstanding under the 2019 Credit Agreement.
Construction Loans for U.S. Distribution Center
On April 30, 2010, the JV, through HF Logistics-SKX T1, LLC, a Delaware limited liability company and wholly-owned subsidiary of the JV (“HF-T1”), entered into a construction loan agreement with Bank of America, N.A. as administrative agent and as a lender, and Raymond James Bank, FSB, as a lender (collectively, the “Construction Loan Agreement”), pursuant to which the JV obtained a loan of up to $55.0 million used for construction of our U.S. distribution center (the “2010 Loan”). On November 16, 2012, HF-T1 executed an amendment to the Construction Loan Agreement (the “Amendment”), which added OneWest Bank, FSB as a lender, increased the borrowings under the 2010 Loan to $80.0 million and extended the maturity date of the 2010 Loan to October 30, 2015.
On August 11, 2015, the JV, through HF-T1, entered into an amended and restated loan agreement with Bank of America, N.A., as administrative agent and as a lender, and CIT Bank, N.A. (formerly known as OneWest Bank, FSB) and Raymond James Bank, N.A., as lenders (collectively, the “Amended Loan Agreement”), which amended and restated in its entirety the Construction Loan Agreement and the Amendment. Under the Amended Loan Agreement, the parties agreed that the lenders would loan $70.0 million to HF-T1 (the “2015 Loan”). Pursuant to the Amended Loan Agreement, the interest rate per annum on the 2015 Loan was LIBOR Daily Floating Rate (as defined therein) plus a margin of 2%. The maturity date of the 2015 Loan was August 12, 2020, subject to HF-T1 having an option to a 24-month extension upon payment of a fee and satisfaction of certain customary terms.
On August 11, 2015, HF-T1 and Bank of America, N.A. also entered into an ISDA master agreement (together with the schedule related thereto, the “Swap Agreement”) to govern derivative and/or hedging transactions that HF-T1 concurrently entered into with Bank of America, N.A. Pursuant to the Swap Agreement, on August 14, 2015, HF-T1 entered into a confirmation of swap transactions (the “Interest Rate Swap”) with Bank of America, N.A. The Interest Rate Swap had an effective date of August 12, 2015 and a maturity date of August 12, 2022, subject to early termination at the option of HF-T1, commencing on August 1, 2020.
On March 18, 2020, HF-T1 entered into an amendment to the Amended Loan Agreement with Bank of America, N.A., Raymond James Bank, N.A. and CIT Bank, N.A. (the “2020 Amendment”) that increased the borrowings under the 2015 Loan to $129.5 million and extended the maturity date of the 2015 Loan to March 18, 2025 (the “2020 Loan”). As of the date of the 2020 Amendment, the outstanding principal balance of the 2015 Loan was $63.3 million. The additional indebtedness of $66.2 million under the 2020 Amendment is being used by the JV through HF-T1 to (i) refinance all amounts owed on the 2015 Loan, (ii) pay $1.0 million in accrued interest, loan fees and other closing costs associated with the 2020 Amendment and (iii) make a distribution of $64.4 million to HF. Pursuant to the 2020 Amendment, the interest rate per annum on the 2020 Loan is the LIBOR Daily Floating Rate (as defined therein) plus a margin of 1.75%. The maturity date of the 2020 Loan is March 18, 2025. For additional information, see Note 17 – Subsequent Event.
On March 18, 2020, HF-T1 and Bank of America, N.A. also executed an amendment to the Swap Agreement (the “Swap Agreement Amendment”) to extend the maturity date of the Interest Rate Swap to March 18, 2025. The Swap Agreement Amendment fixes the effective interest rate on the 2020 Loan at 2.55% per annum. The 2020 Amendment and the Swap Agreement Amendment are subject to customary covenants and events of default. Bank of America, N.A. also acts as a lender and syndication agent under the Company’s credit agreement dated November 21, 2019.
Construction Loan for Distribution Center in China
On September 29, 2018, through the Taicang Subsidiary, the Company entered into a 700 million yuan loan agreement with China Construction Bank Corporation (“the China DC Loan Agreement”). The proceeds from the China DC Loan Agreement is being used to finance the construction of the Company’s distribution center in China. Interest is paid quarterly. The interest rate will float and be calculated at a reference rate provided by the People’s Bank of China. The interest rate at March 31, 2020 was 4.28% and may increase or decrease over the life of the loan, and will be evaluated every 12 months. The principal of the loan will be repaid in semi-annual installments, beginning in 2021, of variable amounts as specified in the China DC Loan Agreement. The China DC Loan Agreement contains customary affirmative and negative covenants for secured credit facilities of this type, including covenants that limit the ability of the Subsidiary to, among other things, allow external investment to be added, pledge assets, issue debt with priority over the China DC Loan Agreement, and adjust the capital stock structure of the TC Subsidiary. The China DC Loan Agreement matures on September 28, 2023. The obligations of the TC Subsidiary under the China DC Loan Agreement are jointly and severally guaranteed by the Company’s Chinese joint venture. As of March 31, 2020, there was $49.3 million outstanding under this credit facility, which is classified as long-term borrowings in the Company’s condensed consolidated balance sheets.
The Company’s short-term and long-term debt obligations contain both financial and non-financial covenants, including cross-default provisions. The Company is in compliance with its non-financial covenants, including any cross-default provisions, and financial covenant of its short-term and long-term borrowings as of March 31, 2020.
The entire disclosure for information about short-term and long-term debt arrangements, which includes amounts of borrowings under each line of credit, note payable, commercial paper issue, bonds indenture, debenture issue, own-share lending arrangements and any other contractual agreement to repay funds, and about the underlying arrangements, rationale for a classification as long-term, including repayment terms, interest rates, collateral provided, restrictions on use of assets and activities, whether or not in compliance with debt covenants, and other matters important to users of the financial statements, such as the effects of refinancing and noncompliance with debt covenants.
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