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Termination of a Material Definitive Agreement.
As previously disclosed, on March 25, 2021, Magnachip Semiconductor Corporation, a Delaware corporation (the “Company”), South Dearborn Limited, an exempted company incorporated in the Cayman Islands with limited liability (“Parent”) formed by an affiliate of Wise Road Capital LTD (“Wise Road”), and Michigan Merger Sub, Inc., a Delaware corporation and a wholly owned subsidiary of Parent (“Merger Sub”), entered into an Agreement and Plan of Merger (as amended, the “Merger Agreement”), providing for, among other things and subject to the terms and conditions thereof, the merger of Merger Sub with and into the Company (the “Merger”), with the Company surviving the Merger as a wholly owned subsidiary of Parent.
The closing of the Merger was subject to certain conditions, including clearance by the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (“CFIUS”) under the Defense Production Act of 1950, as amended. As previously disclosed, the Company and Parent were advised that CFIUS clearance of the Merger will not be forthcoming and received permission from CFIUS to withdraw their joint filing. In connection therewith, the Company and Parent entered into a Termination and Settlement Agreement, dated December 13, 2021 (the “Termination Agreement”), which was attached as Exhibit 10.1 in the Registrant’s Current Report on Form 8-K, dated December 13, 2021.
On December 20, 2021, the Merger Agreement terminated pursuant to the Termination Agreement after the Company’s receipt of a fee of $51 million from Parent and a new standby letter of credit, which secures a deferred fee of $19.2 million from Parent due on or before March 31, 2022.
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: December 21, 2021
|MAGNACHIP SEMICONDUCTOR CORPORATION|
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Chief Compliance Officer, General Counsel and Secretary