Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the
Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of report (Date of earliest event reported): July 31, 2018

Horizon Global Corporation
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Charter)

(State or Other Jurisdiction
(IRS Employer
of Incorporation)
File Number)
Identification No.)
2600 West Big Beaver Road, Suite 555, Troy, Michigan

(Zip Code)
(Address of principal executive offices)

Registrant’s telephone number, including area code:
(248) 593-8820

Not Applicable
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)

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Item 1.01 Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement.
Amendment to Term Loan Credit Agreement
On July 31, 2018, the Company entered into the Fourth Amendment to Credit Agreement (the “Amendment”) with JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A., as administrative agent, and the other institutions named on the signature pages thereto, to amend the Term Loan Credit Agreement, dated as of June 30, 2015 (the “Credit Agreement”), by and among the Company, as borrower, JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A., as administrative agent and the other lenders that are parties thereto. The Amendment amended the Credit Agreement to, among other things, (i) provide for incremental term loan commitments in an aggregate principal amount of $50,000,000, (ii) modify the calculation of Consolidated EBITDA (as defined in the Credit Agreement), (iii) modify the Net Leverage Ratio (as defined in the Credit Agreement) covenant and (iv) modify the definition of “ECF Percentage”.
Certain lenders and agents that are parties to the Amendment have in the past performed, and may in the future from time to time perform, investment banking, financial advisory, lending or commercial banking services for the Company and its subsidiaries and affiliates, for which they have received, and may in the future receive, customary compensation and reimbursement of expenses.
The foregoing summary has been included to provide investors and security holders with information regarding the terms of the Amendment and is qualified entirely by the terms and conditions of the Amendment.
Item 2.03 Creation of a Direct Financial Obligation.

The information set forth under Item 1.01 above is hereby incorporated into this Item 2.03 by reference.


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.

August 1, 2018
/s/ Jay Goldbaum
Jay Goldbaum
General Counsel and Corporate Secretary