SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the
Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of report (Date of earliest event reported): June 29, 2005
(State or Other Jurisdiction
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PolyOne Center, 33587 Walker Rd.
Avon Lake, Ohio 44012
(Address of Principal Executive Offices) (Zip Code)
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Item 1.01 Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement.
On June 29, 2005, PolyOne Corporation (the Company), Citicorp USA, Inc., National City Bank, National City Business Credit, Inc. and KeyBank National Association entered into a Letter Waiver (the Credit Agreement Waiver) to the Amended and Restated Credit Agreement, dated as of May 6, 2003, as amended, among the Company, Citicorp USA, Inc., as administrative agent and lender, Citigroup Global Markets Inc., as sole lead arranger, National City Commercial Financial, Inc., as syndication agent, KeyBank National Association, as documentation agent, and the other lenders party thereto (the Credit Agreement). Pursuant to the Credit Agreement Waiver, the lenders agreed to prospectively waive compliance by the Company with the Interest Coverage Ratio (as defined in the Credit Agreement) covenant and the Borrowed Debt/Adjusted EBITDA Ratio (as defined in the Credit Agreement) covenant for the fiscal quarter commencing on April 1, 2005 through June 30, 2005.
Also on June 29, 2005, the Company, PolyOne Funding Corporation (PFC), Citicorp USA, Inc., National City Business Credit, Inc., The CIT Group/Business Credit, Inc., Fleet Capital Corporation, GMAC Commercial Finance LLC, Merrill Lynch Capital, LaSalle Business Credit, LLC, PNC Bank, N.A., U.S. Bank National Association and Webster Business Credit Corporation entered into Waiver No. 1 (the Receivables Agreement Waiver) to the Receivables Purchase Agreement, dated as of May 6, 2003, as amended, among the Company, as servicer, PFC, as seller, Citicorp USA, Inc., as administrative agent for the purchasers and other owners, Citibank, N.A., as issuing bank, National City Commercial Finance, Inc., as syndication agent, and the purchasers party thereto (the Receivables Purchase Agreement). Pursuant to the Receivables Agreement Waiver, the purchasers agreed to prospectively waive compliance by the Company with the Interest Coverage Ratio (as defined in the Receivables Purchase Agreement) covenant for the fiscal quarter commencing on April 1, 2005 through June 30, 2005.
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: July 5, 2005
|By||/s/ Wendy C. Shiba|
|Name: Wendy C. Shiba
Title: Vice President, Chief Legal Officer