SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549
PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(d)
OF THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): October 3, 2014
Achillion Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
(Exact name of Registrant as Specified in Charter)
(State or other jurisdiction
300 George Street
New Haven, CT
|(Address of principal executive offices)||(Zip Code)|
Registrants telephone number, including area code: (203) 624-7000
(Former Name or Former Address, if Changed Since Last Report)
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|Item 1.01.||Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement.|
On October 3, 2014, Achillion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Achillion) entered into a Master Security Agreement (the Agreement) for a $1,000,000 Capital Expenditure Line of Credit (the Credit Facility) with Webster Bank, National Association (Webster). Under the Credit Facility, Achillion may take Equipment Loan Advances (Advances) for the purchase of new laboratory equipment through October 3, 2015. Each Advance will be payable over a three year term and bear interest at a fixed rate, determined at the time of each advance, equal to the Three Year Federal Home Loan Bank of Boston (FHLB) Classic Advance rate plus 4.75%.
In connection with the Agreement, Achillion paid Webster a $10,000 origination fee and will reimburse Webster for all reasonable fees and expenses incurred in connection with the Agreement. The purchased equipment will serve as collateral for the Advances.
The obligations of Achillion under the Agreement may be accelerated upon the occurrence of an event of default, which includes customary events of default, including without limitation payment defaults, defaults in obligations, the inaccuracy of representations or warranties and bankruptcy and insolvency related defaults.
|Item 9.01.||Financial Statements and Exhibits|
10.1 Master Security Agreement between the Registrant and Webster Bank, National Association, dated as of October 3, 2014.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, the Registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
|Achillion Pharmaceuticals, Inc.|
|Date: October 6, 2014||By:|
|Mary Kay Fenton|
|Chief Financial Officer|