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): April 11, 2019
SOUTH JERSEY INDUSTRIES, INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction
1 South Jersey Plaza, Folsom, NJ
(Address of principal executive offices)
(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
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Item 1.02. Termination of a Material Definitive Agreement.
On April 11, 2019, South Jersey Industries, Inc. (the “Company”) provided Notice of Optional Prepayment (“Notice of Prepayment”) to the holders of its Floating Rate Senior Notes, Series 2018D, due June 20, 2019 (the “Series 2018D Notes”) of the Company’s intent to prepay a portion of the $475,000,000 aggregate principal amount outstanding of the Notes (the “Prepayment”). Notice was given pursuant to Section 8.2 of that certain Note Purchase Agreement, dated as of June 20, 2018 (as amended, the “Note Purchase Agreement”), among the Company and the respective Purchasers named therein. The Prepayment shall take place on Friday, April 26, 2019. The amount of the Prepayment shall be $75,000,000 of principal and shall also include payment of interest accrued thereon to the date of such prepayment, together with the Floating Rate Breakage Amount, if any, on the principal amount of Series 2018D Notes to be prepaid, each as provided in the Note Purchase Agreement. With this prepayment, the Notes have been repaid in full. Capitalized terms used and not otherwise defined herein have the meanings specified in the Note Purchase Agreement.
Triggering Events That Accelerate or Increase a Direct Financial Obligation or an Obligation under an Off-Balance Sheet Arrangement.
The Company has disclosed in Item 1.02 above the information relating to the Company’s providing Notice of Prepayment to holders of the Series 2018D Notes, which disclosure is incorporated herein 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.
Date: April 12, 2019
SOUTH JERSEY INDUSTRIES, INC.
By: /s/ Cielo Hernandez
Name: Cielo Hernandez
Title: Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer