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Section 1: 8-K (FORM 8-K)

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UNITED STATES
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549

 

FORM 8-K

 

CURRENT REPORT
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of The Securities Exchange Act of 1934

 

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): September 6, 2019

 

Walker & Dunlop, Inc.

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

 

Maryland   001-35000   80-0629925
(State or other jurisdiction of
incorporation)
  (Commission File Number)   (IRS Employer Identification No.)

 

7501 Wisconsin Avenue
Suite 1200E
Bethesda, MD
  20814
(Address of principal executive offices)   (Zip Code)

 

Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (301) 215-5500

 

Not applicable
(Former name or former address if changed since last report.)

Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:

 

Title of each class Trading Symbol Name of each exchange on which
registered
Common Stock, Par Value $0.01 WD New York Stock Exchange

 

Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions:

 

¨ Written communications pursuant to Rule 425 under the Securities Act (17 CFR 230.425)

 

¨ Soliciting material pursuant to Rule 14a-12 under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14a-12)

 

¨ Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 14d-2(b) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14d-2(b))

 

¨ Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 13e-4(c) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.13e-4(c))

 

Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (§230.405 of this chapter) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (§240.12b-2 of this chapter).

 

¨ Emerging growth company

 

¨ If an emerging growth company, indicate by check mark if the registrant has elected not to use the extended transition period for complying with any new or revised financial accounting standards provided pursuant to Section 13(a) of the Exchange Act.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Item 1.01. Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement.

 

On September 6, 2019, Walker & Dunlop, Inc. (the “Company”) and Walker & Dunlop, LLC, the operating subsidiary of the Company (the “Borrower”), entered into a Fourth Amendment to Second Amended and Restated Warehousing Credit and Security Agreement (the “Amendment”) with PNC Bank, National Association, as Lender (“PNC”). The Amendment amends that certain Second Amended and Restated Warehousing Credit and Security Agreement, dated as of September 11, 2017 (the “Warehousing Agreement”), by and among the Borrower, the Company and PNC to, among other things, extend the maturity date thereunder until September 8, 2020. The Company continues to guarantee the Borrower’s obligations under the Warehousing Agreement, as amended by the Amendment.

 

The foregoing description of the Amendment does not purport to be complete and is qualified in its entirety by reference to the Amendment, which is filed as Exhibit 10.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K.

 

PNC and its affiliates have various relationships with the Company involving the provision of financial services, including cash management, trust and other services. In addition, affiliates of the Company have entered into forward delivery commitments and other derivative arrangements in the ordinary course of business with PNC and its affiliates.

 

Item 2.03. Creation of a Direct Financial Obligation or an Obligation under an Off-Balance Sheet Arrangement of a Registrant.

 

The information set forth in Item 1.01 of this Current Report on Form 8-K is incorporated by reference into this Item 2.03.

 

Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.

 

Exhibit
Number
Description
10.1 Fourth Amendment to Second Amended and Restated Warehousing Credit and Security Agreement, dated as of September 6, 2019, by and among Walker & Dunlop, LLC, Walker & Dunlop, Inc. and PNC Bank, National Association, as Lender.
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SIGNATURES

 

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.

 

 

WALKER & DUNLOP, INC.

(Registrant)

     
Date: September 11, 2019 By: /s/ Stephen P. Theobald
   

Name: Stephen P. Theobald
Title: Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

 

 

 

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Section 2: EX-10.1 (EXHIBIT 10.1)

Exhibit 10.1

 

FOURTH AMENDMENT TO SECOND AMENDED AND RESTATED WAREHOUSING
CREDIT AND SECURITY AGREEMENT

 

THIS FOURTH AMENDMENT TO SECOND AMENDED AND RESTATED WAREHOUSING CREDIT AND SECURITY AGREEMENT (this “Fourth Amendment”) is made effective as of the 6th day of September, 2019, by and among WALKER & DUNLOP, LLC, a Delaware limited liability company (“Borrower”), WALKER & DUNLOP, INC., a Maryland corporation (“Parent”), and PNC BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION (“Lender”).

 

R E C I T A L S

 

WHEREAS, Lender, Borrower and Parent are parties to that certain Second Amended and Restated Warehousing Credit and Security Agreement, dated as of September 11, 2017, by and among Borrower, Parent, and Lender, as amended by that First Amendment to Second Amended and Restated Warehousing Credit and Security Agreement, dated as of September 15, 2017, that Second Amendment to Second Amended and Restated Warehousing Credit and Security Agreement, dated as of September 10, 2018, and that Third Amendment to Second Amended and Restated Warehousing Credit and Security Agreement, dated May 20, 2019 (as amended, the “Credit Facility Agreement”), whereby upon the satisfaction of certain terms and conditions set forth therein, the Lender agreed to make Warehousing Advances from time to time, up to the Warehousing Credit Limit (each such term as defined in the Credit Facility Agreement).

 

WHEREAS, Borrower has requested, and Lender has agreed, pursuant to the terms hereof, to modify certain terms of the Credit Facility Agreement as set forth in this Second Amendment.

 

NOW, THEREFORE, for and in consideration of the premises, the mutual entry of this Second Amendment by the parties hereto and for other good and valuable consideration, the receipt and adequacy of which are hereby acknowledged, the parties hereby agree as follows:

 

Section 1.           Recitals. The Recitals are hereby incorporated into this Second Amendment as a substantive part hereof.

 

Section 2.           Definitions. Terms used herein and not otherwise defined shall have the meanings set forth in the Credit Facility Agreement.

 

Section 3.           Amendments to Credit Facility Agreement. The Credit Facility Agreement is hereby amended as follows:

 

(a)           Section 1.2 of the Credit Facility Agreement is hereby deleted and replaced with the following:

 

“The Warehousing Commitment expires on the earlier of (“Warehousing Maturity Date”): (a) September 8, 2020 (the “Stated Maturity Date”), on which date the Warehousing Commitment will expire of its own term and the Warehousing Advances together with all accrued and unpaid interest and costs and expenses will become due and payable without the necessity of Notice or action by Lender; and (b) the date the Warehousing Commitment is terminated and the Warehousing Advances become due and payable under Section 10.2(a) or 10.2(b).”

 

 

 

 

(b)           The first sentence of Section 3.4 of the Credit Facility Agreement is hereby amended and restated as follows:

 

“Borrower shall pay to Lender an annual facility fee in an amount equal to fifteen (15) basis points of the Standard Warehousing Credit Limit (the “Facility Fee”), to be paid quarterly in arrears, commencing on the first Business Day of each Calendar Quarter following the Closing Date during the term of this Agreement.”

 

(c)           Section 3.13 of the Credit Facility Agreement is hereby deleted and replaced with the following:

 

“Borrower shall have the right, upon no less than five days prior written notice to Lender, during the term of this Agreement, to request one or more incremental increases to the Standard Warehousing Credit Limit, in amounts of One Hundred Million Dollars ($100,000,000.00) each (each is herein a “Minimum Incremental Amount”), up to the Maximum Warehousing Credit Limit. Borrower’s notice shall indicate (i) the amount of the incremental increase of the Standard Warehousing Credit Limit and (ii) the effective date for the increase of the Standard Warehousing Credit Limit. Any incremental increase shall be made at the sole discretion of Lender. Provided such incremental increase is approved by Lender, said incremental increase of the Standard Warehousing Credit Limit shall remain in effect for a period of forty five (45) days following such effective date.”

 

Section 4.           Ratification, No Novation, Effect of Modifications. Except as may be amended or modified hereby, the terms of the Credit Facility Agreement are hereby ratified, affirmed and confirmed and shall otherwise remain in full force and effect. Nothing in this Second Amendment shall be construed to extinguish, release, or discharge or constitute, create or effect a novation of, or an agreement to extinguish, release or discharge, any of the obligations, indebtedness and liabilities of Borrower or any other party under the provisions of the Credit Facility Agreement or any of the other Loan Documents, unless specifically herein provided.

 

Section 5.           Amendments. This Second Amendment may be amended or supplemented by and only by an instrument executed and delivered by each party hereto.

 

Section 6.           Waiver. The Lenders shall not be deemed to have waived the exercise of any right which they hold under the Credit Facility Agreement unless such waiver is made expressly and in writing (and no delay or omission by any Lender in exercising any such right shall be deemed a waiver of its future exercise). No such waiver made as to any instance involving the exercise of any such right shall be deemed a waiver as to any other such instance, or any other such right. Without limiting the operation and effect of the foregoing provisions hereof, no act done or omitted by any Lender pursuant to the powers and rights granted to it hereunder shall be deemed a waiver by any Lender of any of its rights and remedies under any of the provisions of the Credit Facility Agreement, and this Second Amendment is made and accepted without prejudice to any of such rights and remedies.

 

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Section 7.           Governing Law. This Second Amendment shall be given effect and construed by application of the law of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.

 

Section 8.           Headings. The headings of the sections, subsections, paragraphs and subparagraphs hereof are provided herein for and only for convenience of reference, and shall not be considered in construing their contents.

 

Section 9.           Severability. No determination by any court, governmental body or otherwise that any provision of this Second Amendment or any amendment hereof is invalid or unenforceable in any instance shall affect the validity or enforceability of (i) any other such provision or (ii) such provision in any circumstance not controlled by such determination. Each such provision shall be valid and enforceable to the fullest extent allowed by, and shall be construed wherever possible as being consistent with, applicable law.

 

Section 10.         Binding Effect. This Second Amendment shall be binding upon and inure to the benefit of Borrower, Parent, Lender, and their respective permitted successors and assigns.

 

Section 11.         Counterparts. This Fourth Amendment may be executed in any number of counterparts, each of which shall be deemed to be an original and all of which shall constitute one and the same instrument.

 

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IN WITNESS WHEREOF, each of the parties hereto have executed and delivered this Fourth Amendment under their respective seals as of the day and year first written above.

 

  WALKER & DUNLOP, LLC, as Borrower
     
     
  By: /s/ Stephen Theobald
  Name: Stephen Theobald
  Title: Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer
     
     
  WALKER & DUNLOP, INC., as Parent
     
     
  By: /s/ Stephen Theobald
  Title: Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer
     
     
  PNC BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, as Lender
     
     
  By: /s/ Steven Pachla
  Name: Steven Pachla
  Title: Vice President

 

FOURTH AMENDMENT TO SECOND AMENDED AND RESATED WAREHOUSING CREDIT AND SECURITY AGREEMENT

 

 

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