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): August 12, 2016


Commission file number: 001-13337



(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)


Ohio   34-1598949
(State or other jurisdiction of   (I.R.S. Employer
incorporation or organization)   Identification No.)
9400 East Market Street, Warren, Ohio   44484
(Address of principal executive offices)   (Zip Code)


(330) 856-2443

Registrant’s telephone number, including area code


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ITEM 1.01Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement


On August 12, 2016, Stoneridge, Inc. (the “Company”) entered into Amendment No. 3 (the “Amendment”) to the Third Amended and Restated Credit Agreement (the “Agreement”) by and among the Company and certain of its subsidiaries as Borrowers, PNC Bank, National Association, as Administrative Agent and Collateral Agent; and PNC Bank, National Association, JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A., Compass Bank, Citizens Bank, National Association, The Huntington National Bank, U.S. Bank National Association, BMO Harris Bank, N.A., First Niagara Bank, N.A. and First Commonwealth Bank, as Lenders.


The Amendment (a) extends of the expiration date of the Agreement by two years from September 12, 2019 to September 12, 2021, (b) increases the borrowing sub-limit for the Company’s foreign subsidiaries by $30.0 million from $50.0 million to $80.0 million, (c) increases the basket of permitted loans and investments in foreign subsidiaries by $5.0 million from $25.0 million to $30.0 million, and (d) provides additional flexibility to the Company for certain permitted corporate transactions involving its foreign subsidiaries as defined in the Agreement.


The above summary of the Amendment is qualified in its entirety by reference to the full text of the Amendment which is filed as Exhibit 10.1.


ITEM 9.01Financial Statements and Exhibits.




Exhibit No. Description
10.1 Amendment No. 3 to Third Amended and Restated Credit Agreement







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.


  Stoneridge, Inc.
Date: August 17, 2016 /s/ George E. Strickler
  George E. Strickler, Executive Vice President,
  Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer
  (Principal Financial Officer)





Exhibit Index


10.1Amendment No. 3 to Third Amended and Restated Credit Agreement