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 25, 2018
Global Indemnity Limited
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction
27 Hospital Road
George Town, Grand Cayman
KY1-9008, Cayman Islands
|(Address of principal executive offices)||(Zip Code)|
Registrants telephone number, including area code: (345) 949-0100
Former name or former address, if changed since last report
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|Item 1.01||Entry into Material Definitive Agreement|
On April 25, 2018, Global Indemnity Limited (the Company) and Global Indemnity Group, Inc., a Delaware corporation (GIGI), entered into a Third Supplemental Indenture (the Third Supplemental Indenture) to the Indenture, dated as of August 12, 2015 (the Base Indenture), by and between the Company (as successor to Global Indemnity plc), and Wells Fargo Bank, National Association (the 7.75% Notes Trustee), as trustee with respect to the 7.75% Subordinated Notes due 2045 of the Company (the 7.75% Notes), as supplemented by a supplemental indenture, dated November 7, 2016 (the First Supplemental Indenture), between the Company, Global Indemnity plc and the 7.75% Notes Trustee, and as further supplemented with respect to the Notes by a Second Supplemental Indenture, dated as of March 23, 2017 (the Second Supplemental Indenture and, together with the Base Indenture and the First Supplemental Indenture, the Indenture), by and among the Company, the 7.75% Notes Trustee and U.S. Bank National Association (the 7.875% Notes Trustee, and together with the 7.75% Notes Trustee, the Trustees), as trustee with respect to the 7.875% Subordinated Notes due 2047 of the Company (the 7.875% Notes, and together with the 7.75% Notes, the Notes). Pursuant to the Third Supplemental Indenture, GIGI has agreed to become a subordinated co-obligor with respect to each series of Notes with the same obligations and duties as the Company under the Indenture (including the due and punctual performance and observance of all of the covenants and conditions to be performed by the Company, including, without limitation, the obligation to pay the principal of and interest on the Notes of any series when due whether at maturity, by acceleration, redemption or otherwise), and with the same rights, benefits and privileges of the Company thereunder. Notwithstanding the foregoing, GIGIs obligations (including the obligation to pay the principal of and interest in respect of the Notes of any series) are subject to subordination to all monetary obligations or liabilities of GIGI owing to Global Indemnity Reinsurance, Ltd. and/or any other regulated reinsurance or insurance company that is a direct or indirect subsidiary of the Company, in addition to indebtedness of GIGI for borrowed money.
The foregoing description of the Third Supplemental Indenture does not purport to be complete and is qualified in its entirety by reference to the full text of such document. For a complete description of the terms and conditions of the Third Supplemental Indenture, please refer to the Third Supplemental Indenture, which is incorporated herein by reference and attached to this Current Report on Form 8-K as Exhibit 4.1.
|4.1||Third Supplemental Indenture, dated as of April 25, 2018, by and among the Company, Wells Fargo Bank, National Association, and U.S. Bank National Association|
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.
|GLOBAL INDEMNITY LIMITED|
|Date: May 1, 2018||By:|
|Name:||Thomas M. McGeehan|
|Title:||Chief Financial Officer|