Item 1.01. Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement. On January 21, 2014 , First Midwest Bancorp, Inc. (the "Company") entered into a Loan Agreement (the "Agreement") with U.S. Bank National Association (the "Lender") providing for a $35 million short term, unsecured revolving credit facility (the "Credit Facility"). The Company intends to use any proceeds from the Credit Facility for general short term corporate purposes. Advances under the Loan Agreement (the "Advances") will bear interest at a rate equal to one-month LIBOR plus 1.75% per annum, adjusted on a monthly basis. In addition, the Company is required to pay the Lender an unused facility fee equal to 0.30% per annum. During the term of the Credit Facility, the Company must repay all Advances for a period of thirty consecutive calendar days. The Credit Facility will mature on January 20, 2015 . The Agreement contains certain representations and warranties pertaining to, among other matters, (i) the Company's continued ownership of its shares of First Midwest Bank ("FMB") stock free and clear of any pledges and liens, (ii) the Company's and FMB's financial condition, and (iii) certain loans of FMB, all of which remain in effect during the term of the Credit Facility. The Agreement also contains certain general and financial covenants that must be satisfied during the term of the Credit Facility. The general covenants include, among others, restrictions on (i) mergers where the Company is not the surviving entity, (ii) the ability of the Company to pay any dividends on or redeem any of its capital stock if an event of default has occurred and is continuing, and (iii) the Company incurring certain indebtedness or placing certain liens on its properties. The financial covenants require the continuation of (i) the Company and certain of its subsidiaries maintaining unencumbered cash or marketable securities in excess of $7,000,000 , (ii) FMB qualifying as "well capitalized" under applicable banking rules and regulations, (iii) FMB maintaining a ratio of total capital to total risk-based assets of at least 12%, (iv) FMB maintaining a ratio of nonperforming assets to tangible primary capital of not more than 25%, (v) FMB maintaining a ratio of allowance for loan losses to nonperforming loans (excluding covered assets and troubled debt restructurings that are accruing interest) of not less than 55%, and (vi) the Company maintaining a fixed charge coverage ratio on a rolling four quarter basis of not less than 125%. Upon the occurrence of any of the events of default set forth in the Agreement, the Lender will have the right, if the event of default is still continuing and upon the Lender's compliance with certain notice requirements under the Agreement, to declare all outstanding Advances to be immediately due and payable and to terminate the Lender's obligations to extend credit under the Agreement. As of the date of this report, there are no outstanding Advances under the Credit Facility. The foregoing summary of certain terms and conditions of the Agreement is qualified in its entirety by reference to the Agreement, which is attached hereto as Exhibit 10.1 and is incorporated herein by reference. 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 under Item 1.01 hereof is incorporated herein by reference. Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits. Exhibits 10.1 Loan Agreement dated as of January 21, 2014 between the Company and the Lender. 2 --------------------------------------------------------------------------------
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