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GENCORP INC FILES (8-K) Disclosing Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement, Creation of a Direct Financial Obligation or an Obligation under an Off-Balance Sheet Arrangement of a Registrant, Other Events, Financial Statements and Exhibits

June 3, 2014

Item 1.01 Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement.

On May 30, 2014, GenCorp Inc. (the "Company"), with its wholly-owned subsidiaries Aerojet Rocketdyne, Inc., Aerojet Rocketdyne of DE, Inc., Arde, Inc. and Arde-Barinco, Inc. as guarantors (the "Guarantors"), entered into a third amended and restated credit agreement (the "Credit Facility") with the lenders identified therein, and Wells Fargo Bank, National Association, as administrative agent.

The Credit Facility replaces the Company's prior credit facility and, among other things, (i) extends the maturity date to May 30, 2019 (which date may be accelerated in certain cases); and (ii) replaces the existing revolving credit facility and credit-linked facility with (x) a revolving credit facility in an aggregate principal amount of up to $200.0 million (with a $100.0 million subfacility for standby letters of credit and a $5.0 million subfacility for swingline loans) and (y) a term loan facility in an aggregate principal amount of up to $100.0 million. The term loan facility will amortize at a rate of 5.0% of the original principal amount per annum to be paid in equal quarterly installments with any remaining amounts due on the maturity date. Outstanding indebtedness under the Credit Facility may be voluntarily prepaid at any time, in whole or in part, in general without premium or penalty.

In general, borrowings under the Credit Facility bear interest at a rate equal to LIBOR plus 250 basis points (subject to downward adjustment), or the base rate as it is defined in the credit agreement governing the Credit Facility. In addition, the Company is charged a commitment fee of 50 basis points per annum on unused amounts of the revolving credit facility (subject to downward adjustment) and 250 basis points per annum (subject to downward adjustment), along with a fronting fee of 25 basis points per annum, on the undrawn amount of all outstanding letters of credit.

The Company and the Guarantors (collectively, the "Loan Parties") guarantee the payment obligations of the Company under the Credit Facility. Any borrowings are further secured by (i) certain equity interests owned or held by the Loan Parties and 65% of the voting stock (and 100% of the non-voting stock) of all present and future first-tier foreign subsidiaries of the Loan Parties; (ii) substantially all of the tangible and intangible personal property and assets of the Loan Parties; and (iii) certain real property owned by the Loan Parties located in Culpeper, Virginia, Redmond, Washington and Los Angeles, California. The Company's other real property located in California are excluded from collateralization under the Credit Facility.

The Company is subject to certain limitations including the ability to incur additional debt, make certain investments and acquisitions, and make certain restricted payments, including stock repurchases and dividends. Additionally, the Credit Facility includes certain financial covenants, including a maximum total leverage ratio and a minimum interest coverage ratio. The Credit Facility includes events of default usual and customary for facilities of this nature, the occurrence of which could lead to an acceleration of the Company's obligations thereunder.

Some of the lenders or their respective affiliates from time to time have provided in the past and may provide in the future investment banking, commercial lending and financial advisory services to the Company and its affiliates in the ordinary course of business.

The description of the Credit Facility contained herein does not purport to be complete and is qualified in its entirety by reference to the full text of the Third Amended and Restated Credit Agreement, which is filed as Exhibit 10.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K and 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 contained in Item 1.01 is incorporated by reference into this Item 2.03.

Item 8.01 Other Events.

On June 2, 2014, the Company issued a press release announcing the entry into the Third Amended and Restated Credit Agreement. A copy of the press release is furnished as Exhibit 99.1 to this report.


Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.

(d) Exhibits

Exhibit No. Description

10.1 Third Amended and Restated Credit Agreement, dated as of May 30, 2014, among GenCorp Inc., as Borrower, each of those Material Domestic Subsidiaries of the Borrower identified as a "Guarantor" on the signature pages thereto and such other Material Domestic Subsidiaries of the Borrower as may from time to time become a party thereto, the several banks and other financial institutions from time to time parties thereto, and Wells Fargo Bank, National Association, as Administrative Agent. 99.1 Press release, dated June 2, 2014


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