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): February 22, 2017
Lions Gate Entertainment Corp.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in charter)
British Columbia, Canada
(State or Other Jurisdiction of Incorporation)
(Commission File Number) 1-14880
(IRS Employer Identification No.) N/A
(Address of principal executive offices)
250 Howe Street, 20th Floor
Vancouver, British Columbia V6C 3R8
2700 Colorado Avenue
Santa Monica, California 90404
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (877) 848-3866
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
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Item 7.01 Regulation FD Disclosure
On February 22, 2017, Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. (the “Company”) prepaid $400,000,000 in principal amount of its $2.0 billion term loan B facility, together with accrued and unpaid interest with respect to such principal amount, pursuant to the terms of that certain Credit and Guarantee Agreement dated December 8, 2016 among the Company, as borrower, the guarantors referred to therein, the lenders party thereto from time to time, JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A., as administrative agent and the other agents party thereto.
The Company is furnishing the information in this Current Report on Form 8-K to comply with Regulation FD. Such information shall not be deemed to be “filed” for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the “Exchange Act”), or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that section, and shall not be deemed to be incorporated by reference into any of the Company’s filings under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, or the Exchange Act, whether made before or after the date hereof and regardless of any general incorporation language in such filings, except to the extent expressly set forth by specific reference in such a filing. This Current Report on Form 8-K will not be deemed an admission as to the materiality of any information in the report that is required to be disclosed solely by Regulation FD.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, the Registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
Date: February 27, 2017
LIONS GATE ENTERTAINMENT CORP.
By: /s/ James W. Barge
Name: James W. Barge
Title: Chief Financial Officer