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UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

Washington, DC 20549

 

FORM 8-K

 

CURRENT REPORT

Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

 

Date of report (Date of earliest event reported): April 14, 2017

 

Commission file no. 333-133184-12

 

Neiman Marcus Group LTD LLC

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

 

Delaware

 

20-3509435

(State or other jurisdiction of
incorporation or organization)

 

(I.R.S. Employer
Identification No.)

 

 

 

One Marcus Square
1618 Main Street
Dallas, Texas

 

75201

(Address of principal executive offices)

 

(Zip code)

 

Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (214) 743-7600

 


 

Not Applicable

(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)

 

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Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (§230.405 of this chapter) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (§240.12b-2 of this chapter).

 

Emerging growth company o

 

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Item 8.01                                           Other Events.

 

To enhance its liquidity, Neiman Marcus Group LTD LLC (“NMG”), has elected, for the interest period commencing on April 15, 2017 and continuing through October 14, 2017, to make payment-in-kind (“PIK”) interest payments in respect of its $600 million aggregate principal amount of outstanding 8.75%/9.50% Senior PIK Toggle Notes due 2021 (the “PIK Notes”) in lieu of making cash interest payments.

 

In connection with this election, on April 14, 2017, NMG delivered notice to U.S. Bank National Association, trustee under the indenture governing the PIK Notes, that NMG will pay PIK interest at the rate of 9.50% for the interest period commencing April 15, 2017.

 

As of April 1, 2017, NMG had $105.8 million in cash and cash equivalents on hand (inclusive of credit card receivables) and $423.2 million of unused borrowing availability under its $900 million asset-based revolving credit facility.

 

Prior to the beginning of each eligible interest period in the future, NMG will evaluate whether to elect PIK payments in lieu of cash interest payments, taking into account market conditions and other relevant factors at that time.

 



 

SIGNATURES

 

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.

 

 

 

NEIMAN MARCUS GROUP LTD LLC

 

 

 

 

 

Date: April 14, 2017

By:

/s/ Tracy M. Preston

 

Name:

Tracy M. Preston

 

Title:

Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate

 

 

Secretary