UNITED STATES

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

Washington, DC 20549

 

 

FORM 6-K

 

 

REPORT OF FOREIGN PRIVATE ISSUER

PURSUANT TO RULE 13a-16 OR 15d-16 OF

THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934

For the month of May, 2019.

Commission File Number 001-36142

 

 

Avianca Holdings S.A.

(Translation of registrant’s name into English)

 

 

Aquilino de la Guardia Calle No. 8, Panama City,

Republic of Panama

(+507) 205-600

(Address of principal executive offices)

 

 

Indicate by check mark whether the registrant files or will file annual reports under cover of Form 20-F or Form 40-F.

Form 20-F  ☒                        Form 40-F  ☐

Indicate by check mark if the registrant is submitting the Form 6-K in paper as permitted by Regulation S-T Rule 101(b)(1):  ☐

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Bogotá D.C., May 3, 2019

AVIANCA HOLDINGS MATERIAL INFORMATION

Avianca Holdings S.A. informs that an extraordinary meeting of its board of directors held on May 2, 2019, authorized the management of Avianca Holdings S.A. to proceed with a liability management transaction in relation to its outstanding 8.375% notes due 2020 which are listed on the Euro MTF market of the Luxembourg Stock Exchange. The principal amount outstanding under such notes is $550 million.

The board of directors of Avianca Holdings S.A. authorized its management to negotiate and enter into any agreements, guarantees, amendments, contracts, certifications and other documents that are required for the execution of the liability management transaction, including constituting, directly or through any of its subsidiaries, any companies or vehicles, as may be necessary in order to carry out such transaction. In addition, the board of directors of Avianca Holdings S.A. authorized certain of its subsidiaries to act as guarantors of any new securities issued in connection with the liability management transaction.

Avianca Holdings S.A. will inform the market in accordance with applicable laws.

For further information please contact:

Avianca Investor Relations

+ 571-5877700 ext. 2474, 1349

ir@avianca.com

ABOUT AVIANCA HOLDINGS S.A.

The terms “Avianca Holdings” or “the Company” refer to the consolidated entity. The original source-language text of this announcement is the official, authoritative version, Translations are provided as an accommodation only, and should be cross-referenced with the source-language text, which is the only version of the text intended to have legal effect.

Avianca Holdings S.A. (NYSE: AVH) (BVC:PFAVH) comprises the airlines: Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A.—Avianca, Tampa Cargo S.A., incorporated in Colombia, Aerolineas Galapagos S.A.—Aerogal, incorporated in Ecuador, and the TACA Group companies: TACA International Airlines S.A., incorporated in El Salvador, Lineas Aereas Costarricenses S.A.—LACSA, incorporated in Costa Rica, Transamérican Airlines S.A.—TACA Perú, incorporated in Perú, Servicios Aéreos Nacionales S.A.—SANSA, incorporated in Costa Rica, Aerotaxis La Costeña S.A., incorporated in Nicaragua, and Isleña de Inversiones S.A. de C.V.—ISLEÑA, incorporated in Honduras.


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SIGNATURE

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, thereunto duly authorized.

Date: May 03, 2019

  AVIANCA HOLDINGS S.A.
By:  

/s/ Richard Galindo

  Name:   Richard Galindo
  Title:   General Counsel
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