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Washington, D.C. 20549







Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): September 25, 2020


Spirit AeroSystems Holdings, Inc.

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)


Delaware   001-33160   20-2436320
(State or other jurisdiction of
  (Commission File Number)   (IRS Employer Identification No.)


3801 South Oliver, Wichita, Kansas 67210 

  (Address of principal executive offices) (Zip Code)  



Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (316) 526-9000


Not Applicable



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


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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:


Title of each class   Trading Symbol(s)   Name of each exchange on which registered
Class A Common Stock, par value $0.01 per share   SPR   New York Stock Exchange


Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company 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               ¨


If an emerging growth company, indicate by check mark if the registrant has elected not to use the extended transition period for complying with any new or revised financial accounting standards provided pursuant to Section 13(a) of the Exchange Act. ¨







Item 1.01 Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement.


The disclosure set forth below under Item 1.02 of this Current Report on Form 8-K is incorporated by reference herein.


Item 1.02 Termination of a Material Definitive Agreement.


As previously disclosed, on May 1, 2018, Spirit AeroSystems Holdings, Inc. (the “Company”) and its wholly-owned subsidiary Spirit AeroSystems Belgium Holdings BVBA (“Spirit Belgium”) entered into a definitive agreement (as amended, the “Asco Purchase Agreement”) with certain private sellers (the “Sellers”) providing for the purchase by Spirit Belgium of all of the issued and outstanding equity of S.R.I.F. N.V., the parent company of Asco Industries N.V., subject to certain customary closing adjustments, including foreign currency adjustments.


On September 25, 2020, the Company, Spirit Belgium and the Sellers entered into an amendment to the Asco Purchase Agreement (the “Termination Agreement”) pursuant to which the parties agreed to terminate the Asco Purchase Agreement, including all schedules and annexes thereto (other than certain confidentiality agreements) (collectively with the Asco Purchase Agreement, the “Transaction Documents”), effective as of September 25, 2020. Under the Termination Agreement, the parties also agreed to release each other from any and all claims, rights of action, howsoever arising, of every kind and nature, in connection with, arising out of, based upon or related to, directly or indirectly, the Transaction Documents, including any breach, non-performance, action or failure to act under the Transaction Documents.


The foregoing description of the Termination Agreement does not purport to be complete and is subject to, and qualified in its entirety by, the full text of the Termination Agreement, which is filed herewith as Exhibit 10.1 and incorporated by reference herein.


Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.


(d) Exhibits.


Exhibit No. Description
10.1 Termination Agreement dated September 25, 2020 by and among the Company, Spirit Belgium and the Sellers.
104 Cover Page Interactive Data File (formatted as inline XBRL and contained in Exhibit 101)





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.


Date: September 25, 2020 By: /s/ Stacy Cozad
    Name: Stacy Cozad
    Title: Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Chief Compliance Officer and Secretary 



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