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


Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported):  July 3, 2017



(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)


Delaware 001-9789 04-2985631
(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation) (Commission File Number) (IRS Employer Identification No.)

155 Northboro Road

Southborough, MA

(Address of principal executive offices) (zip code)

(508) 281-5510

(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)


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


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Item 2.03Creation of a Direct Financial Obligation or an Obligation under an Off-Balance Sheet Arrangement of a Registrant.


On May 22, 2017, Sevcon, Inc. (the “Company”) entered into a loan agreement (the “Loan Agreement”) with FrontFour Capital Group, LLC. The description of the Loan Agreement terms contained in Item 2.03 of the Company’s Form 8-K filed May 24, 2017 is incorporated herein by reference.


On July 3, 2017, the Company borrowed $7,500,000 under the Loan Agreement. The Company will make interest payments on the last day of each month, beginning on July 31, 2017. All principal, together with any accrued and unpaid interest, is due on the earlier of (i) July 3, 2018; (ii) the date, if any, the Lender declares a default; (iii) the date the loans under the Company’s senior credit facility are repaid; or (iv) the date, if any, of a change of control of the Company.







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.


Dated:  July 10, 2017 By: /s/  Paul N. Farquhar  
    Paul N. Farquhar  
    Chief Financial Officer