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): August 2, 2017 (July 27, 2017)
DOLLAR TREE, INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation)
(Commission File Number)
(IRS Employer Identification No.)
500 Volvo Parkway
Chesapeake, Virginia 23320
(Address of principal executive offices) (Zip Code)
(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)
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Item 8.01. Other Events.
On July 27, 2017, Dollar Tree, Inc. (the “Company”) prepaid $500.0 million of the $2.2 billion remaining outstanding under its Term Loan A-1. The Company accelerated approximately $1.2 million of amortizable non-cash deferred financing costs associated with the Term Loan A-1 to the second quarter ended July 29, 2017.
The Company may make additional prepayments on its outstanding debt from time to time in the future depending on available cash balances, free cash flow generation and projected cash needs among other factors.
A WARNING ABOUT FORWARD-LOOKING STATEMENTS: This filing contains "forward-looking statements" as that term is used in the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Forward-looking statements address future events, developments or results and typically use words such as believe, anticipate, expect, intend, plan, forecast, or estimate. For example, our forward-looking statements include statements regarding the company's plans, objectives, expectations (financial or otherwise) and intentions, including with respect to potential future debt prepayments. For a discussion of the risks, uncertainties and assumptions that could affect our future events, developments or results, you should carefully review the "Risk Factors," "Business," and "Management's Discussion and Analysis of Financial Condition and Results of Operations" sections in our Annual Report on Form 10-K filed March 28, 2017, the "Management's Discussion and Analysis of Financial Condition and Results of Operations" and other sections in our Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q filed May 25, 2017 and other filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. We are not obligated to release publicly any revisions to any forward-looking statements contained in this filing to reflect events or circumstances occurring after the date of this report and you should not expect us to do so.
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.
DOLLAR TREE, INC.
Date: August 2, 2017
/s/ Kevin S. Wampler
Kevin S. Wampler
Chief Financial Officer