Wells 5th Amendment

Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
August 26, 2013
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported)
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New Jersey
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10420 Research Road, SE, Albuquerque, New Mexico 87123
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(505) 332-5000
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Item 1.01.    Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement.
On August 26, 2013, EMCORE Corporation (the “Company”) and Wells Fargo Bank National Association (“Wells Fargo”) entered into a Fifth Amendment (the “Amendment”) to the Credit and Security Agreement, dated November 11, 2010, between Wells Fargo and the Company (the “Credit Agreement”).

The Amendment amends the Credit Agreement by adding certain real estate as collateral in the borrowing base calculation, pursuant to which Wells Fargo agrees, subject to the terms and conditions of the Amendment and the Credit Agreement, to provide $7.5 million in secured financing to the Company.

The Amendment also eliminates reductions that would have lowered the portion of the borrowing base that relates to eligible progress billing accounts. The borrowing availability for these accounts is the lesser of (1) 60% of these accounts or (2) $5 million. As a result of the Amendment, this portion of the borrowing base will not be subject to the previously schedule reductions.

The Amendment also revises certain of the Company's financial covenants under the Credit Agreement, including the Company's minimum tangible net worth, and the Company's maximum required EBITDA.

The foregoing description does not purport to be complete and is quailed in its entirety by reference to the full text of the Amendment, which is attached hereto as Exhibit 10.1 to this report and incorporated herein by reference. Except as expressly amended by the Amendment, the Credit Agreement remains in full force and effect.

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

The disclosure set forth under Item 1.01 above is incorporated herein by reference.
Item 9.01.    Financial Statements and Exhibits.
(d)    Exhibits.
Exhibit No.
Amendment No. 5 to that Credit and Security Agreement, dated August 26, 2013, to the Credit and Security Agreement dated November 11, 2010 between Wells Fargo and 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: August 30, 2013
By: /s/ Mark Weinswig 
Name: Mark Weinswig
Title: Chief Financial Officer