Washington, D.C. 20549








Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported):    August 9, 2018


Conn’s, Inc.

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)


Delaware 001-34956 06-1672840

(State or other jurisdiction of


(Commission File Number) (IRS Employer Identification No.)


2445 Technology Forest Blvd., Suite 800

The Woodlands, Texas

(Address of principal executive offices) (Zip Code)


Registrant’s telephone number, including area code:    (936) 230-5899


Not Applicable

(Former name, former address and former fiscal year, if changed since last report)



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Item 1.01 Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement


On August 9, 2018, Conn’s, Inc. (the “Company”), Conn’s Receivables Funding 2018-A, LLC, a newly formed special purpose entity that is indirectly owned by the Company (the “Issuer”), Conn Appliances Receivables Funding, LLC, an indirect wholly owned subsidiary of the Company (the “Depositor”), and Conn Appliances, Inc., a direct and wholly owned subsidiary of the Company (“Conn Appliances”), entered into a Note Purchase Agreement (the “Note Purchase Agreement”) with Credit Suisse Securities (USA) LLC, J.P. Morgan Securities LLC, MUFG Securities Americas Inc. and Deutsche Bank Securities Inc. (collectively, the “Initial Purchasers”), for the sale of the Issuer’s 3.25% $219,200,000 Asset Backed Fixed Rate Notes, Class A, Series 2018-A (the “Class A Notes”), 4.65% $69,550,000 Asset Backed Fixed Rate Notes, Class B, Series 2018-A (the “Class B Notes”) and 6.02% $69,550,000 Asset Backed Fixed Rate Notes, Class C, Series 2018-A (the “Class C Notes” and, together with the Class A Notes and the Class B Notes, the “Purchased Notes”). The Issuer will also issue the Asset Backed Notes, Class R, Series 2018-A (the “Class R Notes” and, collectively with the Purchased Notes, the “Series 2018-A Notes”), which will not have a principal amount or interest rate and which will be transferred to the Depositor on the Closing Date to satisfy the risk retention obligations of Conn Appliances. It is anticipated that the Series 2018-A Notes will be issued on or about August 15, 2018 (the “Closing Date”). The Series 2018-A Notes have not been and will not be registered under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the “Securities Act”) or the securities laws of any jurisdiction. The Purchased Series 2018-A Notes are being sold initially to the Initial Purchasers and then reoffered and resold only (i) to “Qualified Institutional Buyers” as defined in Rule 144A under the Securities Act (“Rule 144A“) in transactions meeting the requirements of Rule 144A or (2) solely with respect to the Class A Notes, outside the United States to non-U.S. Persons in transactions in compliance with Regulation S under the Securities Act.


Attached as Exhibit 1.1 is the Note Purchase Agreement.


Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits


(a)Not applicable.


(b)Not applicable.


(c)Not applicable.




The exhibit number corresponds with Item 601(a) of Regulation S-K.


Exhibit No.   Description
Exhibit 1.1   Note Purchase Agreement, dated August 9, 2018, by and among the Company, the Issuer, the Depositor, Conn Appliances and the Initial Purchasers







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.


    CONN’S, INC.
Date: August 10, 2018 By: /s/ Mark L. Prior
    Name: Mark L. Prior
    Title: Vice President, General Counsel & Secretary