AVNET, INC. (Form: 8-K)  






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

Date of Report (Date of Earliest Event Reported):   August 25, 2011

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

New York 1-4224 11-1890605
(State or other jurisdiction
(I.R.S. Employer
of incorporation) File Number) Identification No.)
2211 South 47th Street, Phoenix, Arizona   85034
(Address of principal executive offices)
(Zip Code)
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code:   480-643-2000

Not Applicable
Former name or former address, if changed since last report


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Item 1.01 Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement.

On August 25, 2011, Avnet, Inc., a New York corporation ("Avnet") and Avnet Receivables Corporation, a Delaware corporation and wholly-owned subsidiary of Avnet, entered into Amendment No.2 (the "Amendment") to the Second Amended and Restated Receivables Purchase Agreement, with each of the entities party thereto identified as a Financial Institution, each of the entities party thereto indentified as a Company and JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A., as agent. The Amendment (i) increases the amount of eligible receivables in which Avnet may sell an undivided interest, on a revolving basis, under the accounts receivable securitization program from $600 million to $750 million, (ii) lowers certain interest rate margins and fees payable and (iii) extends the expiration date of the accounts receivable program to August 23, 2012.
Some or all of the parties to the accounts receivable securitization program, or their affiliates, have in the past provided investment or commercial banking services to Avnet and its affiliates for which they received customary fees and expenses and they may provide similar services in the future.
The summary of the Amendment described above is qualified in its entirety by reference to the Amendment, which is attached hereto as Exhibit 10.1 and incorporated herein by reference.

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

The information set forth in Item 1.01 above is hereby incorporated by reference herein in its entirety.

Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.

(d) Exhibits.

Number Description

10.1 Amendment No. 2 to Second Amended and Restated Receivables Purchase Agreement.

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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.

August 25, 2011   By:   /s/ Raymond Sadowski
        Name: Raymond Sadowski
        Title: Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

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Exhibit Index

Exhibit No.   Description

  Amendment No. 2 to Second Amended and Restated Receivables Purchase Agreement.