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MRC GLOBAL INC.
AMENDMENT TO PROXY STATEMENT FOR ANNUAL MEETING OF STOCKHOLDERS
TO BE HELD ON MAY 6, 2021
The date of this Amendment is April 7, 2021
The following information supplements and amends the Definitive Proxy Statement on Schedule 14A filed by MRC Global Inc. (the Company) with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on March 24, 2021 (the Original Filing) in connection with the Companys Annual Meeting of Stockholders to be held on May 6, 2021 (the Annual Meeting), and should be read together with the Original Filing. Other than as set forth below, no changes have been made to the Original Filing.
The purpose of this filing is to clarify that net debt and related leverage metrics may be considered non-GAAP financial measures and include definitions of and other information regarding the disclosure of net debt and leverage as well as a reconciliation of net debt, each of which were inadvertently omitted from the Original Filing. Investors are encouraged to review the information provided below, in connection with the Companys disclosures contained within the Compensation Discussion and Analysis section of the Original Filing.
Revisions to the Letter from our Chairman
The following text amends and restates the second and third bullet points in the fourth full paragraph on the second page of the letter from our Chairman, Rhys J. Best:
Reduced total long-term debt (including current portion) by 30% from $551 million to $383 million and reduced net debt by 49% from $519 million to $264 million (see the footnote on page 6 regarding net debt, which may be a non-GAAP measure)
ended the year with a leverage ratio of 2.7x (see the footnote on page 6 regarding the leverage ratio, which may be a non-GAAP measure)
Revisions to Proxy Summary 2020 Financial and Operational Highlights
The following text amends and restates the first and third bullet points in the table under the heading Proxy Summary 2020 Financial and Operational Highlights Financial and operational highlights from fiscal year 2020 include: on page 5 of the Original Filing:
Reduced total long-term debt (including current portion) by 30% from $551 million to $383 million and reduced net debt by 49% from $519 million to $264 million*
Ended the year with a leverage ratio of 2.7x*
Net debt and related leverage metrics may be considered non-GAAP measures. We define net debt as total long-term debt, including current portion, minus cash. We define our leverage ratio as net debt divided by adjusted EBITDA (as defined above). We believe net debt is an indicator of the extent to which the Companys outstanding debt obligations could be satisfied by cash on hand and a useful metric for investors to evaluate the Companys leverage position. We believe the leverage ratio is a commonly used metric that management and investors use to assess the borrowing capacity of the Company. We believe total long-term debt (including the current portion) is the financial measure calculated and presented in accordance with U.S. generally accepted accounting principles that is most directly comparable to net debt.
The following table reconciles total long-term debt (including current portion), as derived from our consolidated financial statements, with net debt (in millions) and shows the calculation of our leverage ratio:
|Year Ended December 31,|
Long-term debt, net
Plus: current portion of long-term debt
Total long-term debt
Revisions to Compensation Discussion and Analysis
The following text amends and restates the second and third bullet points in the seventh paragraph under the heading Compensation Discussion and Analysis Executive Summary on pages 40 and 41 of the Original Filing:
reduced total long-term debt (including current portion) by 30% from $551 million to $383 million and reduced net debt by 49% from $519 million to $264 million (see the footnote on page 6 regarding net debt, which may be a non-GAAP measure).
ended the year with a leverage ratio of 2.7x (see the footnote on page 6 regarding leverage ratio, which may be a non-GAAP measure)
The following text amends and restates the third bullet point in the third full paragraph on page 62 of the Original Filing under the heading Compensation Discussion and Analysis 2018-2020 CEO Realized Pay vs. Summary Compensation Table Pay:
During the Comparison Period, we generated $492 million of cash from operations. We used this cash to reduce our total long-term debt (including current portion) to $383 million and net debt2 to $264 million while maintaining liquidity of $551 million and a leverage ratio2 of 2.7x, each at the end of 2020.
See footnote on page 6 regarding net debt and related leverage metric, which may be non-GAAP measures.
Additional Information and Where to Find It
This material may be deemed to be solicitation material in respect of the solicitation of proxies from stockholders in connection with the Annual Meeting. On March 24, 2021, the Company filed the Original Filing and definitive form of proxy card with the SEC in connection with its solicitation of proxies from the Companys stockholders relating to the Annual Meeting. STOCKHOLDERS ARE STRONGLY ENCOURAGED TO READ CAREFULLY THE PROXY MATERIALS, INCLUDING THE PROXY STATEMENT, THIS AMENDMENT AND THE 2020 ANNUAL REPORT, AS THEY CONTAIN IMPORTANT INFORMATION TO CONSIDER WHEN DECIDING HOW TO VOTE ON THE MATTERS BROUGHT BEFORE THE 2021 ANNUAL MEETING.
This amendment is also available electronically, together with our other proxy materials, at www.edocumentview.com/MRC. In addition, stockholders can access at no charge documents filed by the Company with the SEC, including the proxy statement and this amendment, at the SECs website at www.sec.gov.