Perry Ellis amends loan agreement

April 6 (Reuters) - Apparel maker Perry Ellis International Inc (PERY.O) and its units amended a loan and security agreement with their lenders to permit the sale of all present and future accounts receivable due from Kohl's Corp (KSS.N) to Bank of America.

Perry Ellis
Perry Ellis - spring-summer 2010

The amendment to the loan agreement, dated Oct.1, 2002, will permit release of the lenders' security interest in any receivable sold to Bank of America, the company said in a filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.

Perry Ellis sells its brands in department stores such as Macy's Inc (M.N) and Kohl's Corp (KSS.N).

Shares of Perry Ellis closed at $24.64 Tuesday 6 April on Nasdaq. (Reporting by Vidya Lakshmi in Bangalore; Editing by Unnikrishnan Nair)

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