Endurance International Group Announces Successful Pricing of $1,697 Million Senior Secured Refinancing Term Loans
BURLINGTON, Mass., June 08, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Endurance International Group Holdings, Inc. ("Endurance" or the "Company") (NASDAQ:EIGI), a leading provider of cloud-based platform solutions designed to help small and medium-sized businesses succeed online, today announced the pricing of its $1,697 million refinancing first-lien term loans due February 2023 (the "Refinancing Term Loans"). The Company successfully priced the Refinancing Term Loans at an interest rate of LIBOR + 400, which priced 148 basis points lower than the current pricing of the Company's existing term loans due November 2019 (the "2019 Term Loans") and 100 basis points lower than the current pricing of the Company's incremental term loans due February 2023 (the "2023 Term Loans"). Endurance expects to reduce its cash interest expense by approximately $22 million on an annual basis as a result of this refinancing.
The proceeds of the Refinancing Term Loans will be used to repay the $716.625 million 2019 Term Loans outstanding and the $980.625 million 2023 Term Loans outstanding. The Refinancing Term Loans will be subject to the same maximum senior secured net leverage covenant as the 2019 Term Loans and the 2023 Term Loans. The Refinancing Term Loans will mature on February 9, 2023, extending the maturity of the 2019 Term Loans.
The closing of the refinancing transaction and the borrowing of the Refinancing Term Loans in connection therewith are subject to customary documentation and other customary conditions precedent.
Affiliates of Credit Suisse, Goldman Sachs and Morgan Stanley are acting as joint lead arrangers and bookrunners for the Refinancing Term Loans and affiliates of Jefferies and Societe Generale CIB are acting as joint bookrunners for the Refinancing Term Loans.
Cautionary statement concerning forward-looking information
This press release includes certain "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995, Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, including statements concerning the potential refinancing transaction and its expected impact. These forward-looking statements include, but are not limited to, plans, objectives, expectations and intentions and other statements contained in this press release that are not historical facts, and statements identified by words such as "will" and variations of such word or words of similar meaning and the use of future dates. These forward-looking statements reflect our current views about our plans, intentions, expectations and strategies, which are based on the information currently available to us and on assumptions we have made. Although we believe that our plans, intentions, expectations and strategies as reflected in or suggested by those forward-looking statements are reasonable, we can give no assurance that these plans, intentions, expectations or strategies will be attained or achieved. Furthermore, actual results may differ materially from those described in the forward-looking statements and will be affected by a variety of risks and factors that are beyond our control including, without limitation, risks and uncertainties discussed in Endurance's filings with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (the "SEC"), including the "Risk Factors" sections of Endurance's most recent Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q for the period ended March 31, 2017 and most recent Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2016. You can obtain copies of Endurance's filings with the SEC for free at the SEC's website (www.sec.gov). Endurance does not assume any obligation to update any forward-looking statements contained in this document as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.
About Endurance International Group
Endurance International Group Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:EIGI) (em)Powers millions of small businesses worldwide with products and technology to vitalize their online web presence, email marketing, mobile business solutions, and more. The Endurance family of brands includes: Constant Contact, Bluehost, HostGator, iPage, Domain.com, BigRock, SiteBuilder and SinglePlatform, among others. Headquartered in Burlington, Massachusetts, Endurance employs more than 4,000 people across the United States, Brazil, India and the Netherlands. For more information, visit: www.endurance.com.
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