Sealed Air Announces Completion of Tender Offer for 8.375% Senior Notes Due 2021 and Notice of Redemption of All Remaining Outstanding 8.375% Senior Notes Due 2021
By Business Wire News
By Business Wire News
Sealed Air Corporation (“Sealed Air” or the “Company”) (NYSE:SEE) today announced that its previously announced offer to purchase its outstanding 8.375% Senior Notes due 2021 (the “2021 Notes”) expired at 5:00 p.m., New York City time, on June 12, 2015 (the “Expiration Time”).
After the Expiration Time, $602,244,000 principal amount of 2021 Notes, or 80.3% of the aggregate principal amount outstanding, had been validly tendered and not withdrawn. The complete terms and conditions of the tender offer were set forth in an Offer to Purchase that was sent to holders of the 2021 Notes.
$147,756,000 in aggregate principal amount of the 2021 Notes were not tendered and remained outstanding following the Expiration Time. On June 16, 2015, the Company notified HSBC Bank, National Association, as trustee under the indenture governing the 2021 Notes, that it would satisfy and discharge the indenture governing the 2021 Notes. On June 16, 2015, the Company also deposited with the trustee sufficient funds to fund the redemption of the 2021 Notes that were not tendered and remained outstanding following the Expiration Time and to pay accrued and unpaid interest on the redeemed notes to the redemption date, and issued a notice of redemption to the trustee with respect to such notes. The redemption price will be paid on July 16, 2015.
Sealed Air creates a world that feels, tastes and works better. In 2014, the Company generated revenue of approximately $7.8 billion by helping our customers achieve their sustainability goals in the face of today’s biggest social and environmental challenges. Our portfolio of widely recognized brands, including Cryovac® brand food packaging solutions, Bubble Wrap® brand cushioning and Diversey® cleaning and hygiene solutions, enables a safer and less wasteful food supply chain, protects valuable goods shipped around the world and improves health through clean environments. Sealed Air has approximately 24,000 employees who serve customers in 175 countries. To learn more, visit www.sealedair.com. Information on Sealed Air’s website is not incorporated into, and does not form a part of, this press release.
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Sealed Air Corporation
Lori Chaitman, 201-703-4161
Ken Aurichio, 201-703-4164