- The existing term loans of approx. EUR 1.2 billion will be replaced with new committed three- and five-year term loans for the same amount
- The existing EUR 500 million revolving credit facility will be refinanced for the same amount with a five-year maturity plus two one-year extension options
Eindhoven, the Netherlands – Signify, (Euronext: LIGHT), the world leader in lighting, today announced that it has signed new committed financing facilities to replace its current term loans of EUR 740 million and USD 500 million, and its existing revolving credit facility of EUR 500 million which were due to expire in May 2021. The new facilities have been put in place with a syndicate of 16 international relationship banks.
The new committed term loan structure consists of EUR 400 million and USD 275 million with a maturity of three years (January 2023) and EUR 340 million and USD 225 million with a maturity of five years (January 2025). The new committed EUR 500 million multi-currency revolving credit facility (RCF) has a maturity of five years (January 2025), with the option to extend it twice by one year at the end of the first and second anniversary. These new facilities have similar terms to the previous facilities.
The new term loans and RCF agreement includes a financial covenant providing that Signify maintains a net leverage ratio of no greater than 3.5x EBITDA. The covenant does not apply if the company has at least one investment grade rating.