Mercer International Inc. Announces Plans to Issue $200 Million of Senior Notes in Private Offering
Mercer International Inc. (Nasdaq: MERC) (the “Company”) today announced that it intends to offer for sale (the “Offering”) $200.0 million in aggregate principal amount of senior notes due 2028 (the “2028 Notes”).
The Company intends to use the net proceeds of the Offering to pay down borrowings under its Canadian revolving credit facility, and for working capital and general corporate purposes, including discretionary capital projects at its facilities.
The 2028 Notes will be offered and sold to qualified institutional buyers in reliance on Rule 144A under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the “Securities Act”), and outside the United States to non-U.S. persons in reliance on Regulation S under the Securities Act. The 2028 Notes have not been registered under the Securities Act, or any state securities laws, and unless so registered, may not be offered or sold in the United States except pursuant to an exemption from, or in a transaction not subject to, the registration requirements of the Securities Act and applicable state securities laws. This press release shall not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy, nor shall there be any sale of the 2028 Notes in any state or jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful.
About Mercer International
Mercer International Inc. is a global forest products company with operations in Germany, USA and Canada with consolidated annual production capacity of 2.3 million tonnes of pulp, 960 million board feet of lumber, 210 thousand cubic meters of cross-laminated timber, 45 thousand cubic meters of glulam, 17 million pallets and 230,000 metric tonnes of biofuels. To obtain further information on the company, please visit its web site at https://www.mercerint.com.
Jimmy S.H. Lee – Executive Chairman – (604) 684-1099
Source: Mercer International Inc.