Hillenbrand Announces Launch and Pricing of an Aggregate of $375 Million Notes Offering
BATESVILLE, Ind., Sept. 16, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Hillenbrand, Inc. (NYSE: HI) has announced the launch and pricing of its public offering of $375 million aggregate principal amount of 4.50 percent senior notes due 2026. The offering is expected to close on or about September 25, 2019, subject to customary closing conditions.
Hillenbrand intends to use the net proceeds from this offering as well as available cash, borrowings under its Third Amended and Restated Credit Agreement, including the revolving credit facility, and other potential additional sources of funding, to finance the cash consideration portion of the proposed acquisition of Milacron Holdings Corp. ("Milacron"), to repay certain indebtedness of Milacron and to pay the related fees and expenses associated with the transaction. The notes will be subject to a special mandatory redemption if Hillenbrand does not consummate the proposed acquisition of Milacron on or prior to July 6, 2020, or, if prior to such date, the merger agreement between Hillenbrand and Milacron is terminated.
J.P. Morgan Securities LLC and Wells Fargo Securities, LLC are the active bookrunners for the offering. A prospectus relating to this offering may be obtained by calling J.P. Morgan Securities LLC collect at 212-834-4533 or Wells Fargo Securities, LLC toll-free at 1-800-645-3751.
This press release appears as a matter of record only and does not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy, nor shall there be any sale of these securities in any state or other jurisdiction in which the offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful.
Hillenbrand is a global diversified industrial company with multiple leading brands that serve a wide variety of industries around the world. We pursue profitable growth and robust cash generation to drive increased value for our shareholders. Hillenbrand's portfolio is composed of two business segments: the Process Equipment Group and Batesville. The Process Equipment Group businesses design, develop, manufacture and service highly engineered industrial equipment around the world. Batesville is a recognized leader in the death care industry in North America. Hillenbrand is publicly traded on the NYSE under "HI."
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