cleveland, August 17, 2023 /PRNewswire/ — Avient Corporation (NYSE: AVNT), a leading provider of professional and sustainable solutions, today announced the successful completion of the repricing and extension of its Senior Secured Term Loan Scheme. Amendments to the Term Loan Agreement reduced interest rates on all outstanding Term Loans and extended maturity dates for all outstanding tranches through 2029, among other things. At the same time, the company was making advance payments. $100 million Pay off an existing term loan and pay off the outstanding principal $732 million.
Under the proposed amendments, term loans will accrue interest at the sum of Adjusted Period SOFR plus 2.50% or Base Rate plus 1.50%. The net effect on interest expense of lower interest rates and $100 million payment amount is approximately $10 million every year.
Avient Corporation (NYSE: AVNT) provides expert and sustainable materials solutions that turn customer challenges into opportunities and enable new products for a better world. Examples include:
- Dyneema®World’s Strongest Fibers™ deliver unparalleled levels of performance and protection in end-use applications such as ballistic protection, marine and sustainable infrastructure, and outdoor sports.
- Proprietary technology that makes products more recyclable, allows them to incorporate recycled content, and drives a more circular economy
- A lightweight solution to replace heavy traditional materials such as metal, glass and wood. Improve fuel efficiency and reduce your carbon footprint in any mode of transportation.
- Sustainable infrastructure solutions that improve energy efficiency, renewable energy, natural resource conservation, and access to fiber optic/5G networks
Avient is ACC Responsible Care® certified, a founding member of the Alliance to End Plastic Waste, and is Great Place to Work® certified. For more information, please visit: https://www.avient.com.
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Source: Abient Corporation