SOMERSET, N.J.--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--Catalent, Inc. (“Catalent”) (NYSE:CTLT), the leading global provider of advanced delivery technologies and development solutions for drugs, biologics, and consumer health products, today announced that its wholly owned subsidiary, Catalent Pharma Solutions, Inc. (the “Catalent Operating Subsidiary”), has completed an amendment to its senior secured credit facilities to lower the interest rate on its U.S. dollar-denominated and euro-denominated term loans. The new applicable rate for U.S. dollar-denominated term loans is LIBOR (subject to a floor of 1.00%) plus 2.75%, which is 0.50% lower than the previous rate (and which amendment also eliminates ‘step’ pricing based on a measure of the Catalent Operating Subsidiary’s total leverage ratio), and the new applicable rate for euro-denominated term loans is LIBOR (subject to a floor of 1.00%) plus 2.50%, which is 0.75% lower than the previous rate (and for which ‘step’ pricing has also been eliminated).
The amendment also includes a prepayment premium of 1.0% in the event of another repricing event (as defined in the amendment) on or before the six-month anniversary of the amendment. There is no change to maturities or covenants as a result of this repricing amendment.
About Catalent, Inc.
Catalent is the leading global provider of advanced delivery technologies and development solutions for drugs, biologics and consumer health products. With over 80 years serving the industry, Catalent has proven expertise in bringing more customer products to market faster, enhancing product performance and ensuring reliable clinical and commercial product supply. Catalent employs more than 9,500 people, including over 1,400 scientists, at more than 30 facilities across 5 continents and in fiscal 2016 generated $1.85 billion in annual revenue. Catalent is headquartered in Somerset, N.J. For more information visit www.catalent.com.
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