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Nomad Foods Announces Term Loan Repricing
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Sep 18, 2023, 6:45 AM ET
FELTHAM, England, Sept. 18, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- Nomad Foods Limited ("Nomad Foods" or the "Company") announced today that it has repriced its existing USD denominated Term Loan B of USD 700 million principal due 2029 (the "Term Loan"). The closing of the repricing of the Term Loan is expected to occur on September 22, 2023, subject to customary closing conditions. Following the closing, the margin on the Term Loan will be reduced by 75 basis points, which is expected to result in approximately €5 million of annual cash interest savings. There are no changes to the maturity of the Term Loan as a result of this repricing.
Samy Zekhout, Nomad Foods' Chief Financial Officer, stated, "Improving capital market conditions and our strong operational performance helped drive this repricing. This move will allow us greater financial flexibility as we execute our strategy, driving long-term growth and creating shareholder value."
Noam Gottesman, Nomad Foods' Co-Chairman and Founder, commented, "We are pleased with the successful execution of this accretive transaction which represents another positive development in our capital markets strategy and opportunity to further value creation."
About Nomad Foods
Nomad Foods (NYSE: NOMD) is Europe's leading frozen food company. The Company's portfolio of iconic brands, which includes Birds Eye, Findus, iglo, Ledo and Frikom, have been a part of consumers' meals for generations, standing for great tasting food that is convenient, high quality and nutritious. Nomad Foods is headquartered in the United Kingdom. Additional information may be found at www.nomadfoods.com.
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