GREENSBORO, N.C., May 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Unifi, Inc. (NYSE: UFI) today announced that it is calling for redemption on June 30, 2010, an aggregate principal amount of $15,000,000 of its outstanding 11.5% Senior Secured Notes due 2014 (the "Notes"), in accordance with the terms of the indenture agreement dated May 26, 2006 (the "Indenture"). Pursuant to the terms of the Indenture, the redemption price for the Notes will be 105.75% of the principal amount of the redeemed Notes, plus accrued and unpaid interest. Following completion of the redemption, the aggregate principal amount of the Notes that will remain outstanding will be $163.7 million.
A formal notice of redemption will be sent separately to the affected holders of the Notes, in accordance with the terms of the Indenture. The Company plans to finance this redemption using borrowings under its revolving credit facility and domestic operating cash. As of today, the Company has approximately $71 million of availability on its revolving credit facility. This redemption is expected to result in a one-time charge for early extinguishment of debt in the Company's fiscal 2011 first quarter of $1.1 million (of which $0.3 million is a non-cash charge), or about $0.02 cents per share.
Unifi, Inc. (NYSE: UFI) is a diversified producer and processor of multi-filament polyester and nylon textured yarns and related raw materials. The Company adds value to the supply chain and enhances consumer demand for its products through the development and introduction of branded yarns that provide unique performance, comfort and aesthetic advantages. Key Unifi brands include, but are not limited to: AIO® - all-in-one performance yarns, SORBTEK®, A.M.Y.®, MYNX® UV, REPREVE®, REFLEXX®, MICROVISTA® and SATURA®. Unifi's yarns and brands are readily found in home furnishings, apparel, legwear, and sewing thread, as well as industrial, automotive, military, and medical applications. For more information about Unifi, visit www.unifi.com, or to learn more about REPREVE®, visit www.repreve.com .
CAUTIONARY STATEMENT ON FORWARD-LOOKING STATEMENTSCertain statements included herein contain forward-looking statements within the meaning of federal securities laws about Unifi, Inc.'s (the "Company") financial condition and results of operations that are based on management's current expectations, estimates and projections about the markets in which the Company operates, as well as management's beliefs and assumptions. Words such as "expects," "anticipates," "believes," "estimates," variations of such words and other similar expressions are intended to identify such forward-looking statements. These statements are not guarantees of future performance and involve certain risks, uncertainties and assumptions, which are difficult to predict. Therefore, actual outcomes and results may differ materially from what is expressed or forecasted in, or implied by, such forward-looking statements. Readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on these forward-looking statements, which reflect management's judgment only as of the date hereof. The Company undertakes no obligation to update publicly any of these forward-looking statements to reflect new information, future events or otherwise.