D.R. Horton, Inc. (NYSE:DHI), America’s Builder, announced that it has received additional lending commitments from five banks to increase the capacity of its five-year senior unsecured revolving credit facility to $600 million. The facility has also been amended to include an uncommitted accordion feature which could increase the facility to $1 billion, subject to certain conditions and availability of additional bank commitments. The facility’s letter of credit sublimit is 50% of the revolving credit commitment, or $300 million.
The Royal Bank of Scotland plc remains the Sole Lead Arranger and Administrative Agent of the facility. The additional lenders joining the facility as Co-Arrangers are Citibank N.A.; Deutsche Bank Trust Company Americas; JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A.; UBS AG, Stamford Branch and Wells Fargo Bank.
Donald R. Horton, Chairman of the Board, said, “We are very pleased to welcome these additional five banks as Co-Arrangers to our revolving credit facility. We appreciate their commitment to D.R. Horton and their support of our business as we prepare to take advantage of profitable growth opportunities across our homebuilding markets.”
D.R. Horton, Inc., America’s Builder, is the largest homebuilder in the United States, based on homes closed in the twelve-month period ended June 30, 2012. Founded in 1978 in Fort Worth, Texas, D.R. Horton has operations in 75 markets in 26 states in the East, Midwest, Southeast, South Central, Southwest and West regions of the United States. The Company is engaged in the construction and sale of high quality homes with sales prices ranging from $90,000 to over $600,000. D.R. Horton also provides mortgage financing and title services for homebuyers through its mortgage and title subsidiaries.Portions of this document may constitute “forward-looking statements” as defined by the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Although D.R. Horton believes any such statements are based on reasonable assumptions, there is no assurance that actual outcomes will not be materially different. All forward-looking statements are based upon information available to D.R. Horton on the date this release was issued. D.R. Horton does not undertake any obligation to publicly update or revise any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise. Forward-looking statements in this release include that the facility could increase to $1 billion, subject to certain conditions and availability of additional bank commitments.