Regal Entertainment Group (“Regal” or the “Company”) (NYSE: RGC), announced today that it has priced its previously announced offering of $250 million aggregate principal amount of senior notes. The notes will pay interest semiannually in arrears on February 1 and August 1 of each year, beginning August 1, 2013, at a rate of 5.75% per year, and will mature on February 1, 2025. The Company anticipates that the offering will close on or around January 17, 2013, subject to customary closing conditions.
Regal intends to use the net proceeds from the offering for general corporate purposes, which may include future acquisitions and the redemption, repayment or repurchase of indebtedness.
Credit Suisse Securities (USA) LLC, Barclays Capital Inc., Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Incorporated, Deutsche Bank Securities Inc. and Wells Fargo Securities LLC are acting as joint book-running managers for the offering. The notes are being offered pursuant to the Company’s effective shelf registration statement (File No. 333-182383) on file with the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”). The offering of notes will be made only by means of a prospectus supplement and related base prospectus. A preliminary prospectus supplement relating to the offering has been filed with the SEC. A copy of the preliminary prospectus supplement and related base prospectus can be obtained by either contacting Credit Suisse Securities (USA) LLC toll-free at 1-800-221-1037 or by accessing the SEC’s website, www.sec.gov.
This press release does not constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation of an offer to buy the notes described herein, nor shall there be any sale of the notes in any state or jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the laws of such state or jurisdiction.Forward-looking StatementsThis press release includes “forward-looking statements” within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended. All statements included herein, other than statements of historical fact, may constitute forward-looking statements, including statements concerning future sales of notes and the anticipated use of the net proceeds from the offering. Although Regal believes that the expectations reflected in such forward-looking statements are reasonable, it can give no assurance that such expectations will prove to be correct. Important factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from Regal’s expectations are disclosed in the risk factors contained in the Company’s 2011 Annual Report on Form 10-K filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on February 27, 2012. All forward-looking statements are expressly qualified in their entirety by such factors. About Regal Entertainment GroupRegal Entertainment Group (NYSE: RGC) operates the largest and most geographically diverse theatre circuit in the United States, consisting of 6,621 screens in 524 locations in 37 states and the District of Columbia as of September 27, 2012. The Company operates theatres in 43 of the top 50 U.S. designated market areas. We believe that the size, reach and quality of the Company’s theatre circuit not only provide its patrons with a convenient and enjoyable movie-going experience, but is also an exceptional platform to realize economies of scale in theatre operations. Additional information is available on the Company’s Web site at www.REGmovies.com.
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