PHH Corporation (NYSE: PHH) ("PHH") today announced its intention to offer $300 million aggregate principal amount of senior notes due 2021 (the "notes"), subject to market and other conditions. The interest rate and other terms of the notes will be determined at the time of pricing of the offering. Initially, the notes will not be guaranteed by any of PHH’s subsidiaries. The notes will be PHH’s senior unsecured obligations and will rank equally with all of its existing and future senior unsecured debt and senior to all of its existing and future subordinated debt.
J.P. Morgan Securities LLC, RBS Securities Inc., BofA Merrill Lynch, Barclays Capital Inc., Citigroup Global Markets Inc., Deutsche Bank Securities Inc., RBC Capital Markets, LLC and Wells Fargo Securities, LLC are acting as joint book-running managers for the offering. BNY Mellon Capital Markets, LLC, CIBC World Markets Corp., Goldman, Sachs & Co. and Scotia Capital (USA) Inc. are acting as co-managers.
PHH intends to use the net proceeds of the offering, along with cash on hand, to repurchase up to $300 million aggregate principal amount of its 9¼% Senior Notes due 2016 (the "2016 notes") by means of a tender offer (the "Tender Offer"), and to pay related fees and expenses. As of June 30, 2013, there was $450 million aggregate principal amount of 2016 notes outstanding. Any proceeds in excess of the amounts needed to fund the Tender Offer will be used for general corporate purposes. Pending such use, the proceeds may be invested temporarily in short-term interest-bearing investment funds or similar assets.
This press release does not constitute a notice of redemption, nor does it constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy, nor shall there be any sale of these securities in any jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the securities laws of any such jurisdiction. The offering is being made by means of a prospectus supplement and an accompanying prospectus only. Copies of the prospectus supplement and the accompanying prospectus can be obtained by contacting J.P. Morgan Securities LLC, c/o Broadridge Financial Solutions, 1155 Long Island Avenue, Edgewood, NY 11717 or by telephone at 866-803-9204; RBS Securities Inc., by telephone at: 866-884-2071; BofA Merrill Lynch, 222 Broadway, 7th Floor, New York, NY 10080, Attention: Prospectus Department, 800-294-1322 or by e-mail: email@example.com; Barclays Capital Inc., c/o Broadridge Financial Solutions, 1155 Long Island Avenue, Edgewood, NY 11717, 888-603-5847 or by e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org; Citigroup Global Markets Inc., c/o Broadridge Financial Solutions, 1155 Long Island Avenue, Edgewood, NY 11717 or by telephone at 800-831-9146; Deutsche Bank Securities Inc., 60 Wall Street, New York, NY 10005, Attention: Prospectus Group, by telephone at: (800) 503-4611 or by email: email@example.com; RBC Capital Markets, LLC, Attention: High Yield Capital Markets, Three World Financial Center, 200 Vesey Street, 10th Floor, New York, NY 10281-8098, 877-280-1299 or by e-mail: CM-USA-Prospectus@rbc.com; or Wells Fargo Securities, LLC, 800-326-5897 or by e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org. Alternatively, you may get these documents for free by visiting EDGAR on the Securities and Exchange Commission website at http://www.sec.gov/. Before you invest, you should read the prospectus supplement related to the offering, the accompanying prospectus and other documents incorporated by reference in the prospectus supplement and the accompanying prospectus for more complete information about this offering.About PHH Corporation Headquartered in Mount Laurel, New Jersey, PHH Corporation is a leading provider of business process management services for the mortgage and fleet industries. Its subsidiary, PHH Mortgage, is one of the largest originators and servicers of residential mortgages in the United States, 1 and its subsidiary, PHH Arval, is a leading fleet management services provider in the United States and Canada. PHH is dedicated to delivering premier customer service and providing value-added solutions to its clients. 1 Inside Mortgage Finance, Copyright 2013. Forward-Looking Statements Certain statements in this press release are forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Generally, forward-looking statements are not based on historical facts but instead represent only our current beliefs regarding future events. All forward-looking statements are, by their nature, subject to risks, uncertainties and other factors that could cause actual results, performance or achievements to differ materially from those expressed or implied in such forward-looking statements. Investors are cautioned not to place undue reliance on these forward-looking statements. Such statements may be identified by words such as "expects," "anticipates," "intends," "projects," "estimates," "plans," "may increase," "may fluctuate" and similar expressions or future or conditional verbs such as "will," "should," "would," "may" and "could."