Silgan Holdings Inc. (Nasdaq:SLGN), a leading supplier of rigid packaging for shelf-stable food and other consumer goods products, announced today that it priced its previously announced private offering of senior unsecured notes and entered into an agreement to sell $300 million aggregate principal amount of 5½% Senior Notes due 2022. The new notes will mature on February 1, 2022, and interest on the new notes will accrue and be payable semi-annually on each February 1st and August 1st, commencing February 1, 2014. The Company intends to use the net proceeds from this offering to repay outstanding revolving loans under its senior secured credit agreement, and as a result the Company will incur additional interest expense not previously contemplated.
The notes being sold by the Company will not initially be registered under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, or the Securities Act, or under any state securities law and may not be offered or sold in the United States absent registration or an applicable exemption from registration under the Securities Act and applicable state securities laws. The notes are being offered only to qualified institutional buyers under Rule 144A and outside the United States in compliance with Regulation S under the Securities Act. This press release does not constitute an offer to sell any security and shall not constitute an offer, solicitation or sale in any jurisdiction in which such offering would be unlawful.
Silgan Holdings is a leading supplier of rigid packaging for shelf-stable food and other consumer goods products with annual net sales of approximately $3.6 billion in 2012. Silgan operates 81 manufacturing facilities in North and South America, Europe and Asia. Silgan is a leading supplier of metal containers in North America and Europe, and a leading worldwide supplier of metal, composite and plastic closures for food and beverage products. In addition, Silgan is a leading supplier of plastic containers for shelf-stable food and personal care products in North America.