Regal Entertainment Group (“Regal” or the “Company”) (NYSE: RGC) announced today that it has commenced an offer to purchase for cash any and all of the 9 1/ 8% Senior Notes due 2018 of the Company listed in the table below and any and all of the 8 5/ 8% Senior Notes due 2019 of Regal Cinemas Corporation, a Delaware corporation and wholly-owned subsidiary of the Company, listed in the table below (collectively, the “Notes”) at the consideration per $1,000 principal amount set forth next to the corresponding series of Notes in the table below. These offers consist of two separate offers, one for each series of Notes listed below (each, an “Offer” and, collectively, the “Offers”). The Offers are subject to the terms and conditions in the Offer to Purchase, dated February 25, 2014 (the “Offer to Purchase”), and the related Letter of Transmittal, dated February 25, 2014 (the “Letter of Transmittal”). The Notes validly tendered and not validly withdrawn at or prior to 5:00 p.m., New York City time, on March 10, 2014 (the “Early Tender Date”) will be eligible to receive the total offer consideration, as listed in the table below (the “Total Offer Consideration”), which includes the early tender premium, as listed in the table below (the “Early Tender Premium”). The Notes validly tendered after the Early Tender Date, but prior to 12:01 a.m., New York City time, on March 25, 2014, unless extended or earlier terminated (the “Expiration Date”), will be eligible to receive the applicable base offer consideration, which includes the applicable Total Offer Consideration minus the applicable Early Tender Premium, as listed in the table below (the “Base Offer Consideration”). The Notes tendered may be withdrawn at any time at or before 5:00 p.m., New York City time, on March 10, 2014, unless extended by the Company (the “Withdrawal Deadline”), but not thereafter.
The table below summarizes certain payment terms of the Offers:
|Title of Security and CUSIP Numbers||OutstandingPrincipalAmount||Base OfferConsideration (1)(2)||Early TenderPremium(1)||Total OfferConsideration (1)(3)|
|91/8% Senior Notes due 2018 of Regal Entertainment Group (CUSIP No. 758766AE9; ISIN No. US758766AE92)||$311,362,000||$1,051.97||$30.00||$1,081.97|
|85/8% Senior Notes due 2019 of Regal Cinemas Corporation (CUSIP No. 758753AD9; ISIN No. US758753AD98)||$400,000,000||$1,040.73||$30.00||$1,070.73|
|(1) Per $1,000 principal amount of Notes.|
|(2) Calculated as the applicable Total Offer Consideration less the applicable Early Tender Premium.|
|(3) Includes the applicable Early Tender Premium per $1,000 principal amount of Notes for each series of Notes.|
The Company has retained Credit Suisse Securities (USA) LLC, Barclays Capital Inc., BofA Merrill Lynch, Deutsche Bank Securities Inc. and Wells Fargo Securities, LLC to act as dealer managers for the Offer and D.F. King & Co., Inc. to act as information agent for the Offer. For additional information regarding the terms of the Offer, please contact Credit Suisse Securities (USA) LLC at (800) 820-1653 (toll-free) or (212) 325-2476 (collect); Barclays Capital Inc. at (800) 438-3242 (toll-free) or (212) 528-7581 (collect); Merrill Lynch, Price, Fenner & Smith Incorporated at (888) 292-0070 (toll-free) or (980) 387-3907 (collect); Deutsche Bank Securities Inc. at (866) 627-0391 (toll-free) or (212) 250-2955 (collect); or Wells Fargo Securities, LLC at (866) 309-6316 (toll-free) or (704) 410-4760 (collect). Requests for documents and questions regarding the tendering of the Notes may be directed to D.F. King & Co., Inc. at (212) 269-5550 (for banks and brokers only) or (800) 431-9633 (for all others toll-free).This press release does not constitute an offer to purchase or the solicitation of an offer to sell any securities. The Offers are made only pursuant to the Offer to Purchase and the Letter of Transmittal (collectively, the “Offer Documents”) that the Company will be distributing to holders of the Notes promptly. Holders and investors should read carefully the Offer Documents because they contain important information, including the various terms of and conditions to the Offers. None of the Company, the dealer managers, the depositary, the information agent or their respective affiliates is making any recommendation as to whether or not holders should tender all or any portion of their Notes in an Offer. Forward-looking Statements This 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. Although the Company 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 the Company’s expectations are disclosed in the risk factors contained in the Company’s 2013 Annual Report on Form 10-K filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on February 24, 2014. 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 7,406 screens in 581 theatres in 42 states along with Guam, Saipan, American Samoa and the District of Columbia as of January 23, 2014. The Company operates theatres in 46 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.