New Fortress Energy Announces Pricing of $1,000 Million of Senior Secured Notes
NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–New Fortress Energy Inc. (NASDAQ:NFE) (the “Company”) announced today the pricing of its previously announced private offering of $1,000 million (upsized from $800 million) aggregate principal amount of senior secured notes due 2025 (the “Notes”). The Notes will bear interest at 6.750% per annum and will be issued at an issue price equal to 100% of principal, plus accrued interest, if any, from September 2, 2020. The Company intends to use the net proceeds from the offering, together with cash on hand, to repay in full the amounts outstanding under its credit agreement and to redeem in full the senior secured bonds and senior unsecured bonds issued by its subsidiary, NFE South Power Holdings Limited, terminating the credit agreement and the documentation governing such bonds, in each case including related premiums, costs and expenses. The closing of the offering is subject to certain limited conditions.
The Notes and the guarantees thereof were offered in the United States to qualified institutional buyers under Rule 144A under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the “Securities Act”), and to persons outside of the United States under Regulation S under the Securities Act. The Notes and the guarantees thereof will not be registered under the Securities Act or any state securities laws, and, unless so registered, may not be offered or sold in the United States absent registration or an applicable exemption from registration requirements.
This press release does not constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation of an offer to buy the securities described herein, nor shall there be any sale of these securities in any state or other jurisdiction in which such an offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the securities laws of any such jurisdiction.
About New Fortress Energy Inc.
New Fortress Energy (NASDAQ:NFE) is a global energy infrastructure company founded to help accelerate the world’s transition to clean energy. The company funds, builds and operates natural gas infrastructure and logistics to rapidly deliver fully integrated, turnkey energy solutions that enable economic growth, enhance environmental stewardship and transform local industries and communities.
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