International Game Technology PLC Announces A Benchmark Offering Of Senior Secured Notes Due 2026
LONDON, March 16, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- International Game Technology PLC (NYSE:IGT) ("IGT") today announced a benchmark offering of senior secured notes denominated in U.S. dollars due 2026 (the "Notes"), subject to customary market and closing conditions (the "Offering"). Application has been made for the Notes to be listed on the Official List of Euronext Dublin and admitted to trading on the Global Exchange Market of Euronext Dublin.
IGT intends to use the proceeds from the Offering and may use proceeds of utilizations under IGT's senior revolving credit facilities to redeem IGT's 2022 6.250% Notes at the optional redemption price therefor (i.e., to exercise the make-whole call option) in whole or in part and to pay certain debt issuance costs incurred in connection with the Offering.
The Notes have not been, and will not be, registered under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the "Securities Act"), and may not be offered or sold in the United States without registration under the Securities Act or pursuant to an applicable exemption from such registration.
The Notes are being offered and sold only (i) in the United States to qualified institutional buyers in accordance with Rule 144A under the Securities Act and (ii) outside the United States to non-U.S. persons in accordance with Regulation S under the Securities Act.
This news release does not constitute an offer to sell, or a solicitation of an offer to buy, any security, nor shall there be any sale of any security in any jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the securities laws of such jurisdiction.
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