Kaiser Aluminum Corporation Announces Closing of New Senior Notes Offering
Kaiser Aluminum Corporation (Nasdaq:KALU) announced today that it has closed its offering of $500.0 million aggregate principal amount of 4.625% senior notes due 2028 (the “notes”) in a private transaction that is exempt from the registration requirements of the Securities Act of 1933 (the “Act”). The notes are or will be guaranteed by each of Kaiser Aluminum’s existing and future domestic subsidiaries that is a borrower or guarantor under Kaiser Aluminum’s revolving credit facility.
The notes will pay interest semiannually at a rate of 4.625% per annum. The offering generated net proceeds of approximately $491.5 million, after deducting the initial purchasers’ discounts and estimated fees and expenses. Kaiser Aluminum intends to use the net proceeds from the offering of the notes to redeem all remaining amounts of its existing 5.875% senior notes due 2024, consisting of aggregate principal amount of $375.0 million and a redemption premium of approximately $16.5 million, and for general corporate purposes, which may include, among other things, capital spending, acquisitions and repurchases of its common stock.
The notes and the related guarantees have not been and will not be registered under the Act or the securities laws of any other place and may not be offered or sold in the United States absent registration or an applicable exemption therefrom. The notes will be offered only to persons reasonably believed to be qualified institutional buyers under Rule 144A and to non-U.S. persons outside the United States under Regulation S.