B&G Foods Announces Closing of $450.0 Million Term Loan B Facility

October 10, 2019

Source: Business Wire

B&G Foods, Inc. (NYSE: BGS) announced today the closing of a $450.0 million tranche B term loan facility under its existing senior secured credit facility. As previously announced, the tranche B term loans will bear interest at a rate of LIBOR plus 2.50%, with a 0.0% LIBOR floor, and have a seven year maturity.

B&G Foods used the proceeds of the new term loans, together with the net proceeds of B&G Foods’ recently completed offering of $550.0 million of 5.25% senior notes due 2027, to redeem all $700.0 million of B&G Foods’ 4.625% senior notes due 2021, repay a portion of B&G Foods’ borrowings under its revolving credit facility and pay related fees and expenses. B&G Foods expects to use the remaining proceeds for general corporate purposes.

Barclays, Deutsche Bank Securities, RBC Capital Markets, BofA Securities, BMO Capital Markets, Goldman Sachs Bank USA and J.P. Morgan acted as joint lead arrangers and bookrunners, and Credit Suisse, Capital One, Citigroup, Citizens Bank, Rabobank and TD Securities acted as joint co-documentation agents.

This press release does not constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation of an offer to buy securities, nor shall there be any sale of securities in any state or jurisdiction in which the offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the securities laws of any such state or jurisdiction.

About B&G Foods, Inc.

Based in Parsippany, New Jersey, B&G Foods and its subsidiaries manufacture, sell and distribute high-quality, branded shelf-stable and frozen foods across the United States, Canada and Puerto Rico. With B&G Foods’ diverse portfolio of more than 50 brands you know and love, including Back to Nature, B&G, B&M, Cream of Wheat, Green Giant, Las Palmas, Le Sueur, Mama Mary’s, Maple Grove Farms, Mrs. Dash, New York Style, Ortega, Polaner, SnackWell’s, Spice Islands and Victoria, there’s a little something for everyone.