Funds to be used to acquire remaining shares of Diebold Nixdorf AG, repay debt and for general corporate purposes including the company's DN Now operational improvement plan
NORTH CANTON, Ohio, Aug. 27, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Diebold Nixdorf (DBD) today announced it has secured a capital commitment for $650 million from two leading institutional lenders and has launched a process to amend its existing credit agreement. The company expects to complete these activities over the coming days.
Under the terms of the commitment which would be implemented pursuant to a forthcoming amendment to its existing senior secured credit agreement, Diebold Nixdorf is expected to receive $650 million from a newly-established Term Loan A-1 due August 2022. JP Morgan Chase Bank, NA, is serving as the sole and exclusive administrative agent for the company. The amendment to the credit agreement, including the Term Loan A-1 Facility, remains subject to the satisfaction of certain conditions, including obtaining necessary lender approvals. Additionally, the company disclosed additional information that was provided to lenders in a Current Report on Form 8-K filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission this morning.
About Diebold Nixdorf
Diebold Nixdorf, Incorporated (DBD) is a world leader in enabling connected commerce for millions of consumers each day across the financial and retail industries. Its software-defined solutions bridge the physical and digital worlds of cash and consumer transactions conveniently, securely and efficiently. As an innovation partner for nearly all of the world's top 100 financial institutions and a majority of the top 25 global retailers, Diebold Nixdorf delivers unparalleled services and technology that are essential to evolve in an 'always on' and changing consumer landscape. The company has a presence in more than 130 countries with approximately 23,000 employees worldwide. Visit www.DieboldNixdorf.com for more information.
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