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BETHESDA, Md., December 20, 2021--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Enviva Partners, LP (NYSE: EVA) ("Enviva," "we," "us," or "our") today announced that it has amended and restated its senior secured revolving credit facility (the "Amended & Restated Credit Facility") and increased the facility’s size from $525 million to $570 million. The transaction closed on December 17, 2021.
Enviva remains committed to conservatively managing its balance sheet and expects to use future borrowings under the Amended & Restated Credit Facility primarily to support its strategic, highly accretive growth initiatives.
"With this revolver expansion, we welcome Truist Bank into our credit facility and increase the breadth of our lending relationships," said Shai Even, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. "The amended credit facility also enhances the financial flexibility of our operations, as we build and expand our fleet of fully contracted wood pellet production plants in one of the most robust, renewable, and sustainable natural resource basins in the world."
Barclays is Administrative Agent and Collateral Agent on the Amended & Restated Credit Facility and, together with Bank of Montreal, Citibank, N.A., Goldman Sachs Bank USA, HSBC Bank USA, N.A., JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A., Royal Bank of Canada, and Truist Bank, acted as Joint Bookrunner, Joint Lead Arranger, and Co-Documentation Agent. AgFirst Farm Credit Bank and American AgCredit, PCA acted as Joint Bookrunners, Joint Lead Arrangers, and Co-Syndication Agents.
Enviva (NYSE: EVA) aggregates a natural resource, wood fiber, and processes it into a transportable form, wood pellets. Enviva sells a significant majority of its wood pellets through long-term, take-or-pay off-take contracts with creditworthy customers in the United Kingdom, the European Union, and Japan. Enviva owns and operates 10 plants with a combined production capacity of approximately 6.2 million metric tons per year in Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Florida, and Mississippi. In addition, Enviva exports wood pellets through its marine terminals at the Port of Chesapeake, Virginia, the Port of Wilmington, North Carolina, and the Port of Pascagoula, Mississippi, and from third-party marine terminals in Savannah, Georgia, Mobile, Alabama, and Panama City, Florida.
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