Goodyear Extends Maturities, Reduces Interest Rates

26th April 2007 | 0 Comments
 

The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company announced on April 20 that it has closed on an amendment and restatement of three of its credit facilities. Significant changes to the amended and restated agreements include:

– With respect to the company’s $1.5 billion asset-based revolving credit facility, an extension of its maturity until 2013, a reduction of the applicable interest rate by between 50 and 75 basis points (depending on availability of undrawn amounts) and a more flexible covenant package.

– With respect to the company’s $1.2 billion second lien term loan, an extension of its maturity until 2014, a reduction of the applicable interest rate by 100 basis points (to be further reduced by 25 basis points if Goodyear’s credit ratings are BB- and Ba3 or higher) and a more flexible covenant package.

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