B&G Foods Announces Public Offering of Senior Notes
B&G Foods, Inc. (NYSE: BGS) announced today its intention to offer, subject to market and other conditions, $450.0 million aggregate principal amount of senior notes due 2027, pursuant to an effective shelf registration statement previously filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The notes will be guaranteed on a senior unsecured basis by certain subsidiaries of B&G Foods.
B&G Foods intends to use the proceeds of the offering, together with the proceeds of borrowings under B&G Foods’ proposed first lien senior secured term loan facility, to redeem all of B&G Foods’ outstanding 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. However, there can be no assurances that the offering of the new notes will be completed as described herein or at all.
Barclays, Deutsche Bank Securities, RBC Capital Markets, BofA Merrill Lynch, BMO Capital Markets, Goldman Sachs & Co. LLC, J.P. Morgan and Credit Suisse are acting as joint bookrunning managers, and Capital One Securities, Citigroup, Citizens Capital Markets, Rabo Securities and TD Securities are acting as co-managers.
This press release does not constitute a redemption notice with respect to the 4.625% senior notes and shall not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy, nor shall there be any sale of these securities in any state or jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the securities laws of any such state or jurisdiction. The offering is being made only by means of a prospectus and the related prospectus supplement.
Interested persons may obtain copies of the prospectus and the related prospectus supplement from the Securities and Exchange Commission’s website at www.sec.gov or by contacting any of the joint bookrunning managers, including: Barclays Capital Inc., c/o Broadridge Financial Solutions, 1155 Long Island Avenue, Edgewood, NY 11717, by emailing Barclaysprospectus@broadridge.com or calling 888-603-5847; Deutsche Bank Securities Inc., 60 Wall Street, New York, New York 10005-2836, Attn: Prospectus Group, by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or calling telephone (800) 503-4611; RBC Capital Markets, LLC, 200 Vesey Street, 8th Floor, New York, NY 10281-8098, Attn: DCM Transaction Management, by calling (866) 375-6829; BofA Merrill Lynch, NC1-004-03-43, 200 North College Street, 3rd floor, Charlotte NC 28255-0001, Attn: Prospectus Department, by emailing email@example.com; BMO Capital Markets Corp., 115 S. LaSalle, Chicago, IL, 60603, Floor 36, Attn: High Yield Syndicate, by calling (212) 702-1882; Goldman Sachs & Co. LLC, Attn: Prospectus Department, at 200 West Street, New York, NY 10282, telephone: 866-471-2526, fax: 212-902-9316 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org; J.P. Morgan, c/o Broadridge Financial Solutions, 1155 Long Island Avenue, Edgewood, NY 11717, or by calling (866) 803-9204; and Credit Suisse Securities (USA) LLC, One Madison Avenue, New York, NY 10010, Attn: Prospectus Department, by emailing email@example.com or calling 1-800-221-1037.