Louisiana-Pacific Corporation Announces Pricing of Debt Offering
Louisiana-Pacific Corporation (NYSE: LPX) today announced that it has priced its private offering of $350 million aggregate principal amount of Senior Notes due 2020. The Notes will bear interest at an annual rate of 7.5%. LP expects to close the offering of the Notes on May 21, 2012, subject to the satisfaction of customary closing conditions.
LP intends to use the net proceeds of the offering of the Notes to repurchase, redeem or otherwise retire all of its outstanding 13% Senior Secured Notes due 2017 (the “2017 Notes”), to pay related transaction costs and for other general corporate purposes. The consummation of the offering of the Notes will satisfy the financing condition for LP's previously announced cash tender offer and consent solicitation with respect to any and all of the outstanding 2017 Notes.
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