Kulicke & Soffa Repays Remaining Subordinated Convertible Notes; Company Now Debt Free
Kulicke & Soffa (NASDAQ: KLIC) today announced it has repaid the entire remaining balance of its 0.875% Convertible Subordinated Notes (“Notes”), at the June 1, 2012 maturity date. The Notes had a remaining outstanding principal balance of approximately $110.0 million at par plus interest. Kulicke & Soffa expects annual expenses relating to these Notes to be reduced by approximately $8.0 million.
This was an all cash repayment with no common shares issued. The Company has generated more than $300 million in cash over the prior 12 quarters and ended the March 2012 quarter with total cash and cash equivalents of $426.1 million.
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