Coldwater Creek Announces New $65 Million Financing with Golden Gate Capital and Reiterates Second Quarter Financial Guidance
Coldwater Creek Inc. (Nasdaq: CWTR) announced the closing of a five-year, $65 million senior secured term loan provided by Golden Gate Capital, a leading private equity firm with extensive experience in the retail sector. The Company also announced the completion of an amendment to its $70 million revolving credit facility with Wells Fargo Capital Finance, part of Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC), which matures on May 16, 2016.
"We are pleased to announce this strategic investment and partnership with Golden Gate Capital, which is a strong endorsement of our brand and turnaround strategy, and provides us with further financial flexibility to complete our near term business objectives and accelerate our growth plans," said Dennis Pence, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Coldwater Creek. "Golden Gate Capital brings a highly flexible investment approach and extensive retail expertise, which will be beneficial in the continued revitalization and long-term growth of Coldwater Creek."
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