Warner Chilcott Announces $4 per Share Special Dividend
Warner Chilcott plc (Nasdaq: WCRX) today announced that it has completed an amendment to its existing senior secured credit facilities, pursuant to which it has incurred an additional $600 million aggregate principal amount of new term loans. The new term loan facilities are comprised of a $300 million Term Loan B-4/5 bearing interest at LIBOR plus 3.00% with a five-year maturity, and a $300 million Additional Term Loan B-1 bearing interest at LIBOR plus 3.25% with a LIBOR floor of 1.00% and maturing on March 15, 2018. As previously announced, the Company intends to use the proceeds from the new term loans and cash on hand to fund a special cash dividend to its shareholders of $4.00 per share, or approximately $1.0 billion in the aggregate, and to pay related fees and expenses.
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