Algeco Scotsman Announces Launch of €1,415,000,000 (equivalent) Notes Offering
Baltimore (January 25, 2018) – Algeco Scotsman Global S.à r.l. (“A/S Global” and, together with its subsidiaries, “Algeco Scotsman”), today announced that two of its affiliates are launching notes offerings.
Algeco Scotsman Global Finance plc is offering €1,120,000,000 (equivalent) in aggregate principal amount of senior secured notes due 2023 (the “Senior Secured Notes”), which may consist of euro-denominated senior secured fixed rate notes and senior secured floating rate notes and U.S. dollar-denominated senior secured fixed rate notes. In addition, Algeco Scotsman Global Finance 2 plc is offering €295,000,000 (equivalent) in aggregate principal amount of senior notes due 2023, which may be denominated in euro and/or U.S. dollar (the “Senior Notes” and, together with the Senior Secured Notes, the “Notes”).
The proceeds of the Notes, together with proceeds from an equity contribution, borrowings under a new asset-based loan facility and cash on hand, will be used, among other things, to repay existing indebtedness, including all indebtedness outstanding under Algeco Scotsman’s existing asset-based loan facilities agreement, existing senior secured notes and existing senior unsecured notes.
The Notes are being offered in a private placement transaction to qualified institutional buyers in accordance with Rule 144A under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the “Securities Act”), and outside the United States to non-U.S. persons in accordance with Regulation S under the Securities Act. The Notes have not been registered under the Securities Act or the securities laws of any other jurisdiction and may not be offered or sold in the United States absent registration or an applicable exemption from registration requirements.
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About Algeco Scotsman
Algeco Scotsman is the leading global business services provider focused on modular space, secure portable storage solutions, and remote workforce accommodation management. Headquartered in Baltimore, Algeco Scotsman has operations in 24 countries with approximately 245,000 modular space and portable storage units and 11,400 remote accommodations rooms. The company operates as Target Logistics in North America, Algeco in Europe, Elliott in the United Kingdom, Ausco in Australia, Portacom in New Zealand, and Algeco Chengdong in China.
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