NRG Lenders Agree to Reprice Its Term Loan B
PRINCETON, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar. 21, 2018--
NRG Energy Inc. (NYSE:NRG) announces that it has repriced its $1.872
billion Term Loan B due June 2023. The transaction is leverage neutral
and enhances free cash flow before growth via annual cash interest
The transaction will reduce the interest rate margin on the term loan by
50 basis points to LIBOR +175 basis points and also reduce the LIBOR
floor to 0.00%.
As a result, the Company expects interest savings over the remaining
life of the loan to total approximately $47 million. Expected annualized
interest savings are estimated to be approximately $9 million.
NRG is the leading integrated power company in the U.S., built on the
strength of our diverse competitive electric generation portfolio and
leading retail electricity platform. A Fortune 500 company, NRG creates
value through best in class operations, reliable and efficient electric
generation, and a retail platform serving residential and commercial
businesses. Working with electricity customers, large and small, we
implement sustainable solutions for producing and managing energy,
developing smarter energy choices and delivering exceptional service as
our retail electricity providers serve almost three million residential
and commercial customers throughout the country. More information is
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