BAUDETTE, Minn., Dec. 29, 2017 — ANI Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (“ANI”) (Nasdaq: ANIP) today announced that it has entered a new five-year Senior Secured Credit Facility (the “Facility”) for up to $125 million with Citizens Bank. The Facility is comprised of a $75 million five-year term loan that was closed today in support of ANI's acquisition of four NDAs acquired from AstraZeneca for $46.5 million in cash as previously announced this morning. In addition, the term loan has been utilized to refinance existing indebtedness of $25 million that was outstanding against ANI's now retired $30 million asset-based revolving credit facility with Citizens Bank. This Facility also includes a $50 million Senior Secured Revolving Credit Facility which remains un-drawn at this time. The Facility is secured by the assets and equity interests of the company.
Stephen P. Carey, ANI's Vice President and CFO stated, “Today's expansion of our relationship with Citizens Bank enables ANI to continue to execute upon its business model. We believe that the flexibility of the revolver portion of the Facility coupled with our cash on-hand, continued cash flow from operations and the significant benefit of recently enacted U.S. corporate tax reform will continue to support our future growth. As of today, ANI's cash on-hand and capacity under the revolver provides us with approximately $80 million in available cash.”
“ANI Pharmaceuticals is a valued client of Citizens Bank. Our Healthcare Corporate Banking and Capital Markets team has continued to provide ANI with strategic insight and capital support, enabling them to reach their long-term potential,” said Daniel K. Fitzpatrick, Executive Vice President and Head of National Industry Verticals at Citizens Bank.
ANI Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (the “Company” or “ANI”) is an integrated specialty pharmaceutical company developing, manufacturing, and marketing branded and generic prescription pharmaceuticals. The Company's targeted areas of product development currently include narcotics, oncolytics (anti-cancers), hormones and steroids, and complex formulations involving extended release and combination products. For more information, please visit our website www.anipharmaceuticals.com.
About Citizens Financial Group, Inc.
Citizens Financial Group, Inc. is one of the nation's oldest and largest financial institutions, with $151.4 billion in assets as of September 30, 2017. Headquartered in Providence, Rhode Island, Citizens offers a broad range of retail and commercial banking products and services to individuals, small businesses, middle-market companies, large corporations and institutions. Citizens helps its customers reach their potential by listening to them and by understanding their needs in order to offer tailored advice, ideas and solutions. In Consumer Banking, Citizens provides an integrated experience that includes mobile and online banking, a 24/7 customer contact center and the convenience of approximately 3,200 ATMs and approximately 1,200 branches in 11 states in the New England, Mid-Atlantic and Midwest regions. Consumer Banking products and services include a full range of banking, lending, savings, wealth management and small business offerings. In Commercial Banking, Citizens offers corporate, institutional and not-for-profit clients a full range of wholesale banking products and services, including lending and deposits, capital markets, treasury services, foreign exchange and interest rate products and asset finance. More information is available at www.citizensbank.com or visit us on Twitter, LinkedIn or Facebook.
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