Paya Announces Pricing of $250 Million Term Loan and $45 Million Revolving Credit Facility
ATLANTA, June 21, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Paya Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ: PAYA) (“Paya” or the “Company”), a leading provider of integrated payment and commerce solutions, today announced the pricing of a seven-year, $250 million senior secured term loan and a five-year, $45 million senior secured revolving credit facility.
The term loan will be issued at 99.5% of the aggregate principal amount and will bear interest at a rate of LIBOR plus 3.25% with a 0.75% LIBOR floor and the revolving credit facility will bear interest at a rate of LIBOR plus 3.25% with no floor. The revolving credit facility is expected to be undrawn at closing. As previously disclosed, the Company intends to use the proceeds from the term loan to repay its outstanding term loan facility. The objectives of the refinancing are to improve the Company’s financial flexibility, reduce interest expense and extend its debt maturity.
The transaction is scheduled to close in late June or early July. The closing of the term loan and the revolving credit facility is subject to customary closing conditions.
Forward Looking Statements
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Such forward looking statements include the terms and the completion of the proposed refinancing. Such forward looking statements are based on current expectations that are subject to risks and uncertainties. A number of factors could cause actual results or outcomes to differ materially from those indicated by such forward looking statements. These factors include, but are not limited to: (1) operational, economic, political and regulatory risks; (2) natural disasters and other business disruptions including outbreaks of epidemic or pandemic disease; (3) changes in demand within a number of key industry end‐markets and geographic regions; (4) failure to retain key personnel; (5) the inability to recognize deferred tax assets and tax loss carry forwards; (6) future operating results fluctuating, failing to match performance or to meet expectations; and (7) other risks and uncertainties indicated from time to time in the Annual, Quarterly and Current Reports and other documents filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission by Paya. You are cautioned not to place undue reliance upon any forward‐looking statements, which speak only as of the date made. Paya undertakes no commitment to update or revise the forward looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise, except as may be required by law.
Paya (NASDAQ: PAYA) is a leading provider of integrated payment and frictionless commerce solutions that help customers accept and make payments, expedite receipt of money, and increase operating efficiencies. The company processes over $35 billion of annual payment volume across credit/debit card, ACH, and check, making it a top 20 provider of payment processing in the US. Paya serves more than 100,000 customers through over 2,000 key distribution partners focused on targeted, high growth verticals such as healthcare, education, non-profit, government, utilities, and other B2B goods and services. The business has built its foundation on offering robust integrations into front-end CRM and back-end accounting systems to enhance customer experience and workflow. Paya is headquartered in Atlanta, GA, with offices in Reston, VA, Fort Walton Beach, FL, Dayton, OH, Mt. Vernon, OH, Dallas, TX and Tempe, AZ.
Matt Humphries, CFA
Head of Investor Relations