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SunTrust, Jefferies Among Lenders in BioScrip’s $475MM Credit Facility

August 01, 2013, 08:03 AM
Filed Under: Healthcare

BioScrip, Inc. has entered into (i) a senior secured first-lien revolving credit facility in an aggregate principal amount of $75.0 million (the "Revolving Credit Facility"), (ii) a senior secured first-lien term loan B in an aggregate principal amount of $250.0 million (the "Term Loan B Facility") and (iii) a senior secured first-lien delayed draw term loan B in an aggregate principal amount of $150.0 million (the "Delayed Draw Term Loan Facility" and, together with the Revolving Credit Facility and the Term Loan B Facility, the "Senior Credit Facilities") with SunTrust Bank, Jefferies Finance LLC and Morgan Stanley Senior Funding, Inc. 

The proceeds of the loans under the Senior Credit Facilities will be used to (i) fund a portion of the purchase price for BioScrip's previously announced acquisition of the business of CarePoint Partners Holdings LLC (the "CarePoint Acquisition"), (ii) refinance certain existing indebtedness of BioScrip and its subsidiaries, including the payment of the purchase price for the 10 ¼% Senior Notes due 2015 (CUSIP No. 09069NAC2) (the "Notes") tendered and accepted for purchase in the Company's previously announced cash tender offer (the "Tender Offer") and consent solicitation (the "Consent Solicitation" and, together with the Tender Offer, the "Offer") and the payment of the redemption price for the Notes that remain outstanding after completion of the Offer, and (iii) fund other general corporate purposes of BioScrip and its subsidiaries, including acquisitions, investments, capital expenditures and working capital needs.  The Delayed Draw Term Loan Facility will be funded in connection with the closing of the CarePoint Acquisition.

BioScrip also announced it has received and accepted for purchase approximately $126.2 million aggregate principal amount of its outstanding Notes that were validly tendered on July 30, 2013 (the "Expiration Date"), which was the deadline for holders to submit tenders in order to receive the consent payment in connection with the Consent Solicitation as well as the withdrawal deadline and the expiration date of the Offer. BioScrip has received consents from holders of approximately 56.08% of the Notes as of the Expiration Date.

BioScrip, Inc. provides comprehensive infusion and home care solutions.

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