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KeyBank Leads Ramaco Resources’ Revolving Credit Facility Upsize to $175MM

February 21, 2023, 07:47 AM
Filed Under: Metals and Mining

Ramaco Resources announced that its principal bank lender, KeyBank, has amended the Company's existing revolving credit agreement to increase the overall commitments under the Facility to $125 million. The Facility also provides the Company an ability to access an additional $50 million through an accordion feature, subject to its terms and conditions. The commitments under the Facility were previously $40 million. In addition, the maturity date was extended to 2026.

KeyBank served as Lead Arranger and Sole Book Runner for the Facility, while Cadence Bank served as Syndication Agent. Three other banking partners were brought into the overall syndicated Facility. At closing, the Company used a drawing under the Facility to prepay a portion of higher interest purchase notes issued in connection with previous reserve acquisitions, as well as for general working capital purposes.

"We are very pleased to have finalized this increased credit facility with KeyBank and their syndicate partners. We also deeply appreciate their continued support of our Company as well as validation of our conservative credit structure," said Randall Atkins, Ramaco's Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. "The amended facility, which is over three times larger than our previous revolver, significantly enhances our liquidity to better manage our increasing working capital requirements. This is significant as we have both grown over the past few years and also now sell increasingly into export markets. This will also allow us to refine our capital structure to retire higher priced debt from recent acquisitions. Lastly, the facility is a strong affirmation of our conservative financial management. As we continue to grow, we will maintain our prudent and minimal net debt levels. We will also focus on our goals of increasing our metallurgical coal production, returning capital to our shareholders and advancing our initiatives in critical mineral rare earth development and coal to advanced carbon products."

Daniel Diehl, KeyBank's SVP and Commercial Banking Leader in Central & Southern Indiana noted that "KeyBank truly values the opportunity to partner with Ramaco and to support their continued growth through the launch of their new syndicated credit facility. KeyBank feels that Ramaco possesses a high-quality management team that has proven successful in growing their business, and we look forward to partnering with the Company for many years to come."

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