Iconix Completes $275 Million Securitization Transaction
NEW YORK, June 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Iconix Brand Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: ICON) ("Iconix" or the "Company") today announced that certain of its subsidiaries have completed the issuance of the previously announced $275 million of senior secured notes (the "notes") in a private transaction under its existing securitization program. The notes will bear interest at 4.352% per annum, payable quarterly, and will have an anticipated repayment date of January 25, 2020.
Iconix expects to use the net proceeds from the offering of the notes for general corporate purposes, which may include, but are not limited to, investing in or acquiring new brands through opportunistic mergers, stock or asset purchases and/or other strategic relationships, although there are no present commitments or agreements with respect to any such investments or acquisitions.
The notes were offered and sold to certain eligible purchasers pursuant to Rule 144A and in reliance on Regulation S, each under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the "Securities Act"). These securities have not been registered under the Securities Act or any state securities laws, and, unless so registered, may not be offered or sold in the United States absent registration or an applicable exemption from, or in a transaction not subject to, the registration requirements of the Securities Act and any applicable state securities laws.
This press release is neither an offer to sell nor the solicitation of an offer to buy the notes or any other security, and shall not constitute an offer, solicitation or sale of the notes or any other security in any jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful.
Iconix Brand Group, Inc. owns, licenses and markets a growing portfolio of consumer brands including: CANDIE'S®, BONGO®, BADGLEY MISCHKA®, JOE BOXER®, RAMPAGE®, MUDD®, MOSSIMO®, LONDON FOG®, OCEAN PACIFIC®, DANSKIN®, ROCAWEAR®, CANNON®, ROYAL VELVET®, FIELDCREST®, CHARISMA®, STARTER®, WAVERLY®, ZOO YORK®, ED HARDY®, SHARPER IMAGE®, UMBRO®, LEE COOPER®, ECKO®, and MARC ECKO®. In addition, Iconix owns interests in the ARTFUL DODGER®, MATERIAL GIRL®, PEANUTS®, TRUTH OR DARE®, BILLIONAIRE BOYS CLUB®, ICE CREAM®, MODERN AMUSEMENT®, and BUFFALO® brands. Iconix and its subsidiaries license its brands to a network of leading retailers and manufacturers that touch every major segment of retail distribution from the luxury market to the mass market in both the U.S. and worldwide. Through its in-house business development, merchandising, advertising and public relations departments Iconix manages its brands to drive greater consumer awareness and equity.
Safe Harbor Statement under the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. The statements that are not historical facts contained in this press release are forward-looking statements that involve a number of known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors, all of which are difficult or impossible to predict and many of which are beyond the control of Iconix, which may cause the actual results, performance or achievements of Iconix to be materially different from any future results, performance or achievements expressed or implied by such forward looking statements. Such factors include, but are not limited to, uncertainty regarding the results of Iconix's acquisition of additional licenses, continued market acceptance of current products and the ability to successfully develop and market new products particularly in light of rapidly changing fashion trends, the impact of supply and manufacturing constraints or difficulties relating to Iconix's licensees' dependence on foreign manufacturers and suppliers, uncertainties relating to customer plans and commitments, the ability of licensees to successfully market and sell branded products, competition, uncertainties relating to economic conditions in the markets in which Iconix operates, the ability to hire and retain key personnel, the ability to obtain capital if required, the risks of litigation and regulatory proceedings, the risks of uncertainty of trademark protection, the uncertainty of marketing and licensing acquired trademarks and other risks detailed in Iconix's SEC filings. The words "believe", "anticipate", "estimate", "expect", "confident", "continue", "will", "project", "provide" "guidance" and similar expressions identify forward-looking statements. Readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on these forward looking statements, which speak only as of the date the statement was made. All forward-looking statements are qualified by these cautionary statements and apply only as of the date they are made. Iconix undertakes no obligation to update any forward-looking statement, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.
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