Atlas Energy Group Enters Into Five Year Term Loan Agreement

Aug 10, 2015, 08:51 ET from Atlas Energy Group, LLC

PHILADELPHIA, Aug. 10, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Atlas Energy Group, LLC (NYSE: ATLS) ("Atlas Energy" or "ATLS") announces today that it has entered into an agreement for a new term loan facility maturing in August 2020.  The new facility will refinance Atlas Energy's existing term loan and will have an initial balance of $82.7 million at an interest rate of LIBOR (floor of 1%) plus 7%.

Atlas Energy Group, LLC (NYSE: ATLS) is a limited liability company which owns the following interests: all of the general partner interest, incentive distribution rights and an approximate 25% limited partner interest in its upstream oil & gas subsidiary, Atlas Resource Partners, L.P.; a general partner interest, incentive distribution rights and limited partner interests in Atlas Growth Partners, L.P.; and a general partner interest in Lightfoot Capital Partners, an entity that invests directly in energy-related businesses and assets. For more information, please visit our website at, or contact Investor Relations at

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