BioScrip Announces Proposed Refinancing of Existing Indebtedness

Apr 16, 2013, 16:56 ET from BioScrip, Inc.

ELMSFORD, N.Y., April 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- BioScrip, Inc. (NASDAQ: BIOS) (the "Company" or "BioScrip") today announced it intends to refinance its existing indebtedness with the proceeds of a new senior secured credit facility, including a revolving credit facility and a term loan, in an approximate aggregate principal amount of $325 million.  BioScrip has entered into a best efforts commitment with respect to such credit facility to be arranged and syndicated by SunTrust Robinson Humphrey, Inc., Jefferies Finance LLC and Morgan Stanley Senior Credit Funding, Inc.  The proceeds of such credit facility will be used by BioScrip to refinance its existing asset-based revolving credit facility, to redeem its outstanding 10¼% senior unsecured notes and to otherwise support the working capital and general corporate needs of the Company.  

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About BioScrip

BioScrip, Inc. provides comprehensive infusion and home care solutions. By partnering with patients, physicians, healthcare payors, government agencies and pharmaceutical manufacturers we are able to provide access to infusible medications and management solutions. Our goal is to optimize outcomes for chronic and other complex healthcare conditions and enhance the quality of patient life. BioScrip brings clinical competence in providing high-touch, comprehensive infusion and nursing services to patients in the most convenient ways possible. Through our customer services and treatments we aim to ensure the best possible therapy outcome.

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