BWAY Holding Company Announces Incremental Term Loan Commitment Letter

Dec 01, 2010, 10:16 ET from BWAY Holding Company

ATLANTA, Dec. 1, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- BWAY Holding Company, a leading North American supplier of general line rigid containers, today reported that it has entered into an Incremental Term Loan Commitment Letter (the "Commitment Letter") with Deutsche Bank Trust Company Americas ("DB").

Pursuant to the Commitment Letter, DB and one or more other lenders that may become party to the Commitment Letter are committing to provide $25 million in incremental term loans due 2017 (the "Incremental Term Loans") pursuant to the terms of BWAY's Credit Agreement, dated as of June 16, 2010 (the "Credit Agreement").  The Incremental Term Loans are expected to be incurred on or about December 6, 2010 and the proceeds of the Incremental Term Loans will be used for general corporate purposes in a manner consistent with, and as permitted by, the Credit Agreement.    

About BWAY Holding Company

BWAY Holding Company is a leading North American supplier of general line rigid containers. The Company operates 22 plants throughout the United States and Canada serving industry leading customers on a national basis.

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SOURCE BWAY Holding Company