LAS VEGAS, June 18, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- MGM Resorts International (the "Company") (NYSE: MGM) today announced that it has completed its previously announced issuance of $1.0 billion in aggregate principal amount of 5.750% senior notes due 2025, which were issued at par.
The Company intends to use the net proceeds from the offering of the notes for general corporate purposes, which could include refinancing existing indebtedness, funding a portion of the cost of acquisitions the Company consummates, paying dividends on common stock or repurchasing common stock in accordance with the Company's share repurchase program. Pending such use, the Company may invest the net proceeds in short-term interest-bearing accounts, securities or similar investments.
"We are gratified by the overwhelming support we received from the investment community," said Dan D'Arrigo, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of MGM Resorts International. "Opportunistically accessing the capital markets at this time allowed us to significantly upsize this deal at an attractive interest rate. The proceeds from this offering further strengthen our financial position allowing us to continue to execute on our strategic and capital allocation plans."
Statements in this release that are not historical facts are "forward-looking" statements and "safe harbor statements" within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 that involve risks and/or uncertainties, including those described in the Company's public filings with the SEC. The Company has based forward-looking statements on management's current expectations and assumptions and not on historical facts. Examples of these statements include, but are not limited to, the Company's ability to execute on its strategic and capital allocation plans. These forward-looking statements involve a number of risks and uncertainties. Among the important factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those indicated in such forward-looking statements include effects of economic conditions and market conditions in the markets in which the Company operates and competition with other destination travel locations throughout the United States and the world, the design, timing and costs of expansion projects, risks relating to international operations, permits, licenses, financings, approvals and other contingencies in connection with growth in new or existing jurisdictions and additional risks and uncertainties described in the Company's Form 10-K, Form 10-Q and Form 8-K reports (including all amendments to those reports). In providing forward-looking statements, the Company is not undertaking any duty or obligation to update these statements publicly as a result of new information, future events or otherwise, except as required by law. If the Company updates one or more forward-looking statements, no inference should be drawn that it will make additional updates with respect to those other forward-looking statements.
ABOUT MGM RESORTS INTERNATIONAL
MGM Resorts International (NYSE: MGM) is an S&P 500® global entertainment company with national and international locations featuring best-in-class hotels and casinos, state-of-the-art meetings and conference spaces, incredible live and theatrical entertainment experiences, and an extensive array of restaurant, nightlife and retail offerings. MGM Resorts creates immersive, iconic experiences through its suite of Las Vegas-inspired brands. The MGM Resorts portfolio encompasses 28 unique hotel offerings including some of the most recognizable resort brands in the industry. Expanding throughout the U.S. and around the world, the company in 2018 opened MGM COTAI in Macau and the first Bellagio branded hotel in Shanghai. It also is developing MGM Springfield in Massachusetts. The 78,000 global employees of MGM Resorts are proud of their company for being recognized as one of FORTUNE® Magazine's World's Most Admired Companies®.
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