Park-Ohio Announces $250 Million Debt Offering

Mar 08, 2011, 17:49 ET from Park-Ohio Holdings Corp.

CLEVELAND, March 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Park-Ohio Industries, Inc., a subsidiary of Park-Ohio Holdings Corp. (Nasdaq: PKOH), today announced that it has commenced an offering of $250 million of senior subordinated notes due 2021 in an offering exempt from the registration requirements of the Securities Act of 1933.  In connection with the offering of the senior subordinated notes, the Company intends to enter into a new revolving credit facility by amending and restating the agreement governing its existing credit facility.  

The Company intends to use a portion of the net proceeds from the offering of the senior subordinated notes to purchase any and all of its outstanding $183.8 million aggregate principal amount of 8 3/8% senior subordinated notes due 2014 that are not currently held by its affiliates in a cash tender offer that it commenced on March 8, 2011.  The Company intends to use the remaining net proceeds to repay all of the term loans outstanding under its existing credit facility and to retire the 8 3/8% senior subordinated notes due 2014 that are currently held by its affiliates.  

The senior subordinated notes to be offered have not been and will not be registered under the Securities Act of 1933 and may not be offered or sold in the United States absent registration or an applicable exemption from registration requirements.  This press release shall not constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation of an offer to buy such notes and is issued pursuant to Rule 135c under the Securities Act of 1933.

Park-Ohio is a leading provider of supply management services and a manufacturer of highly engineered products. Headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio, the Company operates 31 manufacturing sites and 49 supply chain logistics facilities.

SOURCE Park-Ohio Holdings Corp.