Remy International Announces Debt Refinancing

Dec 20, 2010, 13:52 ET from Remy International, Inc.

PENDLETON, Ind., Dec. 20, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Remy International, Inc. announced on Friday December 17, 2010 it closed on a 5 year ABL Revolver and a 6 year $300 million term loan B with a coupon of 4.5% and LIBOR floor of 1.75%.

The Company used the proceeds of the new term loan along with cash on hand and a draw on the ABL to repay the 1st Lien, 2nd Lien and 3rd Lien debt originally issued in 2007.

"This positions Remy well for capturing the multitude of growth opportunities we see for both technology and market expansion," said Fred Knechtel, the company's Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer.

About Remy International, Inc.

Remy International, Inc., headquartered in Pendleton, Indiana, is a leading global manufacturer, remanufacturer and distributor of light duty starters and alternators and Delco Remy brand heavy-duty systems. Remy International also manufactures and distributes electric propulsion motors designed with leading edge technology and backed by the security of over a billion miles of proven reliability. In business for over 100 years, today Remy International is actively collaborating with companies throughout the world to develop innovations that are transforming the vehicle industry. Recently, Remy International was recognized by the United States Department of Energy for its leadership role in the hybrid technologies space and awarded a $60 million grant under the Electric Drive Vehicle Battery and Component Manufacturing Initiative.

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