MONTREAL, May 8, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - Supremex Inc. ("Supremex" or the "Company") (TSX: SXP), a leading North American manufacturer and marketer of envelopes and a growing provider of paper-based packaging solutions, today announced the closing of a new four-year senior secured credit facility of $115 million composed of a $80 million line of credit and a $35 million term loan. This facility will replace Supremex existing $75 million revolving credit facility. The refinancing was arranged by Bank of Montreal, as Lead Arranger & Administration Agent, with the participation of Desjardins Capital Markets and National Bank of Canada, as lenders. The credit facility will provide Supremex with improved terms & conditions as well as increased availability in support of its growth objectives.
"This new credit facility provides significant financial flexibility to execute our growth and diversification strategy. Since 2014 we have successfully diversified our activities outside of Canada, grown our packaging offering and we continue to look for further diversification and/or consolidation opportunities to support our long term profitability objectives. As always, we remain focused on maintaining our financial discipline, operational efficiency and optimizing our capital allocation to maximize shareholder returns," said Stewart Emerson, President & CEO of Supremex.
This press release contains "forward-looking information" within the meaning of applicable Canadian securities laws, including (but not limited to) statements about the EBITDA, Adjusted EBITDA and future performance of Supremex and similar statements or information concerning anticipated future results, circumstances, performance or expectations. Forward-looking information may include words such as anticipate, assumption, believe, could, expect, goal, guidance, intend, may, objective, outlook, plan, seek, should, strive, target and will. Such information relates to future events or future performance and reflects current assumptions, expectations and estimates of management regarding growth, results of operations, performance, business prospects and opportunities, Canadian economic environment and liability to attract and retain customers. Such forward-looking information reflects current assumptions, expectations and estimates of management and is based on information currently available to Supremex as at the date of this press release. Such assumptions, expectations and estimates are discussed throughout our MD&A for the year ended December 31, 2018.
Forward-looking information is subject to certain risks and uncertainties, and should not be read as a guarantee of future performance or results and actual results may differ materially from the conclusion, forecast or projection stated in such forward-looking information. These risks and uncertainties include but are not limited to the following: economic cycles, availability of capital, decline in envelope consumption, increase of competition, exchange rate fluctuations, raw material increases, credit risks with respect to trade receivables, interest rates fluctuations and potential risk of litigation. Such risks and uncertainties are discussed throughout our MD&A for the year ended December 31, 2018 and in particular, in "Risk Factors". Consequently, we cannot guarantee that any forward-looking information will materialize. Readers should not place any undue reliance on such forward-looking information unless otherwise required by applicable securities legislation. The Company expressly disclaims any intention and assumes no obligation to update or revise any forward-looking information, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.
The Management Discussion and Analysis and Financial Statements can be found on www.sedar.com and on Supremex' website.
Supremex Inc. is a leading North American manufacturer and marketer of envelopes and a growing provider of paper-based packaging solutions. Supremex operates 12 facilities across seven provinces in Canada and three facilities in the United States employing approximately 810 people. Supremex' growing footprint allows it to efficiently manufacture and distribute paper and packaging solutions designed to the specifications of major national and multinational corporations, resellers, government entities, SMEs and solutions providers. For more information, please visit www.supremex.com.
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For further information: Stewart Emerson, President & CEO, email@example.com, 514 595-0555, extension 2316