HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec. 18, 2017--
Westlake Chemical Corporation (NYSE: WLK) (“Westlake”) today announced
that notices of redemption have been delivered for the optional
redemption of all of the outstanding Westlake 4.625% Senior Notes due
2021 ($624,793,000 aggregate principal amount) and all of the
outstanding Eagle Spinco Inc. 4.625% Senior Notes due 2021 ($63,207,000
aggregate principal amount) (collectively, the “2021 Notes”). The 2021
Notes will be optionally redeemed on February 15, 2018 at a redemption
price equal to 102.313% of the principal amount of 2021 Notes plus
accrued and unpaid interest on the 2021 Notes to the redemption date.
Westlake will use cash on hand to fund the redemption price for the 2021
Notes which includes the net proceeds from the November 2017 offering of
$500 million aggregate principal amount of Westlake’s 4.375% Senior
Notes due 2047 and the November 2017 remarketing of $250 million
aggregate principal amount of 3.50% Louisiana Local Government
Environmental Facilities and Community Development Authority Revenue
Refunding Bonds (Westlake Chemical Corporation Projects), Series 2017
(GO Zone)(Non-AMT). The redemption of the 2021 Notes is being made in
accordance with the terms of the indentures governing the 2021 Notes.
This news release does not constitute a notice of redemption under the
optional redemption provisions of the indentures governing the 2021
Notes, nor does it constitute an offer to sell, or a solicitation of an
offer to buy, any security. No offer, solicitation or sale will be made
in any jurisdiction in which such an offer, solicitation or sale would
Westlake Chemical Corporation is an international manufacturer and
supplier of petrochemicals, polymers and building products with
headquarters in Houston, Texas. The company’s range of products
includes: ethylene, polyethylene, styrene, propylene, chlor-alkali and
derivative products, PVC suspension and specialty resins, PVC Compounds,
and PVC building products including siding, pipe, fittings and specialty
components, windows, fence, deck and film.
The statements in this release that are not historical facts are
forward-looking statements that are based on current expectations.
Although Westlake believes that its expectations are based on reasonable
assumptions, it can give no assurance that these expectations will prove
correct. Important factors that could cause actual results to differ
materially from those in the forward-looking statements include results
of operations, market conditions, capital needs and uses and other risks
and uncertainties that are beyond Westlake’s control, including those
described in Westlake’s Annual Report on Form 10-K for the fiscal year
ended December 31, 2016 and in its other filings with the Securities and
Exchange Commission. Forward-looking statements, like all statements in
this press release, speak only as of the date of this press release
(unless another date is indicated). Westlake does not undertake any
obligation to publicly update any forward-looking statements, whether as
a result of new information, future events, or otherwise.
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