RR Donnelley Announces Results of Cash Tender Offers, Increases Aggregate Tender Amount
CHICAGO - October 3, 2018 - R.R. Donnelley & Sons (RRD) announced the early tender results for its previously announced cash tender offers (the “Tender Offers”) for its outstanding 7.625% Senior Notes due 2020 (the “2020 Notes”), 7.875% Senior Notes due 2021 (the “2021 Notes”), 8.875% Debentures due 2021 (the “2021 Debentures”) and 7.000% Senior Notes due 2022 (the “2022 Notes” and, collectively with the 2020 Notes, the 2021 Notes and the 2021 Debentures, the “Securities”). Terms not defined otherwise in this press release have the meanings given to them in the Company’s Offer to Purchase, dated Sept. 18, 2018 (as amended or supplemented from time to time, the “Offer to Purchase”).
As of 5:00 p.m., New York City time, on Oct. 2, 2018 (such date and time, the “Early Tender Date”), approximately $644.5 million in aggregate principal amount of Securities were validly tendered and not withdrawn.
In addition, RRD has elected to increase the aggregate principal amount of the Securities (as so increased, the “Aggregate Maximum Tender Amount”) that it can purchase under the Tender Offers from $350,000,000 to $400,000,000, subject to the Acceptance Priority Levels and the 2022 Series Cap set forth in the table below. In accordance with the terms of the Offer to Purchase, RRD reserves the right to further increase the Aggregate Maximum Tender Amount or otherwise amend the Tender Offers, subject to applicable law.
The following table lists the series of Securities subject to the Tender Offers, certain terms of the Tender Offers and the aggregate principal amount of validly tendered and not withdrawn Securities for each series as of the Early Tender Date:
Based on the application of the Acceptance Priority Levels set forth in the table above, the Aggregate Maximum Tender Amount and the 2022 Series Cap, and subject to the satisfaction or waiver of the conditions to the applicable Tender Offer, RRD currently expects to accept for purchase all 2020 Notes and approximately $227.4 millionin aggregate principal amount of 2021 Notes that were validly tendered and not withdrawn. Because more than the Aggregate Maximum Tender Amount of Securities was validly tendered and not withdrawn by the Early Tender Date, RRD will not accept any further tenders of Securities, unless RRD elects to further amend the terms of the Tender Offers.
The Tender Offers will expire at 11:59 p.m., New York City time, at the end of October 17, 2018, unless extended or earlier terminated (such date and time, the “Expiration Date”).
The consummation of the Tender Offers is subject to, and conditioned upon, the satisfaction or waiver of certain conditions described in the Offer to Purchase, including the completion of a secured debt financing in an amount sufficient to fund the Tender Offers (the “Debt Financing” and such condition, the “Financing Condition”).
Subject to the satisfaction or waiver of the conditions to the applicable Tender Offer, holders who validly tendered and did not withdraw Securities by the Early Tender Date are eligible to receive the applicable Total Consideration as set forth in the table above. RRD may, but is not obligated to, elect prior to the Expiration Date to accept such tendered Securities (with respect to each Tender Offer, the “Early Settlement Option”) up to the Aggregate Maximum Tender Amount and the 2022 Series Cap. In addition to the applicable Total Consideration, holders whose Securities are accepted for purchase will receive accrued and unpaid interest (if any) on such tendered Securities from the last interest payment date with respect to those Securities to, but not including, the applicable Settlement Date. If RRD exercises its Early Settlement Option, which it expects to do following the satisfaction of the Financing Condition, RRD will announce such exercise (and notify holders of the Early Settlement Date (as defined below)) as soon as practicable. If RRD exercises its Early Settlement Option, RRD currently expects that payment for such tendered Securities (with respect to each series of Securities, the “Early Settlement Date”) will occur on or about October 15, 2018.
The previously announced date and time for the expiration of withdrawal rights for the Tender Offers has passed and has not been extended. Securities tendered pursuant to a Tender Offer may no longer be withdrawn, except as required by applicable law.