Harland Clarke Holdings Corp. (the “Company”) announced today the settlement of the sale of the Company’s $235 million aggregate principal amount of 9.750% senior secured notes due 2018 (the “Notes”) at a price of 96.00% of the par value of the Notes. The Company intends to use the net proceeds from the offering, together with cash on hand, to repay a portion of the outstanding term loans under its existing senior secured credit facilities, an amendment and extension of which was entered into on May 10, 2012.
The Notes and related guarantees have not been registered under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the “Securities Act”), or the securities laws of any other jurisdiction, and may not be offered or sold in the United States or to U.S. persons absent registration or an applicable exemption from the registration requirements. This offering will be made only to qualified institutional buyers in accordance with Rule 144A under the Securities Act and to non-U.S. persons in accordance with Regulation S under the Securities Act.
This press release shall not constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation of an offer to buy any securities, nor shall there be any sale of securities in any state or jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the securities laws of any such state or jurisdiction. The price of the Notes disclosed above is the price that should be used for purposes of determining original issue discount under the Internal Revenue Code.