February 13, 2012 -- NXP Semiconductors N.V. (NASDAQ: NXPI) ("NXP") announced today that its subsidiary, NXP B.V., together with NXP Funding LLC, is intending to redeem all of its outstanding Euro-denominated 8 5/8% Senior Notes due October 2015, and all outstanding U.S. dollar-denominated 9 1/2% Senior Notes due October 2015, in the total amount of approximately US$775 million. These proposed redemptions would be financed by a US$300 million draw-down under the existing Revolving Credit Facility, as well as by new secured loans up to US$475 million, subject to their completion.
Accordingly, NXP B.V. today launched a transaction seeking commitments for up to US$475 million in new senior secured loans due 2019, the proceeds of which would be used to refinance a portion of the above redemptions. The new secured loans would be drawn as additional loans under NXP's existing Senior Secured Term Loan Facility. The joint-lead arrangers and joint bookrunners on the transaction are Morgan Stanley Senior Funding, Inc. and BofA Merrill Lynch.
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NXP Semiconductors N.V. (NASDAQ: NXPI) provides High Performance Mixed Signal and Standard Product solutions that leverage its leading RF, Analog, Power Management, Interface, Security and Digital Processing expertise. These innovations are used in a wide range of automotive, identification, wireless infrastructure, lighting, industrial, mobile, consumer and computing applications. A global semiconductor company with operations in more than 25 countries, NXP posted revenue of $4.2 billion in 2011. Additional information can be found by visiting www.nxp.com.