Secures $51 million of new funding
$42 million reduction of debt maturing in 2023 on a combined basis
IRVING, Texas, March 02, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Exela Technologies, Inc. (“Exela” or the “Company”) (NASDAQ: XELA, XELAP), a global business process automation leader, today reported its subsidiaries had obtained $51 million of new funding from B. Riley Commercial Capital, LLC (“BRCC”) and an affiliate of BRCC through a combination of an amendment of the Company’s existing $150 million PNC securitization facility to permit the addition of $35 million of junior secured financing, a separate sale of receivables, and an increase in availability under a revolving line of credit. The new securitization facility matures in June 2025 and bears interest at a per annum rate of one-month Term SOFR plus 7.5%.
These financings provided an additional $51 million of funding in February with an additional $4 million available subject to certain financial measurements. In connection with these transactions, a subsidiary of Exela prepaid $29 million of its existing BRCC term loan, reducing the outstanding term loan balance to approximately $15 million. The Company plans to use the incremental liquidity for general corporate purposes, debt obligations and transaction expenses.
The Company also announced it had purchased $13.4 million of 2023 unsecured Notes in accordance with its previously announced capital deployment strategy. Combined with the $29 million reduction of BRCC term loan, the prepayment and purchase resulted in reducing 2023 maturities on a consolidated basis by $42.4 million.
About Exela Technologies
Exela is a business process automation (BPA) leader, leveraging a global footprint and proprietary technology to provide digital transformation solutions that improve efficiency, quality, and productivity. With decades of experience operating mission-critical processes, Exela serves a growing roster of more than 4,000 customers throughout 50 countries, including over 60% of the Fortune(R) 100. With foundational technologies spanning information management, workflow automation, and integrated communications, Exela’s software and services include multi-industry solution suites addressing finance & accounting, human capital management, facilities optimization, and legal management, as well as industry-specific solutions for banking, healthcare, insurance, and the public sector. Exela is a leader in workflow automation, attended and unattended cognitive automation, digital mailrooms, print communications, and payment processing, with deployments across the globe. Through cloud-enabled platforms, built on a configurable stack of automation modules, and approximately 16,500 employees operating in 21 countries, Exela rapidly deploys integrated technology and operations as an end-to-end digital journey partner.
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