|Service Corporation International Announces Pricing of Senior Notes Offering|
The Company will use net proceeds from the offering, together with additional borrowings, to refinance its existing credit facilities and redeem outstanding notes, and pay related fees and expenses. Upon closing of the offering, the Company intends to redeem approximately
The additional borrowings are expected to come from a
J.P. Morgan is acting as the lead joint book-running manager for the offering.
The offering is being made under the Company's existing shelf registration statement previously filed with the
This press release does not constitute an offer to sell, nor the solicitation of an offer to buy, nor shall there be any sale of these securities in any state in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful. The notes will be offered only by means of a prospectus supplement and accompanying base prospectus. This press release does not constitute a notice of redemption with respect to the notes being redeemed.
Cautionary Statement on Forward-Looking Statements
The statements in this press release that are not historical facts are forward-looking statements. These forward-looking statements have been made in reliance on the "safe harbor" protections provided under the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These statements may be accompanied by words such as "believe," "estimate," "project," "expect," "anticipate," or "predict," that convey the uncertainty of future events or outcomes. These statements are based on assumptions that the Company believes are reasonable; however, many important factors could cause the Company's actual results in the future to differ materially from the forward-looking statements made herein and in any other documents or oral presentations made by, or on behalf of the Company. There can be no assurance that future dividends will be declared. The actual declaration of future dividends, and the establishment of record and payment dates, is subject to final determination by the Company's Board of Directors each quarter after its review of the Company's financial performance. Important factors which could cause actual results to differ materially from those in forward-looking statements include, among others, restrictions on the payment of dividends under existing or future credit agreements or other financing arrangements; changes in tax laws relating to corporate dividends; a determination by the Board of Directors that the declaration of a dividend is not in the best interests of the Company and its shareholders; an increase in the Company's cash needs or a decrease in available cash; or a deterioration in the Company's financial condition or results. For further information on these and other risks and uncertainties, see the Company's