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Alcoa Corporation Amends and Restates Revolving Credit Agreement

Monday, November 26, 2018 4:15 pm EST
"Our ability to successfully amend our revolving credit agreement reflects Alcoa’s improving financial profile"

PITTSBURGH--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Alcoa Corporation (NYSE: AA), a global leader in bauxite, alumina, and aluminum products, today announced that it entered into an amended and restated $1.5 billion revolving credit agreement on November 21, 2018.

This amended and restated revolving credit agreement, among other things:

  • Extends the maturity date of the credit facility from November 14, 2022 to November 21, 2023;
  • Permits release of the collateral should the Company achieve an investment grade rating with a stable outlook or better;
  • Decreases the applicable interest rate margin on Libor and base rate loans, and subjects them to further decreases for so long as the Company has an investment grade rating; and
  • Provides additional flexibility for the Company to make restricted payments, to make investments, and to incur indebtedness.

“Our ability to successfully amend our revolving credit agreement reflects Alcoa’s improving financial profile,” said William Oplinger, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. “We look forward to continuing to strengthen the Company to gain even greater flexibility in the future.”

JPMorgan Chase Bank serves as the administrative agent.

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About Alcoa Corporation

Alcoa is a global industry leader in bauxite, alumina, and aluminum products, built on a foundation of strong values and operating excellence dating back 130 years to the world-changing discovery that made aluminum an affordable and vital part of modern life. Since developing the aluminum industry, and throughout our history, our talented Alcoans have followed on with breakthrough innovations and best practices that have led to efficiency, safety, sustainability, and stronger communities wherever we operate.

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