JAKKS Announces Retirement of $11.548 Million of Company’s 2018 Convertible Senior Notes

SANTA MONICA, Calif.--()--JAKKS Pacific, Inc. (NASDAQ: JAKK) today announced that the Company has agreed with a holder of its Convertible Senior Notes due in 2018 to exchange $11.548 million face amount of such notes for 865,000 shares of its common stock and approximately $7.0 million in cash. After such exchange the balance of the face amount of the 2018 Notes will have been reduced to approximately $54.7 million from approximately $66.3 million.

Stephen Berman, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, stated: “Once again, we are pleased with the further enhancement of our balance sheet flexibility that this exchange transaction affords us, and which results in a net reduction in the number of shares of our common stock underlying the 2018 Notes by approximately 456,000 shares.”

About JAKKS Pacific, Inc.

JAKKS Pacific, Inc. (NASDAQ: JAKK) is a leading designer, manufacturer and marketer of toys and consumer products sold throughout the world, with its headquarters in Santa Monica, California. JAKKS Pacific’s popular proprietary brands include BIG-FIGS™, XPV®, Max Tow™ and Friends, Disguise®, Moose Mountain®, Funnoodle®, Maui®, Kids Only!®; a wide range of entertainment-inspired products featuring premier licensed properties; and C’est Moi™, a skincare and performance make-up brand. Through JAKKS Cares, the company’s commitment to philanthropy, JAKKS is helping to make a positive impact on the lives of children. Visit us at www.jakks.com and follow us on Instagram (@jakkstoys), Twitter (@jakkstoys) and Facebook (JAKKS Pacific).

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Forward Looking Statements

This press release may contain “forward-looking statements” (within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995) that are based on current expectations, estimates and projections about JAKKS Pacific's business based partly on assumptions made by its management. These statements are not guarantees of future performance and involve risks, uncertainties and assumptions that are difficult to predict. Therefore, actual outcomes and results may differ materially from what is expressed or forecasted in such statements due to numerous factors, including, but not limited to, those described above, changes in demand for JAKKS' products, product mix, the timing of customer orders and deliveries, the impact of competitive products and pricing, and difficulties with integrating acquired businesses. The “forward-looking statements” contained herein speak only as of the date on which they are made, and JAKKS undertakes no obligation to update any of them to reflect events or circumstances after the date of this release.

Contacts

JAKKS Pacific
Sara Rosales Montalvo, 424-268-9363
SaraRM@jakks.net
or
Joel Bennett, 310-455-6210
JoelB@jakks.net
or
Liolios
Sean McGowan, 949-574-3860
JAKK@liolios.com

Contacts

JAKKS Pacific
Sara Rosales Montalvo, 424-268-9363
SaraRM@jakks.net
or
Joel Bennett, 310-455-6210
JoelB@jakks.net
or
Liolios
Sean McGowan, 949-574-3860
JAKK@liolios.com