PITTSBURGH--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Allegheny Technologies Incorporated (NYSE:ATI) today announced that it has closed on the previously announced Asset Based Lending (ABL) Revolving Credit Facility that replaces its $400 million revolving credit facility. The five-year $400 million ABL facility is collateralized by the accounts receivable and inventory of ATI’s domestic operations.
Compared to ATI’s previous revolving credit facility, the ABL facility contains no leverage or interest coverage ratios, and the borrowing costs are expected to be lower. There is no impact on ATI’s outstanding bonds as a result of replacing the previous facility with the ABL facility.
“The new ABL facility helps secure our solid liquidity position,” said Pat DeCourcy, Senior Vice President, Finance and CFO. “We are pleased to have received strong support on the new facility from our banking group.”
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Allegheny Technologies Incorporated is one of the largest and most diversified specialty materials and components producers in the world with revenues of approximately $4.3 billion for the twelve months ended June 30, 2015. ATI has approximately 9,600 full-time employees world-wide who use innovative technologies to offer global markets a wide range of specialty materials solutions. Our major markets are aerospace and defense, oil and gas/chemical process industry, electrical energy, medical, automotive, food equipment and appliance, and construction and mining. The ATI website is www.ATImetals.com.