NewAge, Inc. Announces New Credit Facility
SALT LAKE CITY, March 14, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- NewAge, Inc. (Nasdaq: NBEV), a direct selling company with a primary focus on healthy products, today announced it has entered into a new $12.0 million revolving line of credit agreement (“LOC”) with East West Bank which matures in March 2024. NewAge used this facility to repay in full its existing outstanding loan balance of $10.6 million under its 8.0% senior secured note with JGB Management. The remaining availability on the new facility will be used for general working capital purposes. The new LOC bears interest at Prime plus 1.75%, and is interest-only until March 2024.
Ed Brennan, NewAge’s Chairman and interim Chief Executive Officer, commented, “This new credit facility with East West Bank successfully retires the $30 million senior secured debt used to fund a portion of the ARIIX acquisition and enhances our liquidity profile.”
About NewAge, Inc.
NewAge is a purpose-driven company dedicated to inspiring the planet to Live Healthy™. NewAge commercializes a portfolio of healthy products worldwide primarily through a direct selling route to market distribution system across more than 50 countries. The company competes in three major category platforms including health and wellness, inner and outer beauty, and nutritional performance and weight management — through a network of exclusive independent Brand Partners, empowered with the leading social selling tools and technology available worldwide. More information on the Company can be found at NewAgeGroup.com.
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