First Data Announces Intent to Enter Into Transactions to Refinance Its Revolving Facility and Certain other Indebtedness

First Data (NYSE: FDC) today announced that it is seeking to refinance its existing revolving credit facility maturing June 2020, its existing term loans due June 2020 and certain other existing indebtedness (the Refinancing). As of the date of this press release, the arrangers of the Refinancing have informed First Data that they have received commitments in respect of a potential new revolving credit facility of over $1.25 billion and commitments in respect of a potential new term loan facility of over $4.75 billion.

If consummated, the transaction is expected to be completed on or about October 26, 2018 to refinance the existing facilities due 2020 with a portion of the funding to be consummated later to refinance other existing indebtedness.

The successful completion of these transactions is subject to market and other conditions and there can be no assurance that they can be completed on the terms contemplated or at all.

About First Data

First Data (NYSE: FDC) is a global leader in commerce-enabling technology and solutions, serving approximately six million business locations and 4,000 financial institutions in more than 100 countries around the world. The Companys 22,000 owner-associates are dedicated to helping companies, from start-ups to the worlds largest corporations, conduct commerce every day by securing and processing more than 3,000 transactions per second and $2.4 trillion per year. For more information, visit and follow us on Twitter at @FirstData.


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