Apax Global Alpha Ltd.

11/07/2018 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 11/07/2018 01:09

New revolving credit facility

RNS Number : 5540G Apax Global Alpha Limited 07 November 2018

(LSE: APAX)

Apax Global Alpha Limited New revolving credit facility

AGA is pleased to announce that it has agreed a new multicurrency revolving credit facility agreement with Credit Suisse AG, London Branch dated 6 November 2018 (the "Revolving Credit Facility") subject to customary closing conditions. This replaces the current facility held with Lloyds Bank plc which was due to expire on 3 February 2019. The new Revolving Credit Facility remains at €140 million with an initial term of 3 years maturing on 5 November 2021. The margin in the Revolving Credit Facility remains the same as the prior facility at 210 bps (over Euribor or Libor depending on the currency drawn).

The Revolving Credit Facility will be used in accordance with the Company's investment policy to finance or refinance its general corporate purposes, including financing short-term investments such as the draw down on commitments to the Apax Funds.

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Investor enquiries

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Sarah Wojcik

Andrew Kenny

IR Manager - AGA

Head of Communications

Telephone: +44 (0)20 7666 6573

Telephone: +44 (0) 20 7872 6371

Email: [email protected]

Email: [email protected]

  • 1. Note that references in this announcement to Apax Global Alpha Limited have been abbreviated to "AGA" or "the Company".

    References to Apax Partners LLP have been abbreviated to "Apax Partners" or "the Investment Adviser"

  • 2. This announcement is not for release, publication or distribution, directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, into or within the United States or to "US persons" (as defined in Regulation S under the United States Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the "Securities Act")) or into or within Australia, Canada, South Africa or Japan. Recipients of this announcement in jurisdictions outside the UK should inform themselves about and observe any applicable legal requirements in their jurisdictions. In particular, the distribution of the announcement may be restricted by law in certain jurisdictions.

  • 3. The information presented herein is not an offer for sale within the United States of any equity shares or other securities of Apax Global Alpha Limited ("AGA"). AGA has not been and will not be registered under the US Investment Company Act of 1940, as amended (the "Investment Company Act"). In addition, AGA's shares (the "Shares") have not been and will not be registered under the Securities Act or any other applicable law of the United States. Consequently, the Shares may not be offered or sold or otherwise transferred within the United States, or to, or for the account or benefit of, US Persons, except pursuant to an exemption from the registration requirements of the Securities Act and under circumstances which will not require AGAto register under the Investment Company Act. No public offering of the Shares is being made in the United States

  • 4. This announcement may include forward-looking statements. The words "expect", "anticipate", "intends", "plan", "estimate", "aim", "forecast", "project" and similar expressions (or their negative) identify certain of these forward-looking statements. These forward-looking statements are statements regarding AGA's intentions, beliefs or current expectations concerning, among other things, AGA's results of operations, financial condition, liquidity, prospects, growth and strategies. The forward-looking statements in this presentation are based on numerous assumptions regarding AGA's present and future business strategies and the environment in which AGA will operate in the future. Forward-looking statements involve inherent known and unknown risks, uncertainties and contingencies because they relate to events and depend on circumstances that may or may not occur in the future and may cause the actual results, performance or achievements of AGAto be materially different from those expressed or implied by such forward looking statements. Many of these risks and uncertainties relate to factors that are beyond AGA's ability to control or estimate precisely, such as future market conditions, currency fluctuations, the behaviour of other market participants, the actions of regulators and other factors such as AGA's ability to continue to obtain financing to meet its liquidity needs, changes in the political, social and regulatory framework in which AGA operates or in economic or technological trends or conditions. Past performance should not be taken as an indication or guarantee of future results, and no representation or warranty, express or implied, is made regarding future performance. AGAexpressly disclaims any obligation or undertaking to release any updates or revisions to these forward-looking statements to reflect any change in AGA's expectations with regard thereto or any change in events, conditions or circumstances on which any statement is based after the date of this announcement, or to update or to keep current any other information contained in this announcement. Accordingly, undue reliance should not be placed on the forward-looking statements, which speak only as of the date of this announcement

About Apax Global Alpha Limited

AGA is a Guernsey registered closed-ended collective investment scheme incorporated as a non-cellular company that listed on the London Stock Exchange on 15 June 2015. It is regulated by the Guernsey Financial Services Commission.

AGA's objective is to provide shareholders with capital appreciation from its investment portfolio and regular dividends. The Company is targeting an annualised Total Return, across economic cycles, of 12-15% (net of fees and expenses) including a dividend yield of 5% of Net Asset Value.

The investment policy of the Company is to make Private Equity investments in Apax Funds, and Derived Investments which are investments in equities anddebt derived from the insights gained via Apax Partners' Private Equity activities. The Company's portfolio is expected to be allocated in approximately equal proportions between Private Equity and Derived Investments, although the investment mix will fluctuate over time due to market conditions, investment opportunities, cash flow requirements, the dividend policy and other factors. Further information regarding the Company and its publications are available on the Company's website at www.apaxglobalalpha.com.

About Apax Partners LLP

Apax Partners is a leading global private equity advisory firm and over its more than 35-year history, Apax Partners has raised and advised funds with aggregate commitments of over €43 billion as at 30 September 2018. Funds advised by Apax Partners invest in companies across four global sectors of Tech & Telco,

Services, Healthcare and Consumer. These funds provide long-term equity financing to build and strengthen world-class companies. For further information

about Apax Partners, please visit www.apax.com.

Apax Partners is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority in the UK.

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