CNO Renegotiates Credit Facility Terms
May 9, 2011 by Allison Bell
CNO Financial Group Inc. has persuaded the providers of its senior secured credit facility to reduce the current interest rate to 6.25%, from 7.5%.The lenders also have eased other credit facility terms, according to CNO, Conseco, Ind. (NYSE:CNO).
There will be no required prepayment of debt-to-total-capitalization falls to 12.5% or lower, and the company now has more flexibility in connection with holding company investments, CNO says.
The lenders have increased a cap on non-investment grade investments to 12%.
CNO continues to owe $325 million in principal payments, and no changes were made in the amortization schedule, the company says.
– Allison Bell