The GEO Group, Inc. Closes $250 Million Offering of Senior Unsecured Notes
Due 2022 at 5⅞%
BOCA RATON, Fla. -- October 3, 2013
The GEO Group, Inc. (NYSE: GEO) (“GEO”) announced today the closing of its
offering of $250,000,000 aggregate principal amount of senior unsecured notes
due 2022 (the “Notes”). The Notes were issued with a coupon and yield to
maturity of 5⅞%.
GEO intends to use the net proceeds from the offering, together with cash on
hand, to fund the repurchase, redemption or other discharge of all of its
existing 7¾% senior notes due 2017 pursuant to its concurrent tender offer and
to pay related fees, costs and expenses; any unused amounts will be used for
general corporate purposes.
The Notes were offered in the United States only to “qualified institutional
buyers” pursuant to Rule 144A under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended
(the “Securities Act”) and outside the United States to non-U.S. persons
pursuant to Regulation S under the Securities Act. The Notes were not
registered under the Securities Act and may not be offered or sold in the
United States absent registration or an applicable exemption from the
registration requirements of the Securities Act.
This news release shall not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of
an offer to buy, nor shall there be any sale of the Notes in any jurisdiction
in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to
registration or qualification under the securities laws of any such
This press release includes forward-looking statements regarding GEO's
issuance of the Notes and its intended use of the net proceeds. These
forward-looking statements may be affected by risks and uncertainties in GEO's
business and market conditions. This information is qualified in its entirety
by cautionary statements and risk factor disclosure contained in GEO's
Securities and Exchange Commission filings, including GEO's reports on Form
10-K and Form 10-Q filed with the Commission. GEO wishes to caution readers
that certain important factors may have affected and could in the future
affect GEO's actual results and could cause GEO's actual results for
subsequent periods to differ materially from those expressed in any
forward-looking statement made by or on behalf of GEO. GEO undertakes no
obligation to update forward-looking statements to reflect events or
circumstances after the date hereof.
The GEO Group, Inc.
Pablo E. Paez, 866-301 4436
Vice President, Corporate Relations
Press spacebar to pause and continue. Press esc to stop.