PGRX to Extinguish Senior Debt
Company believes rapid development and value creation facilitated thru
DENVER -- December 16, 2013
Prospect Global Resources Inc. (NASDAQ: PGRX) (“Prospect Global” or the
“Company”) is pleased to announce it has signed an agreement that enables it
to extinguish its senior secured debt for $25,000,000, or at approximately 17
cents on the dollar.
The Company has approximately $148 million of obligations outstanding to it
senior secured lender with a maturity in July 2015. In addition, the Company
has been obligated to make principal payments on the debt with 10% of any
proceeds raised before maturity.
“The extinguishment of our senior secured debt will significantly strengthen
our balance sheet and position the Company for the continued development of
our Holbrook Project,” said Damon Barber, Prospect Global’s President and CEO.
“Moving to an all equity capital structure will give us the flexibility to
pursue a myriad of financial and strategic options as we continue the
development of North America’s next potash mine.”
The Company has until March 10, 2014 to raise the capital to extinguish the
debt. The senior secured lender will retain its existing royalty after the
debt is extinguished and will maintain all of its existing rights related to
the debt until extinguishment.
On behalf of the Board of Directors,
Damon G. Barber
President and Chief Executive Officer
Regarding Forward-Looking Statements
With the exception of historical matters, the matters discussed in this press
release include forward-looking statements that involve risks and
uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from
projections or estimates contained herein. Such forward-looking statements
include statements regarding current and future classification of Prospect
Global’s potash resources, development of its potash resources and potash
mining facility and the Pre-Feasibility Study. Factors that could cause actual
results to differ materially from projections or estimates include, among
others, potash prices, economic and market conditions, and the additional
risks described in Prospect Global's filings with the SEC, including Prospect
Global's Annual Report on Form 10-K/A for the year ended March 31, 2013. Most
of these factors are beyond Prospect Global's ability to predict or control.
The forward-looking statements are made as of the date hereof and, except as
required under applicable securities legislation, Prospect Global does not
assume any obligation to update any forward-looking statements. Readers are
cautioned not to put undue reliance on forward-looking statements.
About Prospect Global Resources Inc.
Prospect Global Resources Inc. is a Denver-based company engaged in the
exploration and development of a potash mine located in the Holbrook Basin of
eastern Arizona. Prospect Global’s stock is traded on the NASDAQ Capital
Market under the ticker symbol PGRX.
Additional details about Prospect Global Resources Inc. can be viewed at the
Company’s website, www.prospectgri.com.
The Rose Group
Elana Weiss, 310-280-3710
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