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October 10, 2015 3:59 AM ET

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Company Overview of Univar USA Inc.

Company Overview

Univar USA Inc. distributes industrial and specialty chemicals, and related products. It offers coatings and adhesives, such as solvents, resins, pigments, and other thickeners to make paints, inks, glues, and other binders. The company also provides food ingredients, household and industrial cleaning, oil and gas, personal care, and pharmaceutical ingredients. In addition, it offers environmental products, such as structural pest control, vegetation management, food processing, post-harvest, public health, animal health, turf and ornamental, and hay production products. Further, the company provides acids and bases, surfactants, glycols, inorganic compounds, alcohols, as well as general and...

3075 Highland Parkway

Suite 200

Downers Grove, IL 60515

United States

Founded in 1924



Key Executives for Univar USA Inc.

Principal Accounting Officer, Vice President and Controller
Age: 58
Chief Executive Officer of Univar Inc and President of Univar Inc
Age: 55
Executive Vice President of Industry Relations
Age: 55
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2015.

Univar USA Inc. Key Developments

Univar USA Inc. Announces Completion of New Term Loan Facilities and Closing of Offering of $400 Million of Senior Notes

Univar USA Inc. has completed the issuance of its $2.05 billion USD Term Loan B and €250 million EUR First Lien Term Loan and that, separately, Univar USA has closed its offering of $400 million aggregate principal amount of 6.75% Senior Notes due July 15, 2023. The New Term Loan Facilities mature in July 2022 and bear interest based on, at Univar USA's option, LIBOR plus 3.25%, subject to a LIBOR floor of 1.00%, or Base Rate plus 2.25%. There was no material change to Univar's total or secured leverage as a result of the borrowings under the New Term Loan Facilities and the issuance of the Notes. Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Incorporated, acted as lead arranger of the New Term Loan Facilities, together with additional arrangers. The company intends to use the net proceeds of the Notes offering, together with the borrowings under the New Term Loan Facilities and cash on hand, to refinance certain existing indebtedness under its existing senior secured credit facilities and pay related transaction costs. The Notes were offered in a private offering exempt from the registration requirements of the United States Securities Act of 1933, as amended. The Notes were offered and sold only to qualified institutional buyers pursuant to Rule 144A and to certain persons outside the United States pursuant to Regulation S, each under the Securities Act.

Univar USA Inc. Announces Pricing of $400 Million Aggregate Principal Amount of 6.75% Senior Notes Due 2023

Univar USA Inc. has priced $400,000,000 aggregate principal amount of 6.75% Senior Notes due 2023. The Notes will mature on July 15, 2023, will have an interest rate of 6.75% and will be issued at 100% of par value, providing a yield to maturity to investors of 6.75%. Interest will be paid semi-annually on the 15th day of January and July beginning January 15, 2016. The offering is expected to close on July 1, 2015, subject to customary closing conditions.

Univar USA Inc. Announces Exclusive Distribution Agreement with Penford Products Co

Univar USA Inc. announced it has reached an agreement with Penford Products Co. to become the exclusive commercial distributor of PenCare DP cationic polymer. PenCare DP is a proprietary, naturally based cationic polymer with optimal deposition and enhanced conditioning properties to leave hair and skin soft and smooth.

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