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Rentech, Inc., through its subsidiaries, manufactures and sells natural-gas based nitrogen fertilizer products in North and South America. Its products include anhydrous ammonia and urea ammonium nitrate solution; and ammonium sulfate, ammonium thiosulfate, and sulfuric acid, which are applied to various crops, including soybeans, potatoes, cotton, canola, alfalfa, corn, and wheat. The company also provides wood chipping and wood yard operations services, as well as sells wood chips to the pulp, paper, and packaging industry; offers biomass fuel to industrial heat and utility customers; and owns and manages forestland in South America. Rentech, Inc. was founded in 1980 and is based in Los Angeles, California.

760 Employees
Last Reported Date: 12/29/14
Founded in 1980

rentech inc (RTK) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice Pr...
Total Annual Compensation: $450.0K
Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Se...
Total Annual Compensation: $300.0K
Senior Vice President of Business Development
Total Annual Compensation: $296.3K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.

rentech inc (RTK) Key Developments

Rentech Secures Additional Loan Commitment of Up to $63 Million from Blackstone's GSO Capital Partners

Rentech, Inc. announced that GSO Capital Partners LP (GSO), the credit investment arm of Blackstone, has increased its credit facility for Rentech by up to $63 million. The majority of the proceeds from this new facility are expected to fund completion of Rentechâ s Canadian wood pellet projects through positive cash flow. Rentech now estimates the cost to complete the construction of its Canadian wood pellet projects to be $125 to $130 million.

Rentech Nitrogen Explores Strategic Alternatives

Rentech Nitrogen Partners, L.P. (NYSE:RNF) is exploring strategic alternatives. The Board of Directors of Rentech Nitrogen has initiated a process to explore and evaluate potential strategic alternatives for the partnership, which may include a sale of the partnership, a merger with another party, a sale of some or all of the assets of the partnership, or another strategic transaction. The Board of Directors of Rentech, Inc. (NASDAQCM:RTK), which is the General Partner of, and owns approximately 60% of the common units of Rentech Nitrogen, concurred with the partnership's decision to explore its strategic alternatives. Rentech Nitrogen has not set a timetable for completion of the review process, and it does not intend to comment further regarding the review process unless a specific transaction is approved by its Board of Directors, the review process is concluded, or it is otherwise determined that further disclosure is appropriate or required by law. Rentech Nitrogen has retained Morgan Stanley as its financial advisor to assist with the strategic review process.

Rentech, Inc. and Rentech Nitrogen Partners, L.P. Announces Management Changes

Rentech, Inc. announced that Mr. D. Hunt Ramsbottom has resigned as chief executive officer and president of Rentech and chief executive officer of the general partner of Rentech Nitrogen Partners, L.P. to pursue other opportunities. Mr. Ramsbottom has also resigned as a member of the board of directors for both companies. Mr. Keith Forman, a member of Rentech Nitrogen’s board since October 2011, has been appointed as chief executive officer and president of Rentech and chief executive officer of the general partner of Rentech Nitrogen. He has also joined the board of Rentech.


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