*Sale of lumber and newsprint assets for approximately $232 million; estimated gain on sale of $6 million, net of tax *Retired $127 million of senior unsecured debt; additional $25 million of senior secured debt repaid in October *Expect significant price increases on the majority of cellulose specialties contracts in 2022 *Net loss from continuing operations was $13 million, $26 million unfavorable to the comparable period in 2020, driven by income tax benefit recorded in the prior year *Targeting EBITDA margin growth focused on lowering cost, improving reliability, executing strategic projects and funding attractive innovation initiatives
Neenah Paper, Inc. (“Neenah” or the “Company”) announced today that it had completed the previously announced purchase of the outstanding equity of W.A. Sanders Coldenhove Holding B.V. (“Coldenhove”). Coldenhove is a specialty materials manufacturer based in the Netherlands, with a leading position in digital transfer media and other technical products.
Upon closing, the Company made a cash payment of approximately $45 million. The payment was financed through almost $14 million of available cash on hand, with the balance from incremental borrowing against the Company’s existing global revolving credit facility. Interest rates on the additional short term debt were under two percent.