Alvotech secures financing facilities of approximately $136 Million
Existing senior bonds upsized by $70 million with additional investment from a consortium of institutional investors
Alvotech acquires the Reykjavik manufacturing facility, previously utilized under a long-term lease agreement, and secures approximately $16 million, at current exchange rates, in gross loan proceeds through refinancing of secured loan facility
Alvotech secures $50 million in financing in the form of an unsecured subordinated loan facility from Alvogen
Alvotech (NASDAQ: ALVO), a global biotech company specializing in the development and manufacture of biosimilar medicines for patients worldwide, today announced financing facilities securing gross proceeds of approximately $136 million, at current exchange rates.
Joel Morales, Chief Financial Officer of Alvotech
These financing facilities are designed to provide flexibility and additional resources for advancing the company's growing biosimilar pipeline.
Alvotech has upsized its existing senior bonds by $70 million (“First Lien Facility”) with additional investment from Farallon Capital Management, Sculptor Capital Management, Oaktree Capital Management, Lodbrok Capital, and Morgan Stanley. As part of the expanded First Lien Facility, bondholders have the right to procure warrants representing up to 2.5% of Alvotech’s ordinary share capital unless Alvotech raises additional capital in accordance with the terms of the First Lien Facility.
Separately, Alvotech has secured from Alvogen, a major shareholder, an additional $50 million in the form of an unsecured subordinated loan (“Alvogen Facility”), which also provides the right to procure warrants representing up to 4.0% of Alvotech’s ordinary share capital unless Alvotech does not utilize the proceeds of the Alvogen Facility and replaces the Alvogen Facility with new financing, under certain commercial terms, by December 15, 2022.
Ownership of manufacturing facility will be transferred to Alvotech
Ownership of the previously leased manufacturing facility will be transferred to Alvotech from a subsidiary of Aztiq, a major shareholder, in exchange for an unsecured subordinated convertible bond in the principal amount of $80 million. In connection with the acquisition of the manufacturing facility in Reykjavik, Alvotech entered into a secured loan agreement with Landsbankinn hf. to provide for approximately $16 million, at current exchange rates, in gross loan proceeds to Alvotech.
Further information with respect to additional financing arrangements will be set forth in the report on Form 6-K that will be filed by the Company with the Securities and Exchange Commission, and made available on https://investors.alvotech.com/publicfilings, attached to which as exhibits will be the agreements described herein. The contents of this press release, and the description of the financing arrangements reflected herein, are qualified in their entirety by the definitive form of such agreements.
For further information visit Alvotech website.