BRIEF-Valeant enters into amendment, restates credit and guaranty agreement

Tue Aug 23, 2016 5:45pm EDT
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Aug 23 (Reuters) - Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc

* On August 23 entered into an amendment to its third amended and restated credit and guaranty agreement, dated as of February 13, 2012

* Amendment reduces minimum interest coverage maintenance covenant to 2.00 to 1.00 for quarters ending on or after Sept. 30, 2016

* Amendment permits issuance of secured notes with shorter maturities and incurrence of other indebtedness, in each case to repay term loans under credit agreement

* Amendment no. 13 also increases each of applicable interest rate margins under credit agreement by 0.50 percent Source: ( Further company coverage: