Daily News: October 25, 2017

Bon-Ton Amends BofA-Led ABL Credit Facility

The Bon-Ton Stores amended its $880 million ABL Tranche A and Tranche A-1 credit facility, providing the company with immediate flexibility and substantial additional liquidity under its current credit facility.

Nancy Walsh, Bon-Ton’s EVP and CFO, commented, “We are pleased with this amendment which immediately provides us with additional liquidity cushion and strengthens our financial flexibility through the holiday season. We appreciate the ongoing support of our bank group as our team continues to execute key operational and financial initiatives focused on positioning the business for both near- and long-term profitable growth.”

William Tracy, president and CEO, commented, “As we build our inventory position heading into the holiday season, we are pleased to have increased access to capital. We look forward to continuing to work closely with our vendor partners to ensure we are delivering quality merchandise and an exceptional shopping experience for our customers in our stores and online.”

The amendment is subject to certain terms and conditions. The company has retained AlixPartners and PJT Partners, which will continue to provide operational and financial advisory services.

The Bon-Ton Stores operates 260 stores, which includes nine furniture galleries and four clearance centers, in 24 states in the Northeast, Midwest and upper Great Plains under the Bon-Ton, Bergner’s, Boston Store, Carson’s, Elder-Beerman, Herberger’s and Younkers nameplates

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