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Spirit AeroSystems to refinance senior secured credit facility

6 March 2014

Spirit AeroSystems Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SPR) subsidiary Spirit AeroSystems, Inc. said it has launched a transaction to refinance its existing USD540.4m senior secured term loan B.

The proposed transaction is expected to include a covenant-lite USD540.4m term loan B maturing in 2020 to replace the existing term loan B that matures in 2019.

The refinancing will be contingent upon, among other things, obtaining the necessary lender consents and the satisfaction of conditions precedent to the definitive loan documentation. The terms of the refinancing, including those described above, could change materially between the date hereof and the effectiveness of the facilities, and there is no assurance that the refinancing will be consummated.

Spirit AeroSystems, with headquarters in Wichita, Kan., USA, is one of the world´s largest non-OEM designers and manufacturers of aerostructures for commercial aircraft. Its website is at


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