Item 7.01 Regulation FD Disclosure
On November 14, 2018, HC2 Holdings, Inc. (the “Company” or “HC2”) announced that it priced a private offering of $470 million aggregate principal amount of senior secured notes due 2021 (the “Senior Secured Notes”) and a concurrent private offering of $55 million aggregate principal amount of convertible senior notes due 2022 (the “Convertible Senior Notes,” and together with the Senior Secured Notes, the “Notes”) at an issue price of 98.750% for the Senior Secured Notes and 100% of principal, plus accrued interest, if any, from November 20, 2018 for the Convertible Senior Notes (the “Notes Offerings”). Copies of the press releases are furnished with this Current Report on Form 8-K as Exhibit 99.1 and Exhibit 99.2 and are incorporated herein by reference.
The Company entered into Purchase Agreements (the “Purchase Agreements”) with Jefferies LLC, the initial purchaser named therein (the “Initial Purchaser”) and, solely with respect to the Senior Secured Notes offering, the guarantors named therein. Pursuant to the Purchase Agreements, the Initial Purchaser has agreed to purchase, and the Company has agreed to sell, $470 million aggregate principal amount of the Senior Secured Notes and $55 million aggregate principal amount of the Convertible Senior Notes. The Purchase Agreements contain representations and warranties, covenants and closing conditions that are customary for transactions of this type. The Company expects to use the net proceeds from the Notes Offerings and cash on hand to redeem all of its outstanding 11.000% Senior Secured Notes due 2019 and pay fees and expenses related thereto. The Notes Offerings are expected to close on November 20, 2018, subject to certain closing conditions.
The Notes will be offered solely by means of private placements to qualified institutional buyers pursuant to Rule 144A under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the “Securities Act”), and, solely with respect to the Senior Secured Notes offering, to certain persons in offshore transactions in accordance with Regulation S under the Securities Act. The Notes to be issued in the Notes Offerings have not been and will not be registered under the Securities Act and may not be offered or sold in the United States absent registration or an applicable exemption from the registration requirements of the Securities Act. This Current Report on Form 8-K contains information about pending transactions, and there can be no assurance that these transactions will be completed.
This Current Report on Form 8-K does not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy any security and shall not constitute an offer, solicitation or sale of any security in any jurisdiction in which such offering, solicitation or sale would be unlawful.
This information shall not be deemed to be “filed” for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the “Exchange Act”), or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that section, and shall not be deemed to be incorporated by reference into any of the Company’s filings under the Securities Act or the Exchange Act, whether made before or after the date hereof and regardless of any general incorporation language in such filings, except to the extent expressly set forth by specific reference in such a filing.
Forward Looking Statements
This Current Report on Form 8-K, including the Exhibits, contains forward-looking statements. Actual results, events or developments may differ materially from those anticipated or discussed in any forward-looking statement. These statements are subject to risks, uncertainties and other factors, as discussed further in the press releases attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1 and Exhibit 99.2.