Better Choice Company Increases Term-Loan Credit Facility Capacity to $7.5 Million at LIBOR Plus 250 Basis Points
Expanded Facility Capacity Provides Additional Growth Working Capital Availability at Low Cost of Capital
NEW YORK, Aug. 18, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Better Choice Company Inc. (NYSE: BTTR) (the “Company” or “Better Choice”), an animal health and wellness company, today announced it has increased its term-loan credit facility capacity from $6.0m to $7.5m with its current lender, Wintrust, a leading commercial bank headquartered in Chicago, Illinois. The terms of the agreement remain unchanged, carrying an interest rate of Libor plus 250 basis points and scheduled to mature on January 6, 2024.
Scott Lerner, Chief Executive Officer of Better Choice, commented, "We appreciate the continued support provided by Wintrust, along with their confidence in our future performance, further reaffirming the intrinsic long-term value of the company. As a growth company, the expanded working capital availability to our term-loan at a low cost of capital, will well-position us to achieve our next phase of growth from our anticipated product launches in 2022 and beyond.”
“We are squarely focused on achieving the performance targets indicated in our five-year strategic plan, as robust growth across the animal health and wellness industry continues. Our team is focused on delivering in-demand high-quality products to accelerate sales growth, ultimately trending towards increased cash flow and profitability," concluded Mr. Lerner.
About Better Choice Company Inc.
Better Choice Company Inc. is a rapidly growing animal health and wellness company committed to leading the industry shift toward pet products and services that help dogs and cats live healthier, happier and longer lives. We take an alternative, nutrition-based approach to animal health relative to conventional dog and cat food offerings and position our portfolio of brands to benefit from the mainstream trends of growing pet humanization and consumer focus on health and wellness. We have a demonstrated, multi-decade track record of success selling trusted animal health and wellness products and leverage our established digital footprint to provide pet parents with the knowledge to make informed decisions about their pet’s health. We sell the majority of our dog food, cat food and treats under the Halo and TruDog brands, which are focused, respectively, on providing sustainably sourced kibble and canned food derived from real whole meat, and minimally processed raw-diet dog food and treats. For more information, please visit https://www.betterchoicecompany.com.
Forward Looking Statements
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Better Choice Company, Inc.
Scott Lerner, CEO
KCSA Strategic Communications
Valter Pinto, Managing Director
Released August 18, 2021