Memorial Resource Development LLC Announces Pricing of $350 Million Private Placement of Senior PIK Toggle Notes Due 2018

HOUSTON, Dec. 13, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Memorial Resource Development LLC ("MRD") and its wholly owned subsidiary, Memorial Resource Finance Corp., announced today the pricing of their offering of $350 million in aggregate principal amount of 10.00% / 10.75% Senior PIK Toggle Notes due 2018 (the "Notes") to eligible purchasers. The Notes mature on December 15, 2018 and will be issued at an offering price of 98% of par. The private placement is expected to close on December 18, 2013, subject to customary closing conditions.

MRD intends to use the net proceeds from the proposed private placement to repay all loan amounts outstanding under its senior secured credit facility, to establish a cash reserve of $50 million for the payment of interest on the notes, to pay a distribution to its sponsor and for general company purposes.

The securities to be sold have not been registered under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the "Securities Act"), or any state securities laws and, unless so registered, may not be offered or sold in the United States except pursuant to an exemption from, or in a transaction not subject to, the registration requirements of the Securities Act and applicable state securities laws. MRD offered the securities only to qualified institutional buyers pursuant to Rule 144A under the Securities Act and to non-U.S. persons in transactions outside the United States pursuant to Regulation S under the Securities Act.

This press release does not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy the securities described herein, nor shall there be any sale of these securities in any jurisdiction in which such an offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the securities laws of any such jurisdiction.

Forward-Looking Statements

This press release may include "forward-looking statements." All statements, other than statements of historical facts, included in this press release that address activities, events or developments that MRD expects, believes or anticipates will or may occur in the future are forward-looking statements, such as statements regarding MRD's ability to close the offering successfully and to use the net proceeds as indicated above. These statements are based on certain assumptions made by MRD based on its experience and perception of historical trends, current conditions, expected future developments and other factors it believes are appropriate in the circumstances. Such statements are subject to a number of assumptions, risks and uncertainties, many of which are beyond the control of MRD, which may cause MRD's actual results to differ materially from those implied or expressed by the forward-looking statements. You are cautioned not to place undue reliance on these forward-looking statements, which speak only as of the date of this press release. All forward-looking statements are qualified in their entirety by this cautionary statement. MRD undertakes no obligation and does not intend to update these forward-looking statements to reflect events or circumstances occurring after this press release.

CONTACT: Memorial Resource Development LLC Ronnetta Eaton - Manager, Investor Relations (713) 588-8350 ir@memorialrd.comSource:Memorial Resource Development LLC