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H.B. Fuller Announces Pricing of $300 Million Debt Offering

ST. PAUL, Minn., Feb. 09, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- H.B. Fuller Company (NYSE:FUL) announced today that it has priced an inaugural public offering of $300 million aggregate principal amount of its 4.000% Notes due 2027 (the “Notes") at an issue price of 99.551% of the principal amount.

The issuance of the Notes is expected to close on or about February 14, 2017, subject to customary closing conditions. The Notes will pay interest on a semi-annual basis.

H.B. Fuller plans to use the net proceeds of the offering to repay outstanding debt and for other general corporate purposes.

The joint book-running managers for the offering are Citigroup Global Markets Inc., J.P. Morgan Securities LLC and Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Incorporated.

The offering is being made pursuant to an effective registration statement on Form S-3 (Registration No. 333-215907) (including a prospectus) filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) on February 6, 2017. Prospective investors should read the prospectus forming a part of that registration statement, the prospectus supplement related to the offering, and the other documents that the company has filed with the SEC for more complete information about the company and this offering. These documents are available at no charge by visiting EDGAR on the SEC website at www.sec.gov. Alternately, H.B. Fuller, the underwriters or any dealer participating in this offering will arrange to send you the prospectus if you request it by calling or e-mailing Citigroup Global Markets Inc. toll free at 1-800-831-9146 or prospectus@citi.com, J.P. Morgan Securities LLC collect at 1-212-834-4533, or Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Incorporated toll free at 1-800-294-1322 or dg.prospectus_requests@baml.com.

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

About H.B. Fuller Company:
For 130 years, H.B. Fuller has been a leading global adhesives provider focusing on perfecting adhesives, sealants and other specialty chemical products to improve products and lives. H.B. Fuller’s commitment to innovation brings together people, products and processes that answer and solve some of the world’s biggest challenges. Our reliable, responsive service creates lasting, rewarding connections with customers in electronics, disposable hygiene, medical, transportation, clean energy, packaging, construction, woodworking, general industries and other consumer businesses. And our promise to our people connects them with opportunities to innovate and thrive.

Safe Harbor for Forward-Looking Statements:
Certain statements in this document may be considered forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995, including those regarding the pending offering of the Notes, the anticipated closing date, and the anticipated use of proceeds. These statements are subject to various risks and uncertainties, including but not limited to the following: whether the company will be able to satisfy the conditions required to close the sale of the Notes, the fact that the company’s management will have broad discretion in the use of the proceeds from any sale of the Notes, and other risks detailed from time to time in the company’s filings with the SEC, including the Company's SEC 10-K filing for the fiscal year ended December 3, 2016. All forward-looking information represents management's best judgment as of this date based on information currently available that in the future may prove to have been inaccurate.

Maximillian Marcy Investor Relations Contact 651-236-5062

Source:H.B. Fuller Company