MADISON, Wis., June 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Rayovac Corporation (NYSE: ROV)
announced today the closing of the offer to purchase for cash and consent
solicitation made with respect to its outstanding $65.0 million principal
amount of 10 1/4% Series B Senior Subordinated Notes due 2006 (the "Notes").
The offer expired at 11:59 p.m., New York City time, on June 27, 2001 (the
As of 11:59 p.m. on the Expiration Date, the Depositary had received
tenders with respect to $64,761,000 aggregate principal amount of Notes.
Rayovac has accepted all of the tendered Notes for payment. Rayovac
anticipates depositing sufficient funds with the depositary for payment of the
Notes on or about June 28, 2001.
Information regarding the pricing, tender and delivery procedures and
conditions of the tender offer and consent solicitation is contained in the
Offer to Purchase and Consent Solicitation Statement dated May 31, 2001 and
related documents. Copies of these documents can be obtained by contacting
D.F. King & Co., Inc., the information agent for the tender offer and consent
solicitation, at 800-848-3409 (toll free) or 212-269-5550 (collect). Banc of
America Securities LLC is the exclusive dealer manager for the tender offer
and consent solicitation. Additional information concerning the terms and
conditions of the tender offer and consent solicitation may be obtained by
contacting Banc of America Securities LLC at 888-292-0070 (toll free) or
Rayovac is one of the world's leading battery and lighting device
companies and the fastest growing manufacturer of general batteries in the
United States. The Company also markets the number one rechargeable brand of
battery and is the world leader in hearing aid batteries. Rayovac is traded
on the New York Stock Exchange under the ROV symbol.
This announcement is not an offer to purchase, a solicitation of an offer
to purchase or a solicitation of consents with respect to the Notes. The
offer and consent solicitation are made solely by the Offer to Purchase and
Consent Solicitation Statement, as the same may be amended from time to time.
Certain matters discussed in this news release, with the exception of
historical matters, are forward-looking statements within the meaning of the
Private Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These statements are subject to a
number of risks, uncertainties and other factors that could cause results to
differ materially from those anticipated as of the date of this release.
Actual results may differ materially from these statements as a result of (1)
changes in external competitive market factors, such as introduction of new
product features or technological developments, development of new competitors
or competitive brands or competitive promotional activity or spending, (2)
unanticipated changes in consumer demand for the various types of consumer
batteries, (3) unanticipated changes in the general economic conditions where
we do business, such as stock market prices, interest rates, inflation and raw
material costs, and (4) various other factors, including those discussed
herein and those set forth in the Company's most recent Annual Report on Form
10-K and Registration Statement on Form S-3.
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SOURCE Rayovac Corporation
Web site: http: //www.rayovac.com
CONTACT: John Daggett of Rayovac Corporation, 608-275-4912