DALLAS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Tenet Healthcare Corporation (NYSE: THC) today called for the redemption of $1.100 billion of the $1.870 billion aggregate principal amount of its outstanding 4.625% senior secured first lien notes due July 15, 2024 (the “Notes”). As a result, Tenet expects to lower its future annual cash interest payments by approximately $50 million. This retirement of debt will be funded with approximately $1.100 billion of proceeds from the recent sale of the Company’s five hospitals in the Miami-Dade and Southern Broward counties and is part of Tenet’s long-term plan to reduce its debt.
The Notes will be redeemed on September 10, 2021, at a redemption price equal to 101.156% of the principal amount of the Notes being redeemed, together with accrued and unpaid interest.
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About Tenet Healthcare
Tenet Healthcare Corporation (NYSE: THC) is a diversified healthcare services company headquartered in Dallas with 102,000 employees. Through an expansive care network that includes United Surgical Partners International, we operate 60 hospitals and more than 460 other healthcare facilities, including surgical hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, imaging centers and other care sites and clinics. We also operate Conifer Health Solutions, which provides revenue cycle management and value-based care services to hospitals, health systems, physician practices, employers and other clients. Across the Tenet enterprise, we are united by our mission to deliver quality, compassionate care in the communities we serve. For more information, please visit www.tenethealth.com.