Secures $547 Million Increase to Credit Agreement and a New 5-Year Maturity
Iron Mountain (NYSE: IRM), a global leader in innovative storage, data center infrastructure, asset lifecycle management and information management services, has completed, effective March 18, 2022, its amended and restated credit agreement with certain lenders; JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A., as administrative agent, and JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A., Toronto Branch, as Canadian administrative agent.
“We appreciate the strong support of our lenders and are pleased with the favorable terms of the transaction, which demonstrates the confidence our capital providers have in Iron Mountain’s track record and outlook for delivering sustainable, long-term value,” said Barry Hytinen, Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President at Iron Mountain. “This increase to our credit agreement enhances our financial flexibility as we invest in opportunities to deliver for our loyal customers. We remain committed to continuing to build on our recent success as we expand our broad portfolio of offerings, invest in innovation and deliver higher levels of growth.”
Key updates to the credit agreement include:
- Increases total revolving credit facility size to $2,250 million from $1,750 million;
- Increases term loan A to $250 million from $203 million;
- Extends the maturity date of the revolving credit facility and term loan A to March 2027 from June 2023;
- Increases maximum net total lease adjusted leverage ratio by 0.5x to 7.0x.
About Iron Mountain
Iron Mountain Incorporated (NYSE: IRM) is a global leader in innovative storage, asset lifecycle management and information management services. Founded in 1951 and trusted by more than 225,000 customers worldwide, Iron Mountain helps customers CLIMB HIGHER™ to transform their businesses. Through a range of services including digital transformation, data centers, secure records storage, information management, asset lifecycle management, secure destruction, and art storage and logistics, Iron Mountain helps businesses bring light to their dark data, enabling customers to unlock value and intelligence from their stored digital and physical assets at speed and with security, while helping them meet their environmental goals.
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