August 29, 2014 11:15 PM ET

Textiles, Apparel and Luxury Goods

Company Overview of The William Carter Company

Company Overview

The William Carter Company designs, sources, manufactures, and markets baby and young children's apparel products and accessories in the United States. The company offers bodysuits, pajamas, blanket sleepers, gowns, bibs, towels, washcloths, and receiving blankets for girls, boys, infants, and toddlers. It owns and operates a network of stores and also retails products online. The company was formerly known as The Firm of William Carter and Company. The company was founded in 1865 and is based in Atlanta, Georgia. The William Carter Company operates as a subsidiary of Carter's, Inc.

3438 Peachtree Road NE

Suite 1800

Atlanta, GA 30326

United States

Founded in 1865

3,201 Employees





Key Executives for The William Carter Company

Chief Executive Officer and Chairman
Age: 53
Age: 64
Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President
Age: 45
Chief Operations Officer
Age: 56
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

The William Carter Company Key Developments

The William Carter Company Announces Proposed Senior Notes Offering

Carter's Inc. announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary The William Carter Company intends to commence an offering of $400,000,000 aggregate principal amount of Senior Notes due 2021, subject to market and other conditions. The interest rate and other terms of the Notes will be determined by negotiations among the Company and the initial purchasers of the Notes. The commencement of this Notes offering reflects Carter's efforts to improve its capital structure. Carter's intends to utilize the proceeds of the notes offering to return capital to shareholders through share repurchases and/or dividends, and for general corporate purposes. The determination to consummate the Offering and the method of any return of capital is subject to market and business conditions, including interest rates, Carter's performance, and other considerations.

The William Carter Company Amends and Restates its Existing $375 Million Revolving Credit Facility

The William Carter Company amended and restated its existing $375 million revolving credit facility pursuant to a second amended and restated credit agreement among TWCC. the revolving credit facility provides a revolving facility of $340 million ($175 million sub-limit for letters of credit and a swing line sub-limit of $40 million) and a $35 million multicurrency revolving facility ($15 million sub-limit for letters of credit and a swing line sub-limit of $5 million), which is available for borrowings by either TWCC or Canadian subsidiary, in U.S. dollars, Canadian dollars or other currencies agreed to by the applicable lenders. The second amended and restated credit agreement (I) refinances TWCC’s amended and restated credit agreement dated as of December 22, 2011 and (ii) provides for ongoing working capital and for general corporate purposes. The second amended and restated credit agreement extended the maturity date of the revolving credit facility to august 31, 2017. the interest rate margins applicable to the revolving credit facility are initially 1.75% for LIBOR rate loans (which may be adjusted based upon a leverage-based pricing grid ranging from 1.50% to 2.25%) and 0.75% for base rate loans (which may be adjusted based upon a leverage-based pricing grid ranging from 0.50% to 1.25%). a commitment fee initially equal to 0.35% per annum and ranging from 0.30% per annum to 0.45% per annum, based upon a leverage-based pricing grid, is payable quarterly in arrears with respect to the average daily unused portion of the revolving loan commitments.

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