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mercer international inc (MERC) Snapshot

Open
$12.88
Previous Close
$12.86
Day High
$13.15
Day Low
$12.81
52 Week High
11/21/14 - $14.08
52 Week Low
03/27/14 - $7.05
Market Cap
825.3M
Average Volume 10 Days
267.3K
EPS TTM
$1.14
Shares Outstanding
64.3M
EX-Date
04/26/02
P/E TM
11.3x
Dividend
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Dividend Yield
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mercer international inc (MERC) Details

Mercer International Inc., together with its subsidiaries, manufactures and sells northern bleached softwood kraft (NBSK) pulp worldwide. It produces NBSK pulp principally from wood chips and pulp logs, as well as carbon neutral or green energy using carbon-neutral biofuels, such as black liquor and wood waste. The company sells its pulp to tissue, specialty papers, and printing and writing paper manufacturers; and green energy to third party utilities. Mercer International Inc. was founded in 1968 and is headquartered in Vancouver, Canada.

1,460 Employees
Last Reported Date: 02/21/14
Founded in 1968

mercer international inc (MERC) Top Compensated Officers

Chairman, Chief Executive Officer, President,...
Total Annual Compensation: $1.1M
Chief Financial Officer, Principal Accounting...
Total Annual Compensation: $804.4K
Chief Operating Officer
Total Annual Compensation: $583.0K
Vice President of Business Development
Total Annual Compensation: $474.9K
Group Controller of Europe, Managing Director...
Total Annual Compensation: $418.9K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.

mercer international inc (MERC) Key Developments

Mercer International Inc. Announces Early Tender Results and Receipt of Consents from a Majority of Holders of its 9.500% Senior Notes Due 2017

Mercer International Inc. announced that, as part of its previously announced cash tender offer and consent solicitation for any and all of its outstanding 9.500% Senior Notes due 2017, it has received tenders and consents for approximately $299,437,000 aggregate principal amount of the Notes, representing approximately 89.6% in principal amount of the outstanding Notes, which were validly tendered by 5:00 p.m., New York City time, on November 25, 2014. The company expects, subject to the satisfaction of the conditions set in the Offer to Purchase and Consent Solicitation dated November 12, 2014 pursuant to which the Tender Offer and Consent Solicitation was made, to accept for purchase and settle all Notes validly tendered prior to the Consent Time on or about November 26, 2014. Holders who have not yet tendered their Notes may tender until 11:59 p.m., New York City time, on December 10, 2014, unless the Tender Offer and Consent Solicitation is extended or earlier terminated by the Company. The withdrawal deadline for the Tender Offer and Consent Solicitation has passed and any Notes tendered may only be withdrawn to the extent required by applicable law. The completion of the Tender Offer and Consent Solicitation is subject to the satisfaction or waiver by the Company of a number of conditions, as described in the Offer to Purchase, including the consummation by the Company of a new debt financing.

Mercer International Inc. Completes Private Offering of $650 Million of Senior Notes

Mercer International Inc. announced that it has completed its previously announced private offering of $250 million in aggregate principal amount of 7.000% senior notes due 2019 and $400 million in aggregate principal amount of 7.750% senior notes due 2022. The Notes of each series were issued at a price of 100% of their principal amount. The net proceeds from this offering, together with cash on hand and borrowings under the Company's revolving credit facilities, will be used to refinance certain of the company's existing indebtedness, including the Company's currently outstanding 9.500% Senior Notes due 2017 and two loan facilities related to its Stendal mill.

Mercer International Inc. Announces Pricing of Private Offering of Senior Notes

Mercer International Inc. announced that it has priced offering of senior notes, which will be issued in two series: (i) a series of 7.000% senior notes due 2019 in an aggregate principal amount of $250,000,000 (the "2019 Notes"), and (ii) a series of7.750% senior notes due 2022 in an aggregate principal amount of $400,000,000. The 2019 Notes will be issued at a price of 100% of their principal amount and the 2022 Notes will be issued at a price of 100% of their principal amount. The net proceeds of this issuance, together with cash on hand and borrowings under the Company's revolving credit facilities, will be used to refinance the Company's currently outstanding 9.500% Senior Notes due 2017 and two loan facilities related to its Stendal mill. The offering of the Notes is scheduled to close on or around November 26, 2014, subject to the satisfaction of customary closing conditions.

 

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