Louisiana-Pacific Corporation Announces Exchange Offer for 7.500% Senior Notes due 2020
NASHVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Louisiana-Pacific Corporation (LPX) (LP) (NYSE:LPX) announced today the commencement of an exchange offer pursuant to which it is offering to exchange up to $350,000,000 in aggregate principal amount of its 7.500% Senior Notes due 2020 (the New Notes), which have been registered under the Securities Act of 1933 (the Act), for an equal aggregate principal amount of its unregistered outstanding 7.500% Senior Notes due 2020 (the Old Notes). The Old Notes were issued on May 21, 2012 in a transaction exempt from registration under the Act. The terms of the New Notes will be substantially identical to the terms of the Old Notes, except that the New Notes will be registered under the Act and will not be subject to restrictions on transfer or provisions relating to special interest applicable to the Old Notes. The New Notes will bear a different CUSIP or ISIN number from the Old Notes and will not entitle their holders to registration rights.
The terms and conditions of the exchange offer for the Old Notes are set forth in a prospectus dated July 10, 2012 and the related letter of transmittal. The exchange offer will expire at 5:00 p.m., New York City time, on August 7, 2012, unless extended or earlier terminated (such date and time, as the same may be extended, being the Expiration Time). Except in the limited circumstances described in the prospectus, any and all Old Notes that are validly tendered in the exchange offer and not validly withdrawn prior to 5:00 p.m., New York City time, on August 7, 2012, the Expiration Time, will be accepted for exchange.
This press release is for informational purposes only and is not an offer to purchase any Old Notes or sell any New Notes or a solicitation of an offer to sell any Old Notes or purchase any New Notes. The exchange offer is being made only pursuant to a prospectus and letter of transmittal that have been filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (the SEC) as part of Louisiana-Pacific Corporation's Registration Statement on Form S-4 (File No. 333-182441). The Registration Statement was declared effective by the SEC on July 10, 2012.
The Bank of New York Mellon Trust Company, N.A., has been appointed as exchange agent for the exchange offer. Questions and requests for assistance and requests for additional copies of this prospectus or of the letter of transmittal should be directed to the exchange agent addressed as follows:
By Mail, Hand or Overnight Delivery:
For Information or Confirmation by Telephone:
Louisiana-Pacific Corporation is a leading manufacturer of quality engineered wood building materials including OSB, structural framing products, and exterior siding for use in residential, industrial and light commercial construction. From manufacturing facilities in the U.S., Canada, Chile and Brazil, LP products are sold to builders and homeowners through building materials distributors and dealers and retail home centers. Founded in 1973, LP is headquartered in Nashville, Tennessee and traded on the New York Stock Exchange under LPX.
Mary Cohn, 615-986-5886
Becky Barckley/Mike Kinney, 615-986-5600
Source: Louisiana-Pacific CorporationCopyright Business Wire 2012