Tyson Foods to issue new debt

|About: Tyson Foods Inc. (TSN)|By:, SA News Editor

Tyson Foods (TSN -0.1%) will reportedly issue $3.25B worth of debt to help fund the purchase of Hillshire Brands (HSH).

The company will utilize bond maturities ranging from 5 years to 30 years, according to sources.

Tyson's increased debt load will be a factor in how ratings agencies grade the meat producer.