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DaVita Inc. (DVA) Announces Pricing of $1.25 Billion Senior Notes



8/15/2012 9:06:05 AM

DENVER--(BUSINESS WIRE)--DaVita Inc. (NYSE: DVA) (“DaVita” or the “Company”) announced today the pricing of $1.25 billion principal amount of 5.750% Senior Notes due 2022 (the “Senior Notes”). The offering is expected to close on August 28, 2012, subject to satisfaction of customary market and other closing conditions. DaVita intends to use the net proceeds from the offering, together with proceeds from its anticipated amended senior secured credit facilities and available cash, to finance the aggregate cash consideration for the acquisition of HealthCare Partners Holdings, LLC (the “HCP Transaction”) and to pay related fees and expenses upon closing of the HCP Transaction. Substantially simultaneously with the closing of the HCP Transaction, DaVita intends to use the proceeds from additional borrowings under its amended senior secured credit facilities to repay approximately $198 million of the Term Loan A-2 outstanding under the Company’s existing senior secured credit agreement, to repay HCP’s existing indebtedness, to pay related fees and expenses and for general corporate purposes. If the HCP Transaction is not consummated on or prior to November 30, 2012 (subject to the Company’s right to extend under certain circumstances) or the Merger Agreement related to the HCP Transaction is terminated before that date, DaVita will be required to redeem all of the Senior Notes.

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