FLY Leasing reduces price of 2012 term loan

FLY Leasing Limited (NYSE: FLY) said it has re-priced its 2012 Term Loan.

The interest rate on the amended loan will be LIBOR plus 2.75 percent, a 0.75 percent reduction from the previous margin. In addition, the LIBOR floor will be reduced from 1.00 percent to 0.75 percent. As of December 31, 2014, the facility had an outstanding principal balance of USD451.5 million and financed 29 aircraft.

“We have now re-priced our 2012 Term Loan for the third time, highlighting our active approach to liability management and our commitment to lowering FLY´s overall cost of funding,” said Colm Barrington, CEO of FLY. “Our secured funding costs have steadily decreased over the last three years as we have actively managed the company´s capital structure to improve the returns to our stakeholders.”

The transaction is anticipated to close before the end of April 2015, subject to customary closing conditions.

FLY is a global aircraft leasing company with a fleet of modern, high-demand and fuel-efficient commercial jet aircraft.