Bluegreen Vacations Expands and Extends Its Line of Credit With Fifth Third Bank
BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Bluegreen Vacations Holding Corporation (NYSE: BVH) (OTCQX: BVHBB) (the “Company" or “BVH”) announced today that its wholly owned subsidiary, Bluegreen Vacations Corporation (“Bluegreen”), has expanded and extended its syndicated credit facility with Fifth Third Bank.
The amended and restated facility provides for total borrowings of up to $300 million, consisting of a term loan of $100 million and a revolving line of $200 million, and matures in February 2027. As of the date of this release, outstanding borrowings under the amended and restated facility totaled $130.0 million, including $100.0 million outstanding under the term loan and $30.0 million of borrowings under the revolving line of credit. Borrowings under the facility, including amounts outstanding prior to the amendment and restatement and future borrowings, bear interest at a rate ranging from Term SOFR+1.75% to SOFR+2.50% with a 0.05% to 0.10% credit spread adjustment for the one-month rate and three-month rate, respectively. Borrowings are collateralized by certain of Bluegreen’s vacation ownership interest inventory, sales center buildings, short term receivables and the cash flows from the residual interests relating to certain term securitizations.
“The expansion and extension of the line of credit with Fifth Third Bank enhances our liquidity and provides us with additional capacity to support post-pandemic initiatives and operations. We believe the expansion of the facility and the improved pricing indicates the market’s positive view of our business model, particularly during what has been a challenging period,” commented Ray Lopez, Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer of Bluegreen Vacations.
Fifth Third acted as Joint Lead Arranger, Sole Bookrunner, Administration Agent and L/C Issuer for the transaction with certain other bank participants.
About the Company:
Bluegreen Vacations Holding Corporation (NYSE: BVH; OTCQX: BVHBB) is a Florida-based holding company whose operations relate to the operations of its wholly owned subsidiary, Bluegreen Vacations Corporation, a leading vacation ownership company that markets and sells vacation ownership interests and manages resorts in popular leisure and urban destinations. The Bluegreen Vacation Club is a flexible, points-based, deeded vacation ownership plan with 68 Club and Club Associate Resorts and access to nearly 11,300 other hotels and resorts through partnerships and exchange networks. The Company, through Bluegreen Vacations Corporation, also offers a portfolio of comprehensive, fee-based resort management, financial, and sales and marketing services to, or on behalf of, third parties.
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Released February 15, 2022