The Mosaic Company (NYSE:MOS), reports that Ma'aden Wa'ad Al Shamal Phosphate Company (MWSPC), a subsidiary of Saudi Arabian Mining Company (Ma'aden) in which Mosaic holds a 25 percent interest, has completed the refinancing of its project level debt.
This refinancing marks MWSPC's transition to its operational financial structure as the joint venture completes its ramp up to full capacity. This refinancing:
Removes recourse to Mosaic by all lenders to MWSPC, and Defers principal paydown until June 30, 2022, enhancing expected free cash flow.
In addition, Mosaic's contractual commitment to make future cash contributions to MWSPC has now been eliminated.
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The Mosaic Company is one of the world's leading producers and marketers of concentrated phosphate and potash crop nutrients. Mosaic is a single-source provider of phosphate and potash fertilizers and feed ingredients for the global agriculture industry. More information on the company is available at www.mosaicco.com.
This release contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Such statements include, but are not limited to, statements about anticipated future financial, production and operating performance. Such statements are based upon the current beliefs and expectations of The Mosaic Company's management and are subject to significant risks and uncertainties. These risks and uncertainties include, but are not limited to: the economic impact of coronavirus (COVID-19), difficulties with realization of the benefits of our strategic plans; actual costs of various items differing from management's current estimates, price and demand volatility for our Potash and Phosphate products, other changes in market conditions, changes in weather conditions; changes in farmers' planting patterns; accidents and disruptions, including potential mine fires, floods, explosions, seismic events, sinkholes or releases of hazardous or volatile chemicals; changes in foreign currency and exchange rates; international trade risks and other risks associated with Mosaic's international operations, changes in government policy, changes in environmental and other governmental regulation, as well as other risks and uncertainties reported from time to time in The Mosaic Company's reports filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Actual results may differ from those set forth in the forward-looking statements.
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