After investor pushback, on Thursday morning Deutsche Bank, Bear Stearns and JPMorgan pulled a $225 million second-lien notes offering for Building Materials Corporation of America and added a second-lien term loan. The $325 million second lien is priced at LIBOR plus 6% and is non call for the first year with 101 call protection for the second year. Pricing on the first lien had been talked at LIBOR plus 2 1/2% to LIBOR plus 2 3/4% but is now being talked at LIBOR plus 2 3/4%.
The deal launched Feb. 21 as a $600 million asset-based revolver and a $975 million institutional term loan (CIN, 2/26). BMCA is using the financing to acquire ElkCorp, a manufacturer of roofing and building products. A call to investor relations at BMCA was not returned.