BUENA, N.J., Dec. 13, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Teligent, Inc. (NASDAQ: TLGT), (“Teligent” or the “Company”) announced today that on December 13, 2018 the Company entered into a definitive first lien revolving credit agreement with ACF Finco I LP, a limited partnership affiliated with Ares Management Corporation, as administrative agent, and the lenders party thereto and a definitive second lien credit agreement with Ares Capital Corporation, as administrative agent, and the lenders party thereto.  The new senior-secured asset-based first lien revolving credit facility and second lien term loans (including delayed-draw term loans) are in the aggregate principal amounts of $25 million and up to $95 million, respectively.  The $25 million first lien revolving credit facility will be used to redeem or repurchase in part the Company’s 3.75% senior notes maturing in December 2019 and manage working capital needs.  $80 million of the term loans will be used to redeem or repurchase in part the Company’s 3.75% senior notes maturing in December 2019, to refinance a portion of the Company’s existing $25 million term loan facility and to pay fees, costs and expenses in connection with the foregoing.  $15 million of additional term loans will be available to the Company in 2019 subject to satisfaction of certain conditions to fund the installation of a high-speed filling line in the Company’s recently expanded sterile injectable manufacturing site in Buena, NJ.  

“With the satisfaction of the final closing condition, filing of our second quarter 10-Q/A and third quarter 10-Q occurring on December 12, 2018, we are pleased to announce that Teligent has entered into definitive agreements. The funding provided by these facilities will enable the Company to continue executing on its strategy on bringing topical, injectable, complex and ophthalmic products to patients.” said Jason Grenfell-Gardner, the Company’s Chief Executive Officer.

About Teligent, Inc.
Teligent is a specialty generic pharmaceutical company.  Our mission is to be a leading player in the specialty generic prescription drug market.  Learn more on our website www.teligent.com.

Forward Looking Statements

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Contact: Damian Finio
   Teligent, Inc.
   (856) 336-9117
   www.teligent.com