Darling Ingredients Inc. announces private offering of EUR515 million of unsecured senior notes

Darling Ingredients Inc. (NYSE: DAR) (the “Company”) has announced that Darling Global Finance B.V. (the “Issuer”), a wholly-owned indirect subsidiary of the Company incorporated under the laws of The Netherlands, has launched an offering of EUR515 million in aggregate principal amount of its unsecured senior notes (the “Notes”). The Notes will be guaranteed by the Company and by all of the Company’s restricted subsidiaries, other than any foreign subsidiary, the Issuer or any receivables entity, that guarantee the Company’s senior secured credit facilities under its Second Amended and Restated Credit Agreement dated January 6, 2014 (the “Senior Secured Credit Facilities”). The offering is subject to market and other conditions. The gross proceeds of the Notes offering are expected to be used to refinance the outstanding borrowings under the euro term loan B under the Company’s Senior Secured Credit Facilities, to pay the initial purchasers’ commission, to pay fees and expenses related to the Notes offering and to use any remaining proceeds for general corporate purposes. The Notes will be offered inside the United States to qualified institutional buyers in reliance on Rule 144A under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the “Securities Act”), and outside the United States to non-U.S. persons in reliance on Regulation S under the Securities Act. The Notes will not be registered under the Securities Act or any state securities laws and, unless so registered, may not be offered or sold in the United States except pursuant to an applicable exemption from the registration requirements of the Securities Act and applicable state securities laws. This press release shall not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy the Notes, nor shall there be any sale of the Notes, in any state or jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the securities laws of any such state or other jurisdiction.