LOS ANGELES An offering of convertible debt by RTI
International Metals Inc. has grown by $52.5 million.
The Pittsburgh-based titanium producer, fabricator and
distributor said an overallotment option on its recent offering
of $350-million, 1.625-percent convertible senior notes due
2019 has been exercised and closed, raising the total aggregate
principal amount of notes to $402.5 million.
Including the overallotment, the net proceeds to RTI after
underwriting discounts and estimated offering expenses were
about $389.9 million. The overallotment was granted to the
offerings seven-bank underwriting group, which includes
Barclays Capital Inc. and Citigroup Global Markets Inc.
RTI recently paid about $133.4 million to retire $115.6 million
in 3-percent convertible notes, reducing the amount of its
outstanding senior notes by slightly more than 50 percent (
amm.com, April 18