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Ply Gem Closes $930 Million Refinancing

Paul, Weiss client Ply Gem Industries, Inc., a leading manufacturer of exterior building products in North America, closed a $430 million term loan facility and a private offering of $500 million 6.50% Senior Notes due 2022. The net proceeds of the offering and the term loan, as well as cash on hand, were used to refinance in full Ply Gem's outstanding Senior Secured Notes and old Senior Notes. With this refinancing the company has lowered its interest cost and extended maturities on all of its funded debt.

The Paul, Weiss team included corporate partners John Kennedy and Eric Goodison; tax partner Richard Bronstein; real estate partner Peter Fisch; and environmental counsel William O'Brien.

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