Mercer International Inc. announces completion of CDN$160 million revolving credit facility

NEW YORK, NY, January 21, 2022

Mercer International Inc., or “Mercer”, (Nasdaq: MERC) today announced that certain Canadian subsidiaries (the “Loan Parties”) of Mercer have entered into a new CDN$160 million joint asset-backed revolving credit facility (the “New Facility”) with a syndicate of North American bank lenders. The New Facility, which will be used for general corporate purposes, replaces two existing revolving credit facilities of certain of the Loan Parties aggregating CDN$100 million.  

The New Facility has a five year term and availability is based on a borrowing base.  The New Facility is secured by substantially all of the Loan Parties’ assets.  The New Facility will bear interest at a rate determined by reference to the Prime Rate, the BA Rate, the Base Rate or Adjusted Term SOFR plus a margin, depending on the leverage ratio, as defined in the New Facility.

Mercer International Inc. is a global forest products company with operations in Germany and Canada with consolidated annual production capacity of 2.2 million tonnes of pulp and 550 million board feet of lumber. To obtain further information on the company, please visit its web site at


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Jimmy S.H. Lee
Executive Chairman
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David M. Gandossi
Chief Executive Officer