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Westmoreland Announces Increase In Revolving Line of Credit

May 17, 2014



By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Investment Weekly News -- In connection with its acquisition of Sherritt International's coal mining operations, Westmoreland Coal Company (NasdaqGM:WLB) announced an increase in its revolving line of credit.

Westmoreland amended its existing revolving credit facility with The PrivateBank and Trust Company to add Bank of the West as a lender and to increase the maximum available borrowing capacity to $60 million. The available borrowing capacity may be increased to $100 million and can be used for borrowings and letters of credit.

"We are pleased to increase our already strong liquidity position following the Sherritt acquisition," said Keith E. Alessi, Westmoreland's Chief Executive Officer. "We appreciate the strong and continued support provided to us by The PrivateBank and look forward to working with Bank of the West."

As required in connection with the consent received from holders of outstanding 10.75% Senior Secured Notes to allow Westmoreland to increase its credit facility, Westmoreland is also disbursing a cash payment of $1.25 per $1,000 of principal to consenting holders. About Westmoreland Coal Company Westmoreland Coal Company is the oldest independent coal company in the United States. The Company's coal operations include sub-bituminous and lignite coal mining in the Western United States and Canada. Its power operations include ownership of the two-unit ROVA coal-fired power plant in North Carolina. For more information, visit www.westmoreland.com.

Keywords for this news article include: Banking and Finance, Westmoreland Coal Company.

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