Sharps Compliance Announces New $36.0 Million Credit Facility
HOUSTON, March 22, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Sharps Compliance Corp. (NASDAQ: SMED) (“Sharps” or the “Company”), a leading full-service national provider of comprehensive waste management solutions including medical, pharmaceutical and hazardous, today announced that it has entered into a new $36.0 million credit facility with a commercial bank. The new facility will be available for, (i) working capital and other general corporate purposes (up to $6.0 million, expandable to $10.0 million via an accordion feature) and (ii) funding for acquisitions (up to $30.0 million). The agreement replaces the Company's $14.0 million existing credit facility.
David P. Tusa, President and Chief Executive Officer of Sharps, commented, "This new credit facility further enhances our liquidity beyond our significant cash position providing substantial flexibility to pursue our growth plans including potential acquisitions. We believe the ability to secure the new facility is a testament to the Company’s performance, leadership position in markets served and attractive operating model.”
Details of the new credit agreement are outlined in the Company's Current Report on Form 8-K, which will be filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
About Sharps Compliance Corp.
Headquartered in Houston, Texas, Sharps Compliance (NASDAQ: SMED) is a leading business-to-business services provider to the healthcare, long-term care and retail pharmacy markets. Sharps Compliance offers comprehensive solutions for the management of regulated medical waste, hazardous waste and unused medications. For more information, visit: www.sharpsinc.com.
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Sharps Compliance Corp.
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