Tuesday, January 28, 2014

Matson Announces Closing of $100 Million Debt Private Placement

Matson, Inc. ("Matson" or the "Company") (NYSE: MATX), a leading U.S. carrier in the Pacific, is pleased to announce the issuance today of $100 million in 30-year final maturity senior unsecured notes (the "Notes") pursuant to a previously announced private placement on November 6, 2013.  The Notes have a weighted average life of approximately 14.5 years and bear interest at a rate of 4.35%, payable semi-annually.  The proceeds from the private placement of Notes will be used for general corporate purposes.

Joel Wine, Matson's Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer commented, "We are pleased to have closed this private placement transaction which provides Matson with long-term, unsecured debt at an attractive fixed interest rate and demonstrates the Company's continued strong access to external capital."

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