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Hain Celestial Announces Expanded Unsecured Credit Facility

LAKE SUCCESS, N.Y., Feb. 7, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The Hain Celestial Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:  HAIN), a leading organic and natural products company with operations in North America, Europe, Asia and the Middle East providing consumers with A Healthier Way of Life, today announced the closing of an expanded, unsecured $1.3 billion Senior Credit Facility led by Bank of America Merrill Lynch and Wells Fargo Bank.  The amended and restated credit agreement and related commitments include a $1.0 billion revolving credit facility and $300 million term loan, both of which are scheduled to mature in February 2023.  The revolving credit facility may increase by an additional $400 million provided certain conditions are met.

The Hain Celestial Group, Inc. (PRNewsfoto/The Hain Celestial Group, Inc.)

"Our amended and restated credit facility reflects the strength of Hain Celestial's balance sheet and provides us with increased multi-currency financial flexibility on the same pricing grid with an extended maturity," commented Irwin D. Simon, Founder, President, Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board of Hain Celestial.  "Our financing partners enable us to maintain operating flexibility with a solid financial platform to support our growing business with working capital and acquisition capital to support our strategic growth initiatives."

The Hain Celestial Group, Inc.
The Hain Celestial Group (Nasdaq: HAIN), headquartered in Lake Success, NY, is a leading organic and natural products company with operations in North America, Europe, Asia and the Middle East.  Hain Celestial participates in many natural categories with well-known brands that include Celestial Seasonings®, Earth's Best®, Ella's Kitchen®, Terra®, Garden of Eatin'®, Sensible Portions®, Health Valley®, Arrowhead Mills®, MaraNatha®, SunSpire®, DeBoles®, Casbah®, Rudi's Organic Bakery®, Gluten Free Café, Hain Pure Foods®, Spectrum®, Spectrum Essentials®, Walnut Acres Organic®, Imagine®, Almond Dream®, Rice Dream®, Soy Dream®, WestSoy®, The Greek Gods®, BluePrint®, FreeBird®, Plainville Farms®, Empire®, Kosher Valley®, Yves Veggie Cuisine®, Better Bean, Europe's Best®, Cully & Sully®, New Covent Garden Soup Co.®, Yorkshire Provender, Johnson's Juice Co.®, Farmhouse Fare®, Hartley's®, Sun-Pat®, Gale's®, Clarks™, Robertson's®, Frank Cooper's®, Linda McCartney®, Lima®, Danival®, Happy®, Joya® Natumi®, GG UniqueFiber®, Tilda®, JASON®, Avalon Organics®, Alba Botanica®, Live Clean® and Queen Helene®.  Hain Celestial has been providing A Healthier Way of Life™ since 1993.  For more information, visit www.hain.com.

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