Frontier Announces Fiber Securitization Offering

  DALLAS, Texas, June 3, 2024 –(BUSINESS WIRE)– Frontier Communications Parent, Inc. (NASDAQ: FYBR) (“Frontier” or the “Company”) today announced that a limited-purpose, bankruptcy remote, indirect subsidiary of the Company intends to offer approximately $750 million aggregate principal amount of secured fiber network revenue term notes (the “Notes”), with an anticipated repayment date in May 2031, subject to market conditions and other factors. The Notes will be secured by certain of Frontier’s fiber assets and associated customer contracts in North Texas and will qualify as an offering of green bonds.

  Frontier intends to use the net proceeds of the offering to, among other things, repay certain existing indebtedness of the Company and its non-securitization subsidiaries, including a portion of the outstanding principal amount of the Company’s term loan facility, and for general corporate purposes, including potential investments or expenditures, such as capital expenditures and research and development, in line with Frontier’s fiber expansion and copper migration strategies.

  The Notes are being offered and sold in the United States only to persons reasonably believed to be “qualified institutional buyers” in reliance on Rule 144A under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the “Securities Act”), or certain accredited investors within the meaning of Regulation D under the Securities Act, and outside the United States to certain non-U.S. persons in compliance with Regulation S under the Securities Act. In addition, the Notes may be sold in separately negotiated, privately placed transactions exempt from registration in accordance with Section 4(a)(2) of the Securities Act. The offer and sale of the Notes have not and will not be registered under the Securities Act or the securities laws of any other jurisdiction and may not be offered or sold in the United States absent registration or an applicable exemption from registration requirements.

  This press release shall not constitute an offer to sell, or a solicitation of an offer to buy, the Notes or any other securities, and shall not constitute an offer to sell, solicitation of an offer to buy, or sale of any securities in any jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful. Any offers of the Notes will be made only by means of a private offering memorandum.