fees, were primarily used to fund the prepayment of the remaining $157.2 million of Cinemark USA, Inc.s unextended portion of term loan debt under its former senior secured credit facility.
Interest on the Senior Subordinated Notes is payable on June 15 and December 15 of each year. The Senior Subordinated Notes mature on June 15, 2021.
The Senior Subordinated Notes are fully and unconditionally guaranteed on a joint and several senior subordinated unsecured basis by certain of Cinemark USA, Inc.s subsidiaries that guarantee,
assume or become liable with respect to any of Cinemark USA, Inc.s or a guarantors other debt. The Senior Subordinated Notes and the guarantees are senior subordinated unsecured obligations and rank equally in right of payment with all
of Cinemark USA, Inc.s and a guarantors future senior subordinated indebtedness; are subordinate in right of payment to all of Cinemark USA, Inc.s and a guarantors existing and future senior indebtedness, whether secured or
unsecured, including Cinemark USA, Inc.s obligations under its Amended Senior Secured Credit Facility, its 5.125% Senior Notes and 4.875% Senior Notes; and structurally subordinate to all existing and future indebtedness and other liabilities
of Cinemark USA, Inc.s non-guarantor subsidiaries.
The indenture to the Senior Subordinated Notes contains covenants
that limit, among other things, the ability of Cinemark USA, Inc. and certain of its subsidiaries to (1) make investments or other restricted payments, including paying dividends, making other distributions or repurchasing subordinated debt or
equity, (2) incur additional indebtedness and issue preferred stock, (3) enter into transactions with affiliates, (4) enter new lines of business, (5) merge or consolidate with, or sell all or substantially all of its assets to,
another person and (6) create liens. As of December 31, 2014, Cinemark USA, Inc. could have distributed up to approximately $1,707.8 million to its parent company and sole stockholder, Cinemark Holdings, Inc., under the terms of the
indenture to the Senior Subordinated Notes, subject to its available cash and other borrowing restrictions outlined in the indenture governing the Senior Subordinated Notes. Upon a change of control, as defined in the indenture, Cinemark USA, Inc.
would be required to make an offer to repurchase the Senior Subordinated Notes at a price equal to 101% of the aggregate principal amount outstanding plus accrued and unpaid interest, if any, through the date of repurchase. The indenture allows
Cinemark USA, Inc. to incur additional indebtedness if it satisfies the coverage ratio specified in the indenture, after giving effect to the incurrence of the additional indebtedness, and in certain other circumstances. The required minimum
coverage ratio is 2 to 1, and our actual ratio as of December 31, 2014 was approximately 6.3 to 1.
June 15, 2016, Cinemark USA, Inc. may redeem all or any part of the Senior Subordinated Notes at its option at 100% of the principal amount plus a make-whole premium plus accrued and unpaid interest on the senior subordinated notes to the date
of redemption. After June 15, 2016, Cinemark USA, Inc. may redeem the Senior Subordinated Notes in whole or in part at redemption prices specified in the indenture. In addition, prior to June 15, 2014, Cinemark USA, Inc. may redeem up to
35% of the aggregate principal amount of the Senior Subordinated Notes from the net proceeds of certain equity offerings at the redemption price set forth in the indenture.
Cinemark USA, Inc. 8.625% Senior Notes
On June 29, 2009,
Cinemark USA, Inc. issued $470.0 million aggregate principal amount of 8.625% senior notes due 2019 (the 8.625% Senior Notes), with an original issue discount of $11.5 million, resulting in proceeds of approximately $458.5 million. The
proceeds were primarily used to fund the repurchase of the then remaining outstanding $419.4 million aggregate principal amount at maturity of Cinemark, Inc.s 9.75% senior discount notes.
On June 24, 2013, Cinemark USA, Inc. redeemed its 8.625% Senior Notes at 112.035% of the principal amount, inclusive of a make-whole
premium, plus accrued and unpaid interest, utilizing the proceeds from the issuance of the 4.875% Senior Notes discussed above. As a result of the redemption, we wrote-off approximately $8.0 million in unamortized bond discount and $7.6 million in
unamortized debt issue costs, paid a make-whole premium of approximately $56.6 million and paid other fees of $0.1 million, all of which are reflected in loss on early retirement of debt during the year ended December 31, 2013.