Rite Aid brokers deal to transfer ownership to creditors, settle some opioid lawsuits

According To Reports, Rite Aid To File For Bankruptcy Protection

Spencer Platt

  • Bankrupt drug store chain Rite Aid (OTC:RADCQ) has reached preliminary agreements with its senior bondholders to move ownership to them.
  • The Wall Street Journal also reported that Rite Aid will settle several outstanding lawsuits related to its alleged role in the prescription opioid epidemic.
  • Under the deal, bondholders would exchange their claims for 90% of the stock in a reorganized company, according to the newspaper. Also, senior lenders would be paid in full in either cash or new loans.
  • If granted the green light by a bankruptcy court, the arrangements would shave more than $2B in debt.

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