Readers digest files for Chapter 11 protection

PLEASANTVILLE, N.Y., August 17, 2009 – The Reader’s Digest Association, Inc. (RDA), a global multi-brand media and marketing company, today announced it has reached an agreement in principle with a majority of its senior secured lenders on the terms of a restructuring plan to significantly reduce its debt burden and strengthen the company financially for the future. The restructuring agreement provides that the company’s senior secured lenders will exchange a substantial portion of the company’s $1.6 billion in senior secured debt for equity and provides for a transfer of ownership of the company to the lender group.

via Reader’s Digest Association – Press Releases.

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