New Issue-NBTY Inc sells $650 mln in 8-yr sr notes

Wed Sep 22, 2010 1:31pm EDT

 Sept 22 (Reuters) - NBTY Inc NTY.N on Wednesday sold $650
million of senior notes in the 144a private placement market,
said a market source.
 Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Barclays and Credit Suisse
were the joint bookrunning managers for the sale.
BORROWER: NBTY INC
AMT $650 MLN      COUPON 9.00 PCT     MATURITY 10/1/2018 
TYPE SR NTS       ISS PRICE 100       FIRST PAY 4/1/2011 
MOODY'S B3        YIELD 9.00 PCT      SETTLEMENT 10/1/2010
S&P SINGLE-B      SPREAD 685 BPS      PAY FREQ SEMI-ANNUAL
FITCH N/A          MORE THAN TREAS    NON-CALLABLE 4 YRS*
* MAKE-WHOLE CALL 50 BPS