The Warnaco Group, Inc (NYSE:WAC) today announced that it has completed the transactions previously announced to amend and extend up to $2.56bn of existing financing facilities on a secured basis through August 12, 2002. The refinancing transactions, which became effective earlier today, are led by The Bank of Nova Scotia, Salomon Smith Barney, Inc, Citibank, N.A., Morgan Guaranty Trust Company of New York, Commerzbank, A.G. and Societe Generale. Warnaco said that the principal loan agreements will be filed on Form 8-K with the Securities and Exchange Commission.