Elisa issues a EUR 300 million seven-year Eurobond and announces a tender offer for its Eurobond maturing 2019
ELISA OYJ STOCK EXCHANGE RELEASE 7 MARCH 2017 AT 10:45 AM
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Elisa is issuing a seven-year Eurobond under its EUR 1 billion EMTN (Euro Medium Term Note) programme. The size of the new seven-year bond issue is expected to be EUR 300 million. The Mandated Lead Managers for the bond issue are Deutsche Bank AG, London Branch, Nordea Bank Ab (Publ), OP Corporate Bank and Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken AB (Publ).
Nordea Bank Ab (Publ), (the “Offeror”), under agreement with Elisa, has today invited holders of Elisa’s existing notes maturing in 2019 to offer to sell their notes for cash. The Offeror currently proposes to accept for purchase up to EUR 100 million in aggregate nominal amount of the notes at a purchase price equal to the yield of -15 basis points. Whether the Offeror will accept for purchase any notes validly tendered is subject to, without limitation the issue of the new Elisa seven-year bond. The tender offer expires on 14 March 2017 at 6 pm (EET), and is being made on the terms and subject to the conditions set out in the Tender Offer Memorandum dated 7 March 2017. The dealer managers for the tender offer are Deutsche Bank AG, London Branch and Nordea Bank Ab (Publ).
The proceeds from the issue of the new seven-year bond will be used for general corporate purposes, including financing tender offer of the bond maturing 2019.
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