Institutional Financial Markets, Inc. (NYSE AMEX: IFMI) (“IFMI”), a leading financial services company specializing in credit-related fixed income investments, today announced the final results of its offer to exchange for new securities (the “Exchange Offer”), at the election of each holder, any and all of its outstanding 7.625% Contingent Convertible Senior Notes due 2027 (the “Old Notes”). At the commencement of the Exchange Offer, IFMI had $19,506,000 principal amount of the Old Notes outstanding. The Exchange Offer for the Old Notes expired at 5:00 p.m., New York City time, on July 19, 2011.
IFMI has been advised by Global Bondholder Services Corporation, the exchange agent and information agent for the Exchange Offer, that, at the expiration of the Exchange Offer, $7,621,000 aggregate principal amount of the Old Notes had been tendered for exchange, representing approximately 39% of the principal amount of the Old Notes outstanding. The consideration for the Exchange Offer will be delivered promptly by the exchange agent and information agent.
In accordance with the terms of the Exchange Offer, IFMI will issue $7,621,000 aggregate principal amount of a new series of 10.50% Contingent Convertible Senior Notes due 2027 in exchange for the $7,621,000 aggregate principal amount of the Old Notes that were tendered. IFMI will also pay in cash all accrued and unpaid interest on the Old Notes tendered and accepted in the Exchange Offer to, but not including, the settlement date, which is expected to be Friday, July 22, 2011.
A total of $11,885,000 principal amount of Old Notes will remain outstanding after completion of the Exchange Offer.
Additional information regarding the Exchange Offer may be obtained from the exchange agent and information agent at the address set forth below:
Global Bondholder Services Corporation65 Broadway – Suite 404New York, New York 10006Attention: Corporate ActionsBanks and Brokers call: (212) 430-3774Toll Free: (866) 470-3800