™ (NYSE:FIS), the world’s largest provider of banking and payments technology, today announced that it has extended its exchange offer of: (i) its 5.000% Senior Notes due 2022, which have been registered under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, for all outstanding 5% Senior Notes due 2022 (the “2022 Outstanding Notes”) that were issued and sold by FIS in March in a private placement offering; and (ii) its 7.625% Senior Notes due 2017, which have been registered under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, for all outstanding 7.625% Senior Notes due 2017 (the “2017 Outstanding Notes,” and together with the 2022 Outstanding Notes, the “Outstanding Notes”) that were issued and sold by FIS in December, 2011 in a private placement offering.
The exchange offer, previously scheduled to expire on August 17, 2012 at 5:00 p.m., New York City time, will now expire on August 21, 2012, at 5:00 p.m., New York City time, unless further extended by FIS.
Approximately $844,164,000 in aggregate principal amount, or 99%, of the Outstanding Notes were tendered in the applicable exchange offer as of 5:00 p.m., New York City time, on August 17, 2012. The extension is intended to allow additional time for holders of the remaining Outstanding Notes to tender their Outstanding Notes in the exchange offer.
Copies of the exchange offers prospectus and letter of transmittal may be obtained from the Exchange Agent, The Bank of New York Mellon, National Association at (904) 998-4717.
This announcement is not an offer to sell any securities or a solicitation of any offer to buy any securities. The exchange offer will be made only by means of a written prospectus.
FIS (NYSE: FIS) is the world’s largest global provider dedicated to banking and payments technologies. With a long history deeply rooted in the financial services sector, FIS serves more than 14,000 institutions in over 100 countries. Headquartered in Jacksonville, Fla., FIS employs more than 32,000 people worldwide and holds leadership positions in payment processing and banking solutions, providing software, services and outsourcing of the technology that drives financial institutions. First in financial technology, FIS tops the annual FinTech 100 list, is 425 on the Fortune 500 and is a member of Standard & Poor’s 500
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