™ (NYSE: FIS), the world’s largest provider of banking and payments technology, today announced the completion of its exchange offer of: (i) its 5.0% Senior Notes due 2022, which have been registered under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the “2022 Exchange Notes”), for all outstanding 5.0% Senior Notes due 2022 (the “2022 Outstanding Notes”) that were issued and sold by FIS in March, 2012 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 (the “2017 Exchange Notes,” and together with the 2022 Exchange Notes, the “Exchange Notes”) 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 expired at 5:00 p.m, New York City time, on August 21, 2012.
At the time of expiration, subject to confirmation of tenders sent via the Guarantee Delivery Procedures, $850,000,000 in aggregate principal amount (or 100%) of the Outstanding Notes were tendered, and all of the Outstanding Notes validly tendered and not validly withdrawn have been accepted for exchange pursuant to the terms of the exchange offer.
The Exchange Notes are identical in all material respects to the Outstanding Notes, except that the Exchange Notes have been registered with the Securities and Exchange Commission and are not subject to the transfer restrictions and registration rights that related to the Outstanding Notes. Any Outstanding Notes which were not validly tendered upon closing of the exchange offer will remain subject to such transfer restrictions and registration rights. The Exchange Notes were issued under CUSIP numbers 31620M AB2 (2017 Exchange Notes) and 31620M AH9 (2022 Exchange Notes).
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.