Closing of the Offer is subject to the conditions described in the Offer Documents, including the Company having issued a minimum aggregate principal amount of $750 million of new debt securities (the “ Financing Condition”). However, the Offer is not conditioned on the tender of any minimum principal amount of Notes.
Full details of the terms and conditions of the Offer are set out in the Offer Documents, which are available from the Tender and Information Agent. Capitalized terms in this announcement shall have the meanings given to them in the Offer Documents.
This announcement is for informational purposes only and is not an offer to purchase or a solicitation of an offer to sell any Notes or an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to purchase any new securities. The Offer is being made solely pursuant to the Offer Documents. The Offer Documents contain important information which should be read carefully before any decision is made to participate in the Offer.
The Company has retained BofA Merrill Lynch, UBS Investment Bank and Wells Fargo Securities as Dealer Managers of the Offer. D.F. King & Co., Inc. is the Tender Agent and Information Agent for the Offer.
The following is contact information for the Dealer Managers and Tender and Information Agent:
Dealer Managers: BofA Merrill Lynch, 214 N. Tryon Street, 17th Floor, Charlotte, North Carolina 28255 (Tel: (888) 292-0070 (U.S. Toll Free) or (980) 683-3215 (Collect)); UBS Investment Bank, 677 Washington Boulevard, Stamford, Connecticut 06901 (Tel: (888) 719-4210 (U.S. Toll Free) or (203) 719-4210 (Collect)); and Wells Fargo Securities, 301 South College Street, 6th Floor, Charlotte, North Carolina 28202 (Tel: (866) 309-6316 (U.S. Toll Free) or (704) 715-8341 (Collect))
Tender and Information Agent: D.F. King & Co., Inc., 48 Wall Street, 22nd Floor, New York, New York 10005 (Tel: (212) 269-5550 (Banks and brokers) and (800) 207-3158 (U.S. Toll Free for all others), e-mail:
The Offer is not being made to holders of Notes in any jurisdiction in which the making or acceptance thereof would not be in compliance with the securities, blue sky or other laws of such jurisdiction. In any jurisdiction in which the securities laws or blue sky laws require the Offer to be made by a licensed broker or dealer, the Offer will be deemed to be made on behalf of the Company by the Dealer Managers, or one or more registered brokers or dealers that are licensed under the laws of such jurisdiction.