NYSE Euronext (NYX) (the “ Company”) today announced that it priced an underwritten public offering of $850 million in aggregate principal amount of 2.000% Notes due 2017. NYSE Euronext intends to use the net proceeds from this offering to fund the purchase of certain of its outstanding $750 million 4.80% Notes due 2013 and €1 billion 5.375% Notes due 2015 in concurrent cash tender offers, for the payment of expenses in connection with these tender offers and for other general corporate purposes.
The joint book-running managers for the offering are BofA Merrill Lynch, Citigroup, J.P. Morgan, Morgan Stanley and Societe Generale. The offering is expected to close on October 5, 2012.
This press release does not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy any securities, nor will there be any sale of any securities in any state or jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the securities laws of any such state or jurisdiction. The offering may be made only by means of a prospectus and a related prospectus supplement, copies of which may be obtained by contacting BofA Merrill Lynch at 1-800-294-1322 or firstname.lastname@example.org ; Citigroup at 1-800-831-9146 or email@example.com ; J.P. Morgan at 1-212-834-4533; Morgan Stanley at 1-866-718-1649; or Societe Generale at 1-855-881-2108 or firstname.lastname@example.org .
About NYSE EuronextNYSE Euronext (NYX) is a leading global operator of financial markets and provider of innovative trading technologies. The Company’s exchanges in Europe and the United States trade equities, futures, options, fixed-income and exchange-traded products. With approximately 8,000 listed issues (excluding European Structured Products), the Company's equities markets - the New York Stock Exchange, NYSE Euronext, NYSE MKT, NYSE Alternext and NYSE Arca - represent one-third of the world’s equities trading, the most liquidity of any global exchange group. The Company also operates NYSE Liffe, one of the leading European derivatives businesses and the world’s second-largest derivatives business by value of trading. The Company offers comprehensive commercial technology, connectivity and market data products and services through NYSE Technologies. The Company is in the S&P 500 index.