Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. (NYSE: TEVA) announced today that its finance subsidiary Teva Pharmaceutical Finance IV, LLC has called for redemption its $1 billion outstanding principal amount of 1.700% senior notes due 2014 (CUSIP No. 88166H AA5). The redemption is being funded with proceeds from Teva’s offering of $2 billion principal amount of senior notes, which priced on December 13, 2012 and closed earlier today.
The redemption date will be January 7, 2013, and the redemption price will equal the principal amount of the notes plus a make whole premium calculated in accordance with the terms of the applicable indenture. On the redemption date, the redemption price, together with accrued and unpaid interest from November 10, 2012 to, but excluding, the redemption date, will become due and payable on the notes.
Details concerning the redemption price and the other terms and conditions of the redemption will be more fully described in a Notice of Redemption that will be provided to registered holders of the notes by The Bank of New York Mellon, as trustee. Holders of notes who have questions should contact Joellen McNamara of The Bank of New York Mellon at 1-212-815-5587 or via email at
, or Teva’s investor relations department at (215) 591-8912 or (011) 972-3-926-7656.
Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. (NYSE: TEVA) is a leading global pharmaceutical company, committed to increasing access to high-quality healthcare by developing, producing and marketing affordable generic drugs as well as innovative and specialty pharmaceuticals and active pharmaceutical ingredients. Headquartered in Israel, Teva is the world's largest generic drug maker, with a global product portfolio of more than 850 molecules and a direct presence in about 60 countries. Teva's branded businesses focus on CNS, oncology, pain, respiratory and women's health therapeutic areas as well as biologics. Teva currently employs approximately 46,000 people around the world and reached $18.3 billion in net revenues in 2011.