The Offers were made pursuant to the offer to purchase dated November 21, 2012 (the “ Offer to Purchase,” as amended or supplemented through the Expiration Date), and the related letter of transmittal (the “ Letter of Transmittal,” as amended or supplemented through the Expiration Date) which set forth in more detail the terms and conditions of the Offers. Capitalized terms used but not otherwise defined in this announcement shall have the meaning given to them in the Offer to Purchase.
Citigroup has retained its affiliate Citigroup Global Markets Inc. to serve as the dealer manager for the Offers. Global Bondholder Services Corporation has been retained to serve as the depositary and information agent with respect to the Notes.
The Offer to Purchase and related Letter of Transmittal were first distributed to holders of Notes on November 21, 2012 and published on the website of the Luxembourg Stock Exchange ( www.bourse.lu) on November 22, 2012. Copies of the Offer to Purchase and the Letter of Transmittal may also be obtained at no charge from Global Bondholder Services Corporation.
This press release is neither an offer to purchase nor a solicitation to buy any of these Notes nor is it a solicitation for acceptance of any of the Offers. Citigroup is making the Offers only by, and pursuant to the terms of, the Offer to Purchase and the related Letter of Transmittal. The Offers are not being made to (nor will tenders of Notes be accepted from or on behalf of) 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. This announcement must be read in conjunction with the Offer to Purchase and, where applicable, the related Letter of Transmittal.