LEXINGTON, Ky., Feb. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Lexmark International, Inc. (NYSE: LXK) announced that it priced yesterday a registered public debt offering of $400 million in aggregate principal amount of its 5.125% Senior Notes due 2020. The seven-year unsecured senior notes will have an effective yield to maturity of 5.125% and will mature March 15, 2020. The offering is subject to customary closing conditions and is expected to close on March 4, 2013.
Lexmark intends to use a portion of the net proceeds from the offering to redeem its 5.90% Senior Notes, which mature on June 1, 2013, and the remaining net proceeds will be used for general corporate purposes, including to repay other debt, finance capital expenditures and operating expenses, fund share repurchases, fund dividends, finance acquisitions, and invest in any subsidiaries.
J.P. Morgan Securities LLC and Citigroup Global Markets Inc. are joint book-running managers for the debt offering.
Information About the OfferingLexmark has filed a registration statement (including a prospectus) with the Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC") for the offering referred to in this press release. Before you invest, you should read the prospectus in that registration statement and other documents the company has filed with the SEC for more complete information about Lexmark and the offering. You may get these documents for free by visiting EDGAR on the SEC website at www.sec.gov. Alternatively, Lexmark, any underwriter or any dealer participating in the offering will arrange to send the prospectus if you request it by calling J.P. Morgan Securities LLC collect at 1-212-834-4533 or Citigroup Global Markets Inc. toll-free at 1-800-831-9146. This press release does not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy nor shall there be any sale of these notes 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.