SARASOTA, Fla., May 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Roper Industries, Inc. (NYSE: ROP) announced today the pricing of its public offering of $800 million of 2.050% Notes due 2018 (the "notes"). The offering is expected to close, subject to customary closing conditions, on June 6, 2013.
The notes will bear interest at the rate of 2.050% per year. Interest on the notes will be payable semi-annually on April 1 and October 1 of each year, beginning October 1, 2013. The notes will mature on October 1, 2018.
Roper intends to use the net proceeds from the sale of the notes to repay borrowings under its senior unsecured revolving credit facility.
J.P. Morgan Securities LLC, Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Incorporated, Wells Fargo Securities, LLC and Barclays Capital Inc. are serving as joint book-running managers for the offering. Mitsubishi UFJ Securities ( USA), Inc., Mizuho Securities USA Inc. and SunTrust Robinson Humphrey, Inc. are serving as co-managers for the offering.The offering is being made pursuant to an effective shelf registration statement, and only by means of a preliminary prospectus supplement dated May 30, 2013 and accompanying prospectus dated November 15, 2012. Full details of the offering, including a description of the notes and certain risk factors related to the notes, are contained in the preliminary prospectus supplement and the accompanying prospectus. Copies of these documents may be obtained by contacting J.P. Morgan Securities LLC, 383 Madison Avenue, New York, New York, 10179, Attention: Investment Grade Syndicate Desk- 3 rd Floor, telephone: 212-834-4533; Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Incorporated, 222 Broadway, 11 th Floor, New York, New York 10038, Attention: Prospectus Department, telephone: 1-800-294-1322, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org; Wells Fargo Securities, LLC, 1525 West W.T. Harris Blvd., NC0675, Charlotte, North Carolina 28262, Attention: Capital Markets Client Support, telephone: 1-800-326-5897, e-mail: email@example.com and Barclays Capital Inc., c/o Broadbridge Financial Solutions, 1155 Long Island Avenue, Edgewood, New York 11717, telephone: 1-888-603-5847, email: firstname.lastname@example.org. This news release does not constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation of an offer to buy any of the notes or any other securities, nor will there be any sale of the notes or any other securities in any state or jurisdiction in which such an offer, solicitation or sale is not permitted.