The complete terms of the exchange offers are described in the confidential offering circular. Eligible Holders that validly tender and do not validly withdraw their old notes at or prior to 5:00 p.m., New York City time, on November 20, 2013 (subject to any extension by Wells Fargo & Company, the “Early Participation Date”) will receive an early exchange premium as described in the confidential offering memorandum. Wells Fargo & Company reserves the right, subject to applicable law, to extend, terminate or otherwise amend the terms of either or both exchange offers.
If and when issued, the new notes will not be registered under the Securities Act or any state securities laws. Therefore, the new notes may not be offered or sold in the United States absent registration or an applicable exemption from the registration requirements of the Securities Act and any applicable state securities laws. Wells Fargo & Company will enter into a registration rights agreement with respect to the new notes.
Documents relating to the exchange offers will be distributed only to holders of the outstanding notes that complete and return a letter of eligibility confirming that they are Eligible Holders. Holders of the outstanding notes that desire to review the eligibility letter may visit the website for this purpose at
or contact D.F. King & Co., Inc., the information agent for the exchange offers, by calling toll-free (800) 549-6697 or at (212) 269-5550 (banks and brokerage firms).
This press release is not an offer to sell or a solicitation of an offer to buy any security. The exchange offers are being made solely by the confidential offering circular and related letter of transmittal and only to such persons and in such jurisdictions as is permitted under applicable law.
In particular, this communication is only addressed to and directed at: (A) in any Member State of the European Economic Area that has implemented the Prospectus Directive, qualified investors in that Member State within the meaning of the Prospectus Directive and (B)
(i) persons that are outside the United Kingdom or (ii) persons in the United Kingdom who are investment professionals falling within Article 19(5) of the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 (Financial Promotion) Order 2005 (the “Order”) or fall within Article 43 of the Order, or any other person to whom it may otherwise lawfully be communicated under the Order (all such persons together being referred to as “relevant persons”).
The new notes are only available to, and any invitation, offer or agreement to subscribe, purchase or otherwise acquire such new notes will be engaged in only with, relevant persons.
Any person who is not a relevant person should not act or rely on this document or any of its contents.
This press release contains forward-looking statements, which are subject to risks and uncertainties. The forward-looking statements contain words such as “believe,” “expect,” “anticipate,” “intend,” “plan,” “will,” “may,” “likely” and similar expressions. Readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on these forward-looking statements, which speak only as of the date on which they are made and are not based on historical facts but instead represent Wells Fargo & Company’s then current expectations regarding future events, circumstances or results. Wells Fargo & Company undertakes no obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements. Factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from these forward-looking statements include, but are not limited to, whether or not Wells Fargo & Company will ultimately consummate the exchange offers, the satisfaction of the conditions described in the confidential offering circular and market conditions.