QVC, Inc. announced today the pricing of $400 million principal amount of new 3.125% senior secured notes due 2019 and $600 million principal amount of new 4.850% senior secured notes due 2024 (collectively, the “Notes”). The Notes will be secured by a first-priority lien on the capital stock of QVC, which is the same collateral that secures QVC's existing secured indebtedness and certain future indebtedness. The net proceeds from the offering will be used to repay indebtedness under QVC’s senior secured credit facility and for working capital and other general corporate purposes. The offering is expected to close on or about March 18, 2014, subject to customary closing conditions. QVC, Inc. is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Liberty Interactive Corporation (Nasdaq: LINTA, LINTB, LVNTA, LVNTB).
QVC will make the offering pursuant to an exemption under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the “Securities Act”). The initial purchasers will offer the Notes only to Qualified Institutional Buyers as permitted under Rule 144A of the Securities Act, or outside the United States to certain persons in reliance on Regulation S under the Securities Act. The Notes will not be registered under the Securities Act and may not be sold in the United States absent registration or an exemption from the registration requirements of the Securities Act.
In connection with the offering of the Notes, QVC will agree, subject to certain conditions, to file a registration statement relating to a registered offer to exchange the Notes for new registered notes having substantially identical terms as the Notes.
This press release is for informational purposes only and does not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy the offered Notes, nor shall there be any sales of Notes in any jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the securities laws of any such jurisdiction.