EUROFINS SCIENTIFIC S.E. ANNOUNCES TENDER OFFER
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Eurofins Scientific S.E. (the "Company") announced the launch of a tender offer on its outstanding EUR150,000,000 Deeply Subordinated Fixed to Floating Rate Bonds (ISIN: FR0010474627) (the "Bonds") for a targeted tender amount of Bonds of EUR100,000,000 in aggregate principal amount (the "Targeted Tender Amount") subject to the Company's discretion to increase or decrease such amount.
The Tender Offer Price for the Bonds is 105.00%.
The Tender Offer expires at 16:00 hours CET on 30 January 2013. Results of the Tender Offer are expected to be announced at or around 11.00 a.m. (CET) on 31 January 2013 and the expected settlement date is 4 February 2013 unless extended, withdrawn, amended or terminated by the Company in its discretion.
Until the Company announces the final aggregate principal amount of Bonds accepted for purchase, no assurance can be given that any Bonds validly tendered for purchase pursuant to the Tender Offer will be accepted. The acceptance of any Bonds validly tendered for purchase is at the absolute discretion of the Company and the Company reserves the absolute right not to accept any Bonds validly tendered pursuant to the Tender Offer. In particular, whether the Company will accept for repurchase any Existing Bonds validly tendered in the Tender Offer is subject to the successful completion (in the sole determination of the Company) of the issue by the Company of the New Bonds, on terms satisfactory to the Company.
Once submitted, Offers to Sell may not be revoked at any time, except in the limited circumstances described in the Tender Offer Memorandum.
If valid Offers to Sell exceed the Targeted Tender Amount a pro rata reduction may, in the sole discretion of the Company, be applied for each Series to the relevant Offers to Sell.
Full details of the terms and conditions of the Tender Offer are provided in the Tender Offer Memorandum dated 23 January 2013 which is available upon request from the Dealer Managers or the Tender Agent. Capitalised terms in this announcement shall have the meanings given to them in the Tender Offer Memorandum unless defined herein. The Tender Offer Memorandum contains important information which should be read carefully before any decision is made to participate in the Tender Offer.
Dealer Managers: Bayerische Landesbank / Syndicate (LM) / Tel: +49 89 2171 26477 / Email: email@example.com HSBC Bank plc / Liability Management Group / Tel: +44 20 7992 6237 / Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Tender Agent: Deutsche Bank AG, London Branch / Agent / Tel: +44 207 547 5001 Email: email@example.com
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