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EANS-Adhoc: voestalpine AG /voestalpine: offer to exchange the hybrid bond 2007
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other/offer hybrid bond
- New issue of a hybrid bond by exchanging the existing hybrid bond
(exchange ratio 1:1)
- Issuing volume of up to EUR 500 million
- Offer period: 25/02/2013 to 14/03/2013
- Coupon: 7,125% (until 31/10/2014),
6% (until 31/10/2019; first call date of voestalpine)
voestalpine AG offers all holders of the hybrid bond issued in October 2007
(ISIN AT0000A069T7) to exchange this hybrid bond for a new hybrid bond. The
offer is limited to existing holders of the hybrid bond 2007 and serves as an
optimisation of the financing portfolio of voestalpine.
Details of the exchange offer, including interest rates and all interest
periods, are published on the website of voestalpine AG (www.voestalpine.com).
It is intendend to apply for admission to trading of the new hybrid bond on the
Official Market of the Vienna Stock Exchange (ISIN AT0000A0ZHF1).
This notice serves marketing purposes in Austria and Germany and constitutes
marketing information within the meaning of the Austrian Securities Supervision
and the Capital Markets Acts, but neither financial analysis nor a
recommendation or advice concerning financial instruments, nor an offer to sell
nor a solicitation to buy any securities. The exchange offer of securities of
voestalpine AG in Austria and Germany may only be made in Austria and Germany on
the basis of a prospectus dated June 22, 2012, approved by the Commission de
Surveillance du Secteur Financier (CSSF), published and notified to the Austrian
Financial Market authorities (FMA) and the German Federal Financial Supervisory
Authority (BaFIN) including its supplements as well as the final terms, which is
available free of charge at voestalpine AG, voestalpine-Straße 1, A-4020 Linz,
and which can be reviewed in electronic form on the website of the issuer
(www.voestalpine.com) and of the Luxembourg stock exchange (www.bourse.lu).
This notice is addressed exclusively to holders of the hybrid bond 2007 (ISIN
AT0000A069T7) to whom it is lawful under applicable laws to particpate in the
exchange offer and to receive the Exchange Offer Memorandum. In particular, this
notice is not adressed to US perosns or to residents of the United States, Great
Britain, Belgium, France or Italy or of another country where its distribution
or publication would be unlawful. This notice may not be forwarded to the United
States nor distributed within the United States and may not be distributed or
disclosed to US persons, to general circulation publications in the United
States or to residents another country where its distribution or publication
would be unlawful.
Further inquiry note:
DI Peter Fleischer
Head of Investor Relations
issuer: voestalpine AG
phone: +43 50304/15-9949
FAX: +43 50304/55-5581
sector: Metal Goods & Engineering
indexes: WBI, ATX Prime, ATX
stockmarkets: official market: Wien
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