Cegedim Announces the Launch of an Offering of €300 Million Senior Notes Due 2020 Business Wire PARIS -- March 8, 2013 Regulatory News : Cegedim S.A. (the “Cegedim”) announces the launch of an offering (the “Offering”) of €300 million Senior Notes due 2020 (the “Notes”). Cegedim intends to use the net proceeds from Offering for the following purposes: *to repurchase all of the aggregate principal amount of the €300 million 7.0% bonds due 2015 issued on July 27, 2010 (of which €280 million is outstanding) (the “Existing Notes”) tendered pursuant to the tender offer launched on March 7, 2013 (the “Tender Offer”); *to prepay the existing term loan to the extent the gross proceeds of the Offering exceed (i) the repurchase price of the Existing Notes that are validly tendered pursuant to the Tender Offer, (ii) the accrued and unpaid interest on the Existing Notes up to (but excluding) the settlement date of the Tender Offer and (iii) related fees and expenses; and *for general corporate purposes, including the repayment of drawings under the existing revolving credit facility and the overdraft facilities, in such order of priority, if there are any proceeds remaining. The Notes are being offered only to qualified institutional buyers in accordance with Rule 144A under the United States Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the “Securities Act”), and outside the United States in accordance with Regulation S under the Securities Act. Founded in 1969, Cegedim is a global technology and services company specializing in the healthcare field. Cegedim supplies services, technological tools, specialized software, data flow management services and databases. Its offerings are targeted notably at healthcare industries, life sciences companies, About Cegedim healthcare professionals and insurance companies. The world : leader in life sciences CRM, Cegedim is also one of the leading suppliers of strategic healthcare industry data. Cegedim employs around 8,100 people in more than 70 countries and generated revenue of €922 million in 2012. Cegedim SA is listed in Paris (EURONEXT: CGM). To learn more, please visit: www.cegedim.com IMPORTANT NOTICE This announcement does not, and shall not, in any circumstances, constitute a public offering or an invitation in any jurisdiction in connection with any offer. United States This announcement does not constitute or form a part of any offer or solicitation to purchase or subscribe for securities in the United States. The Notes mentioned herein have not been, and will not be, registered under the Securities Act. The 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. There will be no public offer of the Notes in the United States. European Economic Area This announcement has been prepared on the basis that the Offering in any Member State of the European Economic Area which has implemented the Prospectus Directive (each, a “Relevant Member State”) will be made pursuant to an exemption under the Prospectus Directive from the requirement to publish a prospectus for offers of Notes. The expression “Prospectus Directive” means Directive 2003/71/EC (and amendments thereto, including the 2010 PD Amending Directive, to the extent implemented in the Relevant Member State), and includes any relevant implementing measure in the Relevant Member State and the expression “2010 PD Amending Directive” means Directive 2010/73/EU. France This announcement does not constitute or form part of an offer or solicitation of an offer to purchase or subscribe for securities in France. The securities referred to herein may not be and will not be offered or sold to the public in France except to qualified investors (“investisseurs qualifiés”) acting for their own account, as defined in, and in accordance with Articles L. 411-2 and D. 411-1 to D. 411-3 of the French Monetary and Financial Code. United Kingdom This announcement is being distributed only to, and is directed at, (i) persons who are outside the United Kingdom, (ii) persons in the United Kingdom falling within the definition of investment professionals (as defined in Article 19(5) of the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 (Financial Promotion) Order 2005 (the “Financial Promotion Order”)), (iii) persons who are within Article 43 of the Financial Promotion Order or (iv) any other persons to whom it may otherwise lawfully be made under the Financial Promotion Order (all such persons together being referred to as “relevant persons”). The investments to which this announcement relates are available only to, and any invitation, offer or agreement to subscribe, purchase or otherwise acquire such investments will be available only to or will be engaged in only with, relevant persons. Any person who is not a relevant person should not act or rely on this announcement or any of its contents. This announcement is directed only at relevant persons and must not be acted on or relied on by persons who are not relevant persons. NOTE REGARDING FORWARD-LOOKING STATEMENTS This announcement contains forward-looking statements and information that is necessarily subject to risks, uncertainties, and assumptions. No assurance can be given that the transactions described herein will be consummated or as to the terms of any such transactions. Cegedim assumes no obligation to update or correct the information contained in this announcement. 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Cegedim Announces the Launch of an Offering of €300 Million Senior Notes Due 2020
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