Wolters Kluwer Successfully Prices a New Ten Year EUR700 Million Benchmark Eurobond ALPHEN AAN DEN RIJN, THE NETHERLANDS -- (Marketwire) -- 03/14/13 -- Wolters Kluwer, a market-leading global information services company focused on professionals, announced today that it has successfully launched and priced a new ten year EUR700 million benchmark Eurobond offering following a three-day pan-European debt investor roadshow. The bonds have been priced at an issue price of 99.709 per cent and will carry an annual coupon of 2.875 per cent. Settlement date has been set at March 21, 2013. The bonds were placed with a broad range of institutional investors across Europe. The senior, unsecured bonds will mature on March 21, 2023. The net proceeds of the issue of the bonds will be applied by Wolters Kluwer for general corporate purposes, including refinancing of existing debt. Conditional upon settlement of the transaction, the company intends to exercise a call option on its EUR225 million perpetual cumulative subordinated bonds in 2013. ABN AMRO, Barclays, Rabobank International, and The Royal Bank of Scotland acted as joint lead managers for this issue. The bonds will be listed on the Official List of the Luxembourg Stock Exchange. About Wolters Kluwer Wolters Kluwer is a leading global information services and solutions company. It provides information, software, and services that help legal, tax, finance, and healthcare professionals make their most critical decisions effectively and with confidence. Customers depend on Wolters Kluwer services and solutions to successfully move through the complex layers of data and regulation that define modern business and government. Wolters Kluwer had 2012 annual revenues of EUR3.6 billion. The group employs over 19,000 people worldwide and maintains operations in over 40 countries across Europe, North America, Asia Pacific, and Latin America. The company is headquartered in Alphen aan den Rijn, the Netherlands. Wolters Kluwer shares are quoted on Euronext Amsterdam (symbol: WKL) and are included in the AEX and Euronext 100 indices. Visit our website, YouTube, follow @Wolters_Kluwer on Twitter, or look up Wolters Kluwer on Facebook for more for information about our customers, market positions, brands, and organization. Forward-looking Statements This press release contains forward-looking statements. These statements may be identified by words such as "expect", "should", "could", "shall" and similar expressions. Wolters Kluwer cautions that such forward-looking statements are qualified by certain risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results and events to differ materially from what is contemplated by the forward-looking statements. Factors which could cause actual results to differ from these forward-looking statements may include, without limitation, general economic conditions; conditions in the markets in which Wolters Kluwer is engaged; behavior of customers, suppliers, and competitors; technological developments; the implementation and execution of new ICT systems or outsourcing; and legal, tax, and regulatory rules affecting Wolters Kluwer's businesses, as well as risks related to mergers, acquisitions, and divestments. In addition, financial risks such as currency movements, interest rate fluctuations, liquidity, and credit risks could influence future results. The foregoing list of factors should not be construed as exhaustive. Wolters Kluwer disclaims any intention or obligation to publicly update or revise any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise. PDF version of Press Release: http://hugin.info/130682/R/1685337/552088.pdf This announcement is distributed by Thomson Reuters on behalf of Thomson Reuters clients. The owner of this announcement warrants that: (i) the releases contained herein are protected by copyright and other applicable laws; and (ii) they are solely responsible for the content, accuracy and originality of the information contained therein. Source: Wolters Kluwer NV via Thomson Reuters ONE [HUG#1685337] Contact: Media Caroline Wouters + 31 (0)172 641 459 email@example.com Investors/Analysts Meg Geldens + 31 (0)172 641 407 firstname.lastname@example.org
Wolters Kluwer Successfully Prices a New Ten Year EUR700 Million Benchmark Eurobond
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