Belden Announces Pricing of €300 Million Private Offering of 5.5% Senior
ST. LOUIS -- March 14, 2013
Belden Inc. (NYSE: BDC), a global leader in signal transmission solutions for
mission critical applications, today announced the pricing of its private
offering of €300 million in aggregate principal amount of 5.5% senior
subordinated notes due 2023 at an issue price of 100% of the principal amount.
The offering size was increased to €300 million from €200 million. Belden
expects this offering to close on March 21, 2013, subject to customary closing
conditions. The notes will be guaranteed on a senior subordinated basis by
certain of Belden’s current and future domestic subsidiaries that guarantee
Belden’s indebtedness under its senior secured credit facility.
Belden intends to use the net proceeds from the offering to repay revolving
borrowings under its senior secured credit facility and for general corporate
The securities offered have not been registered under the Securities Act of
1933, as amended (the “Securities Act”) or any state securities laws; and
unless so registered, the securities may not be offered or sold in the United
States except pursuant to an exemption from, or in a transaction not subject
to, the registration requirements of the Securities Act and applicable state
securities laws. The notes are expected to be eligible for resale to qualified
institutional buyers under Rule 144A and non-U.S. persons under Regulation S.
This announcement shall not constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation of
an offer to buy any of these securities nor shall there be any sale of these
securities in any state in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be
unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the securities laws of
any such state.
This press release includes "forward-looking statements." All statements other
than statements of historical facts included or incorporated herein may
constitute forward-looking statements. Actual results could vary significantly
from those expressed or implied in such statements and are subject to a number
of risks and uncertainties. Although Belden believes that the expectations
reflected in the forward-looking statements are reasonable, Belden can give no
assurance that such expectations will prove to be correct. The forward-looking
statements involve risks and uncertainties that affect operations, financial
performance, and other factors as discussed in filings with the Securities and
Exchange Commission. Among the factors that could cause results to differ
materially are those risks discussed in the periodic reports filed with the
SEC, including Belden’s Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December
31, 2012. You are urged to carefully review and consider the cautionary
statements and other disclosures made in those filings, specifically those
under the heading "Risk Factors." Belden does not undertake any duty to update
any forward-looking statement except as required by law.
Investor Relations, 314-854-8054
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