Santander Announces Results of Cash Tender Offer for Santander Issuances, S.A.
Unipersonal's Fixed-to-Floating Callable Subordinated Notes due 2019
(ISIN/CUSIP: US80281TAD00/80281TAD0 (144A) and USE8682YAS75/E8682YAS7 (Reg S))
MADRID, March 14, 2013
MADRID, March 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Banco Santander, S.A. ("Santander")
today announced the results of its cash tender offer (the "Tender Offer") for
any and all of the outstanding Fixed-to-Floating Callable Subordinated Notes
due 2019 issued by Santander Issuances, S.A. Unipersonal (the "Notes"). The
Notes are listed on the London Stock Exchange.
$26.6 million aggregate principal amount of the Notes were validly tendered in
the Tender Offer, representing approximately 10.3% of the outstanding Notes.
Santander has accepted for purchase all of the Notes validly tendered and not
withdrawn in respect of the Tender Offer. Santander expects settlement for the
purchase of accepted Notes to occur on March 19, 2013 (the "Settlement Date").
The amount to be paid on the Settlement Date will include the consideration
($102,000 per $100,000 principal amount of the Notes) plus all accrued and
unpaid interest on the Notes accepted for purchase to, but not including, the
The Tender Offer, which launched on March 6, 2013 and expired at 5:00 p.m.,
New York City Time, on March 13, 2013, was made upon the terms and subject to
the conditions set forth in the Offer to Purchase dated March 6, 2013, and
this release should be read in conjunction with those documents. Merrill
Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Incorporated and Santander Investment Securities
Inc. were the Dealer Managers for the Tender Offer.
For further information, please contact:
BofA Merrill Lynch Santander
Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Santander Investment Securities
214 North Tryon Street, 21^st Floor 45 East 53rd Street
Charlotte, NC 28255 New York, NY 10022
Attention: Liability Management Group Attention: Syndicate Department
Tel: 1-888-292-0070 (toll-free) 1-212-407-0995
INFORMATION AND TENDER AGENT
LUCID ISSUER SERVICES LIMITED
436 Essex Road
Tel: + 44 20 7704 0880
Fax: + 44 20 7067 9098
Attention: David Shilson / Paul Kamminga
SOURCE Banco Santander, S.A.
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