Alcatel-Lucent announces the exercise in full of the over-allotment option
increasing the amount of the issuance of the new bonds
convertible into and/or exchangeable for new or existing shares
(OCEANE) maturing on 1 July 2018 to approximately EUR 629 million
PARIS -- (Marketwired) -- 06/27/13 -- Alcatel-Lucent (Euronext Paris
and NYSE : ALU, the "Company") launched on 26 June 2013 an issuance
of OCEANE maturing on 1 July
2018 (the "Bonds").
The Joint Leaders and Joint Bookrunners of the issuance have informed
the Company that they exercise in full on this date their over
Therefore, the amount of the issuance was increased to EUR
628,946,424 corresponding to 349,414,680 Bonds.
Furthermore, the stabilizing agent, informed the Company that no
was carried out during the stabilization period, which
began on 26 June 2013 and ended today.
The expected date of issuance and settlement and delivery of the
Bonds is 3 July
The Bonds were only subject to a private placement in France and
(but not in the United States of America, Canada,
Australia or Japan) to persons
referred to in article L. 411-2-II of
the French Monetary and Financial Code
(Code monetaire et financier),
without a public offering in any country
The Bonds are rated CCC by Standard & Poor's and Caa1 by Moody's.
The Company's long-term debt is rated Caa1 by Moody's (rating date: 4
2012), with a negative outlook since 4 December 2012 and CCC
by Standard & Poor's (rating date: 21 June 2013), with a stable
outlook since 21 June 2013.
This press release does not constitute a subscription offer, and the
offering of the Bonds does not constitute a public offering in any
country, including France.
This is an abbreviated version of a more detailed press release which
found online at
About Alcatel-Lucent (Euronext Paris and NYSE: ALU)
The long-trusted partner of service providers, enterprises and
governments around the world, Alcatel-Lucent is a leading innovator in
the field of networking and communications technology, products and
services. The company is home to Bell Labs, one of the world's
foremost research centers, responsible for breakthroughs that have
shaped the networking and communications industry.
Alcatel-Lucent innovations are regularly recognized by international
institutions for their positive impact on society. In 2012 and for
year running, Alcatel-Lucent was named one of the Thomson
Reuters Top 100 Global
Innovators, recognition for the company's
continued addition to its world- class
patent portfolio, one of the
largest in the telecom industry. Alcatel- Lucent has also been
recognized for its sustainability performance. In 2012 the
was ranked Technology Supersector Leader by the Dow Jones
Through its innovations, Alcatel-Lucent is
making communications more sustainable, more affordable and more
accessible as we pursue our mission of
Realizing the Potential of a
With operations throughout the world, Alcatel-Lucent is a local
global reach. The Company achieved revenues of Euro 14.4
billion in 2012 and is incorporated in France and headquartered in
This press release and the information contained herein do not
offer to sell or subscribe, nor the solicitation of an
order to purchase or subscribe, securities in any country.
This press release does not constitute a public offering of
securities or a subscription offer and shall not be considered as
destined to solicit the public
interest with a view to a public
offering in any country.
The Bonds have been offered only by way of private placement in
France and outside of France (except in the United States of America,
Canada, Japan and
Australia) to persons referred to in article L.
411-2 II of the French Monetary
and Financial Code. The listing of
the Bonds on the regulated market of NYSE
Euronext in Paris was the
subject of the Prospectus approved by the AMF.
The Bonds have not been offered, directly or indirectly, to the
public in France. Any offer of Bonds or distribution of any offering
material relating to the Bonds will be made in France only to (i)
persons providing investment services relating to portfolio
management for the account of third parties (personnes fournissant le
service d'investissement de gestion de portefeuille
pour compte de
tiers) or (ii) qualified investors acting for their own account
defined under articles L. 411-2 et D. 411-1 of the French Monetary
and Financial Code and in accordance with articles L. 411-1 et L.
411-2 of the French Monetary and Financial Code.
Securities may not be offered or sold in the United States of
America, or on
behalf or for the benefit of US persons (as such term
is defined in Regulation S under the US Securities Act) absent
registration or an exemption from registration under the U.S.
Securities Act of 1933, as amended, ("US Securities
securities referred to in this press release have not been and
not be registered under the U.S. Securities Act and
Alcatel-Lucent does not intend to make a public offer of such
securities in the United States of America. This notice is issued
pursuant to Rule 135c under the U.S. Securities
Act, as amended.
In member states of European Economic Area which have implemented
Directive 2003/71/EC (as amended) (the "Prospectus Directive") other
than France, this
press release and any offer if made subsequently
are directed exclusively at
persons who are "qualified investors"
within the meaning of the Prospectus Directive and any relevant
implementing measures in the relevant member state.
This press release is not an invitation nor an inducement to engage
in an investment activity for the purpose of Section 21 of the
Financial Services and
Markets Act 2000, as amended ("FSMA"). This
press release is directed only at
(i) persons outside the United
Kingdom, (ii) investment professionals falling
within Article 19(5)
of the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 (Financial
Order 2005 (the "Regulation"), (iii) persons referred to in
49(2) (a) to (d) of the Regulation (high net worth entities,
non-registered associations, etc.) and (iv) other persons to whom this
document may be lawfully
communicated (all persons listed in (i),
(ii), (iii) and (iv) above being referred to as "Relevant Persons").
The Bonds are available only to, and any
invitation, offer or
agreement to subscribe, purchase or otherwise acquire such
be engaged in only with, Relevant Persons. Any person who is not
Relevant Person must not act or rely on this document or any of its
The release, publication or distribution of this press release in
certain jurisdictions may be restricted by laws or regulations.
Therefore, persons in
such jurisdictions into which this press
release is released, published or distributed must inform themselves
about and comply with such laws or regulations.
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