Alcatel-Lucent : 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 (OC...
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 1July 2018 to
approximately EUR 629 million
Paris, 27 June 2013 - 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 allotment option.
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 stabilization
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
The Bonds were only subject to a private placement in France and outside
France (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 monétaire et financier), without a public offering in any
country (including France).
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 December
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
This is an abbreviated version of a more detailed press release which can be
found online at http://resources.alcatel-lucent.com/forms/press20130624EN.cfm.
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
Alcatel-Lucent innovations are regularly recognized by international
institutions for their positive impact on society. In 2012 and for the second
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 company was ranked Technology Supersector Leader by the Dow Jones
Sustainability Index. 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 Connected World.
With operations throughout the world, Alcatel-Lucent is a local partner with
global reach. The Company achieved revenues of Euro 14.4 billion in 2012 and
is incorporated in France and headquartered in Paris.
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This press release and the information contained herein do not constitute an
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
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
as 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 Act"). The securities referred to in this press release have not
been and will 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 Promotion) Order 2005 (the "Regulation"), (iii) persons referred to
in Article 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 Bonds will be engaged in only with,
Relevant Persons. Any person who is not a Relevant Person must not act or rely
on this document or any of its contents.
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jurisdictions may be restricted by laws or regulations. Therefore, persons in
such jurisdictions into which this press release is released, published or
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