AREVA Successfully Launches a New 7-Year Bond Issue of 500 Million Euros Business Wire PARIS -- August 29, 2013 Regulatory News: AREVA (Paris:AREVA) launched and priced today a 500 million euro bond issue due on September 4, 2020 (7-year maturity) with an annual coupon of 3.25%. The settlement of the issue and the admission to trading of the notes on Euronext Paris should occur on September 4, 2013. The demand rapidly reached an amount of 3.5 billion euros, leading to the anticipated closure of the order book. This success shows the confidence of investors in AREVA’s strategy and outlook. This bond issue completes the previous bond issues carried out since 2009, for a total amount of 4.65 billion euros, which are due in 2016, 2017, 2019, 2021 and 2024. BNP Paribas, HSBC, and Mitsubishi UFJ acted as global coordinators for this bond issue, along with Barclays, Credit Mutuel, GS, Santander and UniCredit as bookrunners. The group also announced a tender offer on AREVA notes maturing in 2016 and 2017. This offer began today and will end on September 5, 2013. These operations contribute to strengthening the financing scheme of the group by spreading the amounts of notes by due date. MORE ABOUT AREVA AREVA supplies advanced technology solutions for power generation with less carbon. Its expertise and unwavering insistence on safety, security, transparency and ethics are setting the standard, and its responsible development is anchored in a process of continuous improvement. Ranked first in the global nuclear power industry, AREVA’s unique integrated offering to utilities covers every stage of the fuel cycle, nuclear reactor design and construction, and operating services. The group is actively developing its activities in renewable energies – wind, bioenergy, solar and energy storage – to become one of the leaders in this sector worldwide. With these two major offers, AREVA’s 47,000 employees are helping to supply ever safer, cleaner and more economical energy to the greatest number of people. Tour AREVA – 1 Place Jean Millier – 92400 COURBEVOIE – France – Tel: +33 (0)1 34 96 00 00 – Fax: +33 (0)1 34 96 00 01 /1 Contact: Press Office Julien Duperray Katherine Berezowskyj Jérôme Rosso Alexandre Thébault T: +33 (0)1 34 96 12 15 firstname.lastname@example.org or Investors Relations Marie de Scorbiac email@example.com T: +33 (0)1 34 96 05 97 or Philippine du Repaire firstname.lastname@example.org T: +33 (0)1 34 96 11 51
AREVA Successfully Launches a New 7-Year Bond Issue of 500 Million Euros
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