S IMMO AG intends to issue a corporate bond and to repurchase bonds of the 2014-2019 issuance
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S IMMO AG (Bloomberg: SPI:AV, Reuters: SIAG.VI; ISIN: AT0000652250) intends, based on a base prospectus – approved by the Austrian Financial Market Authority (FMA) on 06 May 2019 and published – and depending on market conditions, to issue a fixed interest rate corporate bond with a maturity of seven years. Erste Group Bank AG and Raiffeisen Bank International AG were mandated as joint-lead managers and bookrunners.
Further information on the corporate bond will be published on S IMMO AG’s website at www.simmoag.at/bond2019 after the fixing of the conditions (issue price, coupon, etc.) and the issue volume in a book building procedure before the beginning of the retail subscription period (expected from 17 May 2019 until 21 May 2019, early closure reserved).
Furthermore, the Mangement and Supervisory Board of S IMMO AG have decided today to invite holders of the S IMMO bond 2014-2019 (ISIN AT0000A19SB5; the „bonds“) to make offers to S IMMO to repurchase bonds at a repurchase rate (including any possible accrued interest) of 102.95% of the nominal amount, that is a repurchase price of EUR 514.75 per bond with a nominal amount of EUR 500.
The invitiation to make repurchase offers for the bonds is made exclusively by means and on the basis of a repurchase memorandum, which is available on the company’s website (www.simmoag.at/repurchase2019) within the invitation period. Presumably, offers can be made from 08 May 2019 until 17 May 2019, 15:00 CET (to be received by the tender agent, Erste Group Bank AG). Repurchase offers by holders of bonds may be rejected at the sole discretion of S IMMO AG for any reason whatsoever and S IMMO AG is not obliged to disclose reasons to the holders of bonds or to justify such rejection of repurchase offers.
The communication does not constitute an offer for the purchase of bonds issued by S IMMO AG nor an invitation to offer bonds for repurchase to S IMMO AG in or from any jurisdiction in which the submission of such an offer or such an invitation to submit an offer or in which the submission of an offer by or to certain persons is prohibited. Holders of bonds who are outside of the Republic of Austria and who come into possession of this communication and/or the repurchase memorandum and/or who wish to make an offer for the repurchase of bonds from outside the Republic of Austria are required to inform themselves about the relevant legal provisions in connection therewith and to comply with these provisions. Neither S IMMO AG nor the tender agent assume any liability whatsoever in connection with the submission of an offer or an offer notice from outside the Republic of Austria.
This announcement is mandatory pursuant to Article 17 of the Market Abuse Regulation (MAR). It does not constitute financial analysis or advice relating to financial securities. It is neither a recommendation nor an offer, invitation or solicitation to purchase or sell securities of S IMMO AG (the “Company”) and is not for release, publication or distribution in or into the United States of America, Australia, Canada, Japan, Ireland, Belgium, France, Italy or the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland. The offer of bonds issued by the Company (the “Offer”) is made solely by means and on the basis of a base prospectus approved by the Austrian Financial Market Authority (FMA) on 06 May 2019 including possible supplements thereto and the final terms for each issue (the “Prospectus”). Paper copies are available free of charge from the business address of the Company at Friedrichstrasse 10, 1010 Vienna, during normal business hours and may be viewed electronically on the Company’s website (https://www.simmoag.at/fileadmin/redakteur/Investor_Relations/Anleihen/Basisprospekt-Angebotsprogramm-S-IMMO-AG-2019-05.pdf). Only the information in the Prospectus is binding in connection with the offer.
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