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|Paris, September 7 th , 2017|
Ingenico Group: successful bond issue
of €600 million
Ingenico Group (Euronext: FR0000125346 - ING) the global leader in seamless payment, announced today the successful issue of a €600 million bond maturing in September 2024 with a coupon of 1.625%.
The issue was very well received by investors. Ingenico Group completed this operation under highly satisfactory conditions, with an order book at €1.7 billion, nearly 3 times oversubscribed.
This transaction demonstrates the high level of investor confidence in Ingenico's credit profile and future prospects, and provides strong financial flexibility for the Group's growth strategy.
Ingenico will use the net proceeds of the issue for the financing of Bambora's acquisition and for its general corporate purposes.
Bond issue characteristics:
|Total amount||€600 million|
|Maturity||September 13th, 2024|
The bond issue was carried out by Barclays and Natixis, acting as Global Coordinators, BNPP, CACIB and Commerzbank acting as Active Bookrunners, Citi, HSBC and SG CIB acting as Passive Bookrunners.
This press release is for information purposes only and is not an offer to sell or subscribe securities or a solicitation of an order to purchase or subscribe securities in any jurisdiction. The securities mentioned in this press release were not and will not be offered through a public offering and no related documents will be distributed to the public in any jurisdiction.
This press release does not constitute an offer for sale of securities in the United States of America or any other jurisdiction . These securities may not be offered or sold in the United States of America unless they are registered or exempt from registration under the US Securities Act of 1933, as amended. Ingenico Group does not intend to register any of the securities mentioned in this announcement in the United States or to conduct a public offering of securities in the United States.
This press release is an advertisement and is not a prospectus as required under Directive 2003/71/EC, as amended (the "Directive"). A prospectus will be prepared and made available to the public, in compliance with the Directive, as part of admitting the bonds to trading on the Euronext regulated market in Paris.
This press release does not constitute an offer of securities in France or in any other country. The bonds are the subject of a private placement in France with (i) persons providing investment management services to third parties and/or (ii) qualified investors other than individuals acting for their own account, as defined, and in accordance with Articles L.411-1, L.411-2 and D.411-1 of the Monetary and Financial Code, and outside France. No prospectus related to the placement of the bonds has been approved by a competent authority of a European Economic Area Member State.
Ingenico Group will undertake no action as part of this placement with a view to making a public offering in France or abroad. The dissemination of this press release in any country where such dissemination could constitute a violation of applicable legislation is prohibited.
This press release may be sent to persons located in the United Kingdom only under circumstances wherein section 21(1) of the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 does not apply.
About Ingenico Group
Ingenico Group (Euronext: FR0000125346 - ING) is the global leader in seamless payment, providing smart, trusted and secure solutions to empower commerce across all channels, in-store, online and mobile. With the world's largest payment acceptance network, we deliver secure payment solutions with a local, national and international scope. We are the trusted world-class partner for financial institutions and retailers, from small merchants to several of the world's best known global brands. Our solutions enable merchants to simplify payment and deliver their brand promise.
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