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Amsterdam, the Netherlands, April 18, 2018: OCI N.V. (the “Company“) today announced the pricing of a dual-tranche bond offering consisting of $650.0 million senior secured fixed rate notes due 2023 (the “Dollar Notes“) and €400.0 million senior secured fixed rate notes due 2023 (the “Euro Notes“, and together with the Dollar Notes, the “Notes“). The Dollar Notes will bear interest at a rate of 6.625% per annum and the Euro Notes will bear interest at a rate of 5.0% per annum. The Notes will be issued at par, will be senior secured obligations of the Company and will be guaranteed by certain of the Company’s subsidiaries. Interest will be payable semi-annually. The transaction is expected to close on April 26, 2018, subject to customary closing conditions.
The Notes have not been and will not be registered under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the “Securities Act“) or any state securities laws and may not be offered or sold in the United States or for the account or benefit of any United States citizen or in any way distributed in the United States absent registration or an applicable exemption from the registration requirements of the Securities Act and applicable state securities laws. The Notes will be offered only to qualified institutional buyers in the United States in accordance with Rule 144A under the Securities Act and to non-US persons outside the United States in reliance on Regulation S under the Securities Act.
This press release does not constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation of an offer to buy the Notes and shall not constitute an offer, solicitation or sale of any securities in any jurisdiction where the offering would not be permitted. This press release contains information about a pending transaction and there can be no assurance that this transaction will be completed.