DGAP-News: Grand City Properties S.A. / Key word(s): Real Estate/Bond
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5 December 2018
Grand City Properties S.A. announces the pricing and the result of the offer to the holders of its outstanding EUR500,000,000 2.00 per cent. Notes due 2021 to tender such Notes for purchase for cash at a price to be calculated by reference to a purchase spread determined pursuant to a modified Dutch auction
Grand City Properties S.A. (the "Company") announces today the result of the offer to the holders of its EUR500,000,000 2.00 per cent. Notes due 2021 (of which EUR 138,800,000 are currently outstanding, the "Notes") to tender such Notes for purchase by the Company for cash at a price to be calculated by reference to a purchase spread determined pursuant to a modified Dutch auction (the "Offer").
The Offer was announced on 21 November 2018 and was made subject to the terms and conditions set out in the tender offer memorandum dated 21 November 2018 (the "Tender Offer Memorandum") prepared by the Company. Capitalized terms used in this announcement but not defined have the meanings given to them in the Tender Offer Memorandum.
The Expiration Deadline for the Offer was 5:00 p.m. (CET) on 4 December 2018.
Notes in an aggregate principal amount of EUR 113,800,000 were validly tendered for purchase pursuant to the Offer. The Company decided to accept for purchase all Notes validly tendered pursuant to the Offer on the terms set out in the following table:
* Excluding any accrued interest.
The settlement of the Notes accepted for purchase pursuant to the Offer is expected to take place on 10 December 2018. Following the settlement of the Offer, Notes in an aggregate principal amount of EUR 25,000,000 will remain outstanding.
The Company might further purchase Notes in the open market or otherwise. Following the closing of the Offer, purchases (and corresponding cancellations) and/or redemptions will have been effected in respect of 80 per cent or more in aggregate principal amount of the Notes, and as a result the Company will have the option to redeem all of the then outstanding Notes at their principal amount, together with accrued but unpaid interest, if any, to (but excluding) the redemption date pursuant to the terms and conditions of the Notes.
THE DEALER MANAGER
Morgan Stanley & Co. International plc
Telephone: +44 (0)20 7677 5040
THE TENDER AGENT
Lucid Issuer Services Limited
12 Argyle Walk
London WC1H 8HA
Telephone: +44 20 7704 0880
Attention: Arlind Bytyqi
Email: [email protected]
This announcement is made by the Company:
Grand City Properties S.A.
DISCLAIMER This announcement must be read in conjunction with the Tender Offer Memorandum. This announcement and the Tender Offer Memorandum contain important information which should be read carefully before any decision is made with respect to the Offer. If you are in any doubt as to the contents of this announcement or the Tender Offer Memorandum or the action you should take, you are recommended to seek your own financial and legal advice, including as to any tax consequences, immediately from your broker, bank manager, solicitor, accountant or other independent financial or legal adviser. Any individual or company whose Notes are held on its behalf by a broker, dealer, bank, custodian, trust company or other nominee or intermediary must contact such entity if it wishes to participate in the Offer. None of the Dealer Manager, the Tender Agent and the Company makes any recommendation as to whether Noteholders should tender Notes for purchase pursuant to the Offer.
None of the Dealer Manager, the Tender Agent and any of their respective directors, officers, employees, agents or affiliates assumes any responsibility for the accuracy or completeness of the information concerning the Company, the Notes or the Offer contained in this announcement or in the Tender Offer Memorandum. None of the Company, the Dealer Manager, the Tender Agent, or any director, officer, employee, agent or affiliate of any such person, is acting for any Noteholder, or will be responsible to any Noteholder for providing any protections which would be afforded to its clients or for providing advice in relation to the Offer, and accordingly none of the Company, the Dealer Manager, the Tender Agent, or any director, officer, employee, agent or affiliate of any such person, makes any recommendation as to whether Noteholders should tender Notes in the Offer. None of the Dealer Manager, the Tender Agent nor any of their respective directors, officers, employees, agents or affiliates assumes any responsibility for any failure by the Company to disclose information with regard to the Company or the Notes which is material in the context of the Offer and which is not otherwise publicly available.
Offer and distribution restrictions
Neither this announcement, the Tender Offer Memorandum nor the electronic transmission thereof constitutes an offer to buy or the solicitation of an offer to sell Notes (and tenders of Notes in the Offer will not be accepted from Noteholders) in any circumstances in which such offer or solicitation is unlawful. In those jurisdictions where the securities, blue sky or other laws require the Offer to be made by a licensed broker or dealer and the Dealer Manager or any of their respective affiliates is such a licensed broker or dealer in any such jurisdiction, the Offer shall be deemed to be made by such Dealer Manager or such affiliate, as the case may be, on behalf of the Company in such jurisdiction.
The distribution of this announcement and the Tender Offer Memorandum in certain jurisdictions is restricted by law. Persons into whose possession this announcement or the Offer to Purchase come are required by the Company, the Dealer Manager and the Tender Agent to inform themselves about, and to observe, any such restrictions.
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|Company:||Grand City Properties S.A.|
|1, Avenue du Bois|
|Phone:||+352 28 77 87 86|
|Fax:||+352 28 77 87 84|
|ISIN:||LU0775917882, XS1130507053, XS1191320297, XS1220083551, XS1491364953, XS1373990834, XS1654229373, XS1811181566, XS1706939904, XS1763144604, XS1781401085, CH0401956872|
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|Listed:||Regulated Market in Frankfurt (Prime Standard); Regulated Unofficial Market in Berlin, Dusseldorf, Hamburg, Hanover, Munich, Stuttgart, Tradegate Exchange; Dublin, Luxembourg Stock Exchange, SIX|
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