BUENOS AIRES, Argentina, Nov. 2, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Banco Macro S.A. (NYSE: BMA; BCBA:BMA) announced today that it has priced an offering of US$400 million of its Subordinated Resettable Notes due 2026 ( the "Notes"). The Notes will accrue interest at a fixed annual rate equal to 6.750% until, but excluding, November 4, 2021, and thereafter at an annual rate equal to the Benchmark Reset Rate plus 5.463%. The offering is part of a new financing program for the issuance by Banco Macro from time to time of up to US$1,000 million aggregate principal amount of debt securities outstanding at any time. The Notes were offered to investors at a price of 100% of the principal amount. Banco Macro intends to use the net proceeds from the offering of the Notes to refinance certain outstanding debt, to make loans in accordance with Central Bank guidelines and for general working capital in Argentina.
The Notes have not been and will not be registered under the U.S. Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the "Securities Act"), or any state securities law. The Notes may not be offered or sold within the U.S. or to U.S. persons, except to qualified institutional buyers in reliance on the exemption from registration provided by Rule 144A under the Securities Act and to non-U.S. persons in offshore transactions in reliance on Regulation S under the Securities Act. This announcement is not an offer to sell or a solicitation of an offer to buy such debt securities and is issued pursuant to Rule 135c of the Securities Act.
This press release is available under the "Financial Information/Press Releases" section, or, in the Spanish version under "Información Financiera/Comunicados de Prensa", of Banco Macro's Investor Relations web site.
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Banco Macro S.A (NYSE: BMA; Buenos Aires: BMA) is a universal bank, with focus in low & mid-income individuals and small & mid-sized companies. The Bank started operating in 1985 as non-banking financial institution and today has grown to be the private local bank with the largest branch network in the country.
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