Banco Nacional de Desenvolvimento Economico e Social - BNDES Announces That It Has Launched Tender Offers For Any And All Of Its 4.000% Notes Due 2019, 5.500% Notes Due 2020 And 5.750% Notes Due 2023

Nov 16, 2015, 09:06 ET from Banco Nacional de Desenvolvimento Economico e Social

RIO DE JANEIRO, Nov. 16, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Banco Nacional de Desenvolvimento Economico e Social – BNDES, a wholly-owned federal government company in Brazil (the "Offeror") has launched (i) an offer to purchase for cash any and all of its outstanding 4.000% Notes due 2019 (the "2019 Notes"), (ii) an offer to purchase for cash any and all of its outstanding 5.500% Notes due 2020 (the "2020 Notes"), and (iii) an offer to purchase for cash any and all of its outstanding 5.750% Notes due 2023 (the "2023 Notes" and, together with the 2019 Notes and the 2020 Notes, the "Notes") (the "Tender Offers"). 

The following table sets forth certain terms for each of the Tender Offers:

 

CUSIP No. / ISIN

Title of
Security

Aggregate Principal
Amount Outstanding(1)

Acceptance
Limit

Tender Offer Consideration
("Tender Offer Consideration")(2)

059614 AN7 / US059614AN72
P14486 AK3 / USP14486AK37

4.000% Notes
due 2019

U.S.$1,000,000,000

Any and All

U.S.$951.10

059614 AK3 / US059614AK34
P14486 AD9 / USP14486AD93

5.500% Notes
due 2020

U.S.$1,000,000,000

Any and All

U.S.$973.70

059614 AM9 / US059614AM99
P14486 AJ6 / USP14486AJ63

5.750% Notes
due 2023

U.S.$1,750,000,000

Any and All

U.S.$930.70

 

(1)

Includes Notes held in treasury by BNDES and its affiliates.

(2)

Per U.S.$1,000 principal amount of Notes. Plus accrued and unpaid interest to but not including the applicable Payment Date.

The Tender Offers will expire at 11:59 p.m., New York City time, on November 20, 2015, unless extended by the Offeror (the "Expiration Time"). Holders will be permitted to withdraw validly tendered Notes at any time prior to 11:59 p.m., New York City time, on November 20, 2015, unless extended by the Offeror in its sole discretion or as otherwise required by applicable law.

Holders of the Notes ("Holders") who validly tender their Notes prior to the Expiration Time will be eligible to receive the relevant Tender Offer Consideration, plus Accrued Interest. 

The "Tender Offer Consideration" for each U.S.$1,000 principal amount of 2019 Notes validly tendered at or prior to the Expiration Time and accepted for purchase will be U.S.$951.10.

The "Tender Offer Consideration" for each U.S.$1,000 principal amount of 2020 Notes validly tendered at or prior to the Expiration Time and accepted for purchase will be U.S.$973.70.

The "Tender Offer Consideration" for each U.S.$1,000 principal amount of 2023 Notes validly tendered at or prior to the Expiration Time and accepted for purchase will be U.S.$930.70.

The terms and conditions of the Tender Offers are described in the Offeror's Offer to Purchase, the related Letter of Transmittal and the related Notice of Guaranteed Delivery (together, the "Offer Documents").  Copies of the Offer Documents are available to holders of Notes from D.F. King & Co., Inc., the information agent for the Tender Offers (the "Information Agent") or at www.dfking.com/bndes.  Requests for copies of the Offer Documents should be directed to the Information Agent at +1 (866) 620-8437 (toll free), +1 (212) 269-5550 (collect) or bndes@dfking.com.

The obligation of the Offeror to purchase Notes in the Tender Offers is conditioned on the satisfaction or waiver of certain conditions described in the Offer Documents. The Offeror has the right, in its sole discretion, to amend or terminate any of the Tender Offers at any time, subject to applicable law. 

The Offeror reserves the right, in its sole discretion, not to accept any tenders of Notes for any reason.  The Offeror is making the Tender Offers only in those jurisdictions where it is legal to do so. 

Deutsche Bank Securities Inc. and HSBC Securities (USA) Inc. have been engaged to act as dealer managers (the "Dealer Managers") in connection with the Tender Offers.  Questions regarding the Tender Offers may be directed to Deutsche Bank Securities Inc. at + 1 (855) 287 1922 (toll free) or + 1 (212) 250-7527 (collect) or HSBC Securities (USA) Inc. at (888) HSBC-4LM (toll free) or +1 (212) 525-5552 (collect).

Neither the Offer Documents nor any related documents have been filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, nor have any such documents been filed with or reviewed by any federal or state securities commission or regulatory authority of any country. No authority has passed upon the accuracy or adequacy of the Offer Documents or any related documents, and it is unlawful and may be a criminal offense to make any representation to the contrary.

This announcement is not an offer to purchase or a solicitation of an offer to purchase.  The Tender Offers are being made solely by the Offeror pursuant to the Offer Documents.  The Tender Offers are not being made to, nor will the Offeror accept tenders of Notes from, Holders in any jurisdiction in which the Tender Offers or the acceptance thereof would not be in compliance with the securities or blue sky laws of such jurisdiction.

Banco Nacional de Desenvolvimento Economico e Social – BNDES

NOTICE REGARDING FORWARD-LOOKING STATEMENTS

This press release contains statements that are forward-looking within the meaning of Section 27A of the U.S. Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and Section 21E of the U.S. Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended. Forward-looking statements are only predictions and are not guarantees of future performance. Investors are cautioned that any such forward-looking statements are and will be, as the case may be, subject to many risks, uncertainties and factors relating to the Offeror that may cause the actual results to be materially different from any future results expressed or implied in such forward-looking statements. Although the Offeror believes that the expectations and assumptions reflected in the forward-looking statements are reasonable based on information currently available, the Offeror cannot guarantee future results or events. The Offeror expressly disclaims a duty to update any of the forward-looking statements.

SOURCE Banco Nacional de Desenvolvimento Economico e Social