Xinyuan Real Estate Co., Ltd. Announces Issuance of US$200 Million of 13.25% Senior Notes Due 2018
BEIJING, May 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Xinyuan Real Estate Co., Ltd. ("Xinyuan" or "the Company") (NYSE: XIN), a residential real estate developer with a focus on high growth, strategic Tier II and III cities in China, today announced the closing of its offering of US$200 million in aggregate principal amount of 13.25% senior notes due 2018 (the "Notes"). The Notes are guaranteed by certain of Xinyuan's subsidiaries and secured by a pledge of the capital stock of certain of Xinyuan's subsidiaries. Xinyuan intends to use the net proceeds of this offering to repay certain existing debts, invest in new real estate projects in China and the United States and the remainder for general corporate purposes.
The Notes were offered outside the United States pursuant to Regulation S under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the "Securities Act"). The Notes have not been registered under the Securities Act and may not be offered or sold in the United States absent registration or applicable exemption from the registration requirements. This press release does not constitute an offer to sell the Notes, nor a solicitation for an offer to purchase the Notes in the U.S. or any other jurisdiction.
About Xinyuan Real Estate Co., Ltd.
Xinyuan Real Estate Co., Ltd. is a developer of large scale, high quality residential real estate projects aimed at providing middle-income consumers with a comfortable and convenient community lifestyle. Xinyuan primarily focuses on China's Tier II and III cities. Xinyuan's U.S. development arm, XIN Development Group International, Inc. is a pioneer amongst Chinese real estate residential developers, entering the U.S. market in 2012. Xinyuan is the first real estate developer from China to be listed on the New York Stock Exchange. For more information, please visit http://www.xyre.com.
Forward Looking Statements
Certain statements in this press release constitute "forward-looking statements" relating to the offering of the Notes and the anticipated use of proceeds. These statements are made under the "safe harbor" provisions of the U.S. Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These forward-looking statements can generally be identified by terminology such as "will," "expects," "anticipates," "future," "intends," "plans," "believes," "estimates" and similar statements. Statements that are not historical statements are forward-looking statements. Forward-looking statements involve inherent risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from those projected or anticipated, including, but not limited to, our ability to continue to implement our business model successfully; our ability to secure adequate financing for our project development; our ability to successfully sell or complete our property projects under construction and planning; our ability to enter into new geographic markets and expand our operations; the marketing and sales ability of our third-party sales agents; the performance of our third-party contractors; the impact of laws, regulations and policies relating to real estate developers and the real estate industry in China and, to the extent we expand operations into other countries, such as the U.S., the laws, regulations and policies of such countries; our ability to obtain permits and licenses to carry on our business in compliance with applicable laws and regulations; competition from other real estate developers; the growth of the real estate industry in China, particularly Tier II and Tier III cities, and in our targeted areas in the U.S.; fluctuations in general economic and business conditions in China, and, to the extent we expand operation into other countries, such as the U.S., the general economic and business conditions in such countries; and other risks outlined in our public filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including our annual report on Form 20-F for the year ended December 31, 2012. Except as required by law, we undertake no obligation to update or review publicly any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise, after the date on which the statement is made.
Mr. Tom Gurnee
Chief Financial Officer
Tel: +86 (10) 8588-9390
Ms. Helen Zhang
Tel: +86 (10) 8588-9255
In U.S.: +1-646-308-1472
In China: +86 (10) 6583-7511
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