BEIJING, Sept. 30, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Ku6 Media Co., Ltd., (Nasdaq :KUTV ) ("Ku6" or the "Company"), a leading Internet television company in China, announced today that it agreed to redeem senior convertible bonds of US$50,000,000 from Shanda Interactive Entertainment Limited (Nasdaq :SNDA ) ("Shanda").
Ku6 issued to Shanda US$50,000,000 of senior convertible bonds at face value on June 29, 2011. The bonds were to mature in three years after issuance and will bear an interest of 3% per annum, payable semi-annually. Based on the working capital position of the Company, Ku6 agreed to redeem the bonds on September 30, 2011 at its issue price.
The redemption and the relevant transaction agreements have been approved by the board of directors of Ku6 and a special committee comprised of three independent directors.
About Ku6 Media Co., Ltd.
Ku6 Media Co., Ltd. (Nasdaq :KUTV ) is a leading Internet television company in China. Through its two premier online brands and online video websites, www.ku6.com and www.juchang.com, Ku6 provides video information services and entertainment in China.
As a leading online video portal, www.ku6.com provides a video platform for sharing and watching user-generated content. It also provides online video reports and other interactive entertainment programs for its users. For more information about Ku6, please visit http://ir.ku6.com.
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