CHARLOTTE, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Bank of America Corporation and its wholly-owned subsidiaries, Merrill Lynch & Co., Inc. and BAC Canada Finance Company (together, the “Offerors”), today announced the expiration of their offers to purchase (the “Maximum Offer”) for up to $2.863 billion cash (the “Maximum Payment Amount”) 11 series of their respective senior notes that have maturities in 2014 and are listed in the table below (the “Maximum Offer Notes”).
As of the “Expiration Date” for the Maximum Offer, which was 11:59 p.m., New York City time, on August 14, 2013, a total of approximately $6.2 billion (or its equivalent in the currencies in which certain of the Notes are denominated) in aggregate principal amount of the Notes had been validly tendered and not withdrawn. The aggregate purchase price for such tendered Notes is $6.3 billion. Since the aggregate purchase price payable for validly tendered Maximum Offer Notes exceeds the Maximum Payment Amount, tenders of Maximum Offer Notes will be accepted for purchase based on the acceptance priority levels (the “Acceptance Priority Level”) specified in the table below. Accordingly, 100% of series with Acceptance Priority Levels 1 through 6 and 4.5% of series with Acceptance Priority Level 7 will be accepted for purchase and none of the series with Acceptance Priority Levels 8 through 11 will be accepted for purchase. All tendered Maximum Offer Notes not accepted for purchase will be returned promptly.
The following table lists the series of Notes that were subject to the Maximum Offer, the aggregate principal amount of each series of Notes validly tendered and the aggregate principal amount of such series to be accepted for purchase:
|Title of Notes||
Principal Amount Tendered
Principal Amount Accepted for Purchase
|Acceptance Priority Level|
|5.375% Fixed Rate Senior Notes due June 15, 2014||BofA||
|4.625% Fixed Rate Senior Notes due February 18, 2014||BofA||XS0186317417||EUR 404.5||EUR 404.5||2|
|5.125% Fixed Rate Senior Notes due November 15, 2014||BofA||
|USD 310.0||USD 310.0||3|
|Floating Rate Senior Notes due September 15, 2014||BofA||
|USD 288.8||USD 288.8||4|
|5.450% Fixed Rate Senior Notes, due September 17, 2014||BofA||
|CAD 280.6||CAD 280.6||5|
|Floating Rate Senior Notes due January 30, 2014||BofA||
|USD 988.7||USD 988.7||6|
|Floating Rate Senior Notes due February 21, 2014||BAC CFC||
|CAD 586.5||CAD 26.2||7|
|Floating Rate Senior Notes due July 11, 2014||BofA||
|USD 216.2||USD 0.0||8|
|4.450% Fixed Rate Senior Notes due January 31, 2014||ML&Co||XS0284283081||EUR 283.5||EUR 0.0||9|
|5.000% Fixed Rate Senior Notes due February 3, 2014||ML&Co||
|USD 290.3||USD 0.0||10|
|Floating Rate Senior Notes due January 31, 2014||ML&Co||XS0284282356||EUR 1,510.3||EUR 0.0||11|
Payment of the purchase price and accrued interest for Maximum Offer Notes will be made in the same currency in which such series of Maximum Offer Notes is denominated and is expected to occur on August 19, 2013.
The complete terms and conditions of the Offers are set forth in the offer to purchase (the “Offer to Purchase”) and related letters of transmittals, each dated July 18, 2013 (together with the Offer to Purchase, the “Offer Documents”).
BofA Merrill Lynch acted as sole the dealer manager. D.F. King & Co., Inc. acted as tender agent and information agent for the Maximum Offer. Questions may be directed to D.F. King & Co., Inc. at +1.800.549.6746 (U.S. toll-free), +1.212.269.5550 (international), + 44.20.7920.9700 (United Kingdom) or email@example.com.
This news release shall not constitute a solicitation to buy or an offer to purchase any securities. The Offers were made only pursuant to the Offer Documents.
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