HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Helix Energy Solutions Group, Inc. (NYSE: HLX) today announced its intention to offer, subject to market and other conditions, approximately $125 million principal amount of Convertible Senior Notes due 2022 (the “2022 Notes”). This public underwritten offering of the 2022 Notes is made pursuant to Helix’s effective shelf registration statement as filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Helix expects to use the proceeds from the issuance of the 2022 Notes to repurchase and retire a portion of its currently outstanding $185 million principal amount of 3.25% Convertible Senior Notes due 2032 (first put/call date in March, 2018) and for other general corporate purposes, including the repayment of other indebtedness. Raymond James & Associates, Inc. is acting as the sole underwriter for this offering.
This announcement does not constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation of an offer to buy the securities described herein, nor shall there be any sale of these securities in any state or jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the securities laws of any such state or jurisdiction. This press release is being issued pursuant to and in accordance with Rule 134 under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended. Any offer, if at all, will be made only by means of a prospectus and related prospectus supplement, copies of which may be obtained, when available, from Raymond James & Associates, Inc., 880 Carillon Parkway, St. Petersburg, FL 33716, Attention: Equity Syndicate (telephone: 800-248-8863 or email: Andrea.Lanham@raymondjames.com). Electronic copies of the prospectus and prospectus supplement may also be obtained, when available, by visiting EDGAR on the SEC's website at www.sec.gov.
Helix Energy Solutions Group, Inc., headquartered in Houston, Texas, is an international offshore energy services company that provides specialty services to the offshore energy industry, with a focus on well intervention and robotics operations. For more information about Helix, please visit our website at www.HelixESG.com.
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