NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (NYSE:BMY) announced today the expiration, as of 5:00 p.m., New York City time, on June 20, 2017, of its previously announced cash tender offer for any and all of certain of its outstanding debt securities.
Approximately $337.0 million in aggregate principal amount of the notes subject to the tender offer were validly tendered and not validly withdrawn on or prior to 5:00 p.m., New York City time, on June 20, 2017, and an additional $106,000 in aggregate principal amount of the notes had been submitted pursuant to a Notice of Guaranteed Delivery and remain subject to delivery of the underlying notes, as further described below.
The table below summarizes the results of the tender offer.
|Title of Security||CUSIP No.||
5.875% Notes due
6.125% Notes due
6.875% Debentures due
(1) Not including $106,000 in aggregate principal amount of notes that had been submitted pursuant to a Notice of Guaranteed Delivery, for which the delivery of notes must be made by no later than 5:00 p.m., New York City time, on June 22, 2017.
Bristol-Myers Squibb expects to accept for purchase all of the notes validly tendered and not validly withdrawn at or prior to the Expiration Date and expects to make payment for such notes on June 23, 2017 (the “Settlement Date”). Holders of notes subject to the tender offer who validly tendered and did not validly withdraw their notes on or prior to the expiration date will receive the consideration for notes plus accrued and unpaid interest on the principal amount of such notes up to, but not including, the Settlement Date.
Payment for the notes tendered and accepted for payment pursuant to a Notice of Guaranteed Delivery is also expected to occur on the Settlement Date, subject to, and after, receipt by the tender agent of a properly completed and duly executed Letter of Transmittal and all other required documents no later than the close of business on the second business day after the Expiration Date (which will be 5:00 p.m., New York City time, on June 22, 2017).
The tender offer was conducted upon the terms and subject to the conditions set forth in the Offer to Purchase, dated June 14, 2017, and the related Letter of Transmittal and Notice of Guaranteed Delivery.
Deutsche Bank Securities Inc. is serving as dealer manager for the tender offer, and D.F. King & Co., Inc. is serving as tender agent and information agent for the tender offer.
This press release is not a tender offer to purchase or a solicitation of acceptance of a tender offer, which was made only pursuant to the terms of the Offer to Purchase. In any jurisdiction where the laws require the tender offer to be made by a licensed broker or dealer, the tender offer was deemed made on behalf of Bristol-Myers Squibb by Deutsche Bank Securities Inc., or one or more registered brokers or dealers under the laws of such jurisdiction.
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