ST. LOUIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Belden Inc. (NYSE: BDC), a global leader in signal transmission solutions for mission critical applications, today announced that subject to market conditions, it intends to offer €200 million in aggregate principal amount of its euro denominated 5.5% senior subordinated notes due 2023 for sale to eligible purchasers in a private offering.
The notes are in addition to the €300 million aggregate principal amount of the 5.5% senior subordinated notes due 2023 issued by Belden on March 21, 2013 and will be issued under the same indenture. The new notes will have identical terms, other than issue date and issue price, and will constitute part of the same series as the existing notes.
Belden intends to use the net proceeds from the notes offering for general corporate purposes and potential future acquisitions.
The securities to be offered have not been registered under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the “Securities Act”) or any state securities laws; and unless so registered, the securities may not be offered or sold in the United States except pursuant to an exemption from, or in a transaction not subject to, the registration requirements of the Securities Act and applicable state securities laws. The notes are expected to be eligible for resale to qualified institutional buyers under Rule 144A and non-U.S. persons under Regulation S. This announcement shall not constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation of an offer to buy any of these securities nor shall there be any sale of these securities in any state in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the securities laws of any such state.