MONTERREY, Mexico--(BUSINESS WIRE)--CEMEX, S.A.B. de C.V. (“CEMEX”) (NYSE:CX) announced today the pricing of €400 million of 4.625% Senior Secured Notes due 2024 denominated in Euros (the “Notes”) of its indirect wholly-owned subsidiary, CEMEX Finance LLC.
The Notes will bear interest at an annual rate of 4.625% and mature on June 15, 2024. The Notes will be issued at a price of 100% of face value and will be callable commencing on June 15, 2020. The closing of the offering is expected to occur on June 14, 2016, subject to satisfaction of customary closing conditions.
CEMEX intends to use the net proceeds from the offering of the Notes for general corporate purposes, including to repay indebtedness, all in accordance with CEMEX’s facilities agreement, dated as of September 29, 2014, as amended and restated (the “Credit Agreement”) entered into with several financial institutions. CEMEX may use such proceeds to reduce the revolving tranche of the Credit Agreement.
The Notes will share in the collateral pledged for the benefit of the lenders under the Credit Agreement and other secured obligations having the benefit of such collateral, and will be guaranteed by CEMEX, CEMEX México, S.A. de C.V., CEMEX Concretos, S.A. de C.V., Empresas Tolteca de México, S.A. de C.V., New Sunward Holding B.V., CEMEX España, S.A., Cemex Asia B.V., CEMEX Corp., Cemex Egyptian Investments B.V., Cemex Egyptian Investments II B.V., CEMEX France Gestion (S.A.S.), Cemex Research Group AG, Cemex Shipping B.V. and CEMEX UK.
The Notes and the guarantees thereof have not been and will not be registered under the U.S. Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the “Securities Act”), or any state securities laws, and they may not be offered or sold in the United States absent registration or an applicable exemption from the registration requirements of the Securities Act. The Notes are being offered only to qualified institutional buyers pursuant to Rule 144A and outside the United States pursuant to Regulation S, both as promulgated under the Securities Act.
This press release contains forward-looking statements and information that are necessarily subject to risks, uncertainties, and assumptions. No assurance can be given that the transactions described herein will be consummated or as to the ultimate terms of any such transactions. CEMEX assumes no obligation to update or correct the information contained in this press release.