FAIRFIELD, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--General Electric Company (“GE”) today announced that its subsidiary, GE Capital International Funding Company Unlimited Company, formerly GE Capital International Funding Company (“GECIF”), has completed its previously announced offers to exchange certain of its outstanding unregistered notes issued on October 26, 2015 for a like principal amount of new registered notes.
Under the exchange offers, GECIF offered to exchange (the “Exchange Offers”) (i) up to $6,106,952,000 aggregate principal amount of its new 2.342% Senior Notes due 2020, (ii) up to $1,979,425,000 aggregate principal amount of its new 3.373% Senior Notes due 2025 and (iii) up to $11,464,668,000 aggregate principal amount of its new 4.418% Senior Notes due 2035 (collectively, the “New Notes”) for a like principal amount of its (i) outstanding $6,106,952,000 2.342% Senior Notes due 2020, (ii) outstanding $1,979,425,000 3.373% Senior Notes due 2025 and (iii) outstanding $11,464,668,000 4.418% Senior Notes due 2035 (collectively, the “Old Notes”).
The Exchange Offers expired at 5:00 p.m., New York City time, on July 1, 2016 (the “Expiration Date”). At the Expiration Date, valid tenders have been received in the amounts set forth in the table below for total participation of approximately 99.5%.
|2.342% Senior Notes due 2020||$6,106,952,000||$6,093,748,000||99.8%|
|3.373% Senior Notes due 2025||$1,979,425,000||$1,954,417,000||98.7%|
|4.418% Senior Notes due 2035||$11,464,668,000||$11,406,510,000||99.5%|
GECIF accepted all of the Old Notes tendered in the Exchange Offers and issued a like principal amount of New Notes on July 8, 2016. The terms of the New Notes are substantially identical to the terms of the Old Notes, except that the New Notes are registered under the Securities Act and certain transfer restrictions, registration rights and additional interest provisions relating to the Old Notes do not apply to the New Notes.
The Bank of New York Mellon acted as the exchange agent for the Exchange Offers.
This document is for informational purposes only and does not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy any securities. The Exchange Offers was made only pursuant to a prospectus and the related letter of transmittal.
Holders of the Old Notes may obtain the prospectus, and other related documents filed with the SEC, at the SEC’s Public Reference Room, located at 100 F Street, N.E., Washington, D.C. 20549 and will be able to obtain information on the operation of the Public Reference Room by calling the SEC at 1-800-SEC-0330. The SEC also maintains a website that contains reports and other information that GE files electronically with the SEC and that may be obtained for free. The address of that website is http://www.sec.gov. Holders of the Old Notes will also be able to obtain a copy of the prospectus by clicking on the appropriate link on this website.