Evraz Group S.A., a wholly owned subsidiary of EVRAZ plc, together with EVRAZ plc announce that Evraz Group S.A. has priced a five year U.S.$600 million note at a coupon rate of 7.40% per annum. The notes will be issued by Evraz Group S.A.
The closing and settlement is expected to be completed on 24 April 2012.
Evraz Group S.A. intends to use the net proceeds of the issue to refinance existing indebtedness.
The notes referred to herein have not been and will not be registered under the US Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the "Securities Act") or any relevant securities laws of any state or other jurisdiction and may not be offered or sold in the United States absent registration or an applicable exemption from the registration requirements of the Securities Act.
This press release is only being distributed to and is only directed at (i) persons who are outside the United Kingdom, (ii) persons in the United Kingdom who have professional experience in matters related to investments and who are investment professionals falling within Article 19(5) of the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 (Financial Promotion) Order 2005, as amended (the “Order”), (iii) high net worth entities, and other persons to whom it may lawfully be communicated, falling within Article 49(2)(a) to (d) of the Order and (iv) any other persons to whom this press release may otherwise be lawfully directed (all such persons together being referred to as “Relevant Persons”). The notes are only available to, and any invitation, offer or agreement to subscribe, purchase or otherwise acquire such securities will be engaged in only with, Relevant Persons. Any person who is not a Relevant Person should not act or rely on this document or any of its contents.
This press release does not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy debt securities in the US or any other jurisdiction.
For further information:
Director, Investor Relations
London: +44 207 832 8990 Moscow: +7 495 232 1370
VP, Corporate Communications
London: +44 207 832 8998 Moscow: +7 495 937 6871