CE ENERGY TO ANNOUNCE ITS INTENTION TO REDEEM ITS OUTSTANDING SENIOR NOTES
CE Energy, a.s. (“CE Energy”) today (February 26, 2016) announced that it has issued a notice for the conditional redemption (subject to the satisfaction or waiver of the condition described below) of €50,000,000 aggregate principal amount (the “Specified Notes”) of its €375,000,000 outstanding 7.00% Senior Notes due 2021 (the “Notes”) on March 29, 2016. Under the notice, the redemption of the Specified Notes occurring is conditioned upon the completion of an increase of a registered capital of CE Energy, which CE Energy expects to be made by the parent holding company of CE Energy, that is reasonably satisfactory to CE Energy in its discretion and results in aggregate net proceeds to CE Energy in a sufficient quantity to pay the redemption price for the Specified Notes in full on or prior to the redemption date. CE Energy intends to complete the redemption but there can be no assurance that the increase in registered capital or the redemption will be completed.
On or about February 29, 2016, CE Energy intends to issue an additional notice for the conditional redemption (subject to the satisfaction or waiver of the conditions described therein) of €32,500,000 aggregate principal amount of its outstanding Notes. On or about March 1, 2016, CE Energy intends to issue an additional notice for the conditional redemption (subject to the satisfaction or waiver of the conditions described therein) of the remainder of its outstanding Notes. However, there can be no assurance that such notices will be issued, that the conditions specified in such notices will be satisfied or waived, or that such redemptions will be completed.
For further information, please contact:
CE Energy, a.s.
Pařížská 130/26, 110 00 Praha 1
T: +420 232 005 312
F: +420 232 005 400
This press release is for information purposes only and does not constitute a prospectus or any offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy any security in the United States of America or in any other jurisdiction. The Notes have not been and will not be registered under the U.S. Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the “Securities Act”) and may not be offered or sold in the United States absent registration or an applicable exemption from registration requirements.
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