Successful issue of € 800 million of Air France-KLM bonds via
Success of the Air France-KLM €800 issue of a million tickets via two slices
Roissy (France), 24 Ja 2021 – Air France-KLM (the “Company“) (Euronext Paris: FR0000031122) today announces the successful placement of a € 800 million senior bond issue (the”Remarks”) Via two installments:
– On the first tranche, the final size of the senior bonds is 300 million euros with a maturity of 3 years and bear a coupon at the annual rate of 3%.
– On the second tranche, the size of the senior bonds is 500 million euros with a maturity of 5 years and bears a coupon at the annual rate of 3.875%.
The net proceeds of the issue will be used to refinance (i) the repayment of the Issuer’s outstanding market debt, and gradually (ii) part of the State Aid debt package granted at the end of May 2020. The settlement date for the issuance of the Notes is scheduled for July 1, 2021.
This transaction is part of the Company’s permanent plan to strengthen the balance sheet, manage liquidity and prepare for recovery.
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This press release does not constitute an offer to subscribe to the NOTnotes. The issue of the Notes will be the subject of a prospectus submitted for approval by the Authority of markets financial instruments for the admission of the Notes to trading on the regulated market of Euronext Paris. Settlement of the issue of Notes remains subject to this approval.
This press release is not a prospectus within the meaning of Regulation (EU) 2017/1129 (the “”Prospectus Regulation“).
ThenThe Notes are not the subject of a public offer in any country or jurisdiction, including France, to persons other than qualified investors.
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the NOTThe Notes are not intended to be offered, sold or otherwise made available and must not be offered, sold or otherwise made available to retail investors in the European Economic Area (the “”EEE“). For these purposes, a retail investor means a person who is one (or more) of:
(I) a retail customer within the meaning of Article 4 (1) (11) of Directive 2014/65 / EU as amended (“MiFID II” ); and or
(ii) a customer within the meaning of directive 2016/97 / EU as amended, when this client would not be considered a professional client within the meaning of Article 4, paragraph 1, point (10) of MiFID II.
This press release is intended only for qualified investors as defined in Article 2 (e) of the Prospectus Regulation and in accordance with article L. 411-2, 1 ° of the French Code monetary and financial.
This press release is directed only to qualified investors who are (I) persons with professional experience in matters relating to investments which fall within the definition of “investment professionals” in section 19 (5) of the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 )Order“); or (ii) wealthy entities falling under Article 49 (2) (a) to (d) of the Ordinance, or (iii) other persons to whom it may be legally communicated.
This press release does not constitute or form part of any offer or solicitation to buy or subscribe for Notes or any offer or solicitation to sell Notes in the United States. The Notes have not been and will not be registered under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the “Securities Act“) or with any securities regulatory authority of any state or other jurisdiction in the United States, and may not be offered, sold, pledged or otherwise transferred in the United States or to, or for the account or benefit of, people from the United States (as defined in Regulation S of the Securities Act (each a “American Person”)), directly or indirectly. Tickets are offered and sold only outside the United States to non-Americans Ppersons in accordance with Regulation S under the Securities Act.
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