Siemens successfully completes sale of its Atos convertible bonds

Wed Mar 20, 2013 12:15pm EDT

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* Stake in Atos unaffected by sale - Siemens to retain its approximate 15%
interest in Atos as agreed

MUNICH, Germany--(Business Wire)--
Regulatory News: 

Siemens has successfully completed the pre-announced sale of its €250-million
Atos convertible bonds at a price of €56.44 per bond. The disposal was made
through a private placement to institutional investors by means of an
accelerated bookbuilding. The proceeds from this transaction totaled
approximately €304 million. 

Siemens remains the holder of an approximate 15% interest in Atos. In view of
the very good operational and strategic cooperation with Atos, among other
factors, Siemens intends to retain its interest in Atos as initially agreed
between the two groups. 

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healthcare as well as providing infrastructure solutions, primarily for cities
and metropolitan areas. For over 165 years, Siemens has stood for technological
excellence, innovation, quality, reliability and internationality. The company
is the world`s largest provider of environmental technologies. Around 40 percent
of its total revenue stems from green products and solutions. In fiscal 2012,
which ended on September 30, 2012, revenue from continuing operations totaled
€78.3 billion and income from continuing operations €4.9 billion (incl. IAS
19R). At the end of September 2012, Siemens had around 370,000 employees
worldwide on the basis of continuing operations. Further information is
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