Regulated information - Ageas Hybrid Financing announces confirmation that the New Financing Condition to the Tender Offer is fulfilled
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For best results when printing this announcement, please click on the link below: http://pdf.reuters.com/htmlnews/8knews.asp?i=43059c3bf0e37541&u=urn:newsml:reuters.com:20130321:nHUGcZXN On 6 March 2013 Ageas Hybrid Financing (formerly known as Fortis Hybrid Financing) ("AHF") announced its intention to invite the holders of its EUR500,000,000 5.125% Perpetual Securities (the "Securities") to tender their Securities for purchase for cash (such invitation the "Offer"). The Offer was made on the terms and subject to the conditions set out in the Tender Offer Memorandum dated 6 March 2013 (the "Tender Offer Memorandum"). Capitalised terms used in this announcement but not defined herein have the meanings given to them in the Tender Offer Memorandum. On 14 March 2013 AHF announced the Tender Offer results and Final Acceptance Amount (EUR163,636,000). Following the settlement today by AG Insurance SA/NV of the issue of the New Securities in an amount of USD 550 million at an initial interest rate of 6.75% (to be reset every 6 years), AHF announces that the New Financing Condition has been fulfilled. Settlement of the Purchase Price and the Accrued Interest Payment is expected to take place on 22 March 2013. After settlement of the Offer, EUR336,364,000 of the Securities will remain outstanding. J.P. Morgan Securities plc and UBS Limited acted as Joint Dealer Managers and Lucid Issuer Services Limited acted as Tender Agent. For further information in relation to the Offer please contact: JOINT DEALER MANAGERS J.P. Morgan Securities plc UBS Limited 25 Bank Street 1 Finsbury Avenue Canary Wharf London, EC2M 2PP London, E14 5JP United Kingdom United Kingdom Telephone: +44 20 7567 0525 Telephone: +44 20 7134 2468 / Attention: Liability Management Group +44 20 7134 3414 Email: Attention: FIG Syndicate / OLfirstname.lastname@example.org Liability Management Email: FIG_Syndicate@jpmorgan.com / email@example.com For further information in relation to settlement of the Offer please contact: TENDER AGENT Lucid Issuer Services Limited Leroy House 436 Essex Road London N1 3QP United Kingdom For information by telephone: +44 (0)20 7704 0880 Attention: Thomas Choquet Email: firstname.lastname@example.org DISCLAIMER This announcement must be read in conjunction with the Tender Offer Memorandum. Neither this announcement nor the Tender Offer Memorandum constitutes an invitation to participate in the Offer in any jurisdiction in which, or to any person to or from whom, it is unlawful to make such invitation or for there to be such participation under applicable securities laws. The distribution of this announcement or the Tender Offer Memorandum in certain jurisdictions may be restricted by law. Persons into whose possession this announcement or the Tender Offer Memorandum come are required by each of AHF, the Joint Dealer Managers and the Tender Agent to inform themselves about, and to observe, any such restrictions. Nothing in this announcement constitutes an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy the New Securities in the United States or any other jurisdiction. No action has been or will be taken in any jurisdiction in relation to the New Securities to permit a public offering of securities. Nothing in this announcement constitutes an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy the New Securities in the United States or any other jurisdiction. No action has been or will be taken in any jurisdiction in relation to the New Securities to permit a public offering of securities. Ageas Hybrid Financing S.A. is a fully owned Ageas company with limited liability under Luxembourg law registered in Luxembourg with the Register of Commerce and Companies under number R.C.S. Luxembourg B116.671. The object of AHF is the issuing of securities ranking pari passu among themselves, qualifying as solvency for ageas SA/NV and the group of companies it owns and/or controls (the "Ageas Group") and to on-lend proceeds in instruments issued or loans entered into by any of the Ageas Group operating companies that qualify as solvency for such Group entity, with the exclusion of ordinary shares. Ageas Hybrid Financing S.A. 65 Boulevard Grande-Duchesse Charlotte L-1331 Luxembourg Pdf version press release http://hugin.info/156160/R/1687181/553259.pdf ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- This announcement is distributed by Thomson Reuters on behalf of Thomson Reuters clients. The owner of this announcement warrants that: (i) the releases contained herein are protected by copyright and other applicable laws; and (ii) they are solely responsible for the content, accuracy and originality of the information contained therein. Source: Ageas Hybrid Financing via Thomson Reuters ONE HUG#1687181
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