FRANCE TELECOM ORANGE issues a EUR 750 million 6.5-year bond with a coupon of 1.875%
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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:20130326:nHUGd0nJ press release Paris, March 26, 2013 Not for distribution in the USA France Telecom-Orange issues a EUR 750 million 6.5-year bond with a coupon of 1.875% in order to take advantage of favorable interest rates conditions Currency Format Term Notional Yield Re-offer spread Euro Fixed rate October 2019 750 million 1.875% m/s + 80 bp Barclays, Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria SA, HSBC Bank Plc and Société Générale CIB acted as bookrunners. About Orange France Telecom-Orange is one of the world's leading telecommunications operators with annual sales of 43.5 billion euros and has 170,000 employees worldwide at 31 December 2012, including 105,000 employees in France. Present in 33 countries, the Group has a total customer base close to 231 million customers at 31 December 2012, including 172 million mobile customers and 15 million broadband internet (ADSL, fibre) customers worldwide. Orange is one of the main European operators for mobile and broadband internet services and, under the brand Orange Business Services, is one of the world leaders in providing telecommunication services to multinational companies. With its industrial project, "conquests 2015", Orange is simultaneously addressing its employees, customers and shareholders, as well as the society in which the company operates, through a concrete set of action plans. These commitments are expressed through a new vision of human resources for employees; through the deployment of a network infrastructure upon which the Group will build its future growth; through the Group's ambition to offer a superior customer experience thanks in particular to improved quality of service; and through the acceleration of international development. France Telecom (NYSE:FTE) is listed on NYSE Euronext Paris (compartment A) and on the New York Stock Exchange. For more information (on the internet and on your mobile):www.orange.com ./www.orange.com , www.orange-business.com ./www.orange-business.com , www.orange-innovation.tv ./www.orange-innovation.tv or to follow us on Twitter: @presseorange http://twitter.com/presseorange . Orange and any other Orange product or service names included in this material are trade marks of Orange Brand Services Limited, Orange France or France Telecom. Press contacts: +33 1 44 44 93 93 Olivier Emberger, firstname.lastname@example.org mailto:email@example.com Sébastien Audra, firstname.lastname@example.org CAUTION NOT FOR DISTRIBUTION IN THE UNITED STATES This press release, of a purely informative nature, is not and cannot in any way be construed as an offering to sell any securities, or as a solicitation of any offer to buy securities, in any jurisdiction, including the United States, Japan, Australia, Canada and the United Kingdom. The securities mentioned in this press release have not been and will not be registered pursuant to the US Securities Act of 1933, as modified. They cannot be offered or sold in the United States absent registration or an exemption from registration. No public offer of these securities has been or will be made in the United States or elsewhere. France Telecom-Orange issues a EUR 750 million 6.5-year bond http://hugin.info/143465/R/1688373/553855.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: FRANCE TELECOM via Thomson Reuters ONE HUG#1688373