Intelsat Announces Pricing of Senior Notes
As previously announced, in connection with the offering of the Notes,
Intelsat Jackson expects to launch a tender offer for any and all of its
outstanding 7.25% Senior Notes due 2020 (the “2020
Senior Notes”), which is expected to close substantially
concurrently with the issuance of the Notes. The consummation of the
tender offer is expected to be conditioned on, among other things, (i)
Intelsat Jackson having completed an offering of at least
Intelsat Jackson expects to use the net proceeds from the sale of the Notes to finance the tender offer and to fund the redemption of any 2020 Senior Notes not tendered in the offer. The remaining net proceeds of the notes are expected to be used for general corporate purposes, including without limitation the redemption and/or repurchase (by way of open-market purchases, tender offers or otherwise) of a portion of Intelsat Jackson’s outstanding 7.50% Senior Notes due 2021 and/or other debt of the issuer, and to pay related fees and expenses.
Intelsat Jackson’s obligations under the Notes will be guaranteed by
certain of Intelsat Jackson’s subsidiaries that guarantee its
obligations under its senior secured credit facilities, its 9.50% Senior
Secured Notes due 2022, and its 8.00% Senior Secured Notes due 2024. In
The offering of the Notes is expected to close on
The Notes will be offered and sold to qualified institutional buyers in
accordance with Rule 144A under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended
(the “Securities Act”), and to persons
The Notes may therefore not be offered or sold in any such jurisdiction except pursuant to an exemption from, or in a transaction not subject to, the relevant requirements of laws and regulations of such jurisdictions.
No prospectus as required by the Directive 2003/71/EC (and the implementing laws and regulations in the relevant member states) has been filed with respect to the Notes and therefore no offers of Notes may be made in any Member States of the European Economic Area unless made pursuant to an exemption under the Directive 2003/71/EC (and the implementing laws and regulations in the relevant Member States).
This press release does not constitute an offer to sell or the
solicitation of an offer to buy the Notes or any other securities of
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include, among others, the risks described in Intelsat’s annual report
on Form 20-F for the year ended
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Vice President, Investor Relations