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New Issue-Reed Elsevier sells $250 mln in notes

Oct 9 (Reuters) - Reed Elsevier Capital Inc

on

Tuesday sold $250 million of senior notes in the 144a privateplacement market, said IFR, a Thomson Reuters service.

The notes are guaranteed by Reed Elsevier PLC

andReed Elsevier NV.

Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Deutsche Bank, J.P. Morganand Morgan Stanley were the joint bookrunning managers for thesale.

BORROWER: REED ELSEVIER

AMT $250 MLN COUPON 3.125 PCT MATURITY 10/15/2022TYPE SR NTS ISS PRICE 99.312 FIRST PAY 04/15/2013MOODY'S Baa1 YIELD 3.206 PCT SETTLEMENT 10/16/2012S&P BBB-PLUS SPREAD 150 BPS PAY FREQ SEMI-ANNUALFITCH A-MINUS MORE THAN TREAS MAKE-WHOLE CALL 25 BPS

(Editing by Diane Craft)

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Keywords: REEDELSEVIER NOTES