Schiphol, the Netherlands, May 15, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- NOT FOR DISTRIBUTION IN THE UNITED STATES, AUSTRALIA, CANADA OR JAPAN.
This announcement is not an offer of securities in the United States of America or any other jurisdiction. The Bonds (and underlying shares) may not be offered or sold in the United States of America absent registration or exemption from registration under the U.S. Securities Act of 1933, as amended. Wereldhave does not intend to register the offer, in whole or in part, in the United States of America or to launch a public offering of securities in the United States of America.
Amsterdam, 15 May 2014 - Wereldhave N.V. ("Wereldhave" or the "Company") announces today the launch of (i) an offering of new convertible bonds of an initial principal amount of EUR 250 million, which may be increased to a maximum principal amount of EUR 275 million (the "New Bonds") and (ii) a proposed repurchase of up to EUR 100 million in aggregate principal amount (the "Acceptance Amount") of its outstanding EUR 230 million 2.875% convertible bonds due 2015 (ISIN: XS0550864192) (the "Outstanding Bonds") by way of an open market repurchase to be financed by the proceeds of the offering of the New Bonds.