Country Garden : REDEMPTION OF 7.50% SENIOR NOTES DUE 2023
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COUNTRY GARDEN HOLDINGS COMPANY LIMITED၀࣭છٰϞࠢʮ̡
(Incorporated in the Cayman Islands with limited liability)
(Stock Code: 2007)
REDEMPTION OF 7.50% SENIOR NOTES DUE 2023
Reference is made to the announcement of Country Garden Holdings Company Limited (the “Company“) dated 4 January 2013 (the “2013 Announcement“) in relation to the issuance of 7.50% senior notes due 2023 (the “2023 Notes“), and the announcement of the Company dated 10 January 2018 (the “2018 Announcement“, together with the 2013 Announcement, the “Announcements“) in relation to the issuance of 4.750% senior notes due 2023 and 5.125% senior notes due 2025 (the “January 2023 Notes and January 2025 Notes“). Unless otherwise defined, capitalized terms used herein shall have the same meanings as defined in the Announcements.
Pursuant to the terms of the indenture dated as of 10 January 2013 (as amended or supplemented from time to time), among the Company, the entities set forth in Schedule I thereto as Subsidiary Guarantors and The Bank of New York Mellon, as trustee (the “Trustee“) entered into in connection with the issuance of the 2023 Notes, the Company announces today that it has informed the Trustee and holders of the 2023 Notes that all the outstanding 2023 Notes will be redeemed in full on 20 February 2018 (the “Redemption Date“) at a redemption price equal to 103.75% of the principal amount thereof, plus accrued and unpaid interest to (but not including) the Redemption Date (the “Redemption Price“).
As of the date of this announcement, the outstanding principal amount of the 2023 Notes is US$750,000,000. The Company will use proceeds from the offering of the January 2023 Notes and the January 2025 Notes to satisfy the payment of the redemption of the 2023 Notes.
Upon redemption of the outstanding 2023 Notes on the Redemption Date, there will be no further outstanding 2023 Notes in issue. Accordingly, upon redemption of the outstanding 2023 Notes, the 2023 Notes will be cancelled and delisted from the Singapore Exchange Securities Trading Limited.
By Order of the Board
Country Garden Holdings Company Limited
President and Executive Director
Foshan, Guangdong Province, the PRC, 19 January 2018
As of the date of this announcement, the executive directors of the Company are Mr. YEUNG Kwok Keung (Chairman), Ms. YANG Huiyan (Vice Chairman), Mr. MO Bin (President), Ms. YANG Ziying, Mr. YANG Zhicheng, Mr. XIE Shutai, Mr. SONG Jun, Mr. LIANG Guokun and Mr. SU Baiyuan. The non-executive director of the Company is Mr. CHEN Chong. The independent non-executive directors of the Company are Mr. LAI Ming, Joseph, Mr. SHEK Lai Him, Abraham, Mr. TONG Wui Tung, Mr. HUANG Hongyan, Mr. MEI Wenjue and Mr. YEUNG Kwok On.
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