Inter Media and Communication S.p.A (the “Issuer”), sole manager and operator of the media, broadcast and sponsorship business of FC Internazionale Milano S.p.A. (“Inter Milan” and together with the Issuer, the “Group”), today announces that it has priced its offering of €300.0 million in aggregate principal amount of 4.875% Senior Secured Notes due 2022 (the “Notes”).
The Notes, which represents the first bond placed on the international capital markets to a broad base of institutional investors by an Italian football group, attracted strong interest from a global institutional investor base and had an order book approximately two times oversubscribed.
The Notes, which will be settled on December 21st, 2017, will extend the maturity profile of the Group’s debt, while enhancing the Group’s financial flexibility with a financing structure enabling Inter Milan to pursue its long-term strategic goals.
Inter Milan currently sits in first place of Italy’s Serie A, has qualified for the quarter-finals of the Italian TIM Cup and is preparing to celebrate its 110th anniversary in 2018. This landmark transaction demonstrates the credibility of Inter Milan as a company and its strength as a football club.
Goldman Sachs International is global coordinator and physical bookrunner of the proposed offering and UBI Banca is co-manager. Latham & Watkins LLP is acting as legal counsel to the Issuer while Rothschild is assisting Inter Milan as financial advisor. Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP and DLA Piper are acting as legal counsels to Goldman Sachs International and UBI Banca. For further details please contact: email@example.com
This announcement does not constitute an offer to sell, or a solicitation of an offer to subscribe for, the securities being issued in connection with the offer of the Notes, in any jurisdiction in which such offer or solicitation is unlawful.
This announcement is not for distribution, directly or indirectly, in or into the United States (including its territories and dependencies, any State of the United States and the District of Columbia), Australia, Canada or Japan. This announcement does not constitute or form a part of any offer or solicitation to purchase or subscribe for securities in the United States. The Notes mentioned herein have not been, and will not be, registered under the United States Securities Act of 1933 (the “Securities Act”). The Notes may not be offered or sold in the United States absent registration or an applicable exemption from the registration requirements of the Securities Act. There will be no public offer of the Notes in the United States.
This announcement is being distributed only to, and is directed at (a) persons who have professional experience in matters relating to investments who fall within Article 19(1) of the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 (Financial Promotion) Order 2005 (the “Order”) or (b) high net worth entities, and other persons to whom it may otherwise lawfully be communicated, falling within Article 49(1) of the Order (all such persons together being referred to as “relevant persons”). The investments to which this announcement relates are available only to, and any invitation, offer or agreement to subscribe, purchase or otherwise acquire such investments will be available only to or will be engaged in only with, relevant persons. Any person who is not a relevant person should not act or rely on this document or any of its contents. Persons distributing this announcement must satisfy themselves that it is lawful to do so.
In addition, if and to the extent that this announcement is communicated in, or the offer of securities to which it relates is made in, any European Economic Area member state, this announcement and the offering of any securities described herein are only addressed to and directed at persons in that member state who are “qualified investors” within the meaning of Article 2(1)(e) of the Directive 2003/71/EC together with any applicable implementing measures, including Directive 2010/73/EC, in any member state, and must not be acted on or relied on by other persons in that member state.
In connection with the issuance of the Notes, Goldman Sachs International plc (the “Stabilizing Manager”) (or any person acting on behalf of the Stabilizing Manager) may over-allot notes or effect transactions with a view to supporting the market price of the Notes at a level higher than that which might otherwise prevail. However, there is no assurance that the Stabilizing Manager (or any person acting on behalf of the Stabilizing Manager) will undertake stabilization action. Any stabilization action may begin on or after the date on which adequate public disclosure of the terms of the offer of the Notes is made and, if begun, may be ended at any time, but it must end no later than the earlier of 30 days after the issue date of the Notes and 60 days after the date of the allotment of the Notes. Any stabilization action or over-allotment must be conducted by the Stabilizing Manager (or person acting on behalf of the Stabilizing Manager) in accordance with all applicable laws and rules.