“Success of early redemption of the 2009 Convertible Bonds (OCEANE)”
Bezons, October 15th, 2013
Atos SE announced on September 16th, 2013, its decision to proceed with the early redemption of all of the outstanding Convertible Bonds (OCEANE), issued in 2009 and due January 1st, 2016, (the “2009 Bonds”).
The holders of 2009 Bonds had the option, either to convert their 2009 Bonds into Atos SE shares, at the ratio of 1.03 Atos SE share (ISIN FR0000051732) per 2009 Bond presented, or to receive a cash amount equal to EUR 47.08708 per 2009 Bond at the latest on October 9th, 2013.
The number of 2009 Bonds presented for conversion amounted to 5,409,571, representing 99.9 percent of total. In application of the Conversion/Exchange ratio of 1.03 Atos SE shares per 2009 Bond, Atos SE requested the admission on Euronext Paris, with effect as of October 11th, 2013, of a first block representing 3,504,195 new shares. A second block corresponding to 2,067,657 new shares shall be admitted on Euronext Paris with effect as of October 18th, 2013. The remaining 5,200 OCEANEs 2009 which were not presented for conversion, will be redeemed for cash on October 18th, 2013 at EUR 47.08708 per 2009 Bonds (accrued interest included), representing a total amount of EUR 244,853.
This early redemption initiated by Atos SE allows the Group to reinforce its equity and to increase its net cash position by EUR 234 million.
Following the redemption/conversion process, the total number of outstanding Atos SE shares will be 93,219,174.
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